Hey, I was just looking for some jazz…

If you subscribe to iTunes, take a look at the feature offered in “iTunes U” by the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Arts and Sciences, “60 Second Lectures” (which, as far as I can tell are mostly 90-second lectures). There’s a puckishly amusing one by poet Charles Bernstein, called “What Makes a Poem a Poem.” (He endearingly—and I’m sure by no means innocently—pronounces the word the way most Americans do: Pome.) There’s also the possibly unintentional poetry of “Human History,” offered by intellectual historian Alan Charles Kors. And 19 other cool stretched minutes, which I’ve just discovered you can also find here and here.

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