Five Powers of Poetry Seminar

Five Powers of Poetry Seminar : Foundation Events Photo: Dorothy Alexander

Friday, Jul 19, 5:00PM–7:00PM
Saturday, Jul 20, 9:00AM–4:00PM
Sunday, Jul 21, 9:00AM–4:00PM

Three-day seminar at the Poetry Foundation

Registration is free on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to 30 attendees. Participants are responsible for their own travel and lodging costs.


Registration for this program is now closed.

Seminar Details

This lively and intensive seminar is designed to provide teachers with a firm footing for reading and teaching contemporary poetry. Participants will acquire a systematic understanding, vocabulary, practical skills and materials to teach contemporary poetry in a beginning or intermediate classroom. Open to all secondary school teachers, from the accomplished to the novice.

This is a three day seminar that will take place at the Poetry Foundation.
You must be able to attend all three sessions in order for your registration to be valid.


Friday 7/19 - 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday 7/20 - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.*
Sunday 7/21 - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.*

*One hour break for lunch from noon - 1 p.m.


Poetry Foundation
61 W. Superior St.
Chicago, IL 60654

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