Schedule of Events

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Wednesday, October 19

W.S. Merwin
, Poet Laureate of the United States and Consultant to the Library of Congress
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, Security Pacific Dining Room
5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Reception
6:00 – 6:45 p.m. Buffet Dinner
6:45 – 8:00 p.m. Readings/ Discussion / Questions

Thursday, October 20

10:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Milosz in the United States and Poland
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, Security Pacific Dining Room

12:00 - 12:45 p.m.
Lunch Break with Participants
Collins Dining Hall

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Milosz as Poet of Liberation and Hope: A Discussion with Peter Dale Scott and The Art and Nature of Translating Milosz: A Discussion with Lillian Vallee
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, Security Pacific Dining Room

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Readings by Piotr Florczyk, Jacek Gutorow, Meghan O'Rourke, Claudia Rankine and Peter Dale Scott
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, Security Pacific Dining Room

Azar Nafisi
, author of Reading Lolita in Tehran and Things I've Been Silent About
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, Security Pacific Dining Room
5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Reception
6:00 – 6:45 p.m. Buffet Dinner
6:45 – 8:00 p.m. Readings/ Discussion / Questions

Friday, October 21

10:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Milosz and Modern Poetry
McKenna Auditorium

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch Break with Participants
Collins Dining Hall

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Readings by Jacek Dehnel, Mira Rosenthal, Tomasz Rozycki, Dariusz Sosnicki and Joanna Trzeciak
Bauer Center, Mary Pickford Auditorium

3:00 - 3:15 p.m.
Refreshment Break
Founders Rooms, Bauer Center

Milosz: Man Among Scorpions
Adam Michnik, Historian, Political Acitivist and Editor-in-Chief of Gazeta Wyborcza
Bauer Center, Mary Pickford Auditorium
3:15 - 5:00 p.m.

Robert Pinsky
, C.K. Williams and Anthony Milosz, Czeslaw Milosz's son
Bauer Center, Founders’ Room
5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Reception
6:00 – 6:45 p.m. Buffet Dinner
6:45 – 8:00 p.m. Readings/ Discussion / Questions

NOTE:  Times and program subject to change.