Listen as poet-provocateur Moez Surani reads from عملية Operación Opération Operation 行 动 Oперация—a book-length poetic inventory of contemporary rhetoric of violence and aggression, as depicted through the evolution of the language used to name the many military operations conducted by UN Member Nations since the organization’s inception in 1945. The reading will be followed by a discussion moderated by Julie Trébault, Director of PEN America’s Artists at Risk Coalition.
This event is co-hosted by the Leitner Center, the Creative Writing Program at Fordham University, and Kundiman.
April 19, 2017 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Location: Room 4-08, Fordham Law School, 150 W. 62nd Street, New York, NY 10023
More info: http://www.leitnercenter.org/events/Operations-Moez-Surani