New Century Cultural CenterSCP Poetry Symposium 2020—“A Celebration of Meter and Rhyme” The Society March 6, 2020 From the Society, Poetry, Readings, Symposium 1 Comment NOTE: This event has been canceled due to the CCP virus (COVID-19) pandemic. A new online SCP Symposium has been planned. The details of the online symposium will be available here on May 1. Date and Location Sunday, May 31, 2020, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. New Century Cultural Center 517 Neversink Dr., Port Jervis, NY 12771 Featured Poets A.M. Juster Theresa Rodriguez Robert Milby Evan Mantyk Sponsors Mark F. Stone James Sale [We are looking for more sponsors. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org] Register to Attend This is a free event with door prizes meant to encourage the appreciation and writing of classical poetry. Register for the event by emailing email@example.com with the subject line “Symposium.” Specify which sessions you will attend. Attendees are expected to dress business casual. If registering for the Classical Poetry Master Class, bring a notebook and something to write with. Attendees must register no later than May 15. The size of the venue is limited. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Register to Read or Speak —Anyone can apply to read poetry or speak on the topic of classical poetry (as long as it is within the spirit of “A Celebration of Meter and Rhyme”). —Email what you propose to read, whether poetry or a speech, to firstname.lastname@example.org. All those who speak are expected to begin by reading a poem or poetry excerpt by a great poet of the past (Romantic period or earlier), followed by metered and/or rhyming poetry of your own or other’s. If your proposal is accepted, you will be granted a slot of between 5 and 15 minutes. You must register no later than May 15. —If you are speaking at the event, you may bring copies of your book for sale. If you bring more than one book, we cannot guarantee space for display. Schedule Session 1 9 – 10am: Meet and greet with coffee, tea, and cookies 10 am – 12 noon: Classical Poetry Master Class with A.M. Juster (Through readings of classic and contemporary poems and workshopping, A.M. Juster looks at the use of metaphor as an important tool that usually gets little attention.) Session 2 1 – 1:50pm China’s Two Greatest Poets (Li Bai and Du Fu), a lecture with Professor Chunlin Li 2 – 4pm Poetry Readings Session 3 4:15 – 6pm Poetry Readings (All above details subject to change) Visitors Guide Hotels Hampton Inn Matamoras The Erie Hotel and Restaurant Best Western at Hunt’s Landing Hotel Fauchere Restaurants El Patron (Mexican) 104 Rt 6 Port Jervis, NY, 12771 Port Jervis Brick Oven Pizza 189 Pike St, Port Jervis, NY 12771 Front Street Café (Indian) 78 Front St #58, Port Jervis, NY 12771 Fogwood & Fig (Vegan) 24 Front St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 Local Destinations Raymondskill Falls Grey Towers National Historic Site Hawk’s Nest Highway Minnewaska National State Park NOTE: The Society considers this page, where your poetry resides, to be your residence as well, where you may invite family, friends, and others to visit. Feel free to treat this page as your home and remove anyone here who disrespects you. Simply send an email to email@example.com. Put “Remove Comment” in the subject line and list which comments you would like removed. The Society does not endorse any views expressed in individual poems or comments and reserves the right to remove any comments to maintain the decorum of this website and the integrity of the Society. Please see our Comments Policy here. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) One Response James Sale March 8, 2020 Don’t think I can make this, but a very exciting day and I send all good wishes to the classical poets who will make it possible. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.