Transpoetic Exchange. Program

Trans-Poetic Exchange

Around Blanco and “Campos de Paz” Colloquium

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 A Multimedia Poetry Show and Colloquium sponsored byStanford Institute for Creativity & the Arts and The Division ofLiteratures, Languages and Cultures

 January 29th and 30th 2010




FRIDAY. January 29, 2010

10:00 - 5:00


Colloquium “Campos de Paz”


Terrace Room. Bld. 460, R.426


10:00-10.15 Opening remarks by Joan Ramon Resina



Enrico Mario Santí (University of Kentucky)

On the Presence of Absence


João Adolfo Hansen (University of São Paulo)

Blanco/TransBlanco: Modern and Post-Utopian


  11. 30 – 11.45 Break


11:45- 1:00

Luiz Costa Lima (PUC-Rio de Janeiro)

Blanco: a version of Mallarmé’s heritage


Marília Librandi Rocha (Stanford U)

White Poems: a Way of Happening


1 -1.30 – Lunch.

Provided for participants and those

who RSVP to


1.30 – 2pm Blanco film by Octavio Paz


2:00 - 3:15.

Marjorie Perloff (Stanford University)

Refiguring the Poundian Ideogram: from Blanco/Brancoto Galáxias


Roland Greene (Stanford University)


3.15 – 3:30 – Break


3:30 – 4:00

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


4.00 – 5:00

Screening Blanco (2007), a spectacledirected by Frederic Amat.

Voices: Paco Ibáñez, Lluís Homar and Mario Gas.Voice in off: Octavio Paz. Music. Pascal Comelade. Presented by Frederic Amat(artist, Catalonia)



FRIDAY. January 29, 2010



Multimedia Poetry Show

Brazil/US/Japan/Catalonia Around Blanco


Pigott Theater

551 Serra Mall


Video-poems and Direction: André Vallias

Poets: Antonio Cicero; Jerome Rothenberg; KeijiroSuga; Frederic Amat



SATURDAY. January 30, 2010

11:00 – 1:00


Round Table Words w/ Brunch

Terrace Room. Bld. 460, R.426



Poets Round Table

Antonio Cicero, Jerome Rothenberg, Keijiro Suga,André Vallias, Frederic Amat


Open Discussion

Enrico Mario Santi, João Adolfo Hansen, Luiz CostaLima, Marília Librandi Rocha, Marjorie Perloff


12:30 – 1:00

Closing Remarks

Robert Harrison (Stanford University)