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2019: Passwords: The Ballad: Pidgin Kine Rhapsody: Hawaiian English-Creole Poetry from 1970 to the Present with R. Zamora Linmark
Celebrated Filipino American poet and novelist R. Zamora Linmark discusses hybridity and song in Hawaiian ballad traditions. Linmark intersperses the lecture with Hawaiian Pidgin poems by Lois-Ann Yamanaka and other Hawaiian voices, concluding with his appropriation of a Federico García Lorca ballad, sung in rounds. Introduction by Poets House Program Director Paolo Javier.