YouTube Video Description - [Channel: Harvard]:
Eminent poet and translator Pierre Joris meditates on his 50-year engagement with the works of Paul Celan. A multimedia show, produced by Nicole Peyrafitte, the event integrates a range of elements including live narrative and translated poems, and a slideshow of visual materials including photographs, manuscript pages, etchings by Gisèle Celan-Lestrange, historical documents and other relevant and resonant materials. The recording was made during the Occupy Harvard movement and references are made to it at the beginning of the program.With Paul Celan into the 21st Century: Pierre Joris || Woodberry Poetry Room.
November 15, 2011 at the Edison-Newman Room, Houghton Library