Lost & Found has upcoming events in Lowell, Los Angeles, and New York this spring! Read on for more info—we hope to see you soon! “Follow the Person” / Out of the Schools and Into the Archives The Jack & Stella Kerouac Center for the Public Humanities | Tues March 8 Founding editor Ammiel Alcalay will discuss the Lost & Found project at the Jack and Stella Kerouac Center … Read more News of “Lost & Found”
ON TRANSLATION AND POETIC IDENTITY IN THE AGE OF IDENTITY POLITICS WITH AMMIEL ALCALAY AND BENJAMIN HOLLANDER Monday, November 18, 2013 Olin 115, 11:50am-1:10pm Ammiel Alcalay and Benjamin Hollander will address how translation as act and idea has shaped their practices and poetic identities. Hollander, who grew up between German and Hebrew before coming to the English he now writes in, will speak to how this linguistic and cultural journey has been translated into the … Read more Alcalay & Hollander at Bard College!
Here is Kevin Ring’s review in the UK magazine Beat Scene of a book I think of as one of the most important of the year: This really isn’t little history but a very big history that Ammiel Alcalay takes on. Stemming from Charles Olson’s resignation from his position at the Office of War Information’s Language Section, in a time when Olson was an unrecognised poet. Olson was dismayed … Read more Ammiel Alcalay’s A Little History Reviewed
I’ll be there: Coming up at Poets House Tuesday, October 1, 7:00pm Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here Reading & Panel Discussion In response to the 2007 destruction of Baghdad’s centuries-old literary district, poet and bookseller Beau Beausoleil founded the Al-Mutanabbi Street Coalition, which has evolved over five years to include an international traveling exhibit composed of artists’ books and broadsides, a selection of which are on display at Poets House … Read more Tonight at Poets House
Come to the park! TODAY Friday, September 21 – at the Free University in Madison Square Park from 3pm to 4pm: Poetry Reading with: Ammiel Alcalay, Ana Božičević, David Henderson, Pierre Joris, Sara Jane Stoner, Simone White! The event will be located on the west side of the park, about midway up, in the vicinity of 25th St & 5th Avenue. The location is indicated by the letter “R” on the … Read more Free University Poetry Reading
Complete Program (Wednesday, 18 March 2009): AGORAPOETICS (Poetics After Postmodernism, II) 2:oo pm. Welcome James Staros, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences Introductory Remarks Mario Mignone, Director of the Center for Italian Studies Preface to Agorapoetics Peter Carravetta, Alfonse M. D’Amato Chair * * * Panel One. Moderator: Peter Carravetta 2:20 Ammiel Alcalay Republics of Poetry 2:50 Pierre Joris On the Nomadic Circulation of Poetry & Poetics … Read more Agorapoetics @ Stony Brook U