What is curating?
What is a literary event?
Look at festival/conference lineups:
Here’s a Women’s Studies Conference this November at McGill
What panels would you like to see?
Look at Panel Proposals & Event schedule for earlier OTP events:
Assign promotions core
Website crew and manager
Social media people
ASSIGNMENT: Students bring in one event/series you want to discuss next class, as well, bring in some ideas to present/pitch to class (informally).
Tannahill, Jordan “Theatre Of The Unimpressed: In Search Of Vital Drama” Coach House 2014
ASSIGNMENT: Find one performance/archival you want to discuss next class
ASSIGNMENT: From our discussions, draft a panel proposal to pitch/discuss you can do this alone, or with one or two other students.
Read through (offer feedback) on calls and proposals drafts due September 27th!
ASSIGNMENT: Read through Canada Council reading series applications.
ASSIGNMENT: Draft some questions for Deanna and Klara.
Finalize call FOR PAPERS for panels
SOLICIT WORK FOR READINGS
DRAFT SHAPE OF CONFERENCE
Visits from Deanna Radford & Klara Duplessis
Listen to and watch INTRODUCTIONS together.
All Nightmare: Introductions, 2011–2012, Kaplan, Joseph, UDP
Introductions Packet (hand out)
Introductions for McKay, Dodds, Dulai, Robertson & Broadbent
HOST DON McKAY & JERAMY DODDS
HOST PHINDER DULAI
Present/pitch an event/series you might want to research for a paper or a panel or presentation.
Go over social media presence
Thinking Ahead/ Looking Behind
How will we document the festival?
Who will do photography? Record?
Do we want to include archival material in our festival?
7:30pm Visit from Katherine McLeod
HOST LISA ROBERTSON & LAURA BROADBENT
Go over introductions, media, promotions
FESTIVAL NOVEMBER 3-6
-go over festival introductions and panels
-go through all events, rooms, assignments,
Post-festival recap, describe events, archive
Martinon, Jean-Paul, “Theses in the Philosophy of Curating”
See online Obrist, Hans Ulrich, Ways of Curating (excerpts)
First Hour: Discuss
Eichhorn, Kate, “Past Performance, Present Dilemma: A Poetics of Archiving Sound” Mosaic 42/1 2009
Mbembe, Achille “The Power of the Archive and its Limits,” Refiguring the Archive, Kluwer 2002
MICHAEL NARDONE & Katherine MacLeod VISIT
Discuss Mathur/Kamboureli Public Readings & Pedagogy, as well as the Moure & Shearer both in course packet
Moure & Shearer, “The Public Reading: Call for a New Paradigm”
Discuss Colin Fulton’s essay
Present research/excerpts from essays
Acts of Curation: Curating of Poetry & The Poetics of Curating: