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
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Readings & Conversations Archive
January 20, 2005
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 ". .
October 15, 2004
Part of an international conference on literature by women of African ancestry (October 12-16) at New York University, this event features writers from around the world reading their work and discu
October 14, 2004
June 03, 2004
Clare Cavanagh discusses Polish poets Wislawa Szymborska, Adam Zagajewski and Czeslaw Milosz, in a tribute to the art of translation and the memory of Katharine Washburn, co-editor