Poets and Critics

2011-2014 CALENDAR


February 4-5 EILEEN MYLES > + Feb. 4 poetry reading


December 14-15 FRED MOTEN > + Dec. 14 poetry reading


December 15-16 ANN LAUTERBACH > + Dec. 15, 8pm poetry reading

May 12-13 ANNE WALDMAN > + May 12 Poetry Reading, 8pm, Maison de la poésie de Paris : Anne Waldman & Patrick Beurard-Valdoye


FINAL SYMPOSIUM Dec. 11-12 COLE SWENSEN > + Dec 11 Poetry Reading, 8pm, Maison de la poésie de Paris : Cole Swensen & Nicolas Pesquès

Sept. 26-27 CLARK COOLIDGE> + Sept. 26, 8 pm Poetry/Music Reading, CLARK COOLIDGE & THURSTON MOORE, Maison de la poésie de Paris

April 11-12 MARJORIE WELISH > + April 11, 7:30 pm Poetry Reading MARJORIE WELISH & JACQUES ROUBAUD, Galerie éof, Paris


December 13 & 14 LISA ROBERTSON> Thursday December 13 7:30pm poetry reading with Lisa Robertson, Anne Parian and Pascal Poyet, galerie éof, Paris.

September 27 & 28 REDELL OLSEN

May 29 & 30 PETER GIZZI



September 29-30 VANESSA PLACE at Université Paris Est Marne-la-Vallée

June 30 July 1 CAROLINE BERGVALL at Université Paris Est Créteil

June 15 DAVID ANTIN at Université Paris Est Marne-la-Vallée

Flash Labels by NBT

Friday, July 29, 2011

Vanessa Place @ Paris Est Marne-la-Vallée, September 29 & 30

We are looking forward to Vanessa Place's visit for a 2 day symposium on her work, on writing & criticism. Bibliographic information with a summer reading list at the end of this post.
Photo by Glenna Jennings

The September symposium will take place at Université Paris Est Marne-La-Vallée, from 10am to 6pm on Sept. 29 & 30.

How to get there : here.
Room 4 of the UFR de Langues, 3rd floor of Bâtiment Copernic. Map here

Thurs. Sept. 29, 10am-12:30pm: preparatory session & discussion with all colleagues involved.
Thurs. Sept. 29, 2:30pm-6pm: introductory talk by Vanessa Place & subsequent conversation about her work.
Fri. Sept. 30, 10am-12:30pm : "thinkership" & "writership" (1). Discussion with Vanessa Place about the theory and practice of writing; bridging the crit./lit. divide?
Fri. Sept. 30, 2:30pm-5pm : "thinkership" & "writership" (2) and conclusion of the 2 day symposium.

On Friday September 30th, 7pm, Vanessa Place and Emilie Notéris will give a reading for the Double Change reading series at the Point Ephémère, in Paris.

Bibliography (an extensive bibliography can be found here):

Vanessa Place and Robert Fitterman, Notes on Conceptualisms (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2009). Available here. More info.

Dies: A Sentence (Les Figues Press, 2006). Available here. An excerpt here.

Die Dichtkunst (Ood Press, 2011). Available here.

La Medusa (Fiction Collective 2, 2008). Available here. An excerpt here.

Statement of Facts
can be read here (www.ubu.com).

Tragodia 1: Statement of Facts (Blanc Press, 2010). Available here.
Tragodia 2: Statement of the Case (Blanc Press, 2011). Available here.

Essays by Vanessa Place :
- "The Discourse of the Slave"
- "A Poetics of Radical Evil," Based on a talk given at the conference “Re-Imagining the Poetic-Critic” at the University of California, Santa Cruz, March 13, 2010
- "Conceptual poetics <> Gender"

You will also find a recent and extensive interview with Edmund Hardy

More info about Vanessa Place:
See www.lesfigues.com, where there is ample info about Vanessa Place's work.
Also on ubu.web: http://www.ubu.com
And at Pennsound (including her former reading for Double Change): http://writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/x/Place.php

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