Event Title

Reading: James Whitehead

Presenter Information

James Whitehead

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

7-4-1994 3:00 PM

End Date

7-4-1994 4:00 PM

Description

In this audiovisual recording from April 7, 1994 as part of the 25th annual UND Writing Conference: “Homelands,” James Whitehead reads a selection of his poems. Whitehead reads “A Local Man Estimates What He Did For His Brother Who Became a Poet and What His Brother Did For Him,” “His Slightly Longer Story Sont,” “The Traveling Picker's Prayer and Dream,” “A Natural Theology,” “For President Jimmy Carter on His Homecoming,” “Below is What he Said that Troubles Me,” “Coldstream Taggart, the College Traveler, Introduces His Country Doctor Friend,” “Coldstream, the College Traveler, Tells of Meeting Toulouse Bergeron, Doctor Annie's Rich and Estranged Husband,” “Colstream Taggart—the College Textbook Salesman—Proposes to His Longtime Friend Doctor Annie While Listening to Music,” “That Mobile Lawyer's Life of Desire,” “We're Listening to the Features Editor,” “With Tom Royals I Hope to Visit Gay Ward Atwood's Grave in Smith County, Mississippi, Sometime This Summer,” “Dentistry,” “He's Living through the Subject of Abortion,” and “A Poem for my Humerus.”

Introduced by John Little.

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Apr 7th, 3:00 PM Apr 7th, 4:00 PM

Reading: James Whitehead

UND Memorial Ballroom

In this audiovisual recording from April 7, 1994 as part of the 25th annual UND Writing Conference: “Homelands,” James Whitehead reads a selection of his poems. Whitehead reads “A Local Man Estimates What He Did For His Brother Who Became a Poet and What His Brother Did For Him,” “His Slightly Longer Story Sont,” “The Traveling Picker's Prayer and Dream,” “A Natural Theology,” “For President Jimmy Carter on His Homecoming,” “Below is What he Said that Troubles Me,” “Coldstream Taggart, the College Traveler, Introduces His Country Doctor Friend,” “Coldstream, the College Traveler, Tells of Meeting Toulouse Bergeron, Doctor Annie's Rich and Estranged Husband,” “Colstream Taggart—the College Textbook Salesman—Proposes to His Longtime Friend Doctor Annie While Listening to Music,” “That Mobile Lawyer's Life of Desire,” “We're Listening to the Features Editor,” “With Tom Royals I Hope to Visit Gay Ward Atwood's Grave in Smith County, Mississippi, Sometime This Summer,” “Dentistry,” “He's Living through the Subject of Abortion,” and “A Poem for my Humerus.”

Introduced by John Little.