Colloquium: Trans-poetic Exchange: Around Blanco and Campos De Paz

Friday, 29 January 2010 - 10:00am


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Friday,  January 29, 2010
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Colloquium “Campos de Paz”
Terrace Room. Bld. 460, Room 426

10:00-10:15 a.m. Opening remarks by Joan Ramon Resina (Stanford University)

 10:15-11:30 a.m. 

  •  Enrico Mario Santí (University of Kentucky), On the Presence of Absence
  • João Adolfo Hansen (University of São Paulo), Blanco/TransBlanco: Modern and Post-Utopic
11: 30-11:45 a.m. BREAK

11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. 

  • Luiz Costa Lima (PUC-Rio de Janeiro), Blanco: a version of Mallarmé’s heritage (text translated by Sueli Cavendish)
  • Marília Librandi Rocha (Stanford University). White Poems: a Way of Happening
    1:00-1:30 p.m. - Lunch.Provided for participants and those who RSVP to
2:00-3:15 p.m. 
  • Marjorie Perloff (Stanford University), Refiguring the Poundian Ideogram: from Blanco/Branco to Galáxias
  • Roland Greene (Stanford University)

3:15–3:30 – BREAK
3:30–4:00 p.m.

  • Logopeia via Goethe via Christopher Middleton. Haroldo de Campos’ on record presented by K.David Jackson (Yale University)

4:00–5:00 p.m. Screening Blanco (2007), a spectacle directed by Frederic Amat (artist, Catalonia). Voices: Paco Ibáñez, Lluís Homar and Mario gas. Voice in off Octavio Paz. Music. Pascal Comelade. Presented by Frederic Amat (artist, Catalonia)

6:00 p.m. - Multimedia Poetry Show
Brazil/US/Japan/Catalonia. “Around Blanco”
Pigott Theater, 551 Serra Mall (behind the Memorial Auditorium)
Video-poems and Direction: André Vallias
Poets: Antonio Cicero; Jerome Rothenberg; Keijiro Suga; Frederic Amat

Saturday, January 30, 2010

  • 11:00 a.m. Round Table Words w/ Brunch
    Terrace Room. Bld. 460, Room 426
  • Poets Round Table
    Antonio Cicero, Jerome Rothenberg, Keijiro Suga, André Vallias, Frederic Amat
  • Open Discussion
    Enrico Mario Santi, João Adolfo Hansen, Luiz Costa Lima, Marília Librandi Rocha, Marjorie Perloff
  • 12:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
    Robert Harrison (Stanford University)