Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Lecture w/ Daniel Tobin: Labor in Irish-American Poetry

Press release -- St. Ambrose University.

DAVENPORT -- "In the Suburbs of Ulro: The Metaphysics of Work in Irish-American Poetry, " this year's St. Ambrose University McCaffrey Lecture of Irish-American Studies, will be presented 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, in Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard streets, one block west of Harrison Street.

Professor and poet Daniel Tobin,dean of the School of the Arts at Emerson College, Boston, Mass., will combine poetry reading and lecture to illuminate the place of labor in the poems of several Irish-American poets.

The lecture, which is part of the university's "Ubiquity of Work" series, is free and open to the public. For information, contact Ryan Dye (563) 333-6389, or go to