presents poetics/practices/manifestos by:
Monday, March 12 at 7 PM
in Room 9206/9207,
CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, NYC
This series of talks on queer poetics, titled in honor of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, explores the relationship between queer writing/artmaking process, pedagogy, and the manifesto.
Jonathan Goldberg is Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor in the Department of English at Emory University, where he also is Director of Studies in Sexualities. He recently edited Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick’s THE WEATHER IN PROUST, published by Duke University Press. His most recent book is THE SEEDS OF THINGS, published by Fordham University Press. A monograph on Alfred Hitchcock’s STRANGERS ON A TRAIN is forthcoming from Arsenal Pulp Press.
Byron Kim was born in La Jolla, California in 1961 and received a B.A. in English at Yale in 1983. Kim’s large painting installation called “Synecdoche,” which depicts human skin color was included in the 1993 Whitney Biennial. Kim is represented in New York by James Cohan Gallery and in Seoul by PKM. He presented solo exhibitions at both galleries in 2012. Among the awards Kim has received are The Louise Nevelson Award in Art from the American Academy of Arts and Letters (1993), the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award (1994), the New York Foundation for the Arts Grant (1994), the National Endowment for the Arts Award (1995), the Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant (1997), and the Alpert Award in the Arts (2008).
Michael Moon is the author of Darger’s Resources, out from Duke Press in March 2012, as well as Disseminating Whitman (1991) and A Small Boy and Others: Imitation and Initiation in American Culture from Henry James to Andy Warhol (1998). The editor of the Norton Critical Edition of Leaves of Grass, he teaches American Studies and Queer Studies at Emory University.
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TENDENCIES: Poetics & Practice is curated by Tim Trace Peterson.
All events are co-sponsored by the Center for the Humanities, the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS), The Graduate Center Ph.D. Program in English, and the GC Poetics Group