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A Conversation with Maureen Owen and Nick Sturm

Poet and scholar Nick Sturm talks with poet and publisher Maureen Owen about mimeographs, the New York poetry scene in the '70s, and her press, Telephone Books.

A Conversation with Nick Sturm about the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library

Poet and scholar Nick Sturm explores the history, contents, and future of the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library, which is among the most significant 20th century English-language poetry collections.

A Conversation with Heather Clark and David Trinidad

Poet David Trinidad and scholar Heather Clark deep dive into the light and dark sequences that compose the life of Sylvia Plath.

A Conversation with Navvab McDaniels and Dr. Randall Burkett

A conversation about the life and work of Dr. Pellom McDaniels III, former curator of African American collections at Rose Library, who passed away last year, featuring with his wife, Navvab McDaniels and former mentor Dr. Randall Burkett.

A Conversation with Anicka Austin and Tierra Thomas

Visiting Archivists Anicka Austin and Tierra Thomas discuss how identity shapes collections and influences how archivists process collections.

A Conversation with Dr. Jesse Peel

Atlanta LGBTQ Activist, Dr. Jesse Peel talks with the Rose Library Assistant Director and Curator of Political, Cultural, and Social Movements Collections, Randy Gue, about his experiences during the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 1980s and 1990s and his thoughts about the Coronavirus pandemic.

A Conversation with Nikki Giovanni, part 2

Poet and activist Nikki Giovanni talk concludes her talk with Rose Library Instruction Archivist Gabrielle Dudley, about the current state of America, friendships, her career as a writer, and belief in oneself.

A Conversation with Nikki Giovanni, part 1

Poet and activist Nikki Giovanni talks with Rose Library Instruction Archivist about her collections, writings, and Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh.