Richard Blanco: Arts and Engineering

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Thursday September 25, 2014
      2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: MSE Room 1222
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Contact

Malin Dartnell

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Poet and engineer Richard Blanco talks with Georgia Tech students

Full Summary: Richard Blanco, who spoke at President Obama's second inauguration, shares insights about his journey to becoming a world-famous poet and civil engineer.

In this conversation with Georgia Tech students, poet and engineer Richard Blanco, who spoke at President Obama's second inauguration, shares insights about his journey to becoming a world-famous poet and civil engineer. Only the fifth inaugural poet, Blanco joined the ranks of literary giants such as Maya Angelou and Robert Frost. As the homosexual son of immigrant parents, his complex and inspiring poetry is reflective of the challenges that he has overcome on his way to success. The event is hosted by the Association of Environmental Engineers and Scientists; lunch is provided courtesy of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

Arts @ Tech

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
Categories
Arts and Performance, Career/Professional development, Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
Arts; engineering; Poetry@Tech
Status
  • Created By: Stephanie Lee
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Sep 18, 2014 - 10:46am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:21pm