Speaker: Moez Surani
Listen as poet-provocateur Moez Surani reads from عملية Operación Opération Operation 行 动 Oперация—a book-length poetic inventory of contemporary rhetoric of violence and aggression, as depicted through the evolution of the language used to name the many military operations conducted by UN Member Nations since the organization’s inception in 1945. The reading will be followed by a discussion moderated by Julie Trébault, Director of PEN America’s Artist at Risk Connection.
This event is co-hosted by the Leitner Center, the Creative Writing Program at Fordham University, and Kundiman.
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