October 2, 2013: "Komunyakaa's Myth Poems" with Alison Pelegrin at 2 in the Writing Center.
October 8, 2013: "Komunyakaa's Vietnam Poems" with Francis Broussard, Paul Crawford, and Mary Sue Ply at 2 in the Writing Center.
October 9, 2013: "Komunyakaa's Jazz Poems" with Reine Bouton and Richard Louth at 2 in the Writing Center.
October 16, 2013: "Komunyakaa and 'Gilgamesh'" with Martin Kearney and Jayetta Slawsonat 2 in the Writing Center
October 24, 2013: Common Read Events with Yusef Komunyakaa.
"The Elegant Image," showcased at the New Orleans Museum of Art, exhibits Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain Bronzes from the India Subcontinent in the Siddharth K. Bhansali collection. Companion to these bronze pieces are selections of history as well as the culture’s modern religious perceptions. Upon arriving to the exhibition, one is immediately immersed in the spiritual transcendence of the indigenous population’s religious..>>
Home is where the art is. This mantra is something I keep in the back of my mind while exploring the creative works of others and writing my own. The essence of the artist in their own work is a direct result of what they know and their position on its significance. People remember home, whether the memories are..>>