Minds@Work: Beth Marzoni

English Presents: Minds@Work, “Suite for the Retrospective [poems after Doris Salcedol]” featuring Dr. Beth Marzoni

Minds@Work is monthly event featuring a faculty member talking about the process of developing a specific scholarship project, both to share their work and to model for students how they might develop their own research or creative projects. The emphasis is on aiming the informal conversation at students and engaging them in discussion about various aspects of the subject.

This month, Dr. Marzoni will read & talk about her new series of poems that revolves around Columbian artist Doris Salcedo’s work. Salcedo makes art that responds to her country’s social & political landscape, especially its history of civil conflict & violence. We’ll talk about Salcedo’s art & Salcedo’s context; her methods & Marzoni’s methods; the relationship between art & social justice, between art & violence; memorial & the poetry of witness—its ethics, especially.

This event is free and open to the public.


  • Thursday, Sep. 24, 6:00 pm