To begin ...

As the twentieth century fades out
the nineteenth begins
it is as if nothing happened
though those who lived it thought
that everything was happening
enough to name a world for & a time
to hold it in your hand
unlimited.......the last delusion
like the perfect mask of death

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Outside-in / Inside-out Schedule

The following is the schedule for the major festival of “outside & subterranean poetry,” which takes as its point of departure Barbaric Vast & Wild, the anthology/assemblage co-edited by Jerome Rothenberg & John Bloomberg-Rissman.  The total Outside-in / Inside-out festival, as announced, will take place at venues across the City of Glasgow from September to November 2016. 

4th October – 8th October 2016
Glasgow, Scotland 

Tuesday 4th October
MANY Studios, 3 Ross St, Glasgow G1 5AR

5-7pm             Opening of Palimpsest Exhibition & drinks reception
                        Welcoming Remarks
                        Readings: John Bloomberg-Rissman, Nuala Watt, and Nat Raha

Wednesday 5th October
5th floor Alwyn Williams Building, Lilybank Gardens, University of Glasgow

9.30 am           Registration open; tea & coffee
10-10.15          Welcome remarks: Vassiliki Kolocotroni, Jeffrey Robinson, Colin Herd, Nuala Watt, nick-e Melville 
10.15-11.45     Introductory Panel 
10.15-10.30: Andrea Brady – Inside Lyric: Poetry in Prison
10.30-10.45: Sarah Hepworth – Glasgow University’s Special Collections of the Literary Outside
10.45-11.00: Sandeep Parmar – Coterie, Community and Censure: UK Poetry and Race
11.00-11.15: Jeffrey Robinson – Outside-in / Inside-out: An Overview
11.15-11.45: Discussion
11.45-1.30       Break for lunch (self-catered)
1.30-3              Parallel Panel Sessions A and B

Panel A: Propriety and Legitimacy - 5th Floor Alwyn Williams Building

1.30-1.45:  Elizabeth Marie Young – Obscenity and Poetic Propriety in Latin Priapic Verse
1.45-2:  Kirstie Blair – Working Class, 19th Century Newspaper Poetry
2-2.15:  Nicholas Karavatos – Echo Location: John Giorno Performs the Culture Industry
2.15-2.30: Isabel Waidner – Gaudy Bauble
2:30-3:  Discussion

Panel B: Identity and the Body - Edwin Morgan Room, 5 University Gardens

1.30-1.45: Ed Luker – ‘things don’t represent’: Fred Moten’s fugitive surface
1.45-2: Rebecca Tamas – WITCH: A Poem of Female Strangeness
2-2.15: Nisha Ramayaa – Moving Devotion, Moving Displacement: Decolonising Responses to Mirabai and Bhanu Kapil
2.15-2.30: Eric Eisner – Keats in Drag: Mark Doty, Cockney Poetics and Queer Excess
2.30-3: Discussion
3-3.30              Break for tea & coffee - 5th floor Alwyn Williams
3.30-5              Parallel Panel Sessions C and D

Panel C:  The Space of the Page - 5th Floor Alwyn Williams 

3.30-3.45: Sarah Hayden – POEM? POEM? POEM? POEM? POEM? POEM?: On Reading Peter Roehr
3.45-4: Mark Tardi – Stratal Geometries
4-4.15:  Rachel Robinson – Betweenness in the Work of Cecilia Vicuña
4.15-4.30: Rey Conquer – Line and Layout in German Experimental Poetry: what is at stake?
4.30-5:  Discussion

Panel D: Figuring the Outside - Edwin Morgan Room

3.30-3.45: Robert Snyderman – Autochthonous Roads, Visceral Apostrophe: Tradition Beyond Human Control, or Why it Happened that C.D. Wright Found besmilir brigham
3.45-4: Sara Guyer – Out of My Knowledge/Knowledge of the World (Clare, Bouabré)
4-4.15: Peter France – Salute – to Singing: Gennady Aygi and Chuvash Culture
4.15-4.30: David Miller – The Proverbials
4.30-5:  Discussion

CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts), 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3JD

Participants’ book table, sponsored by Aye-Aye Books

7.30-11            Barbaric Vast and Wild launch, with a mixture of performative-critical papers and readings by Jerome Rothenberg, John Bloomsberg-Rissman, Andrea Brady, Diane Rothenberg, Tawona Sithole, Aonghas MacNeacail, Sandra Alland, Holly Pester, Nicole Peyrafitte, and Pierre Joris

Thursday 6th October
5th Floor Alwyn Williams Building

8.30am            Coffee & tea
9-10.30            Parallel Panel Sessions E and F

Panel E: Language(s) of the Outside - 5th Floor Alwyn Williams 
9-9.15: Jeffrey Robinson – Romanticism and Outsider Poetics
9.15-9.30: Ellen Dillon – A poetry at the gates of existence: negotiating (with) the outside in the work of Peter Gizzi and Peter Manson
9.30-9.45: Colin Herd – Show-orations: The Sophists and Contemporary Poetry
9:45-10:  Nicole Peyrafitte and Pierre Joris – Occitan Poetry
10-10:30:  Discussion 

Panel F: Poetics of Trauma/Repression/ Expression - Edwin Morgan Room
9-9:15: Will Rowe – The Image of Suffering in Colonial, Postcolonial and contemporary works
9.15-9.30:  Dominic Williams – Translating Illegibility in the Scrolls of Auschwitz
9.30-9.45:  Kate Sutherland – Using Law Against Itself: Muriel Rukeyser’s Documentary Poetics
9.45-10:  Laura Rae – Pieces of Me: Poetry as Response to Trauma, PTSD and Sexual Assault
10-10.30:  Discussion

10.30-10.45     Break for coffee & tea - 5th Floor Alwyn Williams 

10.45-12.15     Parallel Panel Sessions G and H

Panel G: Sound / Music / Voice - 5th Floor Alwyn Williams  

10.45-11: Mike Saunders – Noise and Purchase
11-11.15: Hanna Tuulikki – Air falbh leis na h-eòin / Away with the birds
11.15-11.30: Robin Purves – Keiji Haino: Asynchronicity, Mora-Timing and the Undoing of Rock
11.30-11.45: Katie Ailes – Contemporary Performance-based Poetry
11.45-12.15: Discussion
Panel H: Outside Subjectivity - Edwin Morgan Room

10.45-11: Iain Matheson – My Own Private Imago: Introspectibilia in Gaston Bachelard and Iris Murdoch
11-11.15: Dunja Baus and kerry doyle – Desiring Thresholds
11.15-11.30: Katy Hastie – Blows Against the Big Brother Tongue
11.30-12.00:  Discussion
12.15-1.15       Break for lunch (self-catered)

The Homeless Library, viewings, discussion - 5th Floor Alwyn Williams
1.15-2.15         Philip Davenport and Homeless Library participants & exhibit of ‘The Homeless Library’

2.15-3.30         Break for coffee & tea (Alwyn Williams) with private viewings of Ian Hamilton Finlay and Edwin Morgan archives – Special Collections, 12th floor, The University of Glasgow Library
3.30-4.30         Sandeep Parmar, guided discussion on Race and US/UK Poetics

Lighthouse Gallery, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow G1 3NU

5-7pm             Viewing of Design and the Concrete Poem exhibition, with remarks by curator Bronac Ferran

Poetry Club, 100 Eastvale Place, Glasgow, G3 8QG

7.30-11            Outside and Subterranean Poetry Night with performances by Susan Bee, Gerry Loose, Julie Carr, Maggie O’Sullivan, Will Rowe, nick-e melville, Liliane Lijn, Charles Bernstein, Gerrie Fellows, and Peter Manson

Friday 7th October
Glasgow Women’s Library, 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow G40 1BP

9.30am            Coffee & tea
10-11               Discussion on Archives and Experimental Poetry
10-10.15:  Adele Patrick – The GWL and its Archives
10.15-10.30: Michael Parsons – The work of Lily Greenham
10.30-10.45:  Liliane Lijn – On her own work
10.45-11: Discussion
11-11.30          Break for coffee & tea and Poetry Discussion Point
11.30-1            Parallel Panel Sessions I and J

Panel I: Gender, Reading, and Form - Main Conference Room 

11.30-11.45: Annie Higgen – A is for Auden
11.45-12: Sophie Collins – A performance of the act of reading: feminist epistemologies in translation
12-12.15: Nuala Watt – Partial Sight and Poetic Form
12.15-12.30: Juana Adcock and Jennifer Williams – BODY: Text is Flesh
12.30-1: Discussion

Panel J: Translation and Border States - Breakout Room
11.30-11.45: Piotr Gwiazda – Alone with Language: On Exophonic Poetry
11.45-12: Wanda O’Connor – Entwurf
12-12.15: Jacob McGuinn – Fragmenting Figuration: Celan inside Paris outside Blanchot
12.15-12.30: Calum Rodger, Rachel McCrum and Jonathan Lamy – Cinepoems: Scotland/ Quebec
12.30-1: Discussion

1-2:      Lunch and Poetry Discussion Point

2-3.30: Parallel Panel Sessions K and L

Panel K: The Space of Performance - Main Conference Room

2-2.15: Sandra Dias – The Evanescent Body: Poetical Experimental Performance in Portugal
2.15-2.30: Scott Thurston – Jennifer Pike and Movement as Poetry
2.30-2.45: Jane Goldman – Room of One’s Own: Woolf Supper Launch
2.45-3: Theresa Munoz – Interactivity, the Body and Human Emotion in Digital Poetry
3-3.30:  Discussion

Panel L: Ecologies - Break-out Room

2-2:15 Daisy Lafarge – Affirmation as Resistance
2.15-2.30: Srishti Krishamoorthy – Disruptive Botanical Surfaces in Susan Howe’s Poetry since 1990
2.30-2.45: Julie Carr – Women, War and Labour in the Poetry of Lorine Niedecker
2.45-3: Discussion

3.30-4  Break with coffee & tea and Poetry Discussion Point

Main Conference Room

4-5       Holly Pester workshop on GWL archives

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall ‘Music Studio,’ Buchanan Galleries, Glasgow, G2 3NY

8-11     Outside Chance: ‘poetry lottery’ open mic extravaganza

 Saturday 8th October
MANY Studios
9.30-10            Coffee & tea
10-11               Digital Transformations – Andrew Prescott, Bronac Ferran and Tom Schofield in discussion
11-11.45          Readings: Jerome Rothenberg, Alec Finlay, and Lila Matsumoto

11.45-12          Break

12-1                 Charles Bernstein respondent

END: Outside-in / Inside-out

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