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Jennifer Scappettone


Appearing on Cross Cultural Poetics Episodes #313-314: Killing The Moonlight, January 6, 2015

  • Jennifer Scappettone discusses her book Killing the Moonlight: Modernism in Venice, taking us right up to Marinetti, from whom she draws her title (31:49): MP3
  • Jennifer Scappettone returns to discuss her book Killing the Moonlight: Modernism in Venice, picking up with Pound and taking us right up to Venice as contemporary ecological imperative (30:23): MP3

from textsound Issue #12, February 2012

  • X Locus: Cortile (23:35): MP3
  • X Locus: Cryptoporticus (Abluvion) (24:49): MP3

Appearing on Cross Cultural Poetics Episode #246: Locomotrix, January 26, 2012

  • Scappetone discusses and reads from her translations of the great Italian poet Amelia Rosselli in Locomotrix: Selected Poetry and Prose of Amelia Rosselli (University of Chicago Press) (42:03): MP3

PoemTalk Podcast #36, discussing Jennifer Scappettone's "Vase Poppies" and H.D.'s "Sea Poppies," October 8, 2010

Listen to the complete recording and read program notes for the episode at Jacket2.

PoemTalk Podcast #32, discussing Susan Howe's interpretation of Emily Dickinson's "My Life had stood - a Loaded Gun," May 24, 2010

Listen to the complete recording and read program notes for the episode at Jacket2.

Emergency Series Reading at the Kelly Writers House, January 21, 2010

  • Jennifer Scappettone's complete recording (incomplete reading) (26:19): MP3
  • Q & A with Tonya Foster (31:06): MP3
  • complete recording (1:47:02): MOV (via KWH-TV)

Coming in from the Cold: Celebrating Twenty Years of the MLA Off-Site Poetry Reading at the Philadelphia Mariott, December 29, 2009

  • complete reading (7:12): MP3

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

  • complete reading (3:20): MP3

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

complete recording (16:31): MP3

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A Conversation with Al Filreis at the Kelly Writers House, April 14, 2009

complete recording MP3 (41:32)


Reading at the Kelly Writers House, April 14, 2009

  1. Bull Desuetude (3:47): MP3
  2. Thing Ode (12:53): MP3
  3. Derrida is Dead (4:17): MP3
  4. da s (3:02): MP3
  5. Concerning Lasts Made (In Illinois) (2:13): MP3
  6. In Exion (1:23): MP3
  7. A translation of Amelia Rosselli's "Innesto nel vivere" (1:50): MP3
  8. Err-Residence/The Republic of Exit 43 (16:55): MP3
  9. 19 stills from Exit 43 (12:39): MP3

Full Reading: MP3 (59:48)


MLA Off-Site Series Reading, Chicago, December 28, 2007

Concerning Lasts Made in Illinois (1:27): MP3


Lunchtime talk with Lyn Hejinian and Rachel Levitsky at the Kelly Writers House on February 26, 2009

Full Reading (1:05:18): MP3 / MOV


MLA Offsite Reading at the Four Seasons Hotel, Washington D.C., December 28, 2005

  1. Derrida is Dead 2 (2:17): MP3
  2. Derrida is Dead 2.009 (1:57): MP3

Segue series reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, NY, January 31, 2004

  1. Introduction (1:57): MP3
  2. Ms. Use (3:06): MP3
  3. An Abeyance (1:25): MP3
  4. The New War (3:15): MP3
  5. The New War II (2:52): MP3
  6. A translation of Amelia Rosselli's "Sex violent like an object" (1:14): MP3
  7. Beauty (8:35): MP3
  8. More Like Liverpool (6:46): MP3
  9. Vase Poppies (1:02): MP3

Full Reading: MP3 (30:15)


Jennifer Scappettone on PennSound Daily

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