Next week, two internationally-known poets will be reading their work at Smith College.
On Monday, October 17, poet and translator Claudia Roquette-Pinto of Rio de Janeiro will perform at 7 p.m. in the Stoddard Hall Auditorium. Roquette-Pinto is the author of five volumes of poetry and has won Brazil’s Jabuti Prize for her book Corola. The reading is being presented by the Portuguese-Brazilian Studies department.
The next morning, October 18, guests are invited to a Breakfast Chat with Roquette-Pinto at the Global Studies Center at 8:30 a.m.
Also on Tuesday, October 18, acclaimed Indian poet Arvind Krishna Mehrotra will be performing at Smith College’s Stoddard Hall Auditorium. Mehrotra has published four collections of poetry in English and has edited several books. The event, which begins at 7:30 p.m., is presented by the Office of the Provost, the Global Studies Center, the Five-College Faculty Seminar on Literary Translation, and the Louise W. and Edmund J. Kahn Liberal Arts Institute.
Both poetry readings are free and open to the public.