|POETICS PLUS at UB SPRING CALENDAR 2005
January 29 - Graduate Student Reading Series with guest reader Robert
Feb.10 - Rodrigo Toscano. Author of The Disparities, Partisans, Platform,
and To Levelling Swerve. Raised in San Diego Toscano now lives in NYC.
February 26 - Salon Conversation Series: Aesthetics and Ethics, with
March 3 - Daniel Tiffany (reading and talk). Author of the much acclaimed
Radio Corpse: Imagism and the Cryptaesthetic of Ezra Pound and Toy Medium.
He teaches at the University of Southern California.
March 4 Exchange Rate Reading Series featuring bill bissett & Adeena
March 8-10 - Gerald L. Bruns (Scholar in Residence). Gerald Bruns is
William P. and Hazel B. White Professor of English at the University of
Notre Dame. His many publications include Modern Poetry and the Idea of
Language, Maurice Blanchot: The Refusal of Philosophy, and Tragic Thoughts
at the End of Philosophy. There is limited seating available for this
three-day seminar. Please register with Marilyn Dunlap early in the term.
Participation is ensured ONLY with timely registration.
March 23 - Marjorie Welish. Poet-artist Marjorie Welish is the author of several books of poetry, the most recent being Word Group (Coffee House Press, 2004). Her paintings are represented by the Baumgartner Gallery, in New York. She currently holds the Judith E. Wilson Visiting Poetry Fellowship at Cambridge University, England.
March 26 - Salon Conversation Series: The New Lyric with Jennifer
April 9 - Graduate Reading Series with guests Kathryn Temple and Janet
April 14 Cole Swensen. Swensen's poetic publications include Goest; Such
Rich Hour; Try (winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize), and Noon, which won
the New American Poetry Series Award. Her translations of contemporary
French poetry include Olivier Cadiot's Art Poetic, Olivier Pierre Alferi's
Natural Gaits, and Interrmittances II by Jean Tortel. Cole Swensen currently
teaches at the University of Iowa.
April 18 - Steve Meyer talk: "Gertude Stein Among the Neuroscientists."
Meyer currently teaches at Washington University, St. Louis.
April 18 - Mark Doty. Mark Doty's several books of poems, include Source; Sweet Machine; Atlantis, which received the Ambassador Book Award, the Bingham Poetry Prize, and a Lambda Literary Award; My Alexandria which won the National Book Critics Circle Award and Britain's T. S. Eliot Prize, and was also a National Book Award finalist. He teaches at the University of Houston.
April 21 - Gary Snyder. A rare and most welcome visit to Buffalo by this
doyen of West Coast poets.
April 26 - Norma Cole. Norma Cole's recent books include The Vulgar Tongue,
and Spinoza in Her Youth. She is also a visual artist and a frequent translator
from the French, including It Then by Danielle Collobert, and Emmanuel
Hocquard's This Story is Mine: Little Autobiographical Dictionary of Elegy.