112th Annual Conference - Riverside Convention Center, California
Friday, October 31 - Sunday, November 2, 2014

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A Conversation with Marjorie Perloff

Session Chair: 
Steven Gould Axelrod, University of California, Riverside
Session 7: Saturday 1:45-3:15pm
RCC Meeting Room 4


  1. Marjorie Perloff, Stanford University and University of Southern California
    Marjorie Perloff, American Academy of Arts and Sciences and American Philosophical Society Fellow and former MLA President, has publications including The Poetic Art of Robert Lowell (1973);  The Poetics of Indeterminacy (1981); The Dance of the Intellect (1985); The Futurist Moment (1986); Wittgenstein's Ladder (1996); Poetry On and Off the Page (1998); 21st Century Modernism (2002); and Unoriginal Genius (2012).
  2. Susan McCabe, University of Southern California
    Susan McCabe, USC Professor of English, has published: two critical books, Elizabeth Bishop: Her Poetics of Loss (1994) and Cinematic Modernism: Modern Poetry and Film (2005); two poetry books, Swirl (2003) and Descartes’ Nightmare (2008, winner of the Agha Shahid Ali Prize); and many essays and introductions. She is past President of the Modernist Studies Association, held a fellowship at the American Academy in Berlin in 2011, and is currently completing a literary biography, H.D. and Bryher: A Modernist Love Story.
  3. Brian Reed, University of Washington
    Brian Reed is Professor and Chair of the Department of English at the University of Washington, Seattle, and the author of three books, Hart Crane: After His Lights (2006), Phenomenal Reading: Essays on Modern and Contemporary Poetics (2012), and Nobody's Business: Twenty-First Century Avant-Garde Poetics (2013). A new book--A Mine of Intersections: Writing the History of Contemporary Poetry--is forthcoming in 2015.
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