Passwords: The Ballad: Love, Lyricism & Social Protest with Sarah Arvio
Nov 2, 2019 | 6:30 pm
Award-winning poet Sarah Arvio presents her new translations of the poetry of Federico García Lorca, recently published as the acclaimed Poet in Spain. She will discuss Lorca’s approach to form, rhythm, and lyricism and his emulation of literary and musical forms as an expression of love and social protest. Describing her strategies for translating Lorca’s varied poetic music, she will read from the cante, the ballads, and the great homoerotic love poems. Arvio will be joined by flamenco guitarist and Lorcaphile Sergio Sánchez-Monge Escardó in performance.
Passwords: The Ballad: Pidgin Kine Rhapsody: Hawaiian English-Creole Poetry from 1970 to the Present with R. Zamora LinmarkNov 2, 2019 | 3:00 pm
Poet and novelist R. Zamora Linmark discusses hybridity and song in Hawaiian ballad traditions, interspersing the lecture with Hawaiian Pidgin poems.