Lecture to take measure of 21st Century poetics

The Department of English Language, Literature, and Creative Writing presents Miriam Nichols delivering her free public lecture “Big Poetry: Memory, Measure, and Meaning in the 21st Century” Monday, March 4, in Katzman Lounge, Vanier Hall.

An associate professor at the University of the Fraser Valley, Dr. Nichols has published widely on Canadian and American poets with particular attention to the writings of Robin Blaser, a poet who participated in the Berkeley Renaissance of the 1940s and ’50s.

Her presentation Monday begins at 4 p.m. and is part of the English department’s distinguished speaker series.