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The Way Poetry Works" Lecture at AASU

SAVANNAH, GA–Armstrong Atlantic State University will present "The Way Poetry Works," a lecture by Robert Parham, head of the languages, literature, and philosophy department, on April 17. The lecture will begin at 12:15 P.M. in AASU's University Hall in room 156. It is free and open to the public.

Parham will discuss the organizing principles and some basic issues of poetry with demonstrations from faculty groups. Faculty will sing an Emily Dickinson poem to the tune of the song The Yellow Rose of Texas and will rap a Robert Frost poem.

The lecture is part of the 2001-2002 Robert Ingram Strozier Faculty Lecture series at Armstrong Atlantic. The series provides a forum for Armstrong Atlantic's professors to report on original research, investigate subjects of special interest, and present classroom lecture topics that deserve a wider audience. The series also offers an opportunity for members of the local community to discover and share the assets of the university that lie beyond the classroom.

For more information about the lecture, call 961.3173 or visit www.nt.armstrong.edu/FLS.htm.

February 27, 2002

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