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Thinking Its Presence Board Presents

Thinking Its Presence Board Presents

Aggarwal, Vidhu • Chen, Ching-In • Jarrett, Lisa • Matuk, Farid • Taitano, Lehua
Title: Thinking Its Presence Board Presents
Reading Date: Friday, October 20, 2017

"Notes Towards a Radioactive Sutra 2"-26813

Description:

By Vidhu Aggarwal; uncollected.

"Baggage Claims"-26815

Annotation:

Aggarwal, Vidhu. "Baggage Claims." Baggage Claims (exhibition catalog). Orlando: Orlando Museum of Art, 2017.

"dear story of a risk, 1878."-26817

Annotation:

Chen, Ching-In. Recombinant. Berkeley, CA: Kelsey Street Press, 2017.

"heritage"-26819

Annotation:

Chen, Ching-In. Recombinant. Berkeley, CA: Kelsey Street Press, 2017.

On KSMoCA (King School Museum of Contemporary Art)-26821

Description:

by Lisa Jarrett

On the University of Arizona M.F.A. Program and Tucson Writers-26823

Description:

by Farid Matuk

"Vulvas in the Academy"-26825

Description:

Read by Farid Matuk.


Annotation:

Ensor, Hannah. "Vulvas in the Academy." PEN Poetry Series. PEN America, 9 Mar. 2016. Web. 21 Dec. 2017.

Excerpt from "Dreaming of Ramadi in Detroit"-26827

Description:

Read by Farid Matuk.


Annotation:

Sabatini Sloan, Aisha. Dreaming of Ramadi in Detroit. 1913 Press, 2017.

"October 1—The Dow Closes Down 9509"-26829

Description:

Read by Farid Matuk. 


Annotation:

Briante, Susan. The Market Wonders. Boise: Ahsahta Press, 2016.

"Dear Melissa—"-26831

Description:

Read by Farid Matuk.


Annotation:

Tolbert, TC. "Dear Melissa—." Poem-a-Day. The Academy of American Poets, 6 May 2016. Web. 21 Dec. 2017.

"The Easement"-26833

Description:

Read by Farid Matuk.


Annotation:

Wilkinson, Joshua Marie. "The Easement." OmniVerse. Omniverse, n.d., web. 21 Dec. 2017.

Excerpt from "State of Erasure: Arizona’s Place, and the Place of Arizona, in the Mass Incarceration of Japanese Americans"-26835

Description:

Read by Farid Matuk.


Annotation:

Shimoda, Brandon. "State of Erasure: Arizona’s Place, and the Place of Arizona, in the Mass Incarceration of Japanese Americans." The Margins. Asian American Writers' Workshop, 20 Jan. 2017. Web. 21 Dec. 2017.

"My Father and I"-26837

Description:

Read by Farid Matuk.


Annotation:

Gonzales, Sarah. "My Father and I." The Feminist Wire. The Feminist Wire, 2 Jul. 2014. Web. 21 Dec. 2017.

Excerpt from "Biosphere 2: James D’Elia’s Duet"-26839

Description:

Read by Farid Matuk.


Annotation:

Burk, Wendy. "Biosphere 2: James D’Elia’s Duet." Poetic Field Reserach at Biosphere 2. Terrain.org, 5 Sep. 2014. Web. 21 Dec. 2017.

Excerpt from "The Legislation"-26841

Description:

Read by Farid Matuk.


Annotation:

Phillips, Logan. "The Legislation." Dirtyverbs. Logan Phillips, 1 June 2014, web. 21 Dec. 2017.

Excerpt from "An ocean-like hush"-26843

Description:

Read by Farid Matuk.


Annotation:

Ace, Samuel. "An ocean-like hush." Posit: A Journal of Literature and Art (12). Posit, Dec. 2016. Web. 21 Dec. 2017.

"It Is Going to Rain"-26845

Description:

Read by Farid Matuk.


Annotation:

Zepeda, Ofelia. Jewed 'I-Hoi/Earth Movements. Tucson: Kore Press, 1997.

"The First"-26847

Description:

Read by Farid Matuk.


Annotation:

Fowler-Chapman, Teré. "The First." Fuck Art, Let's Dance. Nostrovia! Press, Dec. 2016. Web. 21 Dec. 2017.

Movement and Breathing-26849

Description:

by Lehua Taitano

On Pacific Islander Visibility and Invisibility-26851

Description:

by Lehua Taitano

"A Love Letter to the Chamoru People in the Twenty-first Century"-26942

Annotation:

Taitano, Lehua. "A Love Letter to the Chamoru People in the Twenty-first Century." A poem for Chamorus. Lehua M. Taitano, web. 21 Dec. 2017.

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Reading Date: Friday, October 20, 2017
Series: Thinking Its Presence
Sponsor(s): Thinking Its Presence, UA Poetry Center
Location(s): UA Poetry Center

At the 2017 Thinking Its Presence Conference, several members of the Thinking Its Presence Board—Vidhu Aggarwal, Ching-In Chen, Lisa Jarrett, and Lehua Taitano—read from or discuss their creative work. Board member Farid Matuk reads work from a selection of Tucson-based writers: Samuel Ace, Susan Briante, Wendy Burk, Hannah Ensor, Teré Fowler-Chapman, Sarah Gonzales, Logan Phillips, Aisha Sabatini Sloan, Brandon Shimoda, TC Tolbert, Joshua Marie Wilkinson, and Ofelia Zepeda. 

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