A Visit from Jeffrey Brown of the PBS NewsHour

Monday, February 4, 2019

Jeffrey Brown, Chief Arts Correspondent for the PBS NewsHour, visited The Humanities Program on February 5th and 6th. Mr. Brown teamed up with award-winning translator and poet Peter Cole for a lunchtime discussion of “The Poet in Society,” and led students from Directed Studies and the Humanities major in a discussion called “Appreciating Classic Texts and Finding New Voices.” He also met with student-fellows from the Citizens-Thinkers-Writers initiative and held office hours for undergraduates interested in journalism. Mr. Brown is a Poynter Fellow in Journalism for 2018-19 and his visit is sponsored by The Humanities Program. This was the second of three visits to The Humanities Program this academic year.