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Anne Carson: “Stillness,” “Corners,” and “Chairs,” Lectures with Robert Currie and Jonah Bokaer

Critical Inquiry is thrilled to announce three lectures by celebrated poet and classicist, Anne Carson. Carson will be joined by Robert Currie and choreographer, Jonah Bokaer. 

All events are free and open to the public on a first come, first served basis. Books will be available for sale by Seminary Co-op.

Anne Carson is a Canadian poet, essayist, translator, and scholar. She has been honored with the Lannan Award for Poetry and a MacArthur Genius fellowship. She is the author of, most recently, Float (2016) and translator of Euripides's Bakkhai (2017). Her collaborator is Robert Currie.

Jonah Bokaer is an American choreographer and media artist. He works on live performances in the United States and elsewhere, including choreography, digital media, cross-disciplinary collaborations, and social enterprise.

 

The events will be held on the following evenings:

 

Stillness

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

6–8pm 

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Corners

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

6–8pm

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Chairs

Friday, December 6, 2019

6–8pm 

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For accessiblity needs and other questions or concerns, please email cisubmissions@gmail.com for assistance. Sponsored by the Pearl Andelson Sherry Memorial Series, Critical Inquiry, The Program in Poetry and Poetics, UChicago Arts, The John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought, Department of Classics, The Committee on Theater and Performance Studies, the Department of English Language and Literature, and the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts.