Author Archives: rethinkingpoetics

Location of Panels

All panels will take place in 301 Philosophy Hall, Columbia University. A Columbia campus map is available here. The Columbia campus on Morningside Heights is located at Broadway and 116th Street in Manhattan. It is accessible via the 1 train, which stops at 116th St. For a comprehensive set of directions, check the Columbia University […]

Conference Housing

We are pleased to be able to offer on-campus housing at Columbia University for the duration of the conference. The rate for a Full Double with 1 occupant and 1 shared bathroom for 2 rooms is $70.00 per night per person plus NYC State tax. For further information regarding housing, and for housing registration, please […]

Conference Format

We’ve had a number of inquiries regarding conference participation. While the panels themselves are currently fixed, the format of the conference will allow for much more participation than the usual conference. Each panelist will present for only 10-12 minutes, leaving nearly half of each session for Q & A and general discussion. The aim is […]

Announcing the Columbia-Penn Poetics Initiative

We are convening a three-day conference at Columbia (June 11-13, 2010), “Rethinking Poetics.” It is our sense that the practices of poetics are in danger of becoming pro forma and that a focused, skeptical examination of basic assumptions will be most useful. Terms continue to be used routinely in circumstances that increasingly call for nuanced […]