2018: Epic Voices: Mary Ann Caws on Mina Loy and Tristan Tzara
Epic Voices: The Polish Epic with Jacek Dehnel & Bill Johnston Has Audio SourceDec 6, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Polish writer and translator Jacek Dehnel joins American translator Bill Johnston to discuss the epic in Polish literature, from the 19th century to contemporary works.
Epic Voices: Scottish Epic Meets American Western with MacGillivray (CANCELLED)Nov 1, 2018 | 7:00 pm
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Join performance artist, musician, and poet MacGillivray for this dynamic talk and performance on the mythologies of American and Scottish history.
Epic Voices: Jos Charles on Geoffrey Chaucer Has Audio SourceOct 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Jos Charles discusses Middle English poetics and Chaucer’s “House of Fame,” a three-book poem that allegorizes the creation of celebrity status.
Epic Voices: Oceanic Percussion & Cubanology with Omar PérezOct 20, 2018 | 6:00 pm
Cuban poet and musician Omar Pérez gives a talk and performance on “oceanic” epic form, taking up this trope via Afro-Cuban drumming.
Epic Voices: Contemporary Diné Poetry & the Epic Tradition with Sherwin Bitsui Has Audio SourceOct 16, 2018 | 7:00 pm
A contemplation of sources and continuity in contemporary Diné poetry that considers how Navajo poets utilize traditional devices.
Epic Voices: Anne Carson on Stillness Has Audio SourceOct 6, 2018 | 3:00 pm
Renowned poet, classicist, and translator Anne Carson explores the concept of stillness in this discussion of ancient and modern artists and art forms.
Epic Voices: Mary Ann Caws on Mina Loy and Tristan Tzara Has Audio SourceSep 27, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Foremost translator of Surrealist writing Mary Ann Caws presents long poems by feminist Modernist Mina Loy and Dada founder Tristan Tzara.