Advancing Feminist Poetics and Activism: A Gathering

September 24th-25th
Belladonna* celebrates ten years of publishing and supporting the feminist avant-garde with a two-day conference on feminist poetics and activism. The conference launches on Thursday, September 24, with panels focusing on radical language processes and political thought, culminating in keynote performances by Kathleen Fraser, Erica Hunt, and Eileen Myles. On Friday, September 25, we will continue the conversation with a broad spectrum of panels focusing on a variety of topics including: the body as discourse, ecopoetics, multilingualism, exile and language, and writing from marginalized positions. The conference will conclude with a performance/collaboration between Carla Harryman, Catriona Strang & Christine Stewart, Sally Silvers, Lila Zemborain & Cecilia Torino. Other panelists and presenters include: Caroline Bergvall, Dodie Bellamy, Latasha N. Nevada Diggs, Zhang Er, Jeanne Heuving, Ann Lauterbach, Joan Retallack, Anne Waldman, Renaldo Wilson, and many others.
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The GC Poetics Group is proud to co-sponsor this event with Belladonna and with Center for the Study of Women and Society, the Ph. D. Program in English, and the Center for Humanities.