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Canadian Existentialism

Canadian Existentialism

So there I was on Amazon looking up what Russian propaganda I was gonna hang in my room not for any particular reason but because I’m sure people would stumble into my room and wonder what kind of man I was “Connor isn’t even Russian, I’m not sure he knows what his ancestry is” and […]

Poetic Opportunities Coming Soon

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will be hosting a variety of hip-hop/poetry open-mic nights on March 10th, April 7th and May 5th from 7-9pm at The Black Swan located near the Oregon Shakespeare Festival on 15 S. Pioneer Street.  The events are entirely free for the community, and will give everyone an opportunity to present their […]

Poets Present Emerging Forms Reading

Three accomplished poets presented their work to the public with performances in an “Emergent Forms” poetry reading at 7 p.m. on February 19th at the Schneider Museum of Art on campus. SOU hosted Clark Coolidge, Alan Bernheimer, and Brandon Downing, who are all published and popular modern poets. The three  read from their works to […]

Poetry Contest: SOU’s Campus Theme on Race

The Honors College at Southern Oregon University in partnership with The Institute for New Writing Ashland ( INWA) is sponsoring a poetry contest centered on this year’s campus theme of RACE. The poetry contest is open to all SOU students, one entry per contestant, in however many words and in whichever style, with the first […]

Poetry festival honors professor

A poetry festival honoring emeritus professor and former poet laureate Lawson Inada took place over the weekend at Southern Oregon University. Inada was Oregon’s fifth poet laureate from 2007 to 2010 and has been teaching at SOU since 1966. The two day event, “Collaboration: Lawson Inada & Friends Poetry Festival 2011,” began with a reception […]