Category Archives: Conferences and Talks

The New York School, and more, in Louisville

  I’ve just gotten back from the very fun and stimulating Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900 (directed by the esteemed poetry scholar Alan Golding) which, this year at least, amply demonstrated that scholarly work devoted to the poets of the New York School … Continue reading

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Alice Notley Symposium: Alette in Oakland

This weekend, the Bay Area Public School is hosting a big symposium on the work of Alice Notley in Oakland, California.  The event features a great line-up of readers and speakers, including Notley herself, a keynote talk by Eileen Myles, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Bernadette Mayer Events: New York and the Czech Republic

  There are a couple of exciting events coming up featuring Bernadette Mayer, both in New York.  First, this Friday, October 17, at the Poetry Project at St. Marks, there will be a 25th anniversary celebration of the terrific small press Tender Buttons, which … Continue reading

Posted in Anne Waldman, Bernadette Mayer, Conferences and Talks, Dorothea Lasky, Event, Harryette Mullen, Jennifer Moxley, Laynie Browne, Lee Ann Brown, Matthea Harvey, Performance, Poetry Project at St. Marks

“The New York School Society” Panels at the American Literature Association conference

Each year at the American Literature Association’s annual conference, “The New York School Society” hosts a panel or two devoted to recent scholarship on the topic of the New York School.  I always find it interesting to see what’s on offer, as … Continue reading

Posted in Conferences and Talks, Criticism, Frank O'Hara, John Ashbery

Angela Ball’s course on “The New York School Diaspora” and the South — Symposium in May 2014

The poet Angela Ball is guest-blogging this week on the Best American Poetry blog, and she’s been posting about a graduate class she’s teaching this semester at the University of Southern Mississippi on the New York School Poets.  Since I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Conferences and Talks, David Lehman, Event, NY School Influence

“Nomadic Travels and Travails”: Conference on Alice Notley and Pierre Joris in Belgium

    There’s an upcoming conference being held in Belgium in November 2013 on the work of two very interesting poets, Alice Notley and Pierre Joris, and issues of nomadism, hybridity, translation, and transnationalism.  The title of the seminar is “Moving Back … Continue reading

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Upcoming conference: “Amiri Baraka at 80” (CFP)

In 2014, in honor of his 80th birthday, there will be a conference devoted to “Amiri Baraka at 80” held in England.  One entry on the list of possible topics may be of particular interest here — “Jones/Baraka and the … Continue reading

Posted in Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones), CFPs, Conferences and Talks