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Show off your linguistic skills at international poetry event (video)

October 25, 2012

Do you like poetry? Want to show off your language skills? Take part in the International Poetry Evening!

This year’s International Poetry Evening will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Java Joint as a part of International Education Week. This annual event provides an opportunity for the campus community to come together and share poetry in languages from around the world. Students, faculty, and staff are all welcome to participate! 

(Click here to see video of students and professors reading in Korean, French, and Basque at last year’s event.)

If you are interested in reciting a poem, please email Olga Ogurtsova ( by Nov. 1 with a Word attachment containing your poem and its translation into English. The poems will be published in a booklet and distributed at the event so that listeners can follow along. We look forward to your submissions!