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An Evening with Joy Harjo, LeAnne Howe, and Jennifer Foerster

An Evening with Joy Harjo, LeAnne Howe, and Jennifer Foerster

Foerster, Jennifer Elise • Harjo, Joy • Howe, LeAnne
Title: An Evening with Joy Harjo, LeAnne Howe, and Jennifer Foerster
Reading Date: Thursday, October 29, 2020

Welcome-28639

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by Diana Delgado

Introduction for When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry-28685

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by Bojan Louis

Introduction for LeAnne Howe-28687

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by Diana Delgado

Opening Remarks-28689

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by LeAnne Howe

"Simplicity"-28691

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Read by LeAnne Howe. Differs slightly from published version.


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Jumper, Moses, Jr. When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry. Edited by Joy Harjo, LeAnne Howe, and Jennifer Elise Foerster. W.W. Norton & Company, 2020, p. 394.

"Nanih Waiya Cave"-28693

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Read by LeAnne Howe. Differs slightly from published version.


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Mann, Lara. When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry. Edited by Joy Harjo, LeAnne Howe, and Jennifer Elise Foerster. W.W. Norton & Company, 2020, p. 416-17.

"Noble Savage Sees a Therapist"-28695

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Howe, LeAnne. When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry. Edited by Joy Harjo, LeAnne Howe, and Jennifer Elise Foerster. W.W. Norton & Company, 2020, p. 395.

Introduction for Jennifer Elise Foerster-28697

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by Diana Delgado

Opening Remarks-28699

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by Jennifer Elise Foerster

"To the Pine Tree"-28701

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Read by Jennifer Elise Foerster.


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Schoolcraft, Jane Johnston. When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry. Edited by Joy Harjo, LeAnne Howe, and Jennifer Elise Foerster. W.W. Norton & Company, 2020, p. 22.

"Marshlands"-28703

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Read by Jennifer Elise Foerster.


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Johnson, Emily Pauline. When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry. Edited by Joy Harjo, LeAnne Howe, and Jennifer Elise Foerster. W.W. Norton & Company, 2020, p. 25-26. 

"Man Hesitates but Life Urges"-28705

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Read by Jennifer Elise Foerster.


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McNickle, D'Arcy. When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry. Edited by Joy Harjo, LeAnne Howe, and Jennifer Elise Foerster. W.W. Norton & Company, 2020, p. 105-06.

"Earthquake Weather"-28707

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Read by Jennifer Elise Foerster.


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Gould, Janice. When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry. Edited by Joy Harjo, LeAnne Howe, and Jennifer Elise Foerster. W.W. Norton & Company, 2020, p. 301-02.

"Notes from Coosa"-28709

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Foerster, Jennifer Elise. "Notes from Coosa." The Georgia Review, vol. 74, no. 1, Spring 2020.

Introduction for Joy Harjo-28711

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by Diana Delgado

Opening Remarks-28713

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by Joy Harjo

"Prayer Song Asking for a Whale"-28715

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Read by Joy Harjo.


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Blassi, Lincoln. When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry. Edited by Joy Harjo, LeAnne Howe, and Jennifer Elise Foerster. W.W. Norton & Company, 2020, p. 186.

"An Agony of Place"-28717

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Read by Joy Harjo.


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Trask, Haunani-Kay. When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry. Edited by Joy Harjo, LeAnne Howe, and Jennifer Elise Foerster. W.W. Norton & Company, 2020, p. 213-14.

On Moses Jumper's "Simplicity"-28719

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by Joy Harjo

"Wi'-Gi-E"-28721

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Read by Joy Harjo. Differs slightly from published version.


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Paschen, Elise. When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry. Edited by Joy Harjo, LeAnne Howe, and Jennifer Elise Foerster. W.W. Norton & Company, 2020, p. 138-39.

"Running"-28723

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Harjo, Joy. When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry. Edited by Joy Harjo, LeAnne Howe, and Jennifer Elise Foerster. W.W. Norton & Company, 2020, p. 400.

Question and Answer Session-28725

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with Diana Delgado, Jennifer Elise Foerster, Joy Harjo, and LeAnne Howe

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Reading Date: Thursday, October 29, 2020
Series: Institute for Inquiry and Poetics
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Online event

LeAnne Howe, Jennifer Elise Foerster, and Joy Harjo discuss and read poetry from the anthology When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry (2020). Diana Delgado leads a conversation to conclude the event. This reading was given online as the first event from the Institute for Inquiry and Poetics, a thought center founded at the University of Arizona Poetry Center and designed to create space and time for poets to respond to pressing questions that reside at the intersection of social concern and poetry. 

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