Sound Poetry

A reading and lecture with Jean-Pierre Bobillot
Thursday, April 21, 2011
7 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

An evening with the celebrated French sound poet Jean-Pierre Bobillot, who defines himself as a “Poëte bruyant, non-métricien tendance pro-Dada, chercheur de poux” (“a noisy Poet, non-metrical and with pro-Dadaist leanings, who (re)searches (for) lice.” The author of more than twenty books and CDs of poetry, as well as of a number of books about authors such as Rimbaud, Bobillot both performs and talks about poetry in this unique event. All are welcome to participate in Bobillot’s live “action reading.” Please note: this lecture and performance will take place in English and French. This event is sponsored by the Barnard Center for Translation Studies thanks to a grant from the Mellon Foundation. A reception will follow.

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Please note that this event will be video-recorded and photographed.

Photo courtesy of Jean-Pierre Bobillot

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Apr 21 2011 - 7:00pm