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

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Reading of Rachida Madani’s Tales of a Severed Head

April 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Rachida Madani w/ Pierre Joris & accompaniment by Gnawa Boussou When: April 16, 2014 | 6:30pm Where: Silvana  300 W 116th St New York, NY 10026 Silvana hosts a reading of Rachida Madani’s “Tales of a Severed Head” on April 16 at 6:30pm, with Rachida Madani and Pierre Joris, featuring accompaniment by Gnawa Boussou, a traditional Moroccan band based in New […]

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… & Now The English Version…

April 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Poet’s Spring 2014   The Cultural Services of the French Embassy presents an eclectic series of engaging events in New York in April, featuring prominent Francophone and Anglophone poets such as Rachida Madani, Pierre Alferi, Anne Portugal, Adonis, Pierre Joris, Ben Lerner, and Anna Moschovakis.  With an insatiable appetite for word play, American poets and Frenchpoètes come together to […]

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Today in NYC: Marjorie Perloff on Paul Celan

March 19th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Marjorie Perloff The Last Hapsburg Poet: Paul Celan’s Love Poetry and the Limits of Language Wednesday, March 19, 6:30pm Martin E. Segal Theatre Paul Celan is usually regarded as the quintessential Holocaust poet—a poet whose mature years were spent in France, but who wrote his poetry, not in French, but in his native German—a German […]

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Tim Berners-Lee on the Web’s 25th anniversary

March 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Greeting from Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee on the Web’s 25th anniversary from Web25 on Vimeo.

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Alain Resnais (1922 -2014)

March 3rd, 2014 · 3 Comments · Film, Intellectuals, Obituaries, Uncategorized

Resnais: one of the masters, one of the great formalists who knew that form is only an extension of content (& vice-versa). Never repeated himself. Every movie (even if you didn’t like it, or if it wasn’t your favorite Resnais) a completely realized work of art & specific to its needs & processes. And the […]

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A Celebration

February 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

  CALENDAR LISTING: A Celebration of Pierre Joris—poet, translator, performance artist, and UAlbany Professor Emeritus—will feature three events on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 in the Standish Room, Science Library, on the University at Albany’s uptown campus. The events will include a panel discussion on Joris’ works at 2:00 p.m.; a conversation with Joris at 4:15 […]

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New Homad Website Launched

February 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Happy to announce that my new website  is now up & running. I call it “Homad,” as I did the old one, it being a more homey static “nomade immobile” site (with archival aims) as against this here more nomadically active blog. The old warning “Ralentir Travaux!” will remain active for awhile as I still need to […]

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The Connie Crothers Quartet

January 29th, 2014 · No Comments · CD Release, Concert, Uncategorized

  Roulette Presents: The Connie Crothers Quartet Deep Friendship a CD Release Celebration, February 4, 8pm, two sets “The music of the Connie Crothers Quartet manages to balance traditional patterns and free improvisation in a way that is mysterious, magical and brilliant” -Music Boom What: The Connie Crothers Quartet When: Tuesday, February 4, 8pm Where: Roulette, 509 Atlantic […]

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How France lives off Africa with the Colonial Pact

January 22nd, 2014 · 4 Comments · Africa, Colonialism, Uncategorized

The below is a summary of an article I came across via friends & Siji Jabbar.  It is in the February issue of the New African (and draws on an interview given by Professor Mamadou Koulibaly, Speaker of the Ivorian National Assembly, Professor of Economics, and author of the book The Servitude of the Colonial Pact). Here is how Jabbar […]

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“On cankerstilts of light:” Arno Schmidt @ 100

January 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

That strange, ornery, wonderful avant-gardista prosist of post-WWII German Literature would have turned 100 today. You can find details of his bio & oeuvre, here , here & here. These days he is — to some extent in his native Germany, and certainly here in the US — a neglectorino, despite the achievements. As the site […]

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