An interdisciplinary journal about regions, places, and cultures of the US South and their global connections

Theories of Time and Space

Natasha Trethewey, Emory University

Published: 
20 June 2005
Overview: 

Poet Natasha Trethewey presents her "Theories of Time and Space," April 9, 2005, around Gulfport, Mississippi. Trethewey is the author of Domestic Work (2000) and Bellocq's Ophelia (2002). Her upcoming Native Guard will be published in 2006.

Trethewey's poem "Elegy for the Native Guards" is also available on Southern Spaces.

"Theories of Time and Space" is part of the Poets in Place series, a Research Collaboration in the Humanities initiative funded through Emory University’s Presidential Woodruff Fund, in collaboration with series, a Research Collaboration in the Humanities initiative funded through Emory University’s Presidential Woodruff Fund, in collaboration with the Office of the Provost. Series producers are Natasha Trethewey and Allen Tullos.

Video:

 
Poet Natasha Trethewey presents her "Theories of Time and Space," April 9, 2005, around Gulfport, Mississippi. Poem text.

Recommended Resources:

"Hymning the Native Guard"
Trethewey interviewed by Terry Gross on the National Public Radio program Fresh Air. (39:44 min.)
http://www.npr.org/2007/07/16/12003278/poet-natasha-trethewey-hymning-the-native-guard

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