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Futures of Poetics

An occasional discussion series and working group devoted to open questions and new avenues for poetics scholarship.

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Our event archives

Follow through to Open Door Archive, a digital repository that includes the Poetry and Poetics Colloquium's audio and video archives.

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Reading Series 2017-2018

This year's exciting slate of readings, lectures, and workshops includes poets and scholars from around the world.

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April 11: Frédérique Guétat-Liviani and Nathanaël in conversation

Vis(à)vies : A Reading and Conversation with Frédérique Guétat-Liviani and Nathanaël Wednesday, April 11, 2018 12:30-2pm, Hagstrum Room (University Hall 201) The writers will discuss and read from But It’s A Long Way (Nightboat Books, 2018), written...

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A Forum on The Poetry of the Americas: From Good Neighbors to Countercultures

A Forum on The Poetry of the Americas: From Good Neighbors to Countercultures, by Harris Feinsod Thursday, January 18th, 5pm in Hagstrum Room (University Hall 201) Remarks by: Tom McEnaney, Assistant Professor of Comparative...

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January 11th: Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize Reading

Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize Release Reading featuring Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, Matthew Shenoda, and Trio Alma Jarocha de Chicago Thursday, January 11th, 7pm at the Poetry Foundation (61 W Superior St, Chicago, IL...

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2018 Drinking Gourd Poetry Prize Open for Submissions

Keep on travelin’ that muddy road to freedom / Follow that drinking gourd. — Traditional 7th Annual Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize Application & Guidelines: Award                                                                                                                             Winner receives $350 prize money, publication...

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November 16: Heid E. Erdrich: Curator of Ephemera at the New Museum for Archaic Media

Heid E. Erdrich: Curator of Ephemera at the New Museum for Archaic Media Thursday, November 16, 2017, 12:30-2:00pm, Kresge Hall 1515 Heid E. Erdrich, a poet, writer, and filmmaker. She is the author...

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October 5th: Bettina Judd and Safiya Sinclair: On Black Feminist Poetics

Bettina Judd and Safiya Sinclair: “On Black Feminist Poetics” Thursday, October 5th, 2017, 12:30-2:30pm, Hagstrum Room (University Hall 201)   This event will feature poetry readings by two acclaimed contemporary poets, Bettina Judd...

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