Now in its fourth season, The Archive Project features recordings from our special events and community readings. Stream recordings from Portland Arts & Lectures events, the Verselandia! citywide youth poetry slam, and Wordstock: Portland's Book Festival.

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Delve Seminar Summary: Roberto Bolaño–State/Art/Violence

June 19, 2018

[by Patrick Newsom] Seminar Title: “Roberto Bolaño: State/Art/Violence” Guide: Benjamin McPherson Ficklin Texts by Roberto Bolaño: The Savage Detectives  Distant Star Antwerp     Bolano: Art, State, Violence   My first encounter with Roberto Bolaño’s novel The Savage Detectives was…

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Delve Seminar Summary: Octavia Butler’s Parables

June 19, 2018

[by Krystal Wu] Seminar Title: “Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower and Parable of the Talents” Guide: Christopher Rose Novel Series by Octavia Butler: Parable of the Sower (novel) Parable of the Talents (novel)     All that you touch, You…

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Delve Seminar Summary: George Saunders–The Long and Short Of It

June 19, 2018

[by Elizabeth Scott] Seminar Title: “George Saunders: The Long and Short of It” Guide: Trevor Dodge Texts by George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (novel) Tenth of December (stories)   9/6/17 After introductions, Trevor spent some time talking about George Saunders’ writing…

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Tribute to Ursula K Le Guin

Tribute to Ursula K Le Guin

June 20, 2018

In collaboration with the Le Guin family, Literary Arts invited the public to join in honoring the life and work of Ursula K. Le Guin at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall i Portland, Oregon on June 13.

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