Our Third Virtual Dialogue Event
On July 16th, the Ikeda Center hosted its third virtual dialogue event of the year, called:

The Poetic Spirit:
Our Power To Reconnect A Divided World

Attended by 250 participants from 19 countries via Zoom, the event centered around a panel discussion between Dr. Sarah Wider (Professor of English, Colgate University) and Ikeda Center Youth Committee members Isaiah Moon and Valentina Frasisti on the power of the poetic spirit. After the panel discussion, participants had the opportunity to create their own poems and engage in dialogue in their small breakout groups!

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To read more about the event, please check out the  in-depth article on our website  or click on the video below to watch the replay!
Summer Book Sale
Inspired by our virtual dialogue to continue exploring the poetic spirit? We are too! That's why, for a limited time, we are offering a discount on our two books featuring Sarah Wider.

The first is her dialogue with Center founder Daisaku Ikeda, The Art of True Relations .

The second is Encountering the Poems of Daisaku Ikeda , which she coauthored with Ronald A. Bosco and Kenneth M. Price.

These are now just $10 each on our website! Use code POET at checkout to receive the discount.

Interview With Bernice Lerner
To celebrate the publication of her book, All the Horrors of War: A Jewish Girl, a British Doctor, and the Liberation of Bergen-Belsen (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020), author and friend of the Ikeda Center Bernice Lerner joined Center Publications Associate Mitch Bogen for a virtual interview. We are pleased to have had this in-depth conversation with her. You can read the full interview on our website!
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