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Happy 90th B-Day, Eugen…

January 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

… Gomringer!

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Four of nine planetary boundaries now crossed

January 16th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Climate Change, Uncategorized

Press Release by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research  01/16/2015 Four of nine planetary boundaries have now been crossed as a result of human activity, says an international team of 18 researchers in the journal Science. The four are: climate change, loss of biosphere integrity, land-system change, altered biogeochemical cycles. The scientists say that […]

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Reading at The Shed

January 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The Shed proudly invites you, on next Saturday, January 17th at 8 pm, to ALL LINED UP, a display and reading of broadsides printed by Soho Letterpress. Broadsides on display include Vyt Bakaitis, Joe Elliot, Elaine Equi, Norman Fischer, Nada Gordon, Mitch Highfill, Pierre Joris, Burt Kimmelman, Andrew Levy, Kimberly Lyons, Trace Peterson, Nicole Peyrafitte, […]

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Quick, More Democracy Everywhere Against Barbarism

January 12th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

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Review of Barzakh

January 7th, 2015 · No Comments · Book Review, Uncategorized

by Don Wellman  on Immanent Occasions; opening paras follow — read the full review here. Barzakh: Poems 2000-2012, Pierre Joris, Black Widow: Boston 2014 Barzakh is largely constructed from the poet’s work over the first decade of the new millennium, much of it biographical in nature. Like Louis Zukofsky, Pierre Joris interrogates “the overtly complex […]

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PEN Survey — Global Chilling:

January 6th, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

 The Impact of Mass Surveillance on International Writers Global Chilling: The Impact of Mass Surveillance on International Writers is a new report demonstrating the damaging impact of surveillance by the United States and other governments on free expression and creative freedom around the world. The report’s revelations, based on a survey of nearly 800 writers […]

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Bonne Année!

January 1st, 2015 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

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2014: Year of the Arabic Poem (in Translation)

December 17th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

via Arabic Literature (in English): BY MLYNXQUALEY on DECEMBER 16, 2014 • ( 0 ) There were at least nine contemporary Arabic poetry collections published in translation this year, a number of them stunning, ground-breaking, beautifully produced: Certainly there were more novels than poetry collections — I have yet to do a full tally, but […]

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Lima Climate Summit

November 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Climate Change, Uncategorized

Starting Monday, at the UN climate summit COP20 in Lima delegates from more than 190 nations will discuss a new climate agreement. On this issue, Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research: “Two great challenges define the 21st century – the threat of catastrophic climate change and the maddening gap […]

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Happy 80th Birthday, Fairuz!

November 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Mashreq, Music, Uncategorized

If you don’t know this great Lebanese singer, check here & also here, where you’ll find the poet Sargon Boulos’ biographical essay on her.

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