Lisa Roberson Lecture Sept. 23
Wide Rime: Voice, Value, Resistance
September 23 at 7 pm
Room 2270, SFU Harbour Ctr.
. . . In a consideration of Troubadour poetry as the initiator of the long avant garde of European verse, this lecture will present the construction of vernacular voice amidst the abolishment of a lyric culture.
"I think the voice is the great Baroque pearl of this catastrophe that is the political human dump."
Lisa Robertson is a poet, essayist and translator. Her most recent book is 3 Summers from Coach House Books; previous publications include Cinema of the Present, Nilling (essays) and Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip. Her life in writing began in Vancouver in the 90s with the Kootenay School of Writing, and the publication of her first 3 books with New Star Books. Since then she has held residencies and visiting professorships in poetry at many institutions— Princeton University, University of Cambridge, Simon Fraser University, UC Berkeley, American University of Paris and the École des Beaux Arts de Bordeaux, among others.She lives in the Nouvelle Aquitaine region of France.
This event is co-sponsored by the Capilano Review. The Capilano Review is hosting a Workshop with Lisa Robertson on September 24:
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