MLA Convention 2022

Session 276: Ezra Pound Society Guaranteed Session

The City on a Hill: Ezra Pound in Washington, D. C.

Friday, 7 January 2022, 12.00-1.15pm

Presidential Theme: Multilingual US


Presiding: Demetres Tryphonopoulos, U of Alberta

Respondent: Mark Byron, U of Sydney




Why Pound Was Right

Chris Hall, University of Kansas


Aesthetics, Politics, and Ethics in Ezra Pound’s Poetic Field of Making It New: Feedback Loops between the Prison-House and Writing

Youngmin Kim, Dongguk University


The Capital of the Ruins: Ezra Pound, Eustace Mullins, and the Secrets of the Federal Reserve

Alexander Howard, University of Sydney


The Other Ezuversity: Pound and the Network of D.C. Academia

Marius Hentea, University of Gothenburg