UNE 10, 2005
POETRY, PEDAGOGY, and ALTERNATIVE INTERNATIONALISMS:
A Conference, Reading, and Film Screenings
At the UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES
Conference website: <_http://www.international.ucla.edu/cira/Poetics_Pedagogy.asp_>
9:00 am-5:30 pm: Panels and readings in 306 Royce Hall
7:45 pm-10:30 pm: Film Screenings in 314 Royce Hall
Free and open to the public.
Parking available for $7 at the kiosks for Parking Structures 3, 4, and 5.
To download the conference flier (PDF), which has the schedule, biographical/bibliographical notes on the participants, and other related links, please go to <_http://www.international.ucla.edu/cira/Poetics_Pedagogy.asp_> and click on "Click here for Flier."
For out-of-town visitors, the Claremont Hotel <_www.claremonthotel.net/_> is only two blocks from UCLA and offers nice, very reasonably priced rooms.
For further information, contact: Walter K. Lew, event organizer <_Lew@humnet.ucla.edu_>.
== Friday, June 10th at UCLA ==
I. PANELS & READING (306 Royce Hall)
9:00-9:30 Opening Remarks
Walter K. Lew, English Dept., Mills College
9:30-10:45 Translation's Role in East Asian Colonialism and Cosmopolitanism “Heterolingual Love: Kim Ôk's International Affections”
-- Ann Choi, Asian Languages & Cultures Dept., Rutgers University
“Treacherous Translation: Debates on the 1938 Japanese Theatrical Version of the Korean Tale Ch’unhyang-jôn (The Tale of Spring Fragrance)”
-- Serk-bae Suh, History Dept., UCLA
Moderator: Koichi Haga, Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA.
10:45-12:00 Anarchism and Poetry in East Asia During the 1930s “Advertising Tower: Anarchist Poetry at the Nexus of Commerce, Censorship, and Avant-Garde Art Movements in Prewar Japan”
-- William O. Gardner, Modern Languages & Literatures Dept., Swarthmore College
“Anarchism in East Asia in the Early 20th Century”
-- Dongyoun Hwang, Asian Studies, Soka University, Aliso Viejo
Moderator: Juliana Spahr, English Dept., Mills College, coeditor of Chain.
1:15-2:30 Other Internationalist Poetries of Resistance "Apocrypha & Avant-Garde: (Early) (South) American Strategies concerning 'Modernism'"
-- Heriberto Yepez, Philosophy, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Tijuana
"'Blame Me on History': The Drum Generation and South African Modernism(s)"
-- David Buuck, History of Consciousness Dept., UC, Santa Cruz, editor of Tripwire
Moderator: Ann Choi, Rutgers University.
2:45-4:00 Internationalisms and the Reform of "Creative Writing" in North America
"T/heres: What Pacific Poetries Might Add to the Teaching of Creative Writing"
-- Juliana Spahr, English Dept., Mills College
"Neoliberalism, Collective Action, and the American MFA Industry"
-- Mark Nowak, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, editor of Xcp: Cross Cultural Poetics
“Towards Decolonizasian: Integrating Pedagogies, Editorial Practices, and Cultural Organizing North of the Border”
-- Rita Wong, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, editorial board member, West Coast Line
Moderator: Walter K. Lew, Mills College.
4:00-5:30 Readings of Poetry, Translations, Poetics
Nowak, Choi, Gardner, Lew, Yepez, Buuck, Wong, Spahr.
II. Films (314 Royce Hall)
7:45-10:30 Films about Poetry, Pedagogy, and Politics Introduced by Vinay Lal, Dept. of History, UCLA, who will also lead a discussion after the screenings.
-- A Night of Prophecy, dir. Amar Kanwar (India, 2002). 77 min. <_http://infochangeindia.org/documentary14.jsp_>
-- The Poet of Linge Homeland (Penyair Negeri Linge), dir. Aryo Danusiri (Indonesia, 2000). 25 min. < _http://www.harvardfilmarchive.org/calendars/02marapr/mead.htm#thepoet_>
-- A Poet, Unconcealed Poetry (Puisi tak terkuburkan), dir. Garin Nugroho (Indonesia, 1999). Excerpt, 50 min. <_http://www.sensesofcinema.com/contents/01/17/poet.html_>
Sponsored by UCLA's Comparative and Interdisciplinary Research on Asia, the UCLA International Institute, the UCLA Center for Japanese Studies, Chain, Palm Press, West Coast Line, and Xcp: Crosscultural Poetics.