Workshop: Aesthetics, Form, and the Practice of Pluriverse

“Space holds rhythm and structure. Plus, what are letters, words, punctuations and sentences without the music and form of the page?” remarked Orlando White, one of the nine poets, translators and academics participating in the discussion about how to think about form and aesthetics when practicing poetry as a pluriverse. The seminar was moderated by…

Thinking Global Language Justice: Notes from the Field

On September 22-23, 2017, over fifteen poets and translators from across the world arrived to New York for a workshop on Poetry as Pluriverse: Thinking Global Language Justice. Hosted by the Institute of Comparative Literature and Society as part of a seminar supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the workshop explored the complexities of multilingualism…