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Etel Adnan

Etel Adnan interviewed by Jennifer Scappettone, Paris, September 23 and 24, 2017

  • Part 1: Home Life and School in Beirut (12:53): MP3
  • Part 2: A Family of Exiles (8:08): MP3
  • Part 3: The École des Lettres and Arrival in France (13:50): MP3
  • Part 4: Education in Philosophy and Beginnings in Painting (15:53): MP3
  • Part 5: Relations between Poetry, Painting, and Philosophy (18:09): MP3
  • Part 6: English-Language Poetry and US Politics from the Vietnam War through Today (14:27): MP3
  • Part 7: Cultural Identity, Multilingualism, and Translation (7:23): MP3

Public Talk with Etel Adnan at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, England, June 1, 2016

Complete recording (45:59): MP3

Etel Adnan Homage Reading, December 11, 2012, The Green Arcade Books Ideas Goods

Homage to Etel Adnan Co-sponsored with The Poetry Center and Small Press Traffic, a book party with contributors to the Post-Apollo Press anthology Homage to Etel Adnan, edited by Steve Dickison, Lindsey Boldt and Samantha Giles


    Reading from The Arab Apocalypse, Serpentine Gallery Map Marathon, October 16 and 17, 2010

    Complete reading (14:38): YouTube

    Appearing on Cross-Cultural Poetics, hosted by Leonard Schwartz

    Episode #118: Forms of Violence, November 9, 2006

    Etel Adnan, on the phone from Paris, France, reads from her book In the Heart of A Heart Of Another Country (City Lights), and meditates on her mother city of Beirut and American violence, inner and outer.

    Complete program (19:25): MP3


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