Saturday, November 23, 2019

Saturday, November 23: Rodrigo Bravo & Sean Negus

RODRIGO BRAVO holds a Master’s in Linguistics with a background in Classics and Hebrew Studies at the University of São Paulo. He is a translator and researcher in linguistics with emphasis in translation of poetic discourse, comparative literature, and stychology. Lecturer at the graduate school of music at Faculdade Santa Marcelina, he develops his doctoral research at the Graduate School of Foreign Languages and Translation Studies at USP. Curator of the TransFormações exposition, at Casa das Rosas (SP) (2017), he also serves as a member of the editorial board of the literary series Neûron at Editora Córrego. Bravo authored academic essays, articles and the books Ernesto na Torre de Babel (2016), Poligonia do Haikai (2017), Teso (2018), Um Livro para Rufino (2018), and Mavórcio Libreto (2019). He is one of the creators of Saccades: a review of Contemporary Brazilian poetry.

SEAN NEGUS teaches in the Writing & Literature Program at California College of the Arts. His scholarly research has examined the relationship between human consciousness and self-representation in experimental autobiographies, as well as histories of alternative spiritualities in counter-cultural literature, such as Buddhism in the Beat Generation. He is a translator of poetry from Portuguese and co-edits (with Rodrigo Bravo) the journal Saccades, focusing on contemporary Brazilian poetry. In 2018, he guest/co-edited an edition of DUSIE magazine featuring the work of more than fifty-two contemporary Brazilian poets and visual artists. Hurricane Music, his first collection of poems, is just out from Editora Córrego.

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A night of Brazilian poetry
in Portuguese & English with

Doors 7:30pm
Reading 8pm

951 Chung King Rd
Chinatown, LA 

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