Poem Present: A Discussion on Poetics with Juliana Spahr

May 8, 2009

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Juliana Spahr

Juliana Spahr's most recent book of poetry is This Connection of Everyone with Lungs (U of California, 2005), a collection of poems that she wrote from November 30, 2002 to March 30, 2003 that chronicled the buildup to the most recent U.S. invasion of Iraq. Spahr also wrote Transformation (2007), a book of prose that reflects on cultural geography, ecology, anticolonialism, queer theory, language politics, the academy and recent wars through the story of three people who move between Hawaii and New York. Spahr co-edited the journal Chain with Jena Osman from 1994 to 2005.

 

Recorded Friday, May 08, 2009 at University of Chicago-Rosenwald 405.