March 20, 2020

Poetry on the Web: Uses of Poetry

Public Conversations: Uses of Poetry

In this podcast, Poet Maureen N. McLane and Professor Rebecca Ariel Porte discuss

"art of in a time of crisis,
what it means to be contemporary,
how poems happen,
hybrid forms,
the genesis of Mz N,
lyric theory,
and what, in the first place, poetry is for."

Public Conversations: Uses of Poetry is the eighteenth episode of the Podcast for Social Research and features poet, scholar, and divagator Maureen N. McLane, author of Mz N: the Serial, among other works of poetry and criticism, along with BISR faculty member Rebecca Ariel Porte.”

Mz N: the serial: A Poem-in-Episodes at Amazon

Maureen N. McLane at Wikipedia


Photo by Jan Claire and podcast and quoted material 

from the Brooklyn Institute of Social Research

In the Beginning

Poet You constellate the myths, O royal oracle of archetypes. Photo and poem by Jan Claire