A series of poetry readings and a documentary film showcasing the bilingual magazine El Corno Emplumado/The Plumed Horn, produced in the 1960s, will take place this fall at New York University’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (53 Washington Square South). Curated by Lila Zemborain of NYU’s Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages, the events are free and open to the public. For further information, call 212.998.3650 or visit www.nyu.edu/kjc.
On Friday, September 29, at 6:15 p.m., the documentary film Plumed Horn: A Story from the Sixties/El corno emplumado: Una historia de los setenta, directed by Anne Mette Nielsen, will be screened, followed by a panel discussion. Participants include: author, editor, and translator Jerome Rothenberg, Chilean poet, artist, and filmmaker Cecilia Vicuña, and Mexican poet and co-founder of The Plumed Horn Sergio Mondragón. Nielsen will moderate. The discussion revisits the histories, thoughts, dreams, and visions of those poets during the Sixties who produced and participated in the bilingual magazine Plumed Horn. This is a bilingual event.
On Friday, October 13, at 6:15 p.m., Argentine poets María Negroni and Guillermo Saavedra will read in Spanish. David Oubiña from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts will introduce.
On Friday, November 3, at 6:15 p.m., Bolivian poet Eduardo Mitre will read selections from his essay and anthology De cuatro constelaciones: Ricardo Jaimes Freyre, Franz Tamayo, Gregorio Reynolds, José Eduardo Guerra. Introduced by Edmundo Paz Soldán, the reading is in Spanish.
On Friday, December 1, at 6:15 p.m., Chicano poet Tino Villaneuva and Columbian poet Consuelo Hernández will read. Curator Zemborain will introduce. This is a bilingual event.