(Containing events since 2011 only)
Past Conference Panels:
Wallace Stevens and Material Culture
Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900 (Louisville, KY; Feb. 21-23, 2013)
Friday 3:15 PM – 4:45 PM Room: Humanities 223
Chair and organizer: Kathy Kirk, University of Kent
1. "Is and As Are One": Professor Eucalyptus and the Material Culture of the late 1940's; Von
2. "A Rock and a Hard Place"; Holly Gallagher, University of Melbourne
3. Line for Line: The Decorative Aesthetic of Henri Matisse and Wallace Stevens; John
Stevens and/or Auden: Whose Age?
Modern Language Association Convention (Boston, MA; Jan. 3-6, 2013)
Organizer and Chair: Bart Eeckhout, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Roundtable Participants: Charles Altieri, UC Berkeley; Bonnie Costello, Boston University; Rachel Galvin, Princeton University; Lisa Goldfarb, NYU/Gallatin; Edward Ragg, Tshingua University; and Aidan Wasley, University of Georgia
This roundtable seeks to examine the two poets side-by-side and from a variety of angles: in relation to their aesthetics and critical essays, their poetic practice in terms of form and shared themes and interests (nature vs. city; the poet in history; visual and painterly poems; the relationship between music and poetry; poetry and belief), and, finally, the kinds of influence they exerted on postwar American poetry.
The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900 (Louisville, KY)
Feb. 23-25, 2012
Wallace Stevens and the New York School
Organizer and Chair: Josh Schneiderman, CUNY Graduate Center
"Wallace Stevens, Barbara Guest, and the 'New York School' in the Distance"
"Ashbery, Stevens, and the Politics of Abstraction" -Rachel Galvin, Princeton University
-Andrew Epstein, Florida State University
MLA 2012 (Seattle, WA)