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Norman Finkelstein

Poets Meeting, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, UK, February 26, 2013

hosted by Richard Berengarten

Reading at Alan Golding's Home for the 40th University of Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture After 1900, Heatstrings, February 25, 2012

  • reading poems by Paul Bray (5:09): MP3
  • complete reading (2:52): MP3

Reading with Brian Teare for Whenever We Feel Like It, Kelly Writers House, February 15, 2012

  • complete reading (26:35): MP3

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Reading at Alan Golding's House, University of Louisvulle Conference, February 26, 2011

  • complete reading (5:47): MP3

MLA Offsite Reading at ArtShare, LA, January 8, 2011

complete reading (2:58): MP3

Poetry in the Garden Reading at the Cincinnati Public Library, April 20, 2010

  • complete reading (23:57): MP3

"The Deed of Presence: Belief & Modern Poetry," Phi Beta Kappa Lecture, Xavier University, March 9, 2010

  • complete lecture (46:12): MP3

Reading at Alan Golding's House, Louisville, KY, February 20, 2010

MLA Off-Site Reading at the Rotunda, Philadelphia, December 29, 2009

  • complete reading (2:57): MP3

Scribe Launch Reading at Xavier University, September 22, 2009

  1. introduction by Tyrone Williams (4:33): MP3
  2. opening comments by Finkelstein (1:46): MP3

  3. from Scribe (Dos Madres Press, 2009)

  4. Like Dates and Almonds, Purple Cloth & Pearls (in memory of Robert Rethy) (2:21): MP3
  5. Scribe (1:54): MP3
  6. Valentine (1:09): MP3
  7. Lamp (0:45): MP3
  8. At the Threshold (for Robert Murphy) (4:48): MP3
  9. from "An Assembly" (11:00): MP3

  10. New Poems

  11. Tour (3:00): MP3
  12. Untitled ("It is a dark matter, said the clock maker") (1:33): MP3
  13. Untitled ("Banners, trumpets, tumblers, angels on stilts") (0:40): MP3
  14. Untitled ("These are like rags sewn together") (1:18): MP3
  15. Is This Okay? (1:32): MP3

  16. complete reading (37:49): MP3

The Shape of Disclosure: George Oppen Centennial Symposium at Poets House, New York, April 8, 2008

  • Unteachable: Ideology and Identity in Oppen's Late Poems (22:58): MP3
  • Finkelstein reads Oppen's "From Disaster" (0:36): MP3
  • Finkelstein reads Oppen's "Of Being Numerous," Section 14 (1:04): MP3

from Cross-Cultural Poetics, episode #152, "Iphigenia and Other Dramas," November 11, 2007

  • Finkelstein reads from and discusses Passing Over (19:02): MP3

Reading and Discussion with Harvey Shapiro at the Kelly Writers House, September 29-30, 2005

  • Finkelstein's reading (25:01): MP3
  • Q&A Session (6:38): MP3
  • discussion of Objectivist Poetics, moderated by Bob Perelman (50:01): MP3

  • (be sure to visit PennSound's page for this event for Shapiro's reading, thematically segmented tracks from the discussion and more)

from the 2004 MLA Offsite Reading

  • complete reading, part one (1:01:09): MP3
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