Smart Readings: Containing Emotions: Chairs

June 30th, 2010

Title: Smart Readings: Containing Emotions: Chairs
Location: Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave.
Description: Read excerpts from poems and essays and think about what it means to be held by ordinary and extraordinary chairs. Led by poet Matthias Regan, workshop participants will examine feeling—the dimension of experience where sensation meets emotion—in relation to objects that are often overlooked due to their fundamental utility. Readings include works by Gertrude Stein, Martin Heidegger, Lorine Niedecker, and John Dewey.

Free, but advanced registration is required as space is limited. To RSVP, contact Kristy Peterson at or 773.702.2351.

Start Time: 12:00
Date: 2010-08-29
End Time: 15:00

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