Poetry Reading Featuring Craig Santos Perez

When: Tuesday, October 17, 2023 10:30 am
Where: Kaplan Hall 193

Join us for a poetry reading featuring Dr. Craig Santos Perez. He is the author of two spoken word poetry albums, Undercurrent (2011) and Crosscurrent (2017), and five books of poetry: from unincorporated territory [hacha] (2008), from unincorporated territory [saina] (2010), from unincorporated territory [guma’] (2014), from unincorporated territory [lukao] (2017), and Habitat Threshold (2020). His work has been translated into Chinese, Japanese, French, German, and Spanish.

The reading will be followed by a discussion moderated by UCLA English Professor Ho’esta Mo’e’hahne.

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Dr. Craig Santos Perez will also present a talk, Pacific Islander Eco-Poetics, in the afternoon at 4:00pm. Full details can be found here.

Craig Santos Perez is an indigenous Chamoru from Guam. He holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of San Francisco and a Ph.D. in ethnic studies from the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of six books of poetry and the academic monograph Navigating Chamoru Poetry: Indigeneity, Aesthetics, and Decolonization (2022), which received the MLA Prize for Studies in Native Literatures. He is also the co-editor of seven anthologies, including Indigenous Pacific Islander Eco-Literatures (2022), which received the ASLE Creative Writing Book Award.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2023 10:30 am America/Los_Angeles Poetry Reading Featuring Craig Santos Perez Kaplan Hall 193 UCLA English