Event Title

A Conversation with Li-Young Lee

Presenter Information

Li-Young Lee

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

29-3-2007 8:00 PM

End Date

29-3-2007 9:00 PM

Description

In this audiovisual recording from March 29, 2007 as part of the 38th annual UND Writers Conference: “Writing the Body,” Li-Young Lee reads a selection of poems from his then-unpublished collection Behind My Eyes and discusses art and the human existence. Lee reads “Station,” the then-untitled “A Hymn to Childhood,” “Self-help for Fellow Refugees,” and “Immigrant Blues. Lee begins and ends the event with a discussion of aesthetic consciousness, duality of existence, poetry as dialogue between lovers, his father's political life in China, philosophy of poetry, and religion in poetry. Lee closes with a reading of “After the Pyre” and “Trading for Heaven.”

Introduced and moderated by Heidi Czerwiec.

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Mar 29th, 8:00 PM Mar 29th, 9:00 PM

A Conversation with Li-Young Lee

UND Memorial Ballroom

In this audiovisual recording from March 29, 2007 as part of the 38th annual UND Writers Conference: “Writing the Body,” Li-Young Lee reads a selection of poems from his then-unpublished collection Behind My Eyes and discusses art and the human existence. Lee reads “Station,” the then-untitled “A Hymn to Childhood,” “Self-help for Fellow Refugees,” and “Immigrant Blues. Lee begins and ends the event with a discussion of aesthetic consciousness, duality of existence, poetry as dialogue between lovers, his father's political life in China, philosophy of poetry, and religion in poetry. Lee closes with a reading of “After the Pyre” and “Trading for Heaven.”

Introduced and moderated by Heidi Czerwiec.