FEMINIST POETICS, EMERGENT PEDAGOGIES
FEMINIST POETICS, EMERGENT PEDAGOGIES

FEMINIST POETICS, EMERGENT PEDAGOGIES Symposium: Feminist Poetics, Emergent Pedagogies Los Angeles, CA  May 11 & 12, 2018 Hosted by Margaret Rhee and Andrea Quaid All events free and open to the public. I’m excited for this week’s Feminist Poetics, Emerging Pedagogies symposium in Los Angeles. I’ll be on a panel discussion Friday with Tia Blassingame, […]

POETRY & GOTHIC INFRASTRUCTURE
POETRY & GOTHIC INFRASTRUCTURE

Thursday, May 10, University of Washington, Bothell, 8-9:30 pm (room TBA): Poetry, Gossip, Gothic Infrastructure, with Jennifer Scappettone Free and open to the public https://www.facebook.com/events/105095773679734/   Jennifer Scappettone works at the crossroads of writing, translation, and research—on the page and off. She is the author of the cross-genre verse books From Dame Quickly and The […]

POETICS & PRECARITY NOW OUT!
POETICS & PRECARITY NOW OUT!

now out!: POETICS AND PRECARITY, edited by Myung Mi Kim and Cristanne Miller: http://www.sunypress.edu/p-6568-poetics-and-precarity.aspx Contents: Introduction / Myung Mi Kim and Cristanne Miller Breath and Precarity: The Inaugural Robert Creeley Lecture in Poetry and Poetics / Nathaniel Mackey The Ga(s)p / M. NourbeSe Philip Precarity Shared: Breathing as Tactic in Air’s Uneven Commons / Jennifer […]

QUADRILATERAL EXPERIMENT IN CRITICISM (& READING)
QUADRILATERAL EXPERIMENT IN CRITICISM (& READING)

Today and tomorrow, in Colorado: Panel on Experimental Criticism with Ashon Crawley (Black Pentecostal Breath: The Aesthetics of Possibility), Sasha Steensen (Gatherest, House of Deer, and other works), Jennifer Scappettone (Killing the Moonlight: Modernism in Venice), and Brian Blanchfield (Proxies: Essays Near Knowing, and other works). Friday, April 20 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm University of […]

POETRY & ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
POETRY & ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE

Today at 1:30! Poetry and environmental justice, with outtakes into and out of books, dance, lyrics. Free and open to the public at Cal State LA.

TRANSLATION AS LITERARY EXPERIMENT
TRANSLATION AS LITERARY EXPERIMENT

Hear ye, hear ye: Panel discussion on “Translation as Literary Experiment” with Anne Cheng, Stéphane Feuillas, Judith Zeitlin, Jennifer Scappettone, Rachel Galvin, Michael Bourdaghs, Haun Saussy, and Brook Ziporyn Thursday, April 12 1:00 pm, Classics 110, University of Chicago Translation, we often think, owes a responsibility to the past— to the already-written text that is being recreated in a new language. […]

SPRING EVENTS
SPRING EVENTS

Many language events are being churned for this Spring. Here are some that I’ll be involved in, starting tomorrow: Friday, March 29, American Comparative Literature Association conference, UCLA: 8:30 am, presenting work on the Statue of Liberty, smelted citizenship, and poetic forms of protest, Haines 118 4-5:30 pm, reading poetry alongside the singular Keston Sutherland, […]

IMMIGRANT UNDERGROUND
IMMIGRANT UNDERGROUND

Judd Morrissey and I will be at the Poetry Foundation this coming week  to present excerpts from our ongoing collaborative project with Abraham Avnisan, LAMENT: Or, The Mine has been Opened Up Well, placing the buried voices of immigrant laborers into dialogue with the palimpsestic refugee histories featured in Ellen Rothenberg’s exhibition ISO 6346: ineluctable immigrant. […]

TRANSLATION ACROSS THE IRON CURTAIN
TRANSLATION ACROSS THE IRON CURTAIN

With Lyn Hejinian and Ilya Kutik, Chicago, 1/24/18. There will be readings, aphoristic and poetic, and discussion about, for instance, clashes of sound, sense, idiomatic language, translation and xenophobia, the corpus of Cicero’s correspondence, the generativity of sincere misunderstanding, the sociohistoric import of poets who learn and experiment in other languages. Be there or square!

POETICS & PRECARITY
POETICS & PRECARITY

I’m really honored to be part of this volume framed around Nathaniel Mackey’s stunning and crucial essay on breath and precarity, alongside admired colleagues. Edited by Myung Mi Kim and Cristanne Miller, and coming in June from SUNY Press. Look out for it! http://www.sunypress.edu/p-6568-poetics-and-precarity.aspx “Poets and critics address the potential of language to address the […]

TECHNICIANS OF THE SACRED @ 50
TECHNICIANS OF THE SACRED @ 50

Please join us at the Poetic Research Bureau this evening to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jerome Rothenberg’s rotten-myth-quashing, secularly-sacred-myth-reinforcing Technicians of the Sacred: in the shadow of Thanks-taking. I’ll be reading Quechua poems against settler colonialist bosses without mouths, and interpreting poems about murder-by-dissection from Blake and Jordan Abel. As 5 Every Day describes […]

RESIST XENOPHOBIA (THRU TRANSLATION)
RESIST XENOPHOBIA (THRU TRANSLATION)

I talked to the folks at Asymptote again, and shouted out to various comrades crazy enough to walk the tightrope between languages. The interview is here.


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