Readings & Conversations Archive
March 23, 2005
March 10, 2005
Two poetry collectives, centered around politicized notions of the self and language, undermine presumptions about identity, reality and writing.
February 17, 2005
Argentine poet Maria Negroni will speak on the writing of Argentine poet Susana Thénon (1935-1991), whose work combines linguistic innovation with “a corrosive and constant politic
January 20, 2005
Poet Ron Padgett discusses the poetry of Pierre Reverdy (1889-1960), a prolific poet and a central figure of France’s avant-garde artistic and literary circles from the 1910s to th
December 02, 2004
Writers and artists present video art, web art, poetry and theory that radically reinterprets sexual identity and the self.
November 18, 2004
Poet Tom Sleigh discusses the poetry of Thom Gunn (1929-2004) as an experiment in the conventions of courtly and not-so-courtly love.
November 12, 2004
Poets Nathaniel Mackey and Ed Roberson read and discuss issues of innovation and serial poetics, poetic precursors (from Robert Duncan to Amiri Baraka) and other f
November 09, 2004
Scholar, translator and editor Mary Ann Caws talks with Nicole Brossard, a leading figure of Québec post-modernist and feminist writing.
November 04, 2004
Poets and scholars gather to examine the work of Laura (Riding) Jackson (1901-1991).
October 19, 2004
Sampling the vast American Poetry Archives (1954-present) housed at the Poetry Center at San Francisco State University, poet Myung Mi Kim presents ". .