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“Visionary Poetry.”  A study of the Romantic and Confessional Schools.  July 2006

“Poetry Against Dictators.” An investigation of the work of Garcia-Lorca and Miguel Hernandez, Osip Mandelstam and Anna Ahkmatova, Nelly Sachs and Miklos  Radnoti. Tumblewords Project, July 2000.

 “Let’s Metaphor,” Young Writers’ Conference, El Paso. Feb. 1999.

“Spit and Polish: The Hard Work of Revision,” Tumblewords, Feb. 1999.

The San Miguel Poetry Week, sponsored by PEN-Mexico.  Workshops with Naomi Shihab Nye, W.D. Snodgrass, W.S. Merwin, and others.  One of 24 accepted out of 80 applicants, based on work sample, Jan. 1999--2009.

“It’s All Relative,” poetry workshop leader, Tumblewords Project, April 1998

“Let Us Metaphor,” poetry workshop leader, Tumblewords Project, April 1997.

“The Shapes of Poetry in the 21st Century: A Brainstorming Session on Poetry for the New Millennium,” competitive admission workshop participant, with Annie Finch, Dana Goia.  College of Santa Fe, March 1996.

National Women's Writing Conference, workshop participant, with Miriam Sagan,  Santa Fe NM, 1988.

Irish Writing Seminar under the auspices of Eastern Washington University conducted in Dublin, Ireland.  Workshops with Seamus Heaney, Tom McIntyre, and Paula Meehan. July 1985.

“A Study of Modern Poetry or What to Do Till the Doctor Comes.”  Lectures by Richard Howard, Communications dept, University of Texas at Austin, 1984.

 Poetry Readings

“Café Ingles.”  EPCC Arts Festival.  Apr. 27, 2000.

Second Annual EPCC Poetry Jam, with featured reader Keith Wilson, Apr. 19, 2000.

Tumblewords Writers at Barnes and Noble.  Apr. 18, 2000.

“Writers at the Bridge: Michael C Ford and Robin Scofield.”  Apr. 12, 2000.

“Stand-Up Poetry.”  EPCC Arts Festival reading with Michael C Ford.  Apr. 6, 2000.

“Songs in the Key of Relativity.”  El Paso Museum of Art, Literati Series.  Nov. 13, 1999.

Mid-Autumn Jam.  Unitarian Church Fellowship Hall.  Nov. 7, 1999.

“Love Poetry.”  Historically Speaking, graduate history organization at UTEP.  Feb.          17, 1999.

“And Justice for All.”  Border Rights Coalition, El Paso, November 1998.

“Bring Packs.  Big Village.” Fundraiser for Tumblewords and the Bridge Center for  Contemporary Art, El Paso TX, June 26, 1998.

Pa’Changa para Chiapas, Farmworkers’ Union, El Paso TX, May 1998.

Sin Fronteras Rural Reading Series, Concilio Campesino, San Miguel NM, February 1998.

“Autumn Angle,” Border Voices Literary Festival, El Paso TX, October 1997.

Dia del Rio,” Chamizal National Memorial, El Paso TX, October 1997.

“All This Ruin is Only for Loving You: Poetic dialogue with Yeats, Nerval, and  Hernandez.”  Reading at Barnes and Noble, El Paso TX, April 1996.

“Umbilicus Mundi” Reading Series at Sojourns Coffeehouse, El Paso TX, October 1996.

Featured Writer, Border Voices Literary Festival, November 1996.

In Memoriam: Ricardo Sanchez, Chamizal National Memorial, El Paso, October 1995.

Featured Writer, Border Voices Literary Festival, August 1995.

“Green Chevrolet,” Library Centennial Festival, August 1994.

Featured Writer, Border Voices Literary Festival, July 1994.

“Feminism & Poetry: Readings by Robin Scofield in Dialogue with Robert Chavez.”   KTEP radio interview and reading, April, 1994.

 “Under the Bramble Bush,” Student Reading Series.  Cactus Cafe, University of Texas.  Austin TX, 1986.

Two-Bit Poetry Reading Series, Paperbacks Plus, Austin TX, 1984.

“Word Hoard,”  Elisabet Ney Museum reading series organized by Albert Huffstickler.     Austin TX, 1982.



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