Nomadics

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

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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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In Memory Ana Mendiata

May 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

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A Morning in Luxembourg

May 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Travel, Uncategorized, Whatever

I’m in grey, rainy (so what’s new?) Luxembourg for a vernissage (see this blog, here). Visit family & talk a long walk, then sit at the Place d’Armes (d’Plëss), drink coffee or Rosporter bubbly water, talk to people. Grey rainy morning until on the bandstand of the square where usually the municipal brass band holds forth  for […]

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Toward Unstoppable Sea-Level Rise

May 5th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Antarctic Ice, Climate Change, Environment, Global Warming, Uncategorized

Press release by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research 05/05/2014 Uncorking East Antarctica yields unstoppable sea-level rise The melting of a rather small ice volume on East Antarctica’s shore could trigger a persistent ice discharge into the ocean, resulting in unstoppable sea-level rise for thousands of years to come. This is shown in a […]

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Rachida Madani’s New York Reading

April 24th, 2014 · No Comments · Maghrebi Literature, Poetry, Poetry readings, Uncategorized

Here’s a short video by Antonia Massa of Rachida Madani’s 16 April reading at Silvana in Harlem. (I hope to have a longer version of the reading up next week). Below the compte-rendu of the reading by Anonia Massa that just appeared in Voices of New York. The legend of One Thousand and One Nights […]

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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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