Engl 415/671 Literary Production: Class Schedule

SEPTEMBER 6

Discuss:
What is curating?
What is a literary event?

Look at festival/conference lineups:
Here’s a Women’s Studies Conference this November at McGill

via Canada Council Literary Festivals in Canada
via Writers Union Literary Festivals and Reading Series
International Festivals via Guardian

What panels would you like to see?
Look at Panel Proposals & Event schedule for earlier OTP events:

Off The Page, spring 2016
Off The Page, inaugural festival

Assign promotions core
Event Coordinator
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).

SEPTEMBER 13

 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.

SEPTEMBER 20

 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.

 SEPTEMBER 27

FIRST HOUR
Finalize call FOR PAPERS for panels
SOLICIT WORK FOR READINGS
DRAFT SHAPE OF CONFERENCE

SECOND HOUR
Visits from Deanna Radford & Klara Duplessis

OCTOBER 4

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

OCTOBER 6

HOST DON McKAY & JERAMY DODDS

OCTOBER 11

HOST PHINDER DULAI

Present/pitch an event/series you might want to research for a paper or a panel or presentation. 

OCTOBER 18

First hour:
Go over social media presence
Poster? Scheduling.

Second hour:
Thinking Ahead/ Looking Behind
How will we document the festival?
Who will do photography? Record?
Web content?
Do we want to include archival material in our festival?
7:30pm Visit from Katherine McLeod

 OCTOBER 21

HOST LISA ROBERTSON & LAURA BROADBENT

OCTOBER 25

Go over introductions, media, promotions
See Checklist

NOVEMBER

FESTIVAL NOVEMBER 3-6

-go over festival introductions and panels
-go through all events, rooms, assignments,

NOVEMBER 8

Post-festival recap, describe events, archive

Martinon, Jean-Paul, “Theses in the Philosophy of Curating”
See online Obrist, Hans Ulrich, Ways of Curating (excerpts)
https://introductiontocreativewriting.files.wordpress.com/2016/09/c7fb1-hans-ulrich-obrist-a-brief-history-of-curating.pdf

NOVEMBER 15

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

NOVEMBER 22

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:
http://readingroom.lib.buffalo.edu/readingroom/PDF/vol1-issue1/Acts-of-Curation.pdf

NOVEMBER 29

Workshop essays

December 6

Workshop essays

 

Advertisements