At the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games, 7,600 top athletes from the Americas and Caribbean will compete at more than 30 venues located in 16 municipalities across southern Ontario.
TORONTO 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Poet-Tree Project: The Poetry of Sports & the Sport of Poetry PARTICIPATE in the creation of the York University
Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Aruba Bahamas Barbados Belize Bermuda Bolivia Brazil British Virgin Islands Canada Cayman Islands Chile Colombia Costa Rica Cuba Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Grenada Guatemala Guyana Haiti Honduras Jamaica Mexico Nicaragua Panama Paraguay Peru Puerto Rico Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Suriname Trinidad and Tobago United States Uruguay Venezuela Virgin Islands
TO2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Poet-Tree installation, an IGNITE community partner of the Games!
For details contact Professor Maria Figueredo, Spanish and Luso-Brazilian Studies Section, at [email protected]
SEND IN POEMS of your own or the name(s) of your
and visit: www.yorku.ca/laps/dlll/ignite
favourite poet from one of the 41 represented countries competing in the Toronto 2015 Pan American / Parapan American Games. Include your name, email and/or postal address and phone number, to be entered TO WIN monthly prizes UNTIL AUGUST 2015! Poems may be in any of the languages spoken in the 41 countries. The Games take place in Ontario July 10-26 and August 715, 2015. Momentum is building to welcome athletes and visitors from across the globe to Toronto and surrounding cities, and we will be building poet-trees as a sign of celebration! The Torch arrives in Toronto on July 8th! Join us for a special event!
#poetree2015 We gratefully acknowledge the support of the following:
Department of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics (DLLL)
Founders College Master’s Office
York University venues will host the Athletics and Tennis matches, and the opening ceremonies of the Parapan Am Games. (panam2015.info.yorku.ca/). The programs of the Spanish and Luso-Brazilian Section of DLLL at York University explore the rich cultural heritage of Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking peoples, promote intercultural understanding and celebrate the Canadian multicultural mosaic.
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