Cultural Lectures

The Owl in the Mask of the Dreamer, collected Poems by John Haines

An Appreciation for John Haines’ Poetry---From the Perspective of Chinese

October 11th, 2018, 12:00pm-2:00pm

Location:  UAA Bookstore Loft

This lecture is going to discuss John Haines poems through a Chinese lens.  Explored are the influences of Chinese poets in John Haines’ early poems and the challenges in translating them into Chinese.

Free Coffee and Refreshment!

Free admission and open to all ages! 

 

Tao

A Legendary Chinese Poetess and Courtesan---Xue Tao

November 1st, 2018, 12:00pm-2:00pm

Location: UAA Bookstore Loft

Xue Tao (A.D. 768-831) was well known as a poet in an age when all men of learning were poets--and almost all women were illiterate. But in the meanwhile, she also possessed another two identities, which achieved her legendary life and meandering love. 

Free Coffee and Refreshment!

Free admission and open to all ages!

 

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