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Brian Reed (Katz Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities)
Brian Reed (Katz Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities)
WhenThursday, Mar. 1, 2018, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Campus locationKane Hall (KNE)
Campus room210
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Description

Brian Reed is Professor and Chair of English at the University of Washington. He is a specialist in twentieth- and twenty-first-century poetry and poetics and the author of three books—Nobody's Business: Twenty-First Century Avant-Garde Poetics (2013), Phenomenal Reading: Essays on Modern and Contemporary Poetics (2012), and Hart Crane: After His Lights (2006). Reed is the co-editor of two essay collections, Modern American Poetry: Points of Access (2013) and Situating El Lissitzky: Vitebsk, Berlin, Moscow (2003). He has written widely on image-text relations in poetry, on sound in poetry, and on poetry in relation to other arts.

Reed serves on the Executive Board of the Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association and for 2017-2018 is president of the Modern Language Association's Poetry & Poetics Forum Executive Committee. He is on the editorial boards of Contemporary Literature, International Journal of Poetry and Poetics (China), Journal of English Language and Literature (South Korea), Journal of Poetics Research (Australia), and Modern Language Quarterly. A new book, A Mine of Intersections: Writing the History of Contemporary American Poetry, is forthcoming from the University of New Mexico Press.

 

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