Profs Eric Ruckh and Jeff Skoblow read ‘Howl’

5963_howl-coverDr. Eric Ruckh of the Honors Department and Dr. Jeff Skoblow have read the poem “Howl” by Allen Ginsberg.

They read “Howl” on the anniversary of its publication. This year marks the 13th anniversary of their reading the poem on the quad.

“Howl” is considered a landmark poem from the Beat Generation, though at the time of its publication it was considered controversial for its use of profanity and touching upon topics such as homosexuality.

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