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Poetry Talks Live Iowa – Japan: A bilingual reading held simultaneously in Iowa City and Tokyo

October 13, 2023 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Involving the Japanese poet YOTSUMOTO Yasuhiro (IWP 2023), the Akutagawa Prize-winning writer LI Kotomi (IWP 2023), the Japanese poet SUGA Keijiro, UI students from JPNS 3201 Workshop in Japanese Literary Translation; International Writing Program writers from Japan, Taiwan, Jamaica, Nigeria, and Kazakhstan; 10 young Japanese poets and several dozen Japanese undergraduates who will connect to us via Zoom; and other guests.  Our students are translating poems by these young Japanese poets, and the Japanese students will be translating poems by the IWP writers from English into Japanese.

Presented by the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies and International Programs at the University of Iowa.


October 13, 2023
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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120 Phillips Hall
16 N Clinton St
Iowa City, IA 52245 United States
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