HAIKU CANADA CONFERENCE: ROOTS AND SHOOTS May 21 - 23, 2004 Carleton University, Ottawa ,Ontario.
Friday, May 21,
Archives,Publication Room ( 118 Leeds Hall) Carleton University Art Gallery ( see Claudia Coutu if you have items for the silent auction, this is an option)
5:00 dinner ( on your own) Carleton Cafeteria open ( 5:00 -6:30 )
7:00 Welcoming Remarks
Nick Avis, Terry Ann Carter Room 124 Leeds Hall
7:30 Holographic Anthology, 2004.
Marco Fraticelli, Philomene Kocher
8:00 Launch: Tulip Anthology - Angela Leuck
8:30 Winona Baker
Video - 1989 prize trip to Japan (celebration of 300th anniversary of Basho's Oko no Hoshomichi)
9:00 Launch/Reading "The Second Time" Marco Fraticelli,
Late Night Renku Party - Marshall Hryciuk
Saturday, May 22,
8:30 Business Meeting
9:30 Anonymous Workshop
11:00 Stanford Forrester
A Bowl of Rice:An Introduction to the Haiku of Taneda Santoka
12:15 Lunch ( Carleton Cafeteria)
1:15 Margaret Chula
Three Women Who Loved Love -The Life
and Poems of Izumi Shikibu, Akiko Yosano, and Masajo Suzuki.
2:30 DeVar Dahl: haiku form/haiku feel: a discussion.
3:00 haiku reading DeVar Dahl, Stanford Forrester ( the wooded glen)
3:15 Raffael de Gruttola:Expanding Renku Borders
4:00 ginko walk
6:00 Saturday Evening Banquet Stormont/Dundas multi purpose/dining room
7:30 open reading ( room 124) conference participants are invited to share 5 -6 haiku.
8:30 The Japanese Connection ( a celebration of 75 years of
diplomatic relations between Canada and Japan)
haiku readings by Emiko Miyashita,* Kondo Shokan,* Winona Baker and Leroy Gorman.
Late Night Renku Party continues
Sunday May 23,
all baggage must be removed from rooms by 11:00am. Bags may be locked in the baggage room( first floor - residence commons) see front desk ( tour and conference centre) for the key
9:00 Haiga Workshop - Jeanne Emrich
10:30 haiku readings Claudia Rosemary Coutu and Margaret
Chula ( the wooded glen)
10:45 Bruce Ross: Basho's Journey with Japanese educational
11:30 Silent Auction results - Claudia Coutu
12:00 Lunch ( Carleton Cafeteria) also, a list of restuarants close to the Embassy will be provided.
2:00 Japanese Embassy, Sussex Drive, Ottawa
Conference participants should wear their nametags to the
Embassy. This is your "price of admission" the embassy portion
is open to the public and Mr. Kobayashi wants to make sure that Haiku Canada guests are seated first.
Shokan Kondo" The Roots and Shoots of Haiku and Renku" *
3:15 Emiko Miyashita "The Pleasure of Haiku: Old and New" *
4:30 The Drevniok Awards, ginko walk prizes
Closing remarks: Nick Avis, Terry Ann Carter
*with the assistance of the Japan-Canada Fund, a gift to the
Canada Council for the Arts from the government of Japan.