Special Alert

Poetry Reading with Kimiko Hahn (with Introductory Remarks from the Consul General of Japan)

  • 2:00 PM
  • Location: Georgia Museum of Art, Room: Smith Griffith Auditorium
  • 90 Carlton St. 
  • Athens, GA
  • Price: Free

Author of eight collections of poetry, Kimiko Hahn reads from her most recent collection, "Toxic Flower" (W.W. Norton, 2010), illustrating connections between scientific study and poetry. Hahn's visit to UGA is supported by a grant from the Willson Center for the Humanities and Arts.

Special guest: Consul general of Japan, who will provide introductory remarks before the poetry reading, "Tradition and Poetry in Japan: Tanka and the Imperial Family."

Admission: Free

This event is co-sponsored by the Georgia Museum of Art, UGA departments of Genetics, Plant Biology, Athletic Association Professor Dr. Julie Luft, Asian American Studies, the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, and the Japanese Consulate in Atlanta in partnership with Dr. Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor of Language and Literacy Education and "Poe-Tober" in Athens.

This event will conclude NEA Big Read in Athens "Poe-tober" events.

The NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

Georgia Museum of Art, Room: Smith Griffith Auditorium
90 Carlton St.