Poetry & Poetics Colloquium Events, 2018-2019
This year’s slate of readings, lectures, and workshops includes poets and scholars from around the world. See full details, including posters and biographies, on our Reading Series current events page.
Spaces of Exchange: A Symposium on Mandorla, a half-day conference on Friday, October 12, 2018.
1PM (Hagstrum Room)
Mandorla’s Legacies: Talks by Edgar Garcia (U Chicago), Rachel Galvin (U Chicago), Steve Halle (ISU Publications Unit), and Emily Maguire (Northwestern)
3PM (Hagstrum Room)A Keynote Conversation: Mandorla founding editors Roberto Tejada (U of Houston) and Kristin Dykstra (St. Michaels) in conversation with John Alba Cutler and Harris Feinsod.
5PM (Annie May Swift Hall Auditorium)
A Poetry Reading with Daniel Borzutzky (UIC), Franscisco Aragón (Notre Dame), Mónica de la Torre (Brown U), Urayoán Noel (NYU), Roberto Tejada and Kristin Dykstra
Past Events, 2017-2018
Thursday, January 11th, 7pm at the Poetry Foundation (61 W Superior St, Chicago, IL 60654)
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)
Tom McEnaney, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, University of California Berkeley
Lena Burgos-Lafuente, Assistant Professor of Hispanic Languages and Literature, Stony Brook University
José Delpino, PhD Candidate in Spanish and Portuguese, Northwestern University
Harris Feinsod, Assistant Professor of English, Northwestern University
Friday, February 9, 12:30-2pm in Hagstrum Room (University Hall 201)
Reading & Conversation: Donika Kelly and Cameron Awkward-Rich
Thursday, February 15, 12:30-2pm in Hagstrum Room (University Hall 201)
Wednesday, April 11, 12:30-2pm in Hagstrum Room (University Hall 201)
Margaret Ronda and Sonya Posmentier
Friday, April 27, 12:30-2pm in Hagstrum Room (University Hall 201)
For previous years’ events, see our archive, including audio recordings of the events.