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Wednesday
11
APR

This Tank Full of Dreams: Buddhism, Poetry, and the Beats

18:30
20:30
Emory Libraries
Event organized by Emory Libraries

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Please register at http://emorylib.info/beats-buddhism. A celebration of the rich connections and intersections between Eastern traditions and American poetry. The evening will feature Emory faculty reading Buddhist poems in their original languages, including Japanese, Tibetan, Sanskrit, Pali, and Chinese. Students will then read Beat poetry in English, responding to the Buddhist tradition. A reception will accompany the readings. Co-sponsored by the Rose Library and Emory’s Department of Religion. Parking: Fishburne deck. For disability-related accommodations, please contact events manager Maya Cody in advance at maya.cody@emory.edu or 404-727-7620. (Rescheduled from March 7.)

The event is presented in conjunction with the Emory Libraries exhibition “The Dream Machine: The Beat Generation & the Counterculture, 1940-1975," on view in the Schatten Gallery until May 15. http://bit.ly/beats-at-emory.