POUND, ID.: A CONVERGENCE
POUND, ID.: A CONVERGENCE

If you are in Boise, Idaho later this week, please join us for the following festivities surrounding the poetry of Ezra Pound: Wednesday April 9th 7:00 pm Marjorie Perloff will open the conference with her paper “Recharging the Ideogram: Poundian Reverberations in Brazilian Concrete Poetry” Thursday April 10th 10:00 am – 10:55 am Discussion group […]

POETIC CAPITAL IN CIRCULATION (@ ALCA, NYU)
POETIC CAPITAL IN CIRCULATION (@ ALCA, NYU)

Please join Ignacio Infante and I for a seminar surrounding the translation of avant-garde poetics across national and oceanic bounds, and the political convolutions that arise from this contact and transmutation—at the American Comparative Literature Association Conference in New York City (New York University). I’ll be speaking about the collaboration between poets, architects, and ex-Fascists […]

TRANSLATING RADICAL WOMEN POETS (@ AWP)
TRANSLATING RADICAL WOMEN POETS (@ AWP)

We crash the salon and the nationwide ice with some radical women in Seattle next Thursday, at the Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference! I’ll be discussing radicalism and rootedness, or disrootedness, in the writing and ethnomusicological research of polyglot postwar modernist Amelia Rosselli. Be there: Room 611, Washington State Convention Center, Level 6, Seattle, WA […]

THE VULNERABLE RUMBLE (MLA OFF-SITE READING)
THE VULNERABLE RUMBLE (MLA OFF-SITE READING)

Saturday, January 11th 8-10pm A collaborative reading for the Modern Language Association sponsored by Red Rover Series {readings that play with reading} curated by Laura Goldstein, Jennifer Karmin & Laura Mullen Featuring: Amaranth Borsuk, Amy Catanzano, BK Fischer, Chris Glomski, Alan Golding, Rob Halpern, Carla Harryman, Lyn Hejinian, Douglas Kearney, John Keene, Philip Metres, Laura […]

NEW TRANSLATION (MLA OFF-SITE)
NEW TRANSLATION (MLA OFF-SITE)

I’ll be talking, most likely, about adventures in translating F.T. Marinetti’s punctuationless self-proclaimed “aeronovel or aeropoem,” Venezianella e Studentaccio (1944, published 2013), this Friday, at an off-site event to coincide with the Modern Language Association (MLA) convention in Chicago: Friday, January 10th, 7:30 PM, Sharp Building of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, […]

RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH TRASH
RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH TRASH

Laura Mullen and Angela Hume christen 2014 with this special issue of The Volta devoted to garbage. From Angela’s introduction: “What we know is this: that the controlled administration, attrition, and disposal of life is now the rule of the west. The biopolitical state requires it: radical expendability in the name of furthering “democracy”—that triumvirate […]

DISINTEGRATING CANTONS (IN CALGARY)
DISINTEGRATING CANTONS (IN CALGARY)

a lecture/reading at the University of Calgary, Thursday, November 21, 2013: DISINTEGRATING CANTONS IN TRANSLATION: THE SHAPE OF A TRANSNATIONAL LANGUAGE Dr. Jennifer Scappettone – Department of English Language and Literature, University of Chicago Modernist fantasies of communication that might absorb the fragmented tongues of Babel led to transformations of the shape, sound, and materiality […]

MODERNISM’S ECSTATIC OTHER
MODERNISM'S ECSTATIC OTHER

Tomorrow in Hyde Park: a talk on words poetic so pathetic set to music and dance—and on the glitzy shadow of modernism. Ecstasy of the body, machine, and urban collective from Dziga Vertov through Bjork: the musical as the ideal or tripwired assembly line….

GARBAGE ARCADIA / TERRAIN VAGUE
GARBAGE ARCADIA / TERRAIN VAGUE

Terrain Vague: The Interstitial as Site, Concept, Intervention, Ed. Patrick Barron and Manuela Mariani (Routledge, Fall 2013) arrived today. Inside is a piece called “Garbage Arcadia: Digging for Choruses in Fresh Kills,” discussing the gossip under the ground of devastated landscapes such as an anonymous Superfund site adjacent to my childhood home and Fresh Kills […]

DECLINE WITH CITY (FLOOR JOURNAL)
DECLINE WITH CITY (FLOOR JOURNAL)

Visit FLOOR issue #2: Acts of Location, edited by Lyn Hejinian and Christopher Patrick Miller. Containing graphic scores, an essay on poché, improvisations via live interpretation, calamity, the police eye, Perec & Occupy Oakland exhumations at Oscar Grant Plaza….and some Rome from within the bubble burst.

POETRY, SPEED, AND THE AWESOMELY UNTWEETABLE
POETRY, SPEED, AND THE AWESOMELY UNTWEETABLE

Fish out of water talks a text about the lossy genre of poesy for TED, timed—in homage to both its resistance and its adaptability versus the tweetability of knowing.  

BLACKBOX MANIFOLD
BLACKBOX MANIFOLD

  Read issue no. 10 of Blackbox Manifold! Edited by Alex Houen and Adam Piette out of Cambridge and Sussex, with work by Billy Cancel, Rick Crilly, Josh Ekroy, Michael Farrell, Joanna Grigg, Bernard Henrie, Joan Harvey, David Herd, Beau Hopkins, Drew Milne & John Kinsella (together), Peter Larkin, Robert Mueller, Sandeep Parmar, Peter Riley, […]


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