I am very excited to say that I’ve been working hard over the past months on a big project for PennSound: curating a new section of the archive devoted to contemporary Italian poetry. Stay tuned for our initial launch! Sono molto felice di annunciare che negli ultimi mesi ho lavorato (con l’aiuto dei miei colleghi […]
Sandra Simonds and Cathy Wagner respond to my translations of Amelia Rosselli in Locomotrix (footnotes and all!)—in a brilliant conversation about what it means to be marginal within the avant-garde—as part of Lana Turner‘s excellent issue #7. The issue also includes several of my translations from Document (1966-1973). Check it out—and buy the hard copy! […]
writingactivism: Rachel Levitsky introducing Jennifer Scappetone for The Pratt MFA in Writing Activisms Lecture and Reading series… “Part of my desire to write this book was my need to kill the avant garde… ” Jennifer explained. Souvenir of November. writingactivism: Rachel Levitsky introducing Jennifer Scappetone for The Pratt MFA in Writing Activisms Lecture and Reading […]
Marthe Reed has curated a new issue of Dusie devoted to “Ecopoethos: Writing and Art.” I’ve got a broadside of Neosuprematist Webtexts (my 2009 collaboration with spiders, lenses, and light) in the mix alongside work by Marcella Durand, Lily Hoang, Jen Hofer, Angie Hume, Brenda Iijima, Bhanu Kapil, Sueyeun Juliette Lee, Michelle Naka Pierce, Deborah […]
Please join me for a discussion of Killing the Moonlight: Modernism in Venice, which is hot off the presses from Columbia University Press, with the remarkable scholars of modernism Maud Ellmann and Rebecca West. The event will take place at Chicago’s legendary Seminary Co-op Bookstore this Monday, 11/10/14, at 6 pm. I’ll […]
Obrigada a Régis Bonvicino for including me in the interview sessions with contemporary poets hosted by the Brazilian journal Sibila. The series includes phenomenal writers from all over: Nanni Balestrini, Liliane Giraudon, Josely Vianna Baptista, Maggie O’Sullivan, and on and on… Sibila‘s premise: Contemporary places for poetry There are plenty of moments in our current life […]
from bltsalonthebomb: Sun., Nov. 2nd @ 7P Brooklyn, NY Co-curated by Jennifer Scappettone, woot! with Amber Atiya Corina Copp Brenda Coultas Tonya Foster Julie Ezelle Patton Jennifer Scappettone Maria Stabio Mónica de la Torre W/ guidance & ukelele from Irish Cushing Hosted by Montana. BYOB. Please contact bltsalonthebomb for address.
I’m so delighted to be speaking and reading at Pratt’s pioneering new MFA program in writing in early November about pre-Pandoran fantasy and forms of vengeful obsolescence from modernism forward. By way of writingactivism: Electric Moonlight and Undead Tides: Woman, Decadence, and Modernism Wednesday, Nov. 5th 7:15-8:15 Engineering 307, 3rd Floor Engineering Bldg.
Ligatures: Authors and Artists in Conversation celebrates the literary and visual arts and the interection between the two. You can expect to learn more about these four phenomenal artists and their work as poets, translators, performers, and scholars, but this event also celebrates you and your questions. Through conversation with the audience and one another, […]
I’ll be in dialogue with Jean-Michel Rabaté and Charles Bernstein on November 4 at the Slought Foundation in Philadelphia to discuss Venice’s urban fabric and its anachronistic relationship to modernity. Slought 4017 Walnut St Philadelphia, PA 19104 Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 6:30-8:30pm We will be addressing questions such as: What can the reputedly obsolete structures, […]
That’s the name of my contribution to Boston Review’s forum on class and diction in contemporary poetry; it’s necessarily telegraphic, incomplete, and constrained in its terms, being pointed toward the necessity of response to Daniel Tiffany’s provocative “Cheap Signaling.” To sampling that debris. “I say [avec Glissant, Rosselli, & various others] that nothing is true […]
“Lo sdrucciolo cuore che in me è ribelle/The proparoxytone heart that is rebel in me”: Poetry and Poetics of Amelia Rosselli (Paris 1930—Rome 1996) Led by Jennifer Scappettone, moderated by Brandon Brown as part of the Great Companions Series Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 7 pm The Omni 4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland, California This class […]