Red Alert in Chiapas

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You might not have noticed in the UK news media that Subcomandante Marcos declared a
Red Alert
in the region controlled by the FZLN three days ago. A translation of the communiqué is here.



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The Programme of The First Pearl River (Guangzhou) International Poetry Conference

I. The First Session

Time: 8:30 – 12:00 am, Saturday, June 25, 2005

Place: The Lecture Room, The Third Floor (Am.E.), The School of Foreign Languages, Sun Yat-sen University (Guangzhou)

Topic: The Form of Poetry (Covering: Traditional and Modern Western Poetic Forms, Traditional and Modern Chinese Poetic Forms; Rhythm and Rhyme; The Musicality of Poetry, etc.)

1. Keynote Speaker: Che Qianzi
2. Panellists: J. H. Prynne; John Wilkinson; Che Qianzi; Lu Jiande; Li Zhimin
3. Poetry-reading Performers: Keston Sutherland; Zhu Ziqing; Li Chengjian; Green Snake; Gao Xing; Zhou Yaping
4. Moderators: Prof. Ou Hong; Dr. Gao Wenping

II. The Second Session

Time: 14:00 – 17:30 pm, Saturday, June 25, 2005

Place: The Academic Lecture Hall, The Fourth Floor of the Library, Guangdong University of Commercial Studies (Guangzhou)

Topic: The Image in Poetry (Covering: Images in Traditional and Modern Western Poetry; Images in Traditional and Modern Chinese Poetry; The Difference between Images in Poetry and the Novel; The Forming of Poetic Images, etc.)

1. Keynote Speaker: John Wilkinson

2. Panellists: John Wilkinson; Keston Sutherland; Zhou Yaping; Gao Xing; Gao Wenping

3. Poetry-reading performers: J. H. Prynne; Cao Shanke; Xu Jian; Mo Fei; Pu Durong; Shu Cai

4. Moderators: Prof. Yong Heming; Prof. Cao Shanke

III. The Third Session

Time: 8:30 – 12:00 am, Sunday, June 26, 2005

Place: The Yaoguang Lecture Hall, The Academic Centre of Guangzhou University at Guihua Gang

Topic: The Language of Poetry (Covering: Poetic Language and Daily Language; Traditional Poetic Language and Modern Poetic Language; The Language of Poetry and Prose; The Similarities and Differences between Western and Chinese Poetic Language; The Poetics of Translation; etc.)

1. Keynote Speaker: J. H. Prynne

2. Panellists: J. H. Prynne; Tom Raworth; Shu Cai; Huang Fan; Mo Fei

3. Poetry-reading Performers: John Wilkinson; Che Qianzi; Zheng Jie; Lei Yanni; Marianne Moris; Wen Ying

4. Moderators: Prof. Yu Dong; Dr. Li Zhimin

IV. The Final Session

Time: 14:00 – 17:30 pm, Sunday, June 26, 2005

Place: The International Conference Hall, The Third Floor of the Admistration Building, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (Guangzhou)

Topic: The Spirit of Poetry (Covering: The Function of Poetry; Poetry and the Age; Poetry and Individuals; The World of Poetry and the World of Life; Internet and Poetry; Poets and Readers; etc.)
1. Keynote Speaker: Keston Sutherland

2. Panellists: Keston Sutherland; Maud Ellman; Huang Xiuji; Zhu Ziqing; Zhang Yuejun

3. Poetry-reading Performers: Tom Raworth; Huang Fan; Chao Sheng; Shen Jie; Zhang Guangkui; Sheng Yan

4. Moderators: Prof. Liu Yan; Prof. Zhang Yuejun


Sequence: 1. The Opening Ceremony or Other Speech(es); 2. The Keynote Speaker (30 minutes); 3. The Panellist Discussion (40 minutes); 4. Poetry Reading (30 minutes); 5. Tea Break (15 minutes); 6. The Panellist Discussion (40 minutes); 7. Poetry Reading (30 minutes); 8. The Closing Ceremony or Other Speech(es).


Happy Birthday!

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to Aram Raworth and Ron Padgett



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The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form has some gems, and as it only covers A to Ba at present you’ve time to sharpen your pencil.


Welcome and Congratulations

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Iris Rosemarine Simcha Tiley Watson, daughter of Esther Rose Irene Tiley Leslie and Benedick Harold Guy Watson, was born at 11.28am on 13 June 2005, weighing 7lb 15 oz or 3600gr.



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FLICKR TEST RUN, originally uploaded by raworth.

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