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Carla Harryman

LINEbreak Interview with Charles Bernstein

  1. Full program (28:57): MP3, RealAudio
  2. Carla performs her poem "The Male" (5:00): RealAudio

Third Annual Convergence on Poetics

Held at the University of Washington Bothell, North Creek Events Center, September 25-27, 2014

Reading / Performance + Conversation: Gail Scott w / interlocutor Carla Harryman:

  • Jeanne Heuving and Carla Harryman Introductions (10:39): MP3
  • Gail Scott Reading (34:30): MP3
  • Carla Harryman and Gail Scott in Conversation (30:08): MP3

Convergence on Poetics, University of Washington Bothell, North Creek Events Center, September 27-30, 2012

  • Carla Harryman (9:52): MP3
  • Complete recording (2:02:52): MP3

  • Listen to entire event here

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, March 31, 2012

  1. Introduction (03:22): MP3
  2. With John Raskin and the John Raskin Quartet (03:08): MP3
  3. Chapter 24 (02:32): MP3
  4. Cutting Corners (A Score) (08:03): MP3
  5. Disk (15:52): MP3
  6. Look Again (12:35): MP3
  • Complete reading (46:39): MP3

Reading with Lyn Hejinian, The Wide Road Reading & Book Release Party, Belladonna* Reading Series, New York, December 14, 2011

  • Complete reading (1:11:30): MP3

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

  • Complete reading (2:17): MP3

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

Complete reading (5:08): MP3

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

  • Complete reading (3:09): MP3

Appearing at Advancing Feminist Poetics and Activism, sponsored by the Belladonna* Reading Series, New York, September 25, 2009

Complete recording with Julie Patton and Rodrigo Toscano(21:27): MP3

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Reading for Double Change, Paris, May 29, 2009

from textsound Issue #2, Fall 2008 with Austin Publicover

  • REguard for the Object (echelon mix) (5:18): MP3
  • Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, October 25, 2008

    1. Alan Davies’ introduction (00:55): MP3
    2. Cell of meaning, which resembles them (01:13): MP3
    3. It is difficult to write satire (02:15): MP3
    4. Imagination is inflamed by women who lack imagination, reprise (04:54): MP3
    5. Headless heads (22:14): MP3
    6. Orgasms (04:20): MP3
    • Complete reading (40:12): MP3

    Reading for the Belladonna* Reading Series, NYC, May 6, 2008

    • Introduction (1:58): MP3
    • Complete reading (24:19): MP3

    Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, January 28, 2006

    1. Brenda Iijima’s introduction (06:21): MP3
    2. In. My. Sin. (01:56): MP3
    3. National. Identity. Question. (00:52): MP3
    4. When (03:04): MP3
    5. Open Box (12:35): MP3
    6. Mirror Play, Act II (08:17): MP3
    • Complete reading (34:34): MP3

    MLA Offsite Series Reading in Philadelphia, December 26, 2006

    Devouring (1:44): MP3

    Down City Poetry Series: Providence, RI, April 13, 2005

    1. Look again: Chapter 1 (01:51): MP3
    2. Chapter 2 (01:38): MP3
    3. Chapter 5 (02:12): MP3
    4. Chapter 6 (01:30): MP3
    5. Chapter 9 (01:21): MP3
    6. Chapter 10 (02:04): MP3
    7. Chapter 12 (02:41): MP3
    8. Chapter 19 (01:33): MP3
    9. Chapter 20 (00:36): MP3
    10. Song For Asa (02:46): MP3
    11. Baby (04:24): MP3
    12. Open Box (17:21): MP3
    • Complete recording (41:46): MP3

    Reading as part of the Belladonna* Series, NYC, March 29, 2002

    1. From Gardener of Stars: Gardener (incomplete) (03:53): MP3
    2. From Gardener of Stars: Caesar thought of everyone as his mother (09:17): MP3
    • Complete reading (14:03): MP3

    Reading as part of the Line Reading Series, June 21, 2000

    1. Lytle Shaw's introduction (01:52): MP3
    2. The Words (08:41): MP3
    3. Portrait of Baby (12:51):MP3
    4. In the Done of the Imitator (some audio missing) (13:11): MP3
    5. Song for Asa (02:30): MP3
    6. The Center With Gertude Stein (00:19): MP3
    • Complete reading (43:07): MP3

    Reading at the Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania, December 2, 1999

    1. introduction (2:04): MP3
    2. reading an article by Kathy Acker from The Artist and Society (5:59): MP3
    3. presenting slides and reading excerpts from Carmen, a play written by Chris Tisch and directed by Carla Harryman (7:05): MP3
    4. Discussing written responses to "chair collection" at Cranbrook Museum (5:21): MP3
    5. Womb Chair (2:30): MP3
    6. Billy Wilder’s Chair (1:24): MP3
    7. Tulip Chair (0:47): MP3
    8. Cranbrook Dining Chair (3:47): MP3
    9. Bench from Cranbrook collection (2:59): MP3
    10. discussing Cranbrook Collection (1:35): MP3
    11. slide: Six Square Court, from the Roper School (2:18): MP3
    12. slide: Cover of journal from Detroit (1:08): MP3
    13. last two slides: first page of Home in the Book of Daniel & Sandra Flinoil (0:24): MP3
    14. reading from Home in the Book of Daniels, and discussing Detroit Theater (20:36): MP3

    Complete recording (1:00:55): MP3, Real Audio

    Reading for the Segue Series at Double Happiness, New York, October 23, 1999

    1. Introduction (03:36): MP3
    2. Mothering (Enigma) (02:19): MP3
    3. Memory Play (04:52): MP3
    4. The River in Children, a Child in a Photograph, Resistance and Utopia (06:06): MP3
    5. Comic relief, in the time of the private automobile (09:07): MP3
    6. Trails (07:56): MP3
    • Complete recording (35:59): MP3

    MLA Offsite Series Reading at the Four Seasons Hotel, Washington D.C., December 27, 1996

  • Fairy Tale (7:03): MP3
  • Reading at SUNY Buffalo in 1995

    1. Pierre Joris' introduction (06:21): MP3
    2. The Words: Chapter 16/Allegory (02:04): MP3
    3. Magi (Eller Rousseau) (04:01): MP3
    4. In The Dome of the Imitator (13:36): MP3
    5. The Words: Chapter 20/Trans (09:34): MP3
    6. There Never Was A Rose Without A Thorn: Not-France (04:41): MP3
    7. Conversations Between France and Not-France (05:22): MP3
    8. Memory Play: Act 1 (05:11): MP3

    Wednesdays at 4Plus, University at Buffalo, September 13, 1995

    1. Introduction (1:40): MP3
    2. Memory Play: Act II, Scene III (2:48): MP3
    3. Matter (1:58): MP3
    4. Magic or Rousseau (3:19): MP3
    5. There never was a rose without a thorn (5:36): MP3
    6. Footnote #2: dialogue between Rousseau and Marquis de Sade (2:50): MP3
    7. Conversation between France and not France (7:29): MP3
    8. Song of Rousseau's Nanny, from The Confessions (3:18): MP3
    9. White End Dream (11:03): MP3
    10. Suppressed Names and Their Propositions (0:46): MP3

    Complete reading (42:23): MP3

    Segue Series Reading at the Ear Inn, January 2, 1993

    1. Magic or Rousseau (04:34): MP3
    2. Memory Play: prologue (06:03): MP3
    3. Memory Play: Act I, Scene I (12:31): MP3
    4. Memory Play: Act I, Scene II (05:47): MP3
    5. Memory Play: Act I, Scene III (04:40): MP3

      Complete reading (34:11): MP3

    Segue Series Reading at the Ear Inn, December 3, 1991

    1. The Wide Road (04:50): MP3
    2. The Words (21:29): MP3

      Complete reading (26:21): MP3

    Incognito Lounge reading with Norma Cole, San Jose State University, May 1, 1990

    • Introduction (2:11): MP3
    • Complete reading (38:50): MP3

    New Poetics Colloquium at The Kootenay School of Writing, Vancouver, 1985

    • Reading from Vice on August 23, 1985 (19:23): MP3
    • Talk on August 24, 1985 Part 1 (30:34): MP3
    • Talk on August 24, 1985 Part 2 (35:22): MP3

    Segue Series Reading at the Ear Inn, October 15, 1983

    1. Introduction (00:56): MP3
    2. Typical Domains and other prose (some audio missing) (39:46): MP3
    • Complete reading (41:33): MP3

    Carla Harryman and Steve Benson: Terms of Address, July 22, 1978

    From the Bob Perelman tapes

    Complete recording (21:54): MP3

    Carla Harryman on PennSound Daily

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