Past Events

(Containing events since 2011 only)

 

MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION

2011    Wallace Stevens’ Voices (Los Angeles)

2012    21st-Century Stevens:  Modernism and Its Aftermaths (Seattle)

2013    Stevens and/or Auden: Whose Age?  (Boston)

2014    Helen Vendler’s Wallace Stevens (Chicago)

2015    Wallace Stevens and Walt Whitman (Vancouver)

2016    Wallace Stevens and Robert Frost  (Austin)

2017    Yeats, Stevens, Eliot: Re-triangulating the Transatlantic Canon (Philadelphia)

 

AMERICAN LITERATURE ASSOCIATION

2011    Wallace Stevens and the Everyday (Boston)

2012    Wallace Stevens and Education (San Francisco)

2013    Wallace Stevens’ Letters and Poems (Boston)

2014    Wallace Stevens and Cognition (Washington, D.C.)

2015    Wallace Stevens and the Natural World  (Boston)

2016    Teaching Wallace Stevens (San Francisco)

2017    “When the book lay turned in the dust of his table”: Stevens in and Beyond the Book (Boston)

 

LOUISVILLE CONFERENCE ON LITERATURE AND CULTURE SINCE 1900

2011    Wallace Stevens:  The Solitaire Seeking Others

2012    Wallace Stevens and the New York School

2013    Wallace Stevens and Material Culture

2014    Theorizing Aspects of Value: Wallace Stevens and Charles Altieri

2015    Wallace Stevens’ Rhymes

2016    No session

2017    No session

 

JOHN N. SERIO AWARD

(given annually for the best article published in The Wallace Stevens Journal)

2011    Natalie Gerber, “Stevens’ Mixed-Breed Versifying and His Adaptations of Blank-Verse Practice” (Fall 2011)

2012    D. Zachary Finch, “ ‘He That of Repetition is Most Master’: Stevens and the Poetics of Mannerism” (Fall 2012)

2013    Rachel Galvin, “ ‘Less Neatly Measured Common-Places’:  Stevens’ Wartime Poetics” (Spring 2013)

2014    Glen MacLeod, “Stevens and the Cast Tradition” (Spring 2014)

2015    Roi Tartakovsky, “Acoustic Confusion and Medleyed Sound: Stevens’ Recurrent Pairings” (Fall 2015)

 

SPEAKERS AT THE WALLACE STEVENS BIRTHDAY BASH

(sponsored by the Hartford Friends and Enemies of Wallace Stevens

and the Hartford Public Library)

2011    Robert Pinsky

2012    Jay Parini

2013    Bonnie Costello

2014    Maureen McLane

2015    Lisa Goldfarb

2016    Glen MacLeod

 

WALLACE STEVENS POETRY PROGRAM – University of Connecticut

(sponsored by The Hartford Insurance Group; poets do two readings,

one at the main campus in Storrs, the other at a high school in Hartford)

2011    August Kleinzahler

2012    Kay Ryan

2013    Susan Howe (50th anniversary celebration of the Program)

2014    Paul Muldoon

2015    Susan Stewart

2016    Carl Phillips

2017    A. E. Stallings