Crossing Borders, Crossing
In Celebration of Arts Week Everywhere 2012
Undergraduate Lunch with
Award-winning Poet, Translator, and Teacher
Wednesday, April 4, 12:30-2 p.m.
Harlos House, 1331 East 10th St.
Sign-up required (details below)
This dream the world is having about itself . . . --Carolyne
Award-winning poet, translator and teacher Carolyne
been called a "scholar gypsy." She has traveled in a sometimes
dangerous world but describes herself as open to the discovery of
unexpected connections with people and places.
Join her for a discussion of her life as a writer and translator, her
times in Chile, Bangladesh, and elsewhere in the world. Join her for a
conversation about writing, yours as well as hers.
Her areas of focus include the risks of free speech, the poetry
of love and of travel, writing about the land through poetry, the
translation of poetry, moving from poetry to prose, and the
circumstances of women; and she has translated the work of writers from
Latin America, South Asia, and the Middle East.
Her work has appeared widely, including in The New Yorker,
Poetry, the London Review of Books, Poetry 180: Turning Back to
(edited by Billy Collins), the Best of American Poetry 2009, Range of
Voices: A Collection of Contemporary Poets; and her many books
A Change of Maps, Seasons of Mangoes and Brainfire, Majestic Nights:
Love Poems of Bengali Women, In Order to Talk with the Dead: Selected
Poems of Jorge Teillier (from Chilean Spanish) and Mania Klepto:
Book of Eulene.She is on the faculty of the Northwest Institute of
Literary Arts' Whidbey Writers Workshop MFA Program. Additional
information can be found at these and other sites online:
The Iowa Review.
SIGN-UP INFO: If you are interested in attending this
event, please check your schedule to make sure you are available for the
entire event and e-mail Anna Duquaine (firstname.lastname@example.org), indicating
you wish to sign up for the "Carolyne Wright" program and include your
name, e-mail address, year in school, and field(s) or study. Space is
limited so we will let you know by e-mail if a space was available when
you replied. The lunch is co-sponsored by the Wells Scholars Program
and is open to any IU undergraduate.
Carolyne Wright will also be making two other public appearances
Public reading sponsored by the IU Creative Writing Program
Wednesday, April 4, at 7:00 p.m.
Morrison Hall 007
Public lecture sponsored by the Institute for Advanced Study
in cooperation with the Dhar Indian Studies Program on
"Majestic Nights: Translating Bengali Women's Lives"
4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Slocum Room of the