Photo by Larry Rivers.
Kenneth Koch, 1925-2002. Poet, Playwright,
Professor at Columbia University.Transcontinental Poetry Reading:
A Dedication to Kenneth
This 19 April 2003 live event featured poets across the country reading the poems of Kenneth Koch, and their own work, using Internet2 high-performance networks. Several Internet2 member campuses assisted by providing videoconferencing and other services for this event, including Ohio State University (providing their MCU); Brown University; Columbia University; University of California, Santa Cruz; University of California, San Diego; the Center for Research in Computing and the Arts (at UCSD); University of Colorado, Boulder; University of Michigan and Louisiana State University. Additional participation was provided by The Summer Writing Program at Naropa University.
The featured poets included David Antin, Andrei Codrescu, Maria Damon, Kenward Elmslie, Roxi Hamilton, Anselm Hollo, Forrest Gander, Lisa Jarnot, Ron Padgett, Keith Taylor, and Anne Waldman. Ursula Heise, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, served as MC and host.
Coordinators for this event included Daniel Boord (Ohio State University), Ann Doyle (Internet2), and Mary Kite. If you have any questions about the Transcontinental Poetry Reading, contact Ann Doyle via email <email@example.com> or at (734) 352-7011.