SOLSTICE AT LA BIBLE D’AMIENS
SOLSTICE AT LA BIBLE D'AMIENS

Proust on Ruskin on Amiens: “Here ends the teaching that men of the 13th century came to seek at the cathedral, a teaching which, with a useless and bizarre luxury, it continues to offer in a kind of open book, written in a solemn language where each letter is a work of art, a language […]

EXIT 43 @ THE ARCADIA PROJECT
EXIT 43 @ THE ARCADIA PROJECT

A navigable window onto “Exit 43″ has just gone live at The Arcadia Project: North American Postmodern Pastoral (courtesy of Ahsahta Press), accompanied by an interview with G.C. Waldrep. Thanks to editors G.C. and to Joshua Corey for envisioning a way for these pixels to be part of the anthology.

DANNY’S READING SERIES: WILLIAMS/SHEA/SCAPPETTONE
DANNY'S READING SERIES: WILLIAMS/SHEA/SCAPPETTONE

Please bring your ears–all readings will be followed by a DJ. Danny’s Tavern 1951 W Dickens, Chicago, IL (in Bucktown, near Damen and Dickens) Wednesday, June 4 7:30PM sharp Tyrone Williams was born in Detroit, Michigan and earned his BA, MA, and PhD at Wayne State University. He is the author of a number of […]

FABULOUS PLANNING: UNBUILT VENICES
FABULOUS PLANNING: UNBUILT VENICES

Interlocutors & lovers of cities as utopias or disasters: On Friday, May 9 at 6:15 pm, I’ll be presenting a paper/talk on “Fabulous Planning: Unbuilt Venices” at the Columbia Seminar on Studies in Modern Italy. The event will take place in the 5th floor conference room of the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, […]

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….


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