Butler Adorn’od

I followed the Judith Butler debate in the German newspapers these past 6 weeks or so, but didn’t post on it. The following article from Muzzlewatch however is worth calling attention to as it is a good summary of the craven & unwarranted opposition to Butler being given the Adorno prize: Why Judith Butler had to be shut down Posted on September 25 2012 by Cecilie Surasky under Anti-semitism , Censorship , Educational Institutions.  The announcement of a … Read more Butler Adorn’od

Basil King: Mirage & More

Saturday September 22 FILM PREMIERE BASIL KING : MIRAGE a film co-directed by Nicole Peyrafitte & Miles Joris-Peyrafitte  at Anthology Film Archives  32 2nd Ave – NYC Basil King: Mirage Trailer from miles joris-peyrafitte on Vimeo. Saturday September 22 FILM PREMIERE BASIL KING: MIRAGE We are really exited about the premiere of our 22 mn documentary film on painter & poet Basil King at Anthology Film Archive. This is a family affair since Miles & I … Read more Basil King: Mirage & More

Algeria Celebrates

Fireworks above Sidi Fredj,in Algiers, 4 July 2012. (Photo Louafi Larbi. Reuters) A different 4 July fireworks: this one happened on the evening of 4 July in Algiers to start the celebration of today’s (5 July) 50th anniversary of Independence. Algeria will celebrate for a whole year, the government has so ordered.  No comments: it would take a full book-length essay to so much as approach the complexity, the joys, … Read more Algeria Celebrates

Conflicts in Translation: A Tribute to Serge Gavronsky

with Serge Gavronsky, Mary Ann Caws, Lydia Davis, Pierre Joris, and Richard Sieburth FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012 2-6 PM JAMES ROOM, FOURTH FLOOR, BARNARD HALL A renowned poet and critic, and one of the most important translators of modern French poetry, Serge Gavronsky has taught in the French Department at Barnard College for over 50 years. Please join us to celebrate his illustrious career. With Serge Gavronsky, Mary Ann … Read more Conflicts in Translation: A Tribute to Serge Gavronsky

Jerome Rothenberg: Eightieth Birthday Tribute

go to Pennsound to watch all of the following videos: Readings organized by Charles Bernstein and Pierre Joris at CUNY Graduate Center, New York City, December 9, 2011 videograpy by Colin Still Part One introduction by Charles Bernstein and Pierre Joris Ammiel Alcalay Bruce Andrews/Sally Silvers Homero Aridjis Steve Clay Peter Cockelbergh Monica de la Torre Rachel Blau DuPlessis Al Filreis Michael Heller Susan Howe Ligorano/Reese Part Two Ligorano/Reese continued Ernesto Livon-Grosman Pete Monaco Charlie … Read more Jerome Rothenberg: Eightieth Birthday Tribute

Celebrating Serge Gavronsky

Conflicts in Translation: A Tribute to Serge Gavronsky with Serge Gavronsky, Mary Ann Caws, Lydia Davis, Suzanne Jill Levine, and Richard Sieburth FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012 2-6 PM JAMES ROOM, FOURTH FLOOR, BARNARD HALL ALUMNAE POETRY TRANSLATION A renowned poet and critic, and one of the most important translators of modern French poetry, Serge Gavronsky has taught in the French Department at Barnard College for over 50 years. Please … Read more Celebrating Serge Gavronsky

Nicole Peyrafitte @ Robert Kelly Celebrations

Here is Nicole Peyrafitte‘s performance at the Film Anthology Archives  in NYC on May 7, 2011, as part of “Logic of the World: The Poetics of Robert Kelly: Celebrating His 75th Birthday & His 50 Years Teaching at Bard College,” sponsored by The Brooklyn Rail, presented by Jonas Mekas and hosted by Phong Bui. You can find a batch of performances form that day on Opie & Anthony’s Uncensored … Read more Nicole Peyrafitte @ Robert Kelly Celebrations

Jerome Rothenberg @ 80: A Celebration

At CUNY Center for the Humanities (New York) Friday, December 9 Martin E. Segal Theater CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue (diagonally across from the Empire State Building) 6pm (sharp) to about 9:30pm Poet, translator, editor, anthologist, Jerome Rothenberg is joined by friends and collaborators for an exploration of his influential work. Papers on, and celebrations of,  Rothenberg’s work will be presented by  Susan Howe, Carolee Schneemann, Ammiel Alcalay, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Anne Waldman, … Read more Jerome Rothenberg @ 80: A Celebration