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COPPER LYRES
COPPER LYRES

“Copper Lyres (Materiality of Poetry in the Age of Digital Reproduction & Ecoprecarity, Part 2)” continues my assault of musings surrounding the material substrate of the internet, honing in on copper, from exploitation to salvage, at Harriet. “We set out to build, as the alarm of the obsolescing networked age, of the house and the […]

MATERIALITY OF POETRY IN THE AGE OF DIGITAL REPRODUCTION
MATERIALITY OF POETRY IN THE AGE OF DIGITAL REPRODUCTION

My fourth text for Harriet: The Blog, “Aeolian Harping: Materiality of Poetry in the Age of Digital Reproduction & Ecoprecarity,” is the beginning of a new project on rethinking the supposed dematerialization of the art object, and the supposed greenness of our current communicative channels: “What species of political and ethical complicity must we reckon […]

“ADVANCED””POETRY””WRITING”
"ADVANCED""POETRY""WRITING"

A workshop designed by Jennifer Scappettone at the University of Chicago, Spring 2016 In this course, we will examine a range of formal, theoretical, and sociopolitical currents in contemporary poetry as a means of provoking and informing our own creative work. The class will provide a laboratory for new creative tactics, not simply a revision […]

BREATH’S COMPASS

I’m thrilled to be giving the keynote address for “The Poetics of Place: Performing Selves In and Beyond Cities,” the 13th Annual English Studies Graduate Student Conference at the Université de Montréal on March 10-11, 2016. The event aims to explore the poetics of (non)urban spaces and the ways in which the city serves as […]

BREATH’S COMPASS

I’m thrilled to be giving the keynote address for “The Poetics of Place: Performing Selves In and Beyond Cities,” the 13th Annual English Studies Graduate Student Conference at the Université de Montréal on March 10-11, 2016. The event aims to explore the poetics of (non)urban spaces and the ways in which the city serves as […]

BREATH’S COMPASS
BREATH'S COMPASS

I’m thrilled to be giving the keynote address for “The Poetics of Place: Performing Selves In and Beyond Cities,” the 13th Annual English Studies Graduate Student Conference at the Université de Montréal on March 10-11, 2016. The event aims to explore the poetics of (non)urban spaces and the ways in which the city serves as […]

Paper Radio : Transcenmentalism

Paper Radio : Transcenmentalism Breath and the global economy:

Southwest Corridor Northwest Passage

Southwest Corridor Northwest Passage

Steve McCaffery reading from Carnival, panel 1.

Steve McCaffery reading from Carnival, panel 1.

CARNIVAL, Steve McCaffery

CARNIVAL, Steve McCaffery

From Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: Situation 7

From Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: Situation 7

THE MULTIMEDIA AVANT-GARDE
THE MULTIMEDIA AVANT-GARDE

Modernist Studies Association Annual Conference, 17th edition: Boston All Together Now: The Multimedia Avant-garde Thursday, November 19, 1:30-3 pm; Essex North East Organizers: Lori Cole (New York University), Bibiana Obler (George Washington University) Invited Participants: Harper Montgomery (Hunter College), Chinghsin Wu (Rutgers University) From Futurist radio programs to Oskar Schlemmer’s Triadic Ballet to Oswald de […]

GUSH, TOUCHSTONE: VENICE
GUSH, TOUCHSTONE: VENICE

On November 9 at noon, at Penn State (in 102 Kern), I’ll be giving a talk titled “From Corpse to Specter: Venice as Antagonist and Emblem of Modernity.” There will be lunch! When in 1910, F.T. Marinetti and comrades airbombed crowds with 800,000 copies of the Futurist manifesto “Against Passéist Venice” from the Clock Tower […]

SCHLUTER / SCAPPETTONE / NATHANAËL
SCHLUTER / SCAPPETTONE / NATHANAËL

Nathanaël, Jen Scappettone, and Kit Schluter will be reading at Sector 2337 on Friday, October 23, from 7-9 pm, in Chicago. Doors open at 6:30 pm. This event is free. Sector 2337 is located on 2337 N Milwaukee Ave., Chicago IL 60647 | 773 – 687 – 8481 | Gallery Hours: Wed – Sat: 2 […]

LEAVE LOOM/CASTING PARTY
LEAVE LOOM/CASTING PARTY

LEAVE LOOM/CASTING PARTY: Jennifer Scappettone and Joshua G. Stein present materials research and archaeologies of futurism and of waiting Thursday, July 30 Doors open at 7 pm Slip casting and performance begin at 7:30 pm WUHO Gallery 6518 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028 Located between Wilcox Ave. and Schrader Blvd. Hollywood & Highland is […]

But here’s a piece of hope

But here’s a piece of hope allisoncobb: I keep having encounters with older white male poets who feel free to confide that the reason they never got [tenure, a big prize, the recognition they deserve, etc.] is because of women and minorities taking these things instead. Then there is the older white male poet who […]

¡Lectura de YAhora!: AN LA READING
¡Lectura de YAhora!: AN LA READING

the avenue 50 studio presents an &Now Festival offsite event: ¡YAhora: Una aventura del leer y escuchar! / A Reading and Listening Adventure! March 29, 2015, 11 am-2 pm Avenue 50 Studio 131 N. Avenue 50 Los Angeles, CA 90042 (map) Co-curated/uncurated by Antena (Jen Hofer and John Pluecker) and co-sponsored by the Bluebird Reading Series and […]

GOLD REVOLUTION
GOLD REVOLUTION

Gold revolution performance di Francesca Grilli 3 falchi, 14 testi sulla rivoluzione, 7 poeti — 3 falcons, 14 texts on revolution, 7 poets poesie di/poems by: Laura Cingolani, Sara Davidovics, Fabio Lapiana, Marco Giovenale, Tommaso Ottonieri Jonida Prifti, Jennifer Scappettone Testi a cura di/Texts curated by Stefania Tutino e Laura Cingolani All’interno della biblioteca dell’Accademia […]

ROSSELLI & LIMINALITY TO THE AVANT-GARDE @ LANA TURNER
ROSSELLI & LIMINALITY TO THE AVANT-GARDE @ LANA TURNER

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! […]

November BLTSalon
November BLTSalon

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.   WRITING […]

ICIDS 2014 | Call for Participation | Papers

ICIDS 2014 | Call for Participation | Papers The International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling (ICIDS) is the premier venue for researchers, practitioners and theorists to present recent results, share novel techniques and insights, and exchange ideas about this new storytelling medium. Interactive digital storytelling is an exciting area in which narrative, computer science and […]

In “Writing on Complex Surfaces,” John Cayley quotes Joan Retallack: “The symbolic is always…a flatland in its relation to the complex real.” I found the text performances assigned for this week to be enjoyable to watch, and diverse in their approach to graphically representing this “complex real.” Judd Morrissey’s “The Last Performance” in particular, was […]

Bettina Funcke on Sarah Morris’s paintings and films

Bettina Funcke on Sarah Morris’s paintings and films As preparation for “Chicago” at CITY SELF, MCA Chicago:


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