Humberto Ak’abal              


A Conversatorio with Humberto Ak’abal

Mon., Mar. 12, noon; 540 Clemens Hall

Voz y poesía/Voice and Poetry (ñ series)

Wed., Mar. 14, 4pm; 420 Capen Hall


Ak’abal, a K’iche’ Maya poet who writes in both K’iche’ and Spanish, has been translated into French, English, German, and Italian. In 1993 he won the Quetzal de Oro prize.




Cecilia Vicuña


Words within Words

Mon., Mar. 19, noon; 540 Clemens Hall

Screening and discussion of her films

Tues., Mar. 20, 8pm; Hallwalls (2495 Main St., Buffalo)

Poetry Reading (ñ series)

Wed., Mar. 21, 4pm; CFA Screening Room


Vicuña is a Chilean poet, artist, and filmmaker living in New York City. Her publications include Unravelling Words and the Weaving of Water, QUIPOem/The Precarious, and Cloud-net.




These performances are a part of the “Wednesdays at 4 PLUS” series. They are sponsored by the James H. McNulty Chair, Department of English (Dennis Tedlock), and The Poetry and Rare Books Collection (Robert Bertholf), and produced in cooperation with the Center for the Americas, the Center for the Arts, and Talking Leaves Books. For further information contact Donna at 645-3422 or