571. Early Modern Contemporary: Poetry, Tradition, Innovation
Tuesday, 5 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Beacon H, Sheraton
A special session
Presiding: Anton Vander Zee, Coll. of Charleston
Speakers: Joseph Anthony Campana, Rice Univ.; Brett Foster, Wheaton Coll., IL; Kimberly Johnson, Brigham Young Univ., UT; Jeffrey Pethybridge, Susquehanna Univ.; Emily Rosko, Coll. of Charleston; Anton Vander Zee
For expanded abstracts and poems, visit blogs.cofc.edu/vanderzeeal/early-modern-contemporary/ after 30 Nov.
How do contemporary poets continue to engage the early modern imaginary? What does the early modern make available for contemporary poetic practice? This roundtable gathers emerging and established poets, Renaissance scholars, critics of contemporary poetry, and various permutations thereof to extend a conversation that has been vibrant in practice, if less so in dedicated critical reflection.
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