The Poetry Project

Reading Group

Songs and borders: Reading and Discussion Group Meeting

Potential readings include: Jace Clayton, “That Singing Crowd” from e-flux (2021), Ronaldo Radano and Tejumola Olaniyan, “Hearing Empire–Imperial Listening” from Audible Empire (2016), “‘Noise and Nation,’ a conversation between Bhavisha Panchia & Leyya Mona Tawil” from ICF (2020), Marwa Helal, “Three Poems” from The Rumpus (2019), Etel Adnan, “To write in a foreign language” from Electronic Poetry Review (1996), Antena, “A Manifesto for Interpretation as Instigation” (2014).

Facilitated by Curatorial Fellow Ethan Philbrick

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