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Loyola University Chicago’s Joan and Bill Hank Center for Catholic Intellectual Heritage is pleased to announce a conference devoted to the life and work of the poet Denise Levertov (1923-1997).

“this need to dance / this need to kneel”: The Poetry and Poetic Life of Denise Levertov, will take place at Loyola’s downtown Chicago campus October 23-25, 2015 and will feature Levertov biographers, scholars, and contemporary poets. We welcome proposals for twenty minute presentations on any aspect of Levertov’s work, but would particularly like to encourage discussion of her spirituality.

Send 250-500 word proposals to Dr. Melissa Bradshaw at by April 15, 2015. See conference website at