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Joseph Langland Poetry Reading, 2004
Title: Joseph Langland Poetry Reading, 2004
Record Series: 14/04/01
Creator: Joseph Langland
Extent: 0.209 linear feet, 1 box
Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.
Language: This material is entirely in English.
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There are no restrictions on the use of this material. The recording is on a DVD.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item] in the Joseph Langland Poetry Reading collection, Archives Record Series 14/02/13, [box and folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa
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Professor Roy Behrens, of the University of Northern Iowa Department of Art, arranged for poet Joseph Langland to read and recite from his works in Professor Behrens' design class on November 11, 2004. Professor Behrens was concerned when he learned that there were no professional quality recordings of Joseph Langland, then eighty-seven years old, reading from his work. Professor Behrens arranged for Joseph Langland to visit the University of Northern Iowa campus and to have the Audio-Video Production Services unit make a recording of the reading.
Scope and Content
On this recording, Joseph Langland talks about his life and his poetry. He makes fascinating introductions and then reads work from over the course of his long career.
DVD of Joseph Langland reading from his work and talking about poetry; approximately one hour and forty-five minutes.
Material processed and finding aid prepared by Gerald L. Peterson, Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist; November 2006. Modified November 8, 2006 (GP). Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, January 2018 and April 2018. Linear feet updated September 11, 2017.