In this episode, poet, editor, and Kenyon alumna Saskia Hamilton talks to Kenyon Professor of Religious Studies Royal Rhodes about Robert Lowell, the importance of silence, and Nobel Prize winner Bob Dylan.
Saskia Hamilton, an American poet, is an alumna of Kenyon. She worked for the Folger Shakespeare Library and the Lannan Foundation, and now teaches at Barnard College. She edited the letters of Robert Lowell, as well as Lowell’s correspondence with Elizabeth Bishop.
Royal Rhodes, who joined the Kenyon faculty in 1979, teaches primarily the history of Christianity, as well as courses on “Social Justice” and “The Meanings of Death.” His interests also include religion and the arts.