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Poetry as Pluriverse: Rethinking Language Justice - A Reading and Conversation

Bei Dao
Date and Time: 
September 23, 2017 - 6:00PM
Event Location: 
Poets House, Kray Hall
Admission: 
Free and Open to the Public

A Reading and Conversation with Bei Dao, Sharmistha Mohanty, Daouda Ndiaye, Nabaneeta Dev Sen, Zhai Yongming and Raúl Zurita. Hosted by Anne Waldman.

Organized by Columbia University professors Lydia Liu and Anupama Rao, this symposium gathers international poets, translators, and scholars for discussions about the ways that poetry—language that arises from the lived experience of song and ritual incantation—binds us to the rich traditions embodied by the plurality of poetic speech around the world. Join us for two public programs featuring a diverse group of poets from around the world.

Click here for the Day One program at Columbia University.

Funded in part by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Co-presented with Columbia University.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House and Columbia University
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations
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