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There is a great deal more than terror lurking behind Edgar Allan Poe’s haunted, sunken eyes.

One of America’s great literary geniuses will be explored in depth at “A SymPoesium on Place” from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, in the Simmons Amphitheater of MTSU’s Paul W. Martin Sr. Honors Building.

Scholars from the United States, Germany and Russia will dissect Poe’s life and work from perspectives of what place meant to him.

-- Q's Canadian expat panel convenes for the first time. Three culturally savvy Canadians living abroad -- in MEGAN WILLIAMS in Italy, RICHARD EMBLIN in Colombia and MAY JEONG in Afghanistan via Uganda -- reflect on media coverage of sexual violence.

A peace deal.  Maybe.

The White House says that the peace deal on Ukraine signed overnight has the potential to end the conflict.  Today on "The World" we'll hear that in Russia and Ukraine itself there's much skepticism about that.

Today's guest host is SEAN RAMESWARAM.

-- Americana singer-songwriter STEVE EARLE performs from his sixteenth record "Terraplane," and discusses how the blues have shaped his life.

First up, the revelations that the bank HSBC has been helping its client evade millions of dollars worth in taxes caught our attention. We'll find out how the scheme worked and who's been fingered by the leaked banking documents.

While talks are under way to try to resolve the Ukraine crisis we'll hear from reporters on either side of the front-line to get a sense of what's been fought over on the ground.