Sept 30 | Contemporary Poetry and Politics

Dr Jasper Bernes, Stanford University 
Belle van Zuylenzaal, University Library Singel 
Saturday, Sept. 30th: 2-3pm 

The ASCA is pleased to announce a special event this Saturday, September 30th: “Contemporary Poetry and Politics” with Dr. Jasper Bernes from Stanford University. Join us for a one-hour poetry reading and Q&A discussion from 2-3pm in the Belle van Zuylenzaal, University Library.

Jasper Bernes is author of a scholarly book, The Work of Art in the Age of Deindustrialization (Stanford University Press, 2017), and two volumes of poetry: Starsdown (2007), and We Are Nothing and So Can You (2015). Excerpts from We Are Nothing and So Can You have appeared in Lana Turner, The American Reader, the Capilano Review, Hi Zero, Prelude, and elsewhere. His writing on contemporary politics and political economy can be found in venues such as The New Inquiry, Los Angeles Review of Books, Endnotes, and Viewpoint.

He is presently at work on a book about revolution in the 21st century. Together with Joshua Clover and Juliana Spahr, he edits Commune Editions.