The End of Exile: A Decolonizer’s Guide to Poetry

Genres: Poetry

Online

Open to all levels

6 Sessions

Start Date: May 6, 2023
End Date: June 10, 2023
Day of Week: Saturday
Time: 1:10 pm - 3:10 pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
Member Price: $274.50
General Price: $305.00

This course decolonizes expectations of poetry and language by engaging with hybrid, experimental works from authors across the globe. We will also examine what is lost and gained in the art of translation. Throughout the course, students will write their own set of poems that reflect their engagement with poetry as a connective string from themselves to the outside world. Featuring: Ukrainian-Jewish hybrid poet Ilya Kaminsky, Indian experimental poet Aditi Machado, translations of ancient Chinese poet Wang Wei, and more.

Registration dates:

March 13: Scholarship Donation Day (Learn more.)

March 14: Member registration opens

March 21: General registration opens

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