W.H. Auden’s “The Shield of Achilles”

General Programming

  • Free and open to the public
  • No registration necessary
  • First come, first seated
  • Photo ID required for entry

An evening of Auden at the Heyman Center: two major poets and a remarkable scholar of poetry spend an evening with a volume of poems (The Shield of Achilles) by one of the greatest of poets of the twentieth century.

  • Edward Mendelson Lionel Trilling Professor in the Humanities Columbia University
  • Richard Howard Professor of Practice, School of the Arts Columbia University
  • Susan Stewart Avalon Foundation University Professor in the Humanities: Professor of English Princeton University