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CONFERENCES 2018 

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ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION

New York, 4-7 January 2018

OUR SOCIETY PANELS

Manhattan Pound and After

Organisers: Demetres Tryphonopoulos (Brandon University) and Mark Byron (University of Sydney)

 

David Hobbs. In the Shadow of Pound's Manhattan: Objectivist Poetics after Patria Mia

Ira Nadel. Manhattan Pound and Biography

Mark Byron. New York Rinascimento: Poetry, Art, and Architecture in Pound’s 1910 Visit

Marjorie Perloff. Pound’s Unlikely Heir: New York’s Charles Bernstein

 

Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, and New York City 

(panel organised in collaboration with the William Carlos Williams Society)

 

Demetres Tryphonopoulos (Brandon University). Ezra Pound and Marianne Moore’s Shift from the Syllabic Verse to Free Verse (1921–25)

Mark C. Oxoby (Loyola University). ‘Obscene / beyond Belief’: William Carlos Williams’s (Sub)Urban Ambivalence

E. W. White (Oxford Brookes University). A Machine of Words, a Machine of Mirrors: William Carlos Williams and Networked New York

Caitlin Hurst (New York University): ‘Contempt of the Unit’: Early Pound and the Unlyrical City

 

 

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THE FORTY-SIXTH LOUISVILLE CONFERENCE ON LITERATURE AND CULTURE SINCE 1900

 

Louisville, February 22-24, 2018

 

OUR SOCIETY PANELS

Organiser: Roxana Preda, University of Edinburgh

 

The Cantos of Ezra Pound: History and Culture East and West

John Gery. Keeping the Peace: Borso d’Este as Role Model in The Cantos

Robert Kibler. Between a Rock and a Pound: An Anthropological Overview of the Naxi Tribespeople of the Southern Himalayas and What They Have to Do with Modernist Poetics 

David McKnight. Pound at Penn. Another Round

 

Ezra Pound and the Arts: Music and Dance

Roxana Preda. Ezra Pound and Igor Stravisnky.

Evelyn Haller. Ezra Pound Danseur by Proxy.