a symposium at Amherst College
***Unless otherwise noted, all events take place in Pruyne Lecture Hall, Amherst College***
10:00-11:15 Poetry in Performance
Kamran Javadizadeh (Villanova Univ.), "Ariel's Discipline"
Heidi Bean (Bridgewater State Univ.), "The Cambridge Poets' Theater in the 1950s"
Christopher Grobe (Amherst College), "Breakthrough: Poetry, Comedy, Confession"
11:30-12:30 Performance in poetry
Joselyn Almeida-Beveridge (UMass-Amherst), "Performing the Poet as Translator"
Krupa Shandilya (Amherst College), "Poetry, Piety and Performance"
12:30-1:30 lunch provided
1:30-2:45 First Keynote
Judith Pascoe (Univ. of Iowa), "The Unbearable Politeness of Poetry Readings"
3:00-3:45 A reading
Jena Osman (Temple Univ.)
4:00-5:15 Second Keynote
Peggy Phelan (Stanford Univ.), "Locating Voice: The Sound of It"
5:30-6:00 installation: "Rim Light" (in webster Hall, Studio 1)
Text by Wendy Woodson; Music by Wendy Woodson & Jake Meginsky
Voices: Ron Bashford and Zeina Nasr