Point of Contact's annual poetry reading series CRUEL APRIL welcomes José Sanjinés on THURSDAY, APRIL 19. Sanjinés will present his new work featured in the 2018 edition of Corresponding Voices, Vol.11, published by Point of Contact, edited by Jules Gibbs, Tere Paniagua and Kathy Everly.
Reading will be followed by an intimate reception with the poet.
FREE ADMISSION. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Free Parking available on the SU lot, corner of West and W Feyette.
Born in La Paz, Bolivia, José Sanjinés is a Syracuse University alum, currently an associate professor in the Department of Communication, Media, & Culture at Coastal Carolina University. His recent scholarship explores the possibilities (and limits) of today’s multimodal systems of communication. His work has been published in journals such as Semiotica, Signs and Society, Studies in Communication Science, Sign System Studies, Semiotics, The American Journal of Semiotics, The Latin Americanist, Inti, El Ojo que Piensa, and Point of Contact. The Interdisciplinary Journal for Germanic Linguistics and Semiotic Analysis (UC Berkeley) has published his contributions on the work of Umberto Eco, intersemiosis, and autocommuication. He is the aurthor of poetry, fiction, and a book on the short narrative of Julio Cortázar: Paseos en el horizonte (Strolls in the Horizon).
This program is possible thanks to the support of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Coalition of Museum and Art Centers (CMAC) at Syracuse University, the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), CNY Arts and SU’s Department of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics.