Nomadics

Meanderings & mawqifs of poetry, poetics, translations y mas. Travelogue too.

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An Alchemical Journal (2)

August 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

□ And now we have been in the rain. She pulled her shirt off & ran before me up the slope, turning back to note how fast I followed, the eagerness of my address to this step of the operation. There was no measure to this time, no bounds to my eagerness, hence no measure […]

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Robin Williams, Thank You!

August 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

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Trapped atmospheric waves triggered more weather extremes

August 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Environment, Global Warming, Uncategorized

Press release by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research  08/12/2014 Weather extremes in the summer – such as the record heat wave in the United States that hit corn farmers and worsened wildfires in 2012 – have reached an exceptional number in the last ten years. Man-made global warming can explain a gradual increase […]

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In View of Summer Reading

August 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

We have been holed up in our Pyrenean mountain retreat — which, given French incompetence, has also meant being most of time without internet or telephone, & thus it has been impossible to post regularly except with great effort. During the summer months I like to post what I think of as “summer readings” — not beach novels, for […]

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Conversation with Pierre Joris at the NYS Writers Institute in 2014

August 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

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The Many Lives of a Political Poem: From Hebrew, to Arabic, to Another Life in Hebrew

August 2nd, 2014 · 1 Comment · Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israel, Man-made Disaster, Palestine, Poetry, Translation, Uncategorized

via the always excellent Arab Literature (in English): BY MLYNXQUALEY on AUGUST 2, 2014 • ( 0 ) Over at The Paris Review, poet and translator Peter Cole writes about the ironic new life that Benjamin Netanyahu has given to Hayim Nahman Bialik’s poem “On the Slaughter”: In the days after the three Israeli teens were murdered, most likely hours after their kidnapping, […]

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Jörg Fauser

July 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Literature, Translation, Uncategorized

On this day, back in 1987, my old friend the German writer Jörg Fauser died, hit by a car. There isn’t much available in English, but check here & here. Way back when — very early 70s — I translated bits & pieces of his prose for underground magazines, but have no copies or docs […]

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It’s July 4th, Go Dancing!

July 4th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized, Whatever

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And now, for something completely different…

July 3rd, 2014 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Video showing Lingodroids playing a location language game. Schulz, R., Glover, A., Milford, M., Wyeth, G., & Wiles, J. (2011) Lingodroids: Studies in Spatial Cognition and Language, ICRA 2011, The International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Shanghai, China, May 2011 For more information on Lingodroids go to: http://www.itee.uq.edu.au/~ruth School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering […]

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Summer Reading

June 5th, 2014 · No Comments · Poetry, Translation, Uncategorized

We’ll be off on our yearly transhumance (I did nearly spell it “trancehumance”) this Saturday for a nomadic working summer in Alt Europa. Did already sent a list of my summer readings to Ron Slate who had asked me for one (it will appear eventually on his site). Ron asked for four to six titles, so I […]

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