John Witte

John Witte

Senior Instructor II Emeritus of English

ACADEMIC AREAS: Poetry, Ecopoetry, Works in Translation, Literature of the Northwest

Teaching Philosophy

Whatever the subject of our study, our object is the same: to learn to live our lives more entirely and intentionally.

Past Courses

HC 222H: Ecopoetry

HC 421H: Tradition and Rebellion in Modern Poetry

Academic Background

MFA, Poetry, University of Oregon, 1978
BA, Literature, Colby College, 1971

My poems have appeared widely, in four volumes, as well as in publications such as The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and Kenyon Review, and in numerous anthologies, among them The Norton Introduction to Literature.