"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.
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.