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  • Poetry and the Commons, Part I
  • January 26, 2022, 1:10 - 3:10 pm
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  • How does poetic language help to shape or create the Commons?  Join us for an informal poetry “masterclass” with Joanna Picciotto (Berkeley) and Harris Feinsod (Northwestern)


    Joanna M. Picciotto, English, University of California, Berkeley

    Joanna M. Picciotto is Associate Professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley. She works in the areas of Renaissance and Early Modern literature, and is the author of Labors of Innocence in Early Modern England (2010).

    Harris Feinsod, English and Comparative Literary Studies, Northwestern University

    Harris Feinsod is a literary and cultural historian of the United States, Latin America, and the Atlantic world. His teaching and research emphasize poetry and poetics, modernism and the avant-garde in Europe and the Americas, multiethnic US literature, and transnational studies (especially hemispheric and oceanic approaches). His first book, The Poetry of the Americas: From Good Neighbors to Countercultures offers a detailed literary history of relations among poets in the US and Latin America across the mid-twentieth century. Fellowships at the Stanford Humanities Center, the Harry Ransom Center, and the University of Pittsburgh Humanities Center supported the research and writing of this book.

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. A link to pre-circulated readings will be emailed to registered participants.

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