Discussing the poetry anthology "Austerity Measures"
Join us on Tuesday, May 22, at ΣΑΙΞΠΗΡΙΚόΝ bookstore to discuss the poetry anthology Austerity Measures together with the editor Karen Van Dyck and some of the poets. The discussion will be in Greek.
What the press wrote about the anthology:
Karen Van Dyck's short bio
Karen Van Dyck is the Kimon A. Doukas Professor of Modern Greek Language and Literature in the Classics Department at Columbia University. She is the Founding Director of Hellenic Studies and has also been an active member of the Institute for Research on Women, Sexuality and Gender (IRWSG), the Institute of Comparative Literature and Society (ICLS), the European Institute and the Istanbul Global Center. Her books include Kassandra and the Censors, The Rehearsal of Misunderstanding, The Scattered Papers of Penelope, and most recently Austerity Measures: The New Greek Poetry, winner of the London Hellenic Prize (2016). Her essays and translations have appeared in The Guardian, LARB, and World Literature Today. She is working on a book entitled A Different Alphabet that examines the ways in which translingualism becomes a resource for rethinking the relations between migration, translation, and world literature.