Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Nov. 13: Renowned Poet, Essayist Anne Carson to Deliver Reading

Bucknell's Stadler Center for Poetry & Literary Arts will present renowned poet, essayist, professor of classics and translator Anne Carson as its 2018–19 Sojka Visiting Poet. She will present her performance piece "A Lecture on the History of Skywriting," with collaborator Robert Currie, on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center for Performing Arts. Book sales in the Wes Center Atrium will precede the reading. Carson will also engage in a Q&A on Antigonick, her recent version of the Sophocles’ Antigone, with Bucknell English professor G.C. Waldrep and classics professor Stephanie Larson on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 12 noon in the Elaine Langone Center Forum. Time will be allotted for audience questions. Please note that locations for these events have changed to reflect expected audience sizes. Both events are free and open to the public.

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Thursday, April 4th, 2019

April 11: Stadler Center Hosts Annual Student Reading

The Stadler Center for Poetry & Literary Arts will host its annual student reading on Thursday, April 11 at 5 p.m. in Bucknell Hall. The free, public event brings together the winners of Bucknell's two literary contests, the Cadigan Prizes for Younger Writers and the Julia Fonville Smithson Memorial Prize, for a formal reading in Bucknell Hall.

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Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Dec. 4: An Evening with Guitarist Lenny Kaye

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will host Lenny Kaye, acclaimed guitarist for the Patti Smith Group, on Monday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center Atrium Lobby. “An Evening with Lenny Kaye” is free and tickets are not required. There will be a free question and answer session with Kaye on the same day as the performance at 12 noon, also in the Weis Center Atrium Lobby.

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Monday, October 30th, 2017

Nov. 9: Boston’s A Far Cry to Perform at the Weis Center

The Boston-based Grammy-nominated string orchestra A Far Cry will present a new evening-length work called "The Blue Hour" on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling 570-577-1000. Tickets are also available in-person from several campus locations.

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Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Feb. 6: Poet-in-Residence Camille Dungy to Present Reading

The Stadler Center for Poetry will welcome Bucknell's 2018 Poet-in-Residence Camille T. Dungy, author of four books of poetry, for a reading on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall. A reception and book-signing will follow the reading. All Stadler Center Writers Series events are free and open to the public.

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Monday, March 12th, 2018

April 5: Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Peter Balakian ’73 is the 13th Janet Weis Fellow

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Peter Balakian ’73 is the 13th Janet Weis Fellow in Contemporary Letters at Bucknell University, becoming the first Bucknell graduate to receive the honor. The Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor of the Humanities in the Department of English and Director of Creative Writing at Colgate University, he will accept the award during a ceremony on Thursday, April 5, at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall. After the presentation, Balakian will read from his poetry and memoir, and then engage in a moderated discussion with Bucknell Professor of English Harold Schweizer. A book-signing will follow. The event is free and open to the public.

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