Winter Schedule, 2016

Poetry and Poetics Workshop, Winter Schedule

Monday, January 11:

Richard Strier, Frank L. Sulzberger Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, University of Chicago

“A Field Guide to Robert Hass”

Rosenwald 405, 4:30 – 6 PM

 

Monday, January 25:

Seth Perlow, Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma

“Making Strangers with Friends: Frank O’Hara and the Telephone.”

Rosenwald 405, 4:30 – 6 PM

Co-sponsored with the Master of Arts Program in the Humanities

 

Monday, February 15:

David Womble, PhD Candidate, University of Chicago

“Afterlives of the Senses: Swinburne, Hylo-Idealism, and the Physiology of Victorian Death”

Rosenwald 405, 4:30 – 6 PM

Co-sponsored with the 18th/19th Century Atlantic Cultures Workshop

 

Monday, February 22:

Brian McGrath, Associate Professor, Clemson University

“Understating Poetry”

Rosenwald 405, 4:30 – 6 PM

 

Monday, March 7:

Rachel Kyne, PhD Candidate, University of Chicago

“T. S. Eliot’s Eternities, or, How to Avoid a Revolution”

Rosenwald 405, 4:30 – 6 PM

Autumn 2015 Schedule

 

Monday, October 5: Opening Discussion on Lyric: Chapter 2, “Lyric as Genre,” of Jonathan Culler’s Theory of the Lyric; poems by Emily Dickinson and William Wordsworth

Rosenwald 405, 4:30 – 6 PM

 

Monday, October 19: Eric Powell, English Department, University of Chicago

“Poetry | Machines”

Rosenwald 405, 4:30 – 6 PM

 

Monday, November 9: Srikanth Reddy, Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Chicago

“‘Like does not like like that’s obnoxious’: On Simile and Resemblance”

Rosenwald 405, 4:30 – 6 PM

 

Monday, November 23: Patrick Morrissey, English Department, University of Chicago

“Naive Modernism: Gertrude Stein’s Second Childhood”

Rosenwald 405, 4:30 – 6 PM

 

Monday, December 7: Berthold Hoeckner, Associate Professor of Music and the Humanities in the College, University of Chicago

“Poetry as Distant Philosophy”

Rosenwald 405, 4:30 – 6 PM

Workshop Schedule • Spring 2015

Poetry & Poetics Workshop
Spring 2015 Schedule

Monday, March 30, 2015
Patrick Morrissey, Department of English, University of Chicago
“Naive Modernism: William Carlos Williams’s Kora in Hell
4:30-6pm, Rosenwald 405

Friday, April 17, 2015  *Please note the unusual day, time, and location.*
Daniel Tiffany, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of Southern California
“Cheap Signaling: Class Conflict and Poetic Diction”
1-2:30pm, Location TBA
Co-Sponsored with History and Forms and Lyric

Monday, April 27, 2015
Jose-Luis Moctezuma, Department of English, University of Chicago
“Hand and Craft in William Morris’s Poetics of Design”
4:30-6pm, Rosenwald 405

Monday, May 11, 2015
Stephanie Anderson, Department of English, University of Chicago
“Archival Time in Mayer and/or Eigner”
4:30-6pm, Rosenwald 405

Monday, June 8, 2015
Chalcey Wilding, Department of English, University of Chicago
“Becoming ‘as’: Medusa in Fish and Stone”
(On Marianne Moore and Paul Scott Mowrer)
4:30-6pm, Rosenwald 405

These events are free and open to the public. ‪We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Questions or concerns should be directed to‬ Andrew Peart at apeart@uchicago.edu or Patrick Morrissey at pfmorrissey@uchicago.edu.

Workshop Schedule • Winter 2015

Poetry & Poetics Workshop
Winter 2015 Schedule

Monday, January 5, 2015
Eric Powell, Department of English, University of Chicago
“Lyric and the Phonemic-Material Unconscious: The Case of Early Auden”
4:30-6pm, Rosenwald 405

Monday, February 2, 2015
Monica Felix, Department of Comparative Literature, University of Chicago
“Word and Image: Goethe’s Poetics of Deception in Faust
4:30-6pm, Rosenwald 405

Monday, February 16, 2015
Richard Strier, Sulzberger Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Department of English, University of Chicago

“Paleness versus Eloquence: The Ideologies of Style in the English Renaissance”
4:30-6pm, Rosenwald 405
Co-Sponsored with the Renaissance Workshop

Friday, February 27, 2015  *Please note the unusual day and time.*
Oren Izenberg, Associate Professor, Department of English, University of California, Irvine

“On Literary Description”
12-1:30pm, Location TBA

Monday, March 16, 2015
Samuel Rowe, Department of English, University of Chicago
“Phenomenality and Certainty: Four Armantrout Poems”
4:30-6pm, Rosenwald 405

These events ​are free and open to the public. ‪We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Questions or concerns should be directed to‬ Andrew Peart at apeart@uchicago.edu or Patrick Morrissey at pfmorrissey@uchicago.edu.