Austerity Measures

General Programming

  • Program in Hellenic Studies
  • The Modern Greek Seminar at The University Seminar Program
  • Women Poets at Barnard
  • Barnard Center for Translation Studies
  • Free and open to the public
  • No registration necessary
  • First come, first seated

A multi media performance and discussion of Greek crisis poetry to launch the anthology, Austerity Measures (Penguin, 2016). The poets and translators Phoebe Giannisi, Jazra Khaleed, Peter Constantine and Karen Van Dyck read works in Greek and in English translation. Edwin Frank (NYRB) responds. The event is complemented by an exhibition of recent Greek fanzines curated by Dimitris Antoniou and Karla Neilsen for the Rare Book and Manuscript Library.