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Lecture: Thoughts on Contemporary Chinese Poetry and Translation: A Desultory Reading, Discussion, and Open Forum

  • Lowe Lecture Hall 80 Pearl Street Johnson, VT, 05656 United States (map)

Please join the Chinese poets Xiao Kaiyu and Jiang Tao, along with their translators Joshua Stenberg and Christopher Lupke, for a presentation on contemporary Chinese poetry. It will feature readings in Chinese by Xiao and Jiang from their work along with readings of the translations by Stenberg and Lupke. The poets also will talk a bit about their poetry, and the translators will talk about the translation process. The event is meant to be interactive and open-ended, so questions, comments, reactions, feedback from the audience is wholeheartedly welcome, and in fact important to making it a total experience for everyone.

Earlier Event: July 26
Visiting Writer: Ilya Kaminsky
Later Event: July 28
Visiting Artist: Anthony Goicolea