The Oberlin Review

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Vijay Seshadri, OC ’74, returned to Oberlin this past Tuesday to present the year’s final con- vocation. His talk featured selections from his most recent poetry collection, 3 Sections, and older material.

Vijay Seshadri, OC ’74, Salutes Oberlin in Final Convocation

April 10, 2015

This year’s Convocation Series ended on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. with the solemn tones of Vijay Seshadri, OC ’74, reading his Pulitzer Prize– winning poetry. Born in India but raised in nearby Columbus, OH, where his father worked as a chemistry professor at Ohio State, Seshadri showed strong inclinations toward poetry and philosophy at a young age. At 16, he enrolled at Oberlin as a Math major but transitioned into Philosophy after an inspiring encounter with Pultizer Prize–winning poet Galway...

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