Special Programs

Jean Burden Poetry Series

British Council UK Writer-in-Residence


The Center’s programming includes a wealth of activities underway and planned for the future, including its esteemed Jean Burden Series, British Council Poets-in-Residence Series, visiting poets series, publications, research symposia, conferences and festivals, workshops, student poetry series, international exchange series, intermedia poetry and performance series, community poetry series and public space series, some of which may entail cross-over activities, with an array of events allowing for development and cohesion as well as variety. Supplementary activities on campus include the annual Kubal Lecture sponsored by the English Department, multifaceted programming offered by the Integrated Humanities Center (including the Reel Rasquache Festival, Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities and the American Communities Program), the Cross Cultural Centers which often hosts literary events, and Statement Magazine, the student edited literary magazine that includes interviews with poets hosted by The Center for Contemporary Poetry and Poetics.