Poems in Marathi, Sanskrit, Pali, Japanese, Chinese, English.

4/11/2018 6:30 PM

Poems in Marathi, Sanskrit, Pali, Japanese, Chinese, English.


This Tank Full of Dreams: Buddhism, Poetry, and the BeatsWEDNESDAY, April 11, 2018, 6:30PM EST
This Tank Full of Dreams: Buddhism, Poetry, and the Beats
Location Jones Rm, Woodruff Library Level 2
University Event Topic Alumni, Arts, Campus Life & Student Orgs, College, Community, Diversity, Faculty, Graduate, Humanities, International, Religion & Ethics, Theology
Department / Organization Religion Department, Rose Library
Building/Room Robert W. Woodruff Library
Cost Free
Contact Name Christeene Alcosiba
Contact Email christeene.alcosiba@emory.edu
Woodruff Library - Wayfinding Location Jones Room

A celebration of the rich connections and intersections between Eastern traditions and American poetry. The evening will feature Emory faculty reading Buddhist poems in their original languages, including Japanese, Marathi, Sanskrit, Pali, and Chinese. Students will then read Beat poetry in English responding to the Buddhist tradition. A reception will accompany the readings. Co-sponsored by the Rose Library and Emory’s Department of Religion. The event is presented in conjunction with the Emory Libraries exhibition “The Dream Machine: The Beat Generation & the Counterculture, 1940-1975, on view in the Schatten Gallery until May 15. bit.ly…


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