Poetics and the Process of Translation — Monday, April 2 @ 12:30pm, Pillow Room
Poet Myriam Moscana and her translator, Jen Hofer, will discuss poetry and translation this afternon. Moscana, from Mexico City, both translates the work of other poets and writes her own poetry. Hofer, based in L.A., is also a poet-translator. Both cross boundaries in their poetry and translation. Come to the Pillow Room over lunch to understand more about the complex worlds between languages.
Poetry Reading: Thomas Sayers Ellis — Tuesday, April 3 @ 6:30pm, Slonim Living Room
Tomorrow’s poetry reading features SLC faculty Thomas Sayers Ellis as well as MFA alumnae Traci Brimhall, Jennifer Wallace, and Meredith Trede. All published, lauded poets, head to Slonim Living Room to hear cutting edge work, at least in part tailored by SLC.
HAP FORUM presents Rosemary Gibson: Patient Advocacy in the Patient Safety Movement: Progress, Pitfalls, and Predictions — Wednesday, April 4 @ 5pm, Wrexham Living Room
Rosemary Gibson, co-author of the Treatment Trap, writes critically about the health care system and an overdependence on tests, surgeries, and doctor’s visits. Gibson advocates for patients in the health care system and has spoken at numerous institutions on patient safety. In light of current political topics, this discussion on health care in America is all the more necessary. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
Yet Cut Breath, Starnes and Shah, False Priest — Friday, April 6 @ 9pm, Blue Room
This Friday the Blue Room line up features three folk-rock bands. False Priest, made up of current SLC students will open, followed by Starnes and Shah (SLC alums), and Yet Cut Breath (whose guitarist is, too, and SLC alum). Head to this folk-y reunion on Friday night.
Beings at Stake — Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7 @ 7pm, PAC Sound and Movement
This theater workshop, written and directed by Iman Al-Salihi, is hard to describe. The provided description follows: “Is it a dream? Or an inferno? It is the confinement and limitation of physical and mental freedom. It crosses the boundaries of story telling and enters the highly intimate world of picking up the shattered pieces of self.” Find out for yourself.
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