New Latin American Poetry
The Influence of Indigenous Cultures on Contemporary Latin American Poets
Bi-lingual poetry reading featuring Homero Aridjis of Mexico reading Nuevo Fuego, a long poem inspired by Aztec motifs and symbols. Eliot Weinberger translates.
Women Figures of Contemporary Latin America Poetry
Bi-lingual poetry reading featuring Marjorie Agosin of Chile reciting poems from her collection Brujas y Algo Mas. Cola Franzen translates.
The Poetry of Exile
Featuring Enrio Mario Santi of Cuba, Suzanne Jill Levine of the U.S. and Octavio Armand of Cuba. Alistair Reid recites Nuclear Images, a powerful anti-war poem by Oscar Hahn of Chile; Andean music performed by Tahuantinsuyo.
Funded by a grant from the Colorado Endowment for the Humanities.