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Sijo Workshop with Prof. David McCann

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus Kent Hall, Room 403

David McCann is Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Literature in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University. His several prizes, grants, and fellowships include the Cultural Order of Merit awarded by the Korean government, the Manhae Prize in Arts and Sciences, the Daesan Foundation Translation Grant, and the Korea P.E.N. Center Translation Prize.

His books include Azaleas, a book of poems by Kim Sowl, Traveler Maps: Poems by Ko Un, The Columbia Anthology of Modern Korean Poetry, Early Korean Literature: Selections and Introductions, War and Democracy: A Comparative Study of the Korean War and the Peloponnesian War (with Barry S. Strauss) and The Classical Moment: Views from Seven Literatures (with Gail H. Warhaft). His poems have been published in Poetry, Salamander, Runes, Caf Review, Off the Coast, Spillway and other journals. His poem David was included in the Pushcart Prize Anthology III. His recent books of poems include the chapbook Slipping Away (Finishing Line Press, 2013) and a collection of poems in the sijo form, Urban Temple (Bo Leaf Books, 2010) with a Korean-English edition from Changbi Publishers in 2012.