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A New Disability Poetics Symposium

Recorded at the LGBT Center at the University of Pennsylvania on October 18, 2018. Organized by Jennifer Bartlett, Ariel Resnikoff, Adam Sax, and Orchid Tierney, in collaboration with Knar Gavin, Declan Gould, Davy Knittle, and Michael Northen.

Transcriptions are forthcoming.

Larry Eigner’s Disability Poetics

Moderated by Charles Bernstein

  1. George Hart, "Larry Eigner’s Ecrippoetics" (22:14): MP3
  2. Michael Davidson, “'the endless / Room at the center': Doing Time With Eigner” (29:33): MP3
  3. Jennifer Bartlett, "Projective Verse" (24:27): MP3
  4. Full reading (1:22:45): MP3

Disability & Performance

Moderated by Declan Gould

  1. torrin a. greathouse, "Bridging or Burning the Empathy Gap: Perfomance as Affective Labor" (18:10): MP3
  2. Camisha Jones, presentation (17:02): MP3
  3. Q&A (4:53): MP3
  4. Full reading (44:22): MP3

Poetic Experiment & Disability

Moderated by Orchid Tierney

  1. Sharon Mesmer, "Sea Monster in the Brain: Temporal Lobe Epilepsy and Poetic Experimentation" (17:24): MP3
  2. Gaia Thomas, "The I without certainty" (17:40): MP3
  3. Q&A (25:19): MP3A
  4. Full reading (1:00:32): MP3

Poetry Reading

  1. Jennifer Bartlett (8:04): MP3
  2. Jim Ferris (11:42): MP3
  3. Ona Gritz (7:00): MP3
  4. Anne Kaier (5:38): MP3
  5. Dan Simpson (10:35): MP3
  6. Brian Teare (11:40): MP3
  7. Full reading (01:01:44): MP3

Reading at the Wexler Studio

  1. Anne Kaier (5:04): MP3
  2. Dan Simpson (7:31): MP3
  3. Dan Simpson (1:15): MP3
  4. Jim Ferris (9:49): MP3
  5. Jim Ferris (1:21): MP3
  6. Ona Gritz (5:19): MP3
  7. Ona Gritz (1:46): MP3
  8. Michael Northen (1:20): MP3

Kathi Wolfe Reading

Kathi Wolfe was unable to attend the symposium, but she has provided recordings of the poems she would have read on the day.

  1. "A Stranger Is in Awe..." (0:48):MP3
  2. "Papaya" (1:11): MP3
  3. "Self Portrait During..." (0:22): MP3
  4. "She Loved Hot Dogs" (0:56): MP3
  5. "Talking to Helen" (1:37): MP3
  6. "Tasting Braille" (0:45): TMP3
  7. "The Sun Is Warm" (1:15): MP3
  8. "The Twist" (1:13): MP3

These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only.
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