Spring 2011

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TENDENCIES: Poetics & Practice
Spring 2011

All events take place at 7PM in the Skylight Room (9100), at CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

February 9
Ira Sachs, Sarah Sarai, and Christopher Schmidt

March 9
Christopher Nealon, Ana Bozicevic, Gregory Laynor & Astrid Lorange

March 28
Barbara Hammer, Maggie Nelson, and Janlori Goldman

April 4
Jack Halberstam, Rob Halpern, and Brenda Iijima

May 9
Mary Baine Campbell, Ronaldo Wilson, and Paul Foster Johnson

This series of talks on queer poetics, curated by Tim Peterson (Trace) and titled in honor of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, explores the relationship between queer theory, poetic manifesto, poetic practice, and pedagogy. For more information, read a brief note about the series.

Tendencies: Poetics & Practice is co-sponsored by the Center for the Humanities, the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS), The Ph.D. program in English, and the GC Poetics Group.

About Tim Peterson (Trace)

Tim Peterson (Trace) is a poet, critic, editor, curator, and octopus. Author of the book Since I Moved In (Chax Press) and the recent chapbook Violet Speech (2nd Avenue Poetry), Peterson also edits EOAGH: A Journal of the Arts and curates readings and events throughout NYC including the Zinc Bar series, Quips & Cranks (with Vincent Katz) at SVA, and the TENDENCIES: Poetics & Practice talks series at CUNY Graduate Center.
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