6th Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetics Colloquium
Department of Comparative Literature
10:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 7, 2010
Campus Club, 5 Prospect Ave.
Princeton, New Jersey
Co-sponsored by the Department of Comparative Literature, the Department of English, the Department of Classics, the Graduate School, the Lewis Center for the Arts, the Council of the Humanities, the Program in American Studies, the Program in Latin American Studies, the Program in Linguistics, and the Program in Hellenic Studies.
The event is free and open to all. No registration required.
9:30 – 10:00 am Coffee & Welcome
10:00 – 10:45 am Keynote Address: Derek Attridge
“The Case for the English Dolnik”
10:45 – 12: 15 pm Panel I: Formal Precedents, Formal Protests
Joshua Mehigan (CUNY): “Careful Chance”: How Thomas Wyatt Could’ve Written Large Quantities of Iambic Pentameter without Quite Meaning To
Laura Passin (Northwestern): Adrienne Rich and Marilyn Hacker in Search of the Lesbian Love Sonnet
Emily Goldstein (Princeton): Kamau Brathwaite and the Politics of Form
Moderator: Giulio Pertile (Princeton)
12:15 – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 pm Roundtable: Formal Measures Today.
With Derek Attridge, Rachel Hadas, Meredith Martin, and A.E. Stallings.
2:30 – 2:45 pm Coffee and Refreshments
2:45 – 4:15 pm Panel II: Poetry and Forms of Argument
Ben Glaser (Cornell): Milton in Time: Prosody, Reception, and Literary History
James Rutherford (Princeton): Forms of Argument in the Third Book of Paradise Lost
Yohei Igarashi (N.Y.U.): Poetic Forms of Argument: The Enthymematic in British Romantic Poetry
Moderator: Rimas Uzgiris (Rutgers-Newark)
4:15 – 4:30 pm Coffee and Refreshments
4:30 – 5:30 pm Panel III: Poetry and Forms of Sound
Maria Beliaeva (Rutgers): “Remy de Gourmont’s Book of Litanies: (Re)visitations of Medieval Liturgy in Fin-de-siècle Symbolist Verse”
Eric Rettberg (Virginia): Auditory and Visual Form in Hugo Ball’s Sound Poems
Moderator: Andy Lemons (Princeton)
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