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Hora Zero and the Infrarealists

April 4 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium 

(165 Barrows Hall) 

Thursday, April 4, 2024 • 3 p.m- 6:00pm

Five scholars will present work on the 1970s Peruvian  poetry group “Hora Zero’ and its relation to  Infrarealism in Mexico. Fifty years ago, both groups  sought to democratize and transform the practice of  poetry by employing new and challenging forms of  artistic expression. Peruvian writers Rocío Uchofen  and Roger Santivañez, and Carlos Villacorta together  with the translator and associate professor John  Burns and Mexican professor, poet, and editor Ruben  Medina will discuss the works of Jorge Pimentel,  Carmen Ollé and Enrique Verástegui among others.


April 4
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm