John Ashbery Poetry Series Presents
Thursday, April 2, 2020
CANCELED A Reading by Erica Kaufman and Joan Retallack
Bard Hall, Bard College Campus
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The authors of Post Classic and Memnoir read from their workErica Kaufman is the author of Post Classic (Roof Books, 2019); Instant Classic (Roof Books, 2013); and censory impulse (Factory School, 2009). She is the coeditor of No Gender: Reflections of the Life and Work of Kari Edwards (Venn Diagram, 2009) and Adrienne Rich: Teaching at CUNY, 1968–1974 (Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative, 2004). Her poetry has appeared in A Perfect Vacuum and P-Queue, among others. Kaufman is the director of the Bard College Institute for Writing and Thinking and visiting assistant professor of Humanities.
Joan Retallack is the author of eight books of poetry—most recently, Procedural Elegies / Western Civ Cont’d, an Artforum Best Book of 2010—and numerous critical studies, including the introduction to the Yale edition of Gertrude Stein’s Stanzas in Meditation (2012), Gertrude Stein: Selections (2008), Poetry and Pedagogy: The Challenge of the Contemporary (2006), The Poethical Wager (2003), and Musicage: John Cage in Conversation with Joan Retallack (1996), which won the America Award in Belles-Lettres. Her awards include a Lannan Foundation Poetry Grant (1998–99), National Endowment for the Arts funding for an artist’s book (1995–96), and the Columbia Book Award for Errata 5uite (1994).
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Time: 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Bard Hall, Bard College Campus