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A Celebration of Pablo Picasso's Wrtings
at PS1 / Brooklyn, NY
Friday, 3 June
with: Jerome Rothenberg, Pierre Joris, Anne Waldmann, Jason Weiss, Mark Weiss, & others
Friday, 29 April
Pierre Joris in conversation with Dunya Mikhail
72 Spring Street, Second Floor | New York, N.Y. 10012
(212) 431-7920 | [email protected]
University of Chicago
Tuesday, April 12 @ 4:30
The Jean and Harold Gossett Lecture in Memory of Holocaust Victims Martha and Paul Feivel Korngold
"Beyond Witness –The Visionary, Non-Soteriological Poetics of Paul Celan: The Darkness in the Poem and the Light"
Presented by Pierre Joris, Professor, SUNY-Albany
Classics 10, 1010 E. 59th Street
Wednesday, April 13 @ 5:30
Poem Present: Pierre Joris Reading
Classics 10, 1010 E. 59th Street
Thursday, March 31st 7:30 p.m.
A CELEBRATION OF FRENCH POETRY
Translators read French poems from the 20th Century.
John Ashbery, Paul Auster, Mary Ann Caws, Marcella Durand, Richard Howard, Pierre Joris, Ron Padgett, Marie Ponsot, Kristin Prevallet, Grace Schulman, and Cole Swensen.
A reception will follow.
Admission is $10 / $7 for PSA Members and Students.
Co-sponsored by the Florence Gould Foundation, The New School Graduate Writing Program, and Yale University Press.
Tishman Auditorium, The New School
66 West 12th Street, NYC
"Collage as Cultural Practice"
University of Iowa
for Steve Lacy
Wednesday, January 19th, 8:00pm
A memorial for and tribute to the great and most literary of jazz musicians, Steve Lacy, who died of liver cancer in June of this year, age 69. Born in New York in 1934, Lacy rescued the soprano sax from almost total disuse in 1950 and, in the ensuing decades, made the instrument uniquely his own while simultaneously expanding its possibilities. Tonight’s readers and performers include Irene Aebi, Juini Booth, William Corbett, Robert Creeley, Douglas Dunn, Suzanne Frecon, John Giorno, Pierre Joris, Daniel Kelpfer, James Koller, Ruth Lepson, Nicole Peyrafitte, and Roswell Rudd, among others.
with Vikas Menon
Sunday, 9th January 4 p.m.
ChThonic Clash Coffee House
418 Main Street
MLA 2004 PHILADELPHIA
Tuesday December 28
Commonweath Hall B, Loews
"Poetry as Resistance in the Colonial and Post-colonial Maghreb"
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Friday, 3rd December 7 p.m.
at The Fuze Box, 12 Central Av. Albany, NY
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IT’LL BE A MONTH ALREADY...SO IT’S TIME FOR
THE BLUE STATE BLUES FESTIVAL
AN EVENING OF HOT MUSIC FOR A COLD REALITY STARRING (among other great bands):
MITCH ELROD vox+guitar+sax NICOLE PEYRAFITTE vox+perc MIKE LOPEZ.djembe
17 NEW SCOTLAND AVENUE * ALBANY * NY
INFORMATION : (518) 432-6572
University of California, Irvine
Saturday, November 20, 2004
Session 3: 1:00 - 2:30PM
Panel E: Social Formations (Humanities Instructional Bldg. 135)
Panel Chair: Christopher Beach (English, Claremont Graduate University)
Alan Golding, "On Jerome Rothenberg: Anthologies, Canons, and Diasporic Avant-Gardes" (English, University of Louisville)
Lauri Ramey, "Black British Poetry and Diasporic Avant-Gardes" (English,California State University, Los Angeles)
Pierre Joris, "On the Nomadic Circulation of Avant-Garde Poetries between Europe, North America and the Maghreb" (English, University of New York at Albany)
Session 6: 8:00 - 10:00PM
PLENARY: GROUP POETRY READING (The Gypsy Den, Santa Ana)
Brian Kim Stefans
Panel: "Paul Celan and Translation."
Participants: Julian Semilian, Nikolai Popov, Pierre Joris,
David Yound, Moderator.
Saturday, Oct. 30 2004 3:45 - 5:00p.m.
ALTA CONFERENCE, Alexis Park Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada
The Louis Zukofsky Centennial Conference
Columbia University & Barnard College
Friday, Sept. 17 to Sunday, Sept. 19, 2004
POET'S TRIBUTE reading Sunday at 2:30
Have moved! New snailmail address:
244 Elm Street
Albany NY 12210
(all other ## & virtual addresses remain the same)
Pierre Joris &
Nicole Peyrafitte perform ancient &
contemporary Iraki poetry on Wednesday September 8 2004 at 7:00 PM at
FIRLEFANZ GALLERY 292 Lark St. in Albany
"During the first 11 days of September FIRLEFANZ GALLERY at 292 Lark
St. in Albany NY present:
"SHOCK AND AWE: SOME AMERICAN ART"
During the 11 day Exhibit. every evening between 7 and 8:30PM the
gallery present performance art, theater, spoken word, video, puppet
Moving House! New address to be announced.
Friday 7 - Saturday 8 May — Birkbeck College, London, UK
Friday 2 April, 7:30 PM — Beyond
Baroque, 681 venice boulevard, Venice, California. 310-822-3006
S U M E R I C A V E - PIERRE JORIS and NICOLE PEYRAFITTE
A voco-visual performance combining sound, text, and image,
and what lies in between.
Sunday 4 April, 7:30 PM — Otis College
PIERRE JORIS and NICOLE PEYRAFITTE
A performance/reading of translations (Celan, Picasso, Koltz, Joris, Christensen, Schwitters, Peyrafitte & others)
Saturday 24 April — The University at Albany
PIERRE JORIS and NICOLE PEYRAFITTE in performance
(details to be announced)
Friday 26, 1-2:15 pm: F104—Antonin Artaud’s “Poetics of Cruelty” for Contemporary Writers. Jamerson Maurer, Clayton Eshleman, Judith E. Johnson, Pierre Joris, Aim Ali . Antonin Artaud remains an extremely marginalized figure of Modernism. His theories on a Theater of Cruelty, his poetry, and his performance art attempted to release the “shadows” of life, and destroy the effigies causing the ills of society. The panel will discuss Artaud from many points of view—translation, performance art, poetics, modern-day influence, and the critical & theoretical discourse on his work—and propose that contemporary writers find strong transformative values in his poetics.
Friday 26, 7:30 p.m.: Poetry Reading organized by Circumference magazine to protest the fact that “the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control recently declared that American publishers cannot edit works authored in nations under trade embargoes which include Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Libya and Cuba.” Delilah’s Bar, 2771 North Lincoln Avenue.
With: Jen Hofer, Pierre Joris, and Matthew Zapruder
reading their translations of poems, as well as poems in the original languages.
Christine Hume will read her homophonic translation featured in the first issue of Circumference.
Saturday 27, 9 p.m: "Discrete Series" Poetry Reading at 3030 West Cortland. With Jen Hofer, Cole Swensen, Ray Bianchi & Dan Machlin.
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