POUND RIDGE, N.Y. -- The Adult Learning Center of the Pound Ridge Library is presenting Six American Poet Conversations with Dr. Robert DiYanni of New York University.
This course will consist of a series of three conversations about major American poets of the 19th and 20th centuries and will sample poems of Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, Langston Hughes and Robert Frost.
All the poems can be found in "Six American Poets: An Anthology," edited by Joel Connaroe. Copies of this book will be available at the library.
The course will meet from 12:15-1:45 p.m. Dec. 2, 9 and 16,
DiYanni is a professor of humanities and an instructional consultant at the Center for the Advancement of Teaching at New York University. In these capacities, he teaches courses in literature, critical thinking and interdisciplinary humanities, as well as working with faculty throughout the university to improve their pedagogical practice.
He has conducted workshops worldwide on teaching and learning, on critical and creative thinking and on the teaching of literature and writing. He also has written and edited numerous books on these subjects.
Registration is required. To register, call the library at 914-764-5085.
The Pound Ridge Library is at 271 Westchester Ave.
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