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Lila Zemborain and Rosa Alcalá

Lila Zemborain and Rosa Alcalá

Alcalá, Rosa • Zemborain, Lila
Title: Lila Zemborain and Rosa Alcalá
Reading Date: Thursday, November 19, 2009

Welcome and Introduction-4390

Description:

Welcome by Gail Browne. Introduction by Bonnie Jean Michalski.

"cuando la flor... / when the flower..."-4391

Description:

Poem by Lila Zemborain, translated by Mónica de la Torre.


Annotation:

Zemborain, Lila. Mauve Sea-Orchids. Tr. Rosa Alcalá and Mónica de la Torre. New York: Belladonna Books, 2007.

"si la mano de la historia... / if history's hand..."-4392

Description:

Poem by Lila Zemborain, translated by Mónica de la Torre.


Annotation:

Zemborain, Lila. Mauve Sea-Orchids. Tr. Rosa Alcalá and Mónica de la Torre. New York: Belladonna Books, 2007.

"la vida en las ciudades... / life in the city..."-4393

Description:

Poem by Lila Zemborain, translated by Mónica de la Torre.


Annotation:

Zemborain, Lila. Mauve Sea-Orchids. Tr. Rosa Alcalá and Mónica de la Torre. New York: Belladonna Books, 2007.

"la línea del horizonte... / the edge of the horizon..."-4394

Description:

Poem by Lila Zemborain, translated by Rosa Alcalá.


Annotation:

Zemborain, Lila. Mauve Sea-Orchids. Tr. Rosa Alcalá and Mónica de la Torre. New York: Belladonna Books, 2007.

"cielo mar cielo... / sky ocean sky..."-4395

Description:

Poem by Lila Zemborain, translated by Rosa Alcalá.


Annotation:

Zemborain, Lila. Mauve Sea-Orchids. Tr. Rosa Alcalá and Mónica de la Torre. New York: Belladonna Books, 2007.

Discussion about Ecology and Art-4396

"Confessional Poem"-4397

Annotation:

Alcalá, Rosa. Undocumentaries. Exeter: Shearsman Books, 2010.

"Autobiography"-4398

Annotation:

Alcalá, Rosa. Undocumentaries. Exeter: Shearsman Books, 2010.

"A Girl Leaves the Croft"-4399

Annotation:

Alcalá, Rosa. Undocumentaries. Exeter: Shearsman Books, 2010.

"Governance"-4400

Annotation:

Alcalá, Rosa. Undocumentaries. Exeter: Shearsman Books, 2010.

"Collaboration with Myself"-4401

Description:

Unpublished poem by Lila Zemborain, read simultaneously by Zemborain and Alcalá in English and Spanish.

Reading Date: Thursday, November 19, 2009
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): UA Poetry Center

Lila Zemborain and Rosa Alcalá present their work as part of the Poetry Center's Fall 2009 sequence of themed readings, "Oh Earth, Wait for Me: Conversations about Art and Ecology." In the first half of the reading, Zemborain reads poems in Spanish and Alcalá reads their translations in English. Next, Alcalá reads her own poems. The performance closes with a poem read simultaneously in English and Spanish.

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