Please join us as the Mount’s April Poetry Series continues with a reading by Dr. James Finn Cotter, Professor of English in the MSMC Division of Arts and Letters.
James Cotter is an accomplished scholar, poet, author, critic, philosopher, and translator. He is the Mount’s most senior faculty member, having taught at the college since 1963.
As poet and literary critic, Dr. Cotter has been published in America, Commonweal, The Hudson Review, The Nation, The New York Times, Sparrow, Spirit, Thought and other periodicals. He is the author of Inscape: The Christology and Poetry of Gerald Manley Hopkins; Beginnings: the First Twenty-Five Years of Mount Saint Mary College; and A New Life: Learning the Way of Omega. He has written on Hopkins, Dante, Geoffrey Chaucer, Sir Philip Sidney, and J.D. Salinger. Cotter is a celebrated translator of Dante’s Commedia, a seasoned theater and arts reviewer, a Fulbright-Hays lecturer, and a recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities grant.
James Finn Cotter’s poetry reading will take place on Tuesday, April 16th, at 4 p.m. in Café of the Dominican Center. The April Poetry Series is co-sponsored by the MSMC Division of Arts & Letters and Kaplan Library. It is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, please contact Jen Park, Assistant Librarian for Access and Outreach Services,