21 februari: A Marriage of Minds: The Poetry of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes

** Please note: there is currently a waiting list for this event** Waterstones 21 februari Tijd: 19.00-21.00 Entree: for a spot on the waiting list, email Tim at amsterdam@waterstones.com. Come to Waterstones for an evening of poetry and commentary celebrating the entwined lives of these two great poets. This is a highly dramatic and passionate…

9 februari: Women’s Resistance through Arts and the Media in Indonesia

Perdu 9 February Time: 19.00 Entrance: free The discourse of sexuality is inseparable from the tension and polarization that characterize politics and culture in Indonesia. Last year, after a series of anti-LGBT statements were publicly expressed by government officials and public figures, “pro-family” groups proposed to outlaw non-marital sex and homosexuality. This is not a…

8 januari: VERSO / vol 3. no. 5 “Blood”

Mezrab 8 januari Time: 19:00-22:00 Entrance: 5 euro Every second Sunday, join VERSO / in maps and legends, elevations and anatomies, fallen objects and hindrances, the celestial charts and altering seabeds. VERSO / is a monthly literary journal of our city’s and our world’s best editors, writers, artists, and thinkers, in live-form poems, stories, essays,…