Seamus Heaney Memorial Reading
Monday, November 11th, 7:30 PM
Cooper Union, New York, NY
Paul Muldoon, Tracy K. Smith, Anne Waldman, and many other award-winning poets read a favorite Heaney poem to commemorate the poet, who died this August. Musical accompaniment includes Irish pipes and a performance by Paul Simon.
This exhibition presents photographs and ephemera from the poet Jun Fujita (1888-1963). Fujita is an English-language tanka poet who published regularly in Poetry during the 1920s. The first Japanese-American photojournalist, he is responsible for the most famous photos of the Eastland disaster, the Chicago race riots of 1919, and the St. Valentine’s Day massacre, among others. This show will explore his lesser-known landscapes.