Creativity and innovation have long been hallmarks of Babson College’s focus on entrepreneurship, and the arts provide a space to explore the intersection of creative vision and entrepreneurial thought. Here at BabsonARTS, we always have a full slate of engaging performances, exhibitions, films, and conversations. Learn more about this semester’s events!
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Jericho Brown: Poetry Reading
Tuesday, April 2, 7:00 P.M.
To read Jericho Brown's poems is to encounter devastating genius."-Claudia Rankine
Jericho Brown is the author of three collections of poetry: The Tradition (2019), The New Testament (Copper Canyon 2014), which won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was named one of the best of the year by Library Journal, Coldfront, and the Academy of American Poets; and Please (New Issues, 2008) which won the 2009 American Book Award. Brown is the recipient of the Whiting Writers Award and fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the national Endowment for the Arts, the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University, the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, and the Krakow Poetry Seminar in Poland. He was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award, the Thom Gunn Award, and the Hurston Wright Poetry Prize. His poems have appeared in The Nation, The New Yorker, The New Republic, and The Best American Poetry.
Presented by the Charles D. and Marjorie J. Thompson Visiting Poets Series
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A film directed by Jayro Bustamente
Thursday, February 12, 7:00 P.M.
"Ixcanul" which means "volcano" in the Mayan language, refers both to the peak that overlooks the Guatemalan cofee plantation where the film is set and to the restless and ultimately eruptive emotions at the movie's core.