Presentations

Invited Talks

“Satire and the Dreamworld in J.H. Prynne’s Brass.” English Faculty Poetics Seminar, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, December 10, 2013.

“Clarity and Silence in George Oppen’s Of Being Numerous.” College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI. April 22, 2008.

Conference Participation

“Cosmogonic Surrealism as Decolonizing Thought in the Work of Aimé Césaire and Will Alexander”. Modern Language Association, January 6, 2017, Philadelphia, PA.

“The Distended Economy of Wit: Being Funny and Dislocated in Kevin Davies’ The Golden Age of Paraphernalia.” What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English, July 16-18 2012, University of Lincoln, Lincoln, UK.

“‘A New Tax on the Counter-Earth’: Pastoral Satire and Ideology in J.H. Prynne’s Brass.” International Conference on the Poetics and Politics of Place in Pastoral, March 29-31, 2012, Université d’Orléans, France.

“The ‘natural extension is movement’: J.H. Prynne’s ‘Aristeas, in Seven Years’ and The English Intelligencer.” The English Intelligencer Conference, August 20, 2011, St. John’s College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.

“In Kimmerian Darkness: Myth and Language in Ezra Pound and J.H. Prynne.” Ezra Pound and London: 24th Ezra Pound International Conference, July 9, 2011, University of London, London, UK.

“Discrepancies of the Body-Subject: Harm and Pain in The Harmless Building and Wound Response.” December 5, 2009. Variations on the Theme of Harm: Conference on the Work of Douglas Oliver, University of Essex, Colchester, UK.

“Philological Poetics: a study of reference in Ezra Pound and J.H. Prynne.” April 18, 2009. Under the Influence: Politics and the Currency of Literature, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY.

“Opening Remarks on Philology and Commentary.” April 9, 2009. Glossing is a Glorious Thing: the Past, Present and Future of Commentary, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY.

“On J.H. Prynne: Between the Commentary and the Poem.” April 9, 2009. Glossing is a Glorious Thing: the Past, Present and Future of Commentary, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY.

“Imagination and America: Autonomy and Unity in William Carlos Williams’ Spring and All and Jean Toomer’s Cane.” May 3, 2008. Vernal Temporalities: Imagining the New in Literature, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY.

 

 CAMPUS TALKS

“Surface, Satire and Negation in J.H. Prynne’s Brass.” Twentieth-Century and Contemporary Literature Graduate Symposium, November 22, 2011, Pembroke College, University of Cambridge, UK.

“Mimesis and Difficulty: Modernism and J.H. Prynne.” Graduate Lecture Series, May 20, 2011, Faculty of English, University of Cambridge, UK.

“Textual Practice in J.H. Prynne’s The White Stones.” May 9, 2011. Queens’ Arts Seminar, Queens’ College, University of Cambridge, UK.