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  Thursday, March 27, 2003
Open Forum: Environmental Activism and Poetry
Campus Center, Multipurpose Room  4:00 pm
Homero Aridjis, Mexico's most celebrated living poet and a committed environmental activist, will speak about environmental issues, followed by a poetry reading featuring John Ashbery, Charles P. Stevenson Jr. Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard, and Robert Kelly, Asher B. Edelman Professor of Literature at Bard, reading English-language versions of Aridjis's poetry. Betty Ferber de Aridjis, an environmental activist and translator, will also participate in the program. A brief book-signing session with Aridjis will follow the poetry reading.
Sponsored by: Bard Center for Environmental Policy; Languages and Literature/Latin American and Iberian Studies
Contact: David Tav├írez  845-758-7545

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