Saturday, January 21, 2012

Shokan Tadashi Kondo Visit in March

We are thrilled to report that international renku master Shokan Tadashi Kondo will visit New Orleans in March.

Monday, March 19. 6:00 – 7:45 p.m. He will attend the regular monthly meeting of the New Orleans Haiku Society as our special guest reader. He will talk about renku informally and participate in our sharing and critique of haiku. 5120 St. Charles Avenue. This meeting is open to the public.

Wednesday, March 21. 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. He will give a talk at Xavier University of Louisiana on "A Brief History of Haiku and Renku." NCF Academic Science Building, Room 173. This lecture, sponsored by the Xavier English Department, is open to Xavier students, faculty, staff and to the general public.

Sunday, March 25. 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. "Renku Seminar: Form and Practice." He will lead a workshop to write a short form of renku. All are invited. Latter Library, 5120 St. Charles Avenue.