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2021 Spring Symposium Leslie Scalapino Lecture in Innovative Poetics

March 15, 2021, 7:00 PM9:00 PM EDT

The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics presents the 2021 Spring Symposium Leslie Scalapino Lecture in Innovative Poetics, featuring Erin Moure.

Erin Moure is a poet in English and English/Galician, translator of poetry—especially the syntactically strange or “difficult”— from Galician, French, Spanish, Portuñol, and Portuguese to English, plus (with Roman Ivashkiv) from Ukrainian to English. Lives in Montreal, works everywhere. Allergic person, friend, lesboqueer, cyclist commuter, small footprint on earth, cook.

Her works are many, and she has been awarded by Universidade de Vigo, Spain, 2016, with a Doctor honoris causa, for contribution to poetry and translation and Galician culture. D. Litt. (hon.), Brandon University, 2008, for contribution to Canadian poetry. Woodberry Poetry Room Creative Fellow, 2017 Harvard University. 2019 International Translator in Residence, Queen’s College, Oxford. In March 2020, a Fellow at Kelly Writers House at UPenn via the Internet.

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