Beats and Beyond: Documenting the Poets of the 60s

What:Join poet and artist Cecilia Vicuña and filmmakers Melanie La Rosa and Henry Ferrini for a conversation about films that bring into cinematic focus the untold histories of a radical literary era. With excerpts from films El Corno Emplumado – A Story From the Sixties, This Bird Flies Backward (on the life and work of poet Diane di Prima), and Polis Is This: Charles Olson and the Persistence of Place. Moderated by Tonya Foster.

When/Where: March 15th , 6:30PM, The Graduate Center, CUNY, The Skylight Room (365 Fifth Ave).

Co-sponsored by the Ph.D. Program in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages and the Doctoral Students Council


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