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Ed Hirsch

Ed Hirsch currently serves as president of the John S. Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and lives in New York. As a beloved member of the University of Houston Creative Writing faculty, he was a tireless ambassador for poetry. His poetry publications include Wild Gratitude (1986), On Love (1998), Lay Back the Darkness (2003), and most recently the acclaimed Gabriel (2014).  As the author of the bestseller How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry (1999), his ability to inspire readers gained national recognition. He has received numerous awards and fellowships that include those from the Guggenheim Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

(Spring 2015)

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Registration is on going for fall courses, either online, by email, or by phone. We look forward to sharing the rest of this interesting and challenging fall with you.  

 

The following courses are fully subscribed and have been closed.

Lois Stark: The Telling Image 
Houston Collects: Contemporary Cool in River Oaks

 

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Romantic Rarities with Brian Connelly
Wednesdays, October 18, November 1 and 15, 6:30-8:00 P.M.
Private home, check with registrar for availability

 

Inside the Middle East
October 26, November 2, 9, and 16
The Station Museum of Contemporary Art
1502 Alabama at LaBranch

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Fall 2017 Study Tour

Newport: History Preserved
Thursday, October 26Monday, October 30, 2017
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Spring 2018 Study Tour 

Mexico City: Past, Present, Future
Tuesday, April 3Monday, April 9, 2018
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