All events will take place in the Newman Building on UCD Belfied Campus

Session A 1:00-2:00pm

a way—Living Performance

 Location: Theatre 2

Panel Chair: Chinedum Muotto (University College Dublin)

Adeena Karasick, “Scenes Screams Screens and Semes: The Salomaic Elasticity of the Page and the Stage”
Lillian Allen, Gary Barwin, and Gregory Betts, “Muttertongue: What is a Word in Utter Space”
Peter Jaeger, “Writing as a Gradual Process”

a lone—Transcultural Practice

Location: J208

Panel Chair: Lucy Collins (University College Dublin)

Catherine Graham and Kathleen McCracken, “Canada/Ireland Hybrid: Transcultural Practice in the Poetry of Catherine Graham and Kathleen McCracken”
Natasha Cuddington, “Each of Us”
Christodoulos Makris, “Poetry and Cultures of Feedback”

a loved—Shares in Pataphysics are Up-Side-Down

Humanities Boardroom, A102

Panel Chair: Robin Fuller (Trinity College University)

Alessandro Porco, ““All That Signifies Can Be Sold”: Steve Venright and the ”Pataphysics of Society6”
Steve McCaffery, “Circumstantial Evidence: bp Nichol, Edward Dorn, Alfred Jarry and the Pataphysical origins of the North American Wild West Poem.”

a long the—Mapping Feminist Relations and Labour across Media in Contemporary Canadian Literature

Location: C213

Panel Chair: Julie Rodgers (Maynooth University)

Deanna Fong and Karis Shearer, ““But you can’t put that in a book”: Feminist Close Listening in the Soundbox Project”
Mathieu Aubin, “Writing Between the “Slippery Lines”: Lesbian-Feminist Kinship in Tessera”

past Eve and Adam’s—Trace/Inscription: Poetics in the Anthropocene

Location: J207

Panel Chair: Katharina Kalinowski (Universität zu Köln/ University College Dublin)

angela rawlings, “INTIME and SOUND OF MULL”
Adam Dickinson, “Microbes, Chemicals, and Metabolic Poetics in the Anthropocene”

Master Class Seminars 2:15-3:30pm

Session B 3:45-5:00pm

river run—Decolonize NOW

Location: A201

Panel Chair: Mackenzie Ground (Simon Fraser University)

Jennifer Hardwick, “Storying Space: Towards an Embodied Indigenous Literary Studies”
Jessica Janssen, “Against Colonialism: Indigenous Women’s Poetic Activism in Quebec”  Neil Hennessy, “Quids in for Quarks: How the Irish Destroyed Civilization and Prophesied the End of Time, an Encounter Between James Joyce (Irish), Marshall McLuhan (Irish-Canadian), Jacques Derrida (French), and Vine Deloria Jr. (Lakota-French), witnessed by Neil Hennessy (Irish-French-Canadian)”

from swerve of shore—The Politics and Poetics of Appropriation

Location: J208

Panel Chair: Max Karpinski (University of Toronto)

Heather Milne, University of Winnipeg, “Poetic Appropriation(s) and Queer Unsettlings in Contemporary Canada”
Julia Polyck-O’Neill, Brock University, “A New Re: The Re-Poetics of Contemporary Interdisciplinary, Experimental Poetic Spaces in Canada/Vancouver”
Kyle Kinaschuk, University of Toronto, “The Contemporary Lament “
Max Karpinski, University of Toronto, “Extractive Poetics: The Petrocultural Appropriations of Lesley Battler and Adam Dickinson”

to bend of bay—Words that Dance

Location: Theatre 2

Panel Chair: Deirdre Mulrooney (Film Director)

Linda Carreiro, “Choreogrammatics: words that move us”
Emily Christina Murphy, “Settler Flamencas: Genealogies of Spanish Dance and English-Language Poetics”
Katherine McLeod, “Making Shadows with Recorded Sound: A Response to Gwendolyn MacEwen’s Audio Archives”

bring us by a commodius—The Architectures of Steve McCaffrey’s CARNIVAL

Location: C213

Panel Chair: Karen Mac Cormack (SUNY Buffalo)

Panel Chair: Karen Mac Cormack
A Roundtable Discussion Featuring Barrie Tullet, Bronac Ferran,
Randolph Healy and Fiona McMahon.

their mumper all the time—Rethinking Radical Pedagogies

Location: J207

Panel Chair: Nerys Williams (University College Dublin)

Kit Dobson, “Text/Sound/Performance/Listening”
Kait Pinder “Oblique Affection”: Dionne Brand’s Theory, Undisciplined”
Myra Bloom, “A Woman’s Art: Sina Queyras and Sheila Heti Experiment with Motherhood”
Bart Vautour, “The “chord that held itself against itself”: Emma Healey and the Possibilities for Collective Voice”

Pop-up Poetry 3-5 pm

Kimberley Campanello

Durational readings from MOTHERBABYHOME (zimZalla Avant Objects)
In the Lobby of the James Joyce Library Building
University College Dublin

Welcoming Reception with Associated Writing Programs of Ireland

5:00-6:00pm outside Theatre Q 

Reading Awake: Evening Presentations 

6:00-8:30pm Theatre Q

  • Welcoming to the Conference by Gregory Betts, Craig Dobbin Professor of Canadian Studies
  • Welcoming to the College of Arts and Humanities by Danielle Clarke, Head of the School of English, Drama, and Film, Vice-Principal for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Welcoming to University by Mark Rogers, Registrar, Deputy President and VP for Academic Affairs
  • “Text” Address: Christian Bök—“A Zoom Lens for the Future of the Text”
  • The Sila Singers— “Katajjaq” (throat singing)
  • Barry O’Halpin— “Hox” (an original composition)
  • “Performance” Address: D’bi Young Anitafrica—“From Dub Poetry to Dubbin Theatre: An Auto-Ethnographic Study of the Anitafrika Method and Theatre of Ritual Self Recovery”