Poetry Reading: Dr. Rafael Campo

Please join us for a poetry reading with Dr. Rafael Campo in the Blanton Museum Atrium. This event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Rafael Campo, a poet and essayist who teaches and practices internal medicine at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, will be coming to Austin for a series of events starting April 20th. A graduate of Amherst College and Harvard Medical School, Dr. Campo currently resides in Boston, where his medical practice serves mostly Latinos, gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgendered people, and people with HIV infection. Dr. Campo is also on the faculty of Lesley University's Creative Writing MFA Program, and he is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including a Guggenheim fellowship, a National Poetry Series award, and a Lambda Literary Award for his poetry. 

TILTS and the Humanities Institute will be hosting additional events with Dr. Campo on Friday, April 21st, 2017. Please view our events page for additional information on the below events.

Thursday, April 20th

Museum Walk with Ray Williams: The Blanton Museum (7:30 PM) 
            A gallery conversation with Dr. Campo and museum educator, Ray Williams

Friday, April 21st

Formal talk: “Training the Eye, Hearing the Heart:  Art, Poetry, and Healing” 
            Avaya Auditorium (6:00; POB 2.302)

For more information on Dr. Campo's poetry, please visit (https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poets/detail/rafael-campo#about).


Sponsored by: Texas Institute for Literary and Textual Studies with support from the Humanities Institute Kidd Centennial Lectureship

Friday, April 21, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Blanton Museum of Art (BMA)
200 MARTIN LUTHER KING BLVD E, Austin, Texas 78705

Event Type

Arts & Humanities, Health & Wellness


College of Liberal Arts

Target Audience

Staff, Faculty, General Public




Free and open to the public

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