Jerome Rothenberg to Read on Monday, April 4, 4:00PM
The Lanier Series hosts Jerome Rothenberg, author of over 70 books of poetry (Poems for the Game of Silence, That Dada Strain, A Book of Witness), editor of seven ground-breaking anthologies (Technicians of the Sacred, Shaking the Pumpkin, A Big Jewish Book, Poems for the Millennium), and numerous translations by Schwitters, Picasso, Enzensberger and others. He has also worked extensively in collaboration with visual artists and musicians. Rothenberg was the primary instigator of the ethnopoetics movement, and editor of its key journals Alchertinga and New Wilderness Letter. His work been translated extensively around the world. Rothenberg was elected to the World Academy of Poetry (UNESCO) in 2001. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, NEA grant, the American Book Award and the PEN Literary Award. Monday, April 4, at 4 p.m., Park Hall 265.