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:: POSITIONS COLLOQUIUM ::

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Posted: Tuesday, August 12, 2008

 

Wednesday

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:::::Positions Colloquium:::::

August 19 - 24, 2008

at/with VIVO Media Arts Centre

1965 Main St, Vancouver

TUESDAY 19 August

Afternoon-Evening Session only

*not* at VIVO, location TBA

4:00 pm - late

Opening day social - a party + bbq with readings by poets who have been members of the KSW board or collective.

} tentatively including {

Sachiko Murakami, Donato Mancini, Maxine Gadd, Peter Culley, Ted Byrne, Colin Browne, Andrea Actis

+ surprise guests

 

WEDNESDAY 20 August

Morning - Afternoon Session

11:00 am

Panel presentation

Title / theme: "On Line: Poetics and the Distribution of Meaning"

Moderator and Curator: Andrew Klobucar

Panellists: Darren Wershler-Henry, Brian Kim Stefans, Judy Radul, Sianne Ngai

1:00 pm

Theatrical presentation

Kevin Killian and Dodie Bellamy w/guests

"The Clifford Irving Show"

Dinner Break

3:30 pm (circa)

Evening Session

7:00 pm

Readings, presentations, and performances by:

Darren Wershler-Henry, Brian Kim Stefans, Colin Smith, Robert Fitterman, Clint Burnham

 

THURSDAY 21 August

Morning - Afternoon Session

11:00 am

Panel presentation

Moderator and Curator: Rita Wong

Title / theme: "Alpha Bets: Language Gambles on Land"

Panellists: Juliana Spahr, Pat O'Riley, Reg Johanson, Peter Cole

1:00 pm

Talk

Michael Davidson

"On the Outskirts of Form: Cosmopoetics in the Shadow of NAFTA."

Dinner Break

3:30 pm (circa)

Evening Session

7:00 pm

Readings, presentations, and performances by:

Rita Wong, Juliana Spahr, PILLS (A. Vidaver, R. Johanson, R. Farr), Pat O'Riley, Peter Cole, Louis Cabri, Jules Boykoff

 

FRIDAY 22 August

Morning - Afternoon Session

11:00 am

Seminar

Seminar leaders: Kaia Sand and Jules Boykoff

Title / theme: "Landscapes of Dissent: Guerilla Poetry & Public Space"

Respondents: Catriona Strang, Colin Smith, Juliana Spahr, Nicholas Perrin, Laura Elrick, Clint Burnham

1:00 pm

Roundtable presentation

Moderator and Curator: Jeff Derksen

Title / theme: "Neoliberalism and the Politics of Poetics"

Respondents: Rodrigo Toscano, Juliana Spahr, Rod Smith, Dorothy Lusk, Roger Farr, Laura Elrick, Louis Cabri

Dinner Break

3:30 pm (circa)

Evening Session

7:00 pm

Readings, presentations, and performances by:

Rodrigo Toscano, Rod Smith, Kaia Sand, Dorothy Trujillo Lusk, Jeff Derksen

 

SATURDAY 23 August

Morning-Afternoon Session

11:00 am

Seminar

Seminar leader: Sianne Ngai

Title / theme: "The Zany Science: Post-Fordist Performance and the Problem of Fun"

Respondents: Tyrone Williams, Mark Wallace, Andrew Klobucar, Rob Fitterman, Stacy Doris, Jeff Derksen, Michael Davidson, Louis Cabri

1:00 pm

Audio feature

Lisa Robertson and Stacy Doris

"The Perfume Recordist"

Dinner Break

3:30 pm (circa)

Evening Session

7:00 pm

Readings, presentations, and performances by:

Tyrone Williams, Mark Wallace, Catriona Strang, Judy Radul, Laura Elrick, Steve Collis

 

SUNDAY 24 August

Afternoon-Evening Session only

*not* at VIVO, location TBA

3:00 pm - whenever

closing-day social

 

 


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