Oct
25

Date: Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017

Time: 2:30PM - 8:30PM
Nanaimo Campus

Building: 355 Room: 203


Add to Calendar2017 Gustafson Distinguished Poet Fred Wah10/25/2017 02:30 PM10/25/2017 08:30 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverAward-winning and former Parliamentary Poet Fred Wah is VIU's 2017 Ralph Gustafson Poetry Chair. He will be in Nanaimo for events Wednesday, October 25th and Thursday, October 26th. Wednesday, October 25th, Reading and Q & A for Students, 2:30-4pm Building 355, Room 211 Free Public Reading: Fred Wah, with Delani Valin, 7:30-8:30pm White Sails Brewing, 125 Comox Rd, Nanaimo Thursday, October 26th Distinguished Poet’s Lecture: “On My Way to Get a Pail of Water” Hear about Wah's “poem as long as the Columbia River”, a current project that engages a range of poetic attentions to notions such as the confounding dynamics of border, nation, and treaty, the socio-political dimensions of place and names, colonization, dams, and salmon. 7pm, Building 355, Room 203, VIU Nanaimo Campus Followed by Catered Reception with Cash Bar Courtesy Parking in N lots Building: 355 Room: 203 false

Award-winning and former Parliamentary Poet Fred Wah is VIU's 2017 Ralph Gustafson Poetry Chair. He will be in Nanaimo for events Wednesday, October 25th and Thursday, October 26th.

Wednesday, October 25th,

Reading and Q & A for Students, 2:30-4pm
Building 355, Room 211

Free Public Reading: Fred Wah, with Delani Valin, 7:30-8:30pm
White Sails Brewing, 125 Comox Rd, Nanaimo

Thursday, October 26th

Distinguished Poet’s Lecture: “On My Way to Get a Pail of Water”
Hear about Wah's “poem as long as the Columbia River”, a current project that engages a range of poetic attentions to notions such as the confounding dynamics of border, nation, and treaty, the socio-political dimensions of place and names, colonization, dams, and salmon.

7pm, Building 355, Room 203, VIU Nanaimo Campus

Followed by Catered Reception with Cash Bar
Courtesy Parking in N lots

Contact Name:
Toni Smith
Contact Email:
Toni.Smith@viu.ca

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