Main content

Regina Spektor ’01 Featured on Poetry in America

In this public television series, she joins the likes of Bill Clinton, Samantha Power, Bono, and YoYoMa in immersive interpretations of a single American poem.

Regina Spektor ’01 (studio composition) recites the poem “The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus from memory in an episode that examines immigration in our current climate through the revered words found inscribed on the Statue of Liberty.

Regina Spektor ’01 performing “Apres Moi” during a day of filming with the Poetry in America team. Credit:

The episode, scheduled to air soon (check your local listings), also features activist and founder of the United We Dream Foundation Cristina Jiménez; President of the American Federation of Teachers Randi Weingarten; financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein; and poet Duy Doan.

Learn more about the Poetry in America television series here. 

  • Catch Up on Credits This Summer

    If you need to complete credits to graduate on time, or simply want to learn new skills, consider a summer course.

    Choose from online or on campus and complete coursework in as little as four to eight weeks. From STEM to music, over 60 different courses offered. Enroll today!

    Keep reading »