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The Politics of Poetry in Translation, Panel #2: Leslie Kaplan's Excess-The Factory, translated by Julie Carr and Jennifer Pap, winner of the Kayden Translation Award for 2019

On October 11, 2019, translators Julie Carr and Jennifer Pap interviewed Kaplan about her involvement in the May '68 General Strike and uprising in France and about the political urgency of writing now. Moderated by Patrick Greaney. This event was free and open to the public

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The Politics of Poetry in Translation Festival, Panel #1: Translation and the Political: Joshua Clover, Aditi Machado, Kazim Ali, Johannes Goransson

On October 11, 2019, the first panel of the Politics of Poetry in Translation Festival took place. Moderated by Julie Carr. This event was free and open to the public.

Hellems Arts and Sciences

English + Media & Technology Symposium Part 2

On October 11, 2019, the second part of the English + Media and Technology Symposium took place on campus. Address by Eric Roberts Address by Mark Algee-Hewitt Address by Alice Staveley Address by Amanda Cox Conversation with Graduate Students

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Lecture by Christopher L. Miller, Frederick Clifford Ford Professor of French & African American Studies, Yale University

On October 1, 2019, Christopher L. Miller gave a guest lecture that was co-sponsored by the 18th- & 19th-Century Studies Network and the Department of French & Italian at CU Boulder.

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Guest Lecture by Olivia Meikle: What'sHerJob? Creating New Career Paths with English Degrees

On September 17, 2019, the English Department hosted a guest lecture and Q&A with CU Boulder alumna Olivia Meikle, producer and co-host of What'sHerName podcast.

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Lecture by Claude Marks: Documentary and Archival Work in Times of Crisis: Symbols of Resistance and Los Seis de Boulder

On September 6, 2019, Claude Marks visited campus and gave a guest lecture: Please join filmmaker, journalist, archivist, and former political prisoner Claude Marks for a discussion of his most recent documentary Symbols of Resistance about the Chicana/o Movement as it emerged in Colorado and New Mexico. Through reflecting on...

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Experimental Criticism Panel

On April 29, 2019, the English Department held a panel discussion featuring: Jackie Wang Jackie Wang is s a student of the dream state, black studies scholar, prison abolitionist, poet, filmmaker, performer, trauma monster, and PhD candidate at Harvard University in African and African American Studies. She is the author...

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Poetry Month Performer Series: Danez Smith

On April 25, 2019, the Creative Writing Association is hosted the final portion of the Poetry Month Performer Series: a reading by Danez Smith! The event was held in Club 156 (in the UMC). Danez Smith is a back, queer, poz writer and performer from St. Paul, Minnesota. Danez is...

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An Evening with Jayy Dodd

On April 8th, 2019, the Creative Writing Association, in partnership with the Cultural Events Board and the English Department at CU Boulder, presented a reading by Jayy Dodd! This is the first of two installments of the Poetry Month Reading Series (so stay tuned!) This event is free and open...

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Symposium on Development and Underdevelopment in the Global South: Forms, Histories, Alternatives

On April 5, 2019, the Symposium on Development and Underdevelopment in the Global South: Forms, Histories, Alternatives took place. 10:00-11:00 Duncan Yoon , Assistant Professor, Gallatin School, New York University: “Africa, China, and the Global South Novel: In Koli Jean Bofane’s Congo, Inc.” Respondent: Robert Wyrod , Assistant Professor of...