The Patricia Belt Conrades Summer Science Research Symposium (SSRS) is less than a week away. The students who had been working on their projects all summer long are finally going to put their research results out for everyone to see.
Nearly three years ago, Denise Duhamel packed the Bayley Room in Beeghly Library for a reading and discussion of her poetry. On Tuesday, September 10, she returned, once again greeted by an SRO crowd, to share the poetry she selected for inclusion in The Best American Poetry 2013, for which she served as guest editor.
Three years ago, during a stint as poet-in-residence at the Universidade de Coimbra in Portugal, as he walked the streets of the medieval city, Ohio Wesleyan professor and poet Juan Armando Rojas, Ph.D., found himself asking questions because, as he says, “poetry asks questions. It doesn’t answer them.” The questions that intrigued him were, “Where am I right now?” “Where have I been?” and “What is my role as a human being, a teacher, a father, an intellectual, and a poet?”