Sing Lit 101: Poetry and Existence IV - Panel Discussion


2017 kicks off with the final season of Sing Lit 101: How to Read a Singaporean Poem! This fourth season promises to be the quirkiest yet as well-loved poet and literary critic Gwee Li Sui gives six more groundbreaking lectures on Singapore’s English-language verse. He will now turn the spotlight on a range of voices from the 1990s, some less known today than others. The focus will bring a radically fresh texture to our sense of a pivotal decade in Singaporean literature.

As with previous seasons, six compelling poems will be dissected for what they can mean and what they reveal about developments in society and culture. If you want a clear introduction to Singaporean literature or poetry in general, there is simply no better place to go! Gwee’s lectures are famously accessible, passionate, and insightful. Regardless of your age or background, you will be charmed by his textual readings and drawn to the continuing relevance of verse.

18 Feb 2017
Poetry and Existence IV -
Panel Discussion

Why do poets write? How does poetry grow with a poet as he or she ages and shapes the way he or she understands himself or herself, others, and the world? What can the reading of poetry do for us in our own lives? Join Gwee Li Sui as he concludes his four-year-long seminal series of lectures at The Arts House with a panel discussion featuring Felix Cheong and Lin Hsin Hsin. Listen and interact with these poets who have helped shape our cultural landscape as they share about their private living in art.

  • Title was changed to "Sing Lit 101: Poetry and Existence IV - Panel Discussion". Orig#225369 2017-02-12 05:17:13
More updates
Sat Feb 18, 2017
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM SGT
Add to Calendar
Living Room, The Arts House
Free Admission FULL
Venue Address
1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429 Singapore
The Arts House