HDS 2611

Attention and Engagement in Contemporary American Poetry

Amy Hollywood


An exploration of the interplay of aesthetics, politics, and religion in contemporary American poetry. Poets to be read will likely include Juliana Spahr, Claudia Rankine, Susan Howe, Dan Beachy-Quick, C.D. Wright, Elizabeth Robinson, Lisa Robertson, Anne Carson, Jorie Graham, Myung Mi Kim, and Harryette Mullen.

Enrollment Limited: Limited to 12 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1533


0.50 credits
Expected to be offered Fall 2015
Course times to be announced.
Course location to be announced.

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Religion, Literature, and Culture
  • Women, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Non-Tradition Specific
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry
  • Religious Education and Spiritual Development
Language Course Designation(s) None