4/20: Austerity Measures | Book Launch

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room

Book Launch: Austerity Measures: The New Greek Poetry (Penguin, 2016).

A multi-media performance of Greek poetry and much discussion of the relation between art and politics in hard times.

The poets and translators Phoebe Giannisi, Jazra Khaleed, Peter Constantine, and Karen Van Dyck will read works in Greek and in English translation and Edwin Frank (NYRB) will respond.

The event is complemented by an exhibition of recent Greek zines curated by Dimitris Antoniou and Karla Nielsen.

Reception to follow.

Program in Hellenic Studies,  The Modern Greek Seminar at The University Seminars Program, Heyman Center for the Humanities, Women Poets at Barnard, Barnard Center for Translation Studies.