2009.04.07 > For Immediate Release
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UNL Professor, Writer to Celebrate National Poetry Month on April 19
Omaha - Greg Kuzma, professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will host a reading at The KANEKO-UNO Library in April as part of National Poetry Month.
Kuzma, whose poems have appeared in The New Yorker and The Paris Review, will read from his works 2 p.m. Sunday, April 19. The KANEKO-UNO Library is located at 1111 Jones St. in the Old Market.
Kuzma has published several volumes of poetry, including A Day in the World, Good News and Something at Last Visible.
Opened earlier this year, The KANEKO-UNO Library is a joint venture between the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Criss Library and artist Jun Kaneko. The facility is intended to foster creativity in all walks of life.
For more information call (402) 932-3486.
UNO is celebrating its 100th anniversary. The celebration recognizes the partnership among the City of Omaha, its citizens and UNO to build a vibrant and dynamic community. The centennial theme is “UNO: Central To Our City Since 1908.” This theme acknowledges the past contributions of UNO to the community and sets the stage for great things to come.
UNO, inaugurated in 1968, emerged from the Municipal University of Omaha, established in 1931, which grew out of the University of Omaha founded in 1908. For Centennial information, go to http://www.unomaha.edu/100/.
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