The UA College of Humanities presents Zoketsu Norman Fischer — poet, author, essayist, translator, cultural critic, former coabbot of the San Francisco Zen Center, founder of Everyday Zen, and one of the leading contemporary teachers and voices of Buddhism in America. In addition to this reading and discussion, Fischer will also be conducting a creative writing workshop and two sessions of sitting meditation with dharma talks. See the full schedule below.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2018
UA POETRY CENTER, 1508 E. HELEN STREET
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 3:30–4:30 PM | COLLOQUIUM
East Asian and Buddhist Studies, Copper Room, UA Memorial Student Union
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 9:30–11:30 AM* | CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP AND DISCUSSION. Tucson Osteopathic Foundation, 3182 N. Swan Road
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1:30–5 PM* | MEDITATION SIT AND DHARMA TALK sponsored by Tucson Upaya Sangha. Tucson Osteopathic Foundation, 3182 N. Swan Road
*BOTH events are free to UA students with ID. Open to the public, $20 suggested donation. No one turned away for lack of funds. Pre-registration is required, contact: email@example.com
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 7:30 PM | POETRY READING. Fischer reads with poet and University professor Tenney Nathanson, sponsored by POG.
Steinfeld Warehouse, 101 W. Sixth Street. $5 admission, $3 students.
SPONSORSHIP AND SUPPORT:
Sponsored by the University of Arizona College of Humanities. Cosponsoring University units: Department of Religious Studies & Classics; UA Institute for the Study of Religion and Culture; UA Poetry Center; Department of English; Department of English Graduate Program in Literature; Arizona Quarterly; UA Institute of the Environment; Center for Buddhist Studies; and the Department of East Asian Studies. Other University supporters include the Creative Writing Program and the Center for Compassion Studies. Cosponsoring community organizations include Upaya Sangha; POG; Desert Rain Zen; and Sky Island Zen.