What Where Series: Readings by Lisa Linn Kanae, Jai Arun Ravine, and Amina Cain

We are pleased to announce our third What Where Series of the semester! This event is free and open to the public. We hope to see you there!

What Where Series: Readings by Lisa Linn Kanae, Jai Arun Ravine, & Amina Cain
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center (PAC)—Entrance through east side of PAC, alongside Naropa Green

For more information, please contact:
Ariella Ruth

Born and raised on O`ahu, Lisa Linn Kanae is the author of Sista Tongue, a memoir/essay that weaves the social history of Hawai`i Creole English with personal experience and Islands Linked by Ocean, a collection of short stories. Kanae’s prose and poetry have been published in Ōiwi: A Native Hawaiian Journal, Hybolics, Tinfish, Hawai`i Pacific Review and Bamboo Ridge publications. She is the recipient of the 2010 Elliot Cades Award for Literature, Emerging Artist. She teaches literature and composition at Kapi‘olani Community College in Honolulu.


Amina Cain is the author of two collections of stories: Creature (Dorothy, a publishing project, 2013) and I Go To Some Hollow (Les Figues Press, 2009). Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in n+1, BOMB, The Encyclopedia Project, Denver Quarterly, Two Serious Ladies, and other places. She is also a curator, most notably for the literature/performance/video festivals Both Sides and The Center (with Teresa Carmody) at the MAK Center/Schindler House in West Hollywood and When Does It or You Begin? Memory as Innovation (with Jennifer Karmin) at Links Hall in Chicago. She lives in Los Angeles.


Jai Arun Ravine is an interstitial writer, dancer, performer and filmmaker. They are the author of ???? AND THEN ENTWINE: LESSON PLANS, POEMS, KNOTS (TinFish Press), THE SPIDERBOI FILES and the creator of TOM/TRANS/THAI, a short film on Thai and Thai American trans-masculinities, which has screened at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (Thailand), Sabina Lee Gallery (Los Angeles), CAAMFest 2013 (San Francisco) and My People Film Series (Pittsburgh). All three works are being taught in college courses across the US. A recipient of fellowships from ComPeung, Djerassi and Kundiman, they are also a staff writer for Lantern Review. jaiarunravine.wordpress.com

Please see the flier below for information about our upcoming What Where Series events.

WHAT WHERE SERIES--new version
Naropa University welcomes participants with disabilities. Please contact Ariella Ruth at agoldberg@naropa.edu or 303-546-3581 to inquire about accessibility and discuss disability accommodations needed to participate fully in this event.

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