NEWS RELEASE, 4/11/96
MEDIA ADVISORY -- Beat Poets at UC Berkeley
WHAT: Publishers and other literati gather at UC Berkeley to talk about the legacy of the beat poets in a two-day conference titled "Ferlinghetti, City Lights and the Beats in San Francisco: from the Margins to the Mainstream." On the second day, Ferlinghetti will read from his poetry following an introduction by Poet Laureate and UC Berkeley English Professor Robert Hass.
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 12 (plus an 8 p.m. poetry reading), and 2 to
3:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, followed by a reception.
WHERE: Friday conference: Morrison Reading Room of Doe Library
Friday night poetry reading; 310 Wheeler Hall
Saturday event with Ferlinghetti and Hass: 155 Dwinelle Hall
WHY: The conference is sponsored by UC Berkeley's Bancroft Library to open a new exhibition titled "Ferlinghetti, City Lights and the Beats in San Francisco."
For further information, contact Anthony Bliss at (510) 642-1839.
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