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Teaching the Life of W.S. Merwin: Inspiring Renewal of Our World Through Wonder, Imagination, and Creative Action

  • Hanahau'oli School Professional Development Center 1922 Makiki Street Honolulu United States (map)
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Join The Merwin Conservancy’s Director of Programs, Sara Tekula, for an enlightening and informative gathering introducing Hawai‘i’s teachers to the life and work of longtime Maui resident and U.S. Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin.

In this free 90-minute session, teachers will:

  • Become more familiar with W.S. Merwin; his life as a poet, translator, and environmentalist; and his deep connection to Hawai‘i

  • Learn how his work as a steward of language and of land has created a legacy that students in Hawai‘i can connect to and be inspired by

  • Learn about the current teacher programs and outreach opportunities at The Merwin Conservancy

  • Give feedback and recommendations for future Merwin Conservancy education and outreach programs

Refreshments provided.