Undergraduate
Graduate
Alumni
Information
Search
Archives

American poet and visual artist delivers poetry reading

Eric Pankey
April 02, 2014

American poet and visual artist Eric Pankey participates in the annual Bothe Poetry Reading at McDaniel College on Tuesday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. in McDaniel Lounge.

This annual event features a reading by American poet and visual artist Eric Pankey. The Heritage Chair in Writing at George Mason University, Pankey has authored 10 poetry collections, including “Trace,” which was published in February 2013, and the forthcoming “Crow-Work.”

His poetry, essays and reviews have appeared widely in such journals as The Iowa Review, The New Yorker and the Kenyon Review. His work has been supported by fellowships from John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, The National Endowment for the Arts, the Ingram Merrill Foundation and the Brown Foundation.

Born in Kansas City, Mo., in 1959, and educated in the public school system, Pankey earned a bachelor’s degree in 1981 at the University of Missouri-Columbia and master’s degree in 1983 at the University of Iowa. For more information about Eric Pankey, visit his website at ericpankey.com.

The Bothe lecture brings a visiting writer to McDaniel’s campus for one day to meet with student writers and to give a public reading and lecture. B. Christopher Bothe, a member of the class of 1972, was a poet, award-winning journalist, and printer who died in 1984. Bothe’s family and friends developed the lecture in his memory in 1987.

 
Thanksgiving Recess begins
November 25, 2014, 10:00 pm
Thanksgiving - College Closed
November 26, 2014, 12:00 am
McDaniel Free Press Weekly Meeting
November 26, 2014, 8:30 pm
Spring graduate registration begins
December 1, 2014, 12:00 am
Classes resume
December 1, 2014, 8:00 am
Jazz Night at Decker College Center
December 4, 2014, 8:00 pm
Undergraduate classes end
December 5, 2014, 12:00 am
College Band Concert at WMC Alumni Hall
December 5, 2014, 7:00 pm
Reading Days
December 6, 2014, 12:00 am
Carroll County Studio Tour at Art Studio
December 6, 2014, 10:00 am
Gospel Choir Concert at WMC Alumni Hall
December 7, 2014, 3:00 pm
Undergraduate examinations begin
December 8, 2014, 12:00 am
Late Night Breakfast at Englar Dining Hall
December 8, 2014, 9:00 pm
Undergraduate semester ends
December 12, 2014, 12:00 am
Graduate semester ends
December 13, 2014, 12:00 am