Sep
24
1:00pm 1:00pm

Workshop with Lisa Robertson

Workshop on Troubadour Poetry and Poetics with Lisa Robertson where questions of vernacular composition, rhythm, engagement with broader social and political values, and others will be considered.

Registration for the workshop is $50 and includes a one-year subscription to The Capilano Review for you or a friend ($25 value).

Please email contact@thecapilanoreview.ca for any inquiries. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Lisa Robertson has previously translated the works of poet Eric Suchère, Situationist Michèle Bernstein, and linguist Émile Benveniste. Her most recent book of poetry is 3 Summers, from Coach House. She lives in France.

Lisa Robertson has previously translated the works of poet Eric Suchère, Situationist Michèle Bernstein, and linguist Émile Benveniste. Her most recent book of poetry is 3 Summers, from Coach House. She lives in France.

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Lisa Robertson Lecture: Wide Rime
Sep
23
7:00pm 7:00pm

Lisa Robertson Lecture: Wide Rime

"I think the voice is the great Baroque pearl of this catastrophe that is the political human dump."

TCR and SFU Graduate Liberal studies co-sponsors a talk by Lisa Robertson

Wide Rime: Voice, Value, Resistance

In a consideration of Troubadour poetry as the initiator of the long avant garde of European verse, this lecture will present the construction of vernacular voice amidst the abolishment of a lyric culture. 

Location: SFU Harbour Centre, Room 2270
Date &Time: September 23rd, 7pm

TCR gratefully acknowledges The SFU Graduate Liberal Studies Program for their generous sponsorship of this event.

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Lisa Robertson is a poet, essayist and translator. Her most recent book is 3 Summers from Coach House Books; previous publications include Cinema of the Present, Nilling (essays) and Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip. Her life in writing began in Vancouver in the 90s with the Kootenay School of Writing, and the publication of her first 3 books with New Star Books. Since then she has held residencies and visiting professorships in poetry at many institutions— Princeton University, University of Cambridge, Simon Fraser University, UC Berkeley, American University of Paris and the École des Beaux Arts de Bordeaux, among others.She lives in the Nouvelle Aquitaine region of France.

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Issue 3.32 Launch
Sep
22
7:00pm 7:00pm

Issue 3.32 Launch

TCR launches Issue 3.32, 'Polymorphous Translation' co-edited by Catriona Strang and Ted Byrne, and featuring readings and performances by Lisa RobertsonRenée Sarojini Saklikar, Michael Barnholden, Olga Garcia and Danielle LaFrance, Rachelle Sawatsky, Matea Kulic, Leah Sharzer, plus a short film by Tristin Greyeyes.

Cover: Charlene Vickers

Cover: Charlene Vickers

Accessibility: Entrance to the event space is street level, through a 4-metre-wide entry into a long gallery-type reading hall. Seating is a mix of (different kinds of) chairs and five benches that seat 5-6 people each. There is one fully-accessible stall in bathroom. All single doors in the building (including the bathroom door and bathroom-stall door) are 34".

Parking: We recommend public-transiting, biking, or walking if feasible as parking in this area is scarce.

TCR gratefully acknowledges The Arts Factory for their sponsorship of this event.

 

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Jun
27
7:00pm 7:00pm

Reading + panel discussion on digital poetics

A reading + panel discussion on digital poetics with Ian Hatcher, Taryn Hubbard and Clint Burnham, co-hosted by The Capilano Review and SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement.

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Date: June 27th, 2017
Time: 7pm
Location: SFU Woodwards, Room 2555

How is language affected by pervasive digitization?

How can (and can't) poetry grapple with problems of digital platforms and access to them?

What is the experience of reading a poem in a browser with like 17 other tabs open?

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Ian Hatcher is a writer, performer, and programmer whose work explores cognition in the context of digital systems. Recent output includes a vinyl/mp3 record, Drone Pilot (cOsmOsmOse 2017); a print poetry collection, Prosthesis (Poor Claudia 2016); and numerous screen poems, including the iOS app Abra, created with Amaranth Borsuk and Kate Durbin. His code-inflected vocal performances have been widely presented in North America and Europe. He received his MFA from Brown University and lives in New York.

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Taryn Hubbard’s poetry, fiction, reviews, and interviews have appeared in journals such as Canadian Literature, Room magazine, The Capilano Review, Canadian Woman Studies, CV2, filling Station, Rusty Toque, Poetry is Dead,and others. She has published two chapbooks, and lives in B.C.’s Fraser Valley with her partner and their two tuxedo cats. Taryn has been a member of the Room magazine’s editorial board since 2012. 

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Clint Burnham lives in Vancouver. His books include Smoke Show (novel, 2005), Digital Natives (with Lorna Brown, exh. cat., 2011), and Pound @ Guantánamo (poetry, 2016). His Stories for my iPad series was exhibited at CSA Space in 2016 and is online at Joyland Magazine.

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Jun
23
7:00pm 7:00pm

TCR issue 3.31 launch

Join us on Friday, June 23rd (downstairs at 281 Industrial Avenue) for the launch of our most recent issue, TCR 331 guest edited by listen chen. 

This event takes place on the unceded and ancestral Coast Salish Territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

The issue includes work by Christopher Tubbs, Andrea Abi-Karam, Ambient Asian Space, Shane Book, Jamil Jan Kochai, Ya-Wen Ho, sidony o'neal, Lee Lai, Bug Cru, Raymond de Borja, Gwen Benaway, Afuwa, Dion Kaszas, Eli Howey, Jennie Duguay, Kai Rajala, Natasha Gauthier, Juliane Okot Bitek, Jennif(f)er Tamayo, José Vadi, Stacey Ho, Caroline Szpak, Kai Cheng Thom, Carmen Faye Mathes, Cam Scott, and Samantha Nock. 


Reading and performance by

Christopher Tubbs
Natasha Gauthier
sidony o'neal
Stacey Ho
Juliane Okot Bitek
Kai Rajala
Afuwa

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Accessibility information:

Entrance to the event space is street-level, through a 4-metre-wide entry into a long gallery-type reading hall. Seating is a mix of (different kinds of) chairs and five benches that seat 5-6 people each. There is one fully-accessible stall in the bathroom. All single doors in the building (including the bathroom door and bathroom-stall door) are 34".

In order to make this an accessible event, this will be a frangrance-free space. For information, please read http://www.brownstargirl.org/blog/fragrance-free-femme-of-colour-realness-draft-15

*Parking is scarce in the area so we recommend public-transit, biking, or walking if feasible.

**Much graditude for the generous support of the Arts Factory Society

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