Book History #5: Book History and Poetry

An Einar Hansen seminar convened by the research group Textual Scholarship (Copenhagen) and the Division of Book History (Lund).

March 28 2014, room 22.0.11, University of Copenhagen, Njalsgade 120.

The research group Textual Scholarship and the Division of Book History at Lund University have the pleasure of announcing the fifth in a series of seminars on the history of the book, generously supported by the Einar Hansen Research Foundation, this time focusing on the intersections of book history and the study of poetry. All are welcome.

A printer-friendly version of the programme is available here (pdf).


10.00-10.15 Welcome

10.15-11.15 Johanna Drucker, professor, UCLA: Keynote: Books Past and Poetic Futures

11.15-11.30 Coffee break

11.30-12.10 Thomas Hvid Kromann, PhD: The Book Historian in the Borderland between Poetry and Artists’ Books

12.10-13.10 Lunch

13.10-13.50 Torben Jelsbak, assistant professor, Roskilde: The Poetics of Materiality in Early 20th Century Avant-Garde Literature

13.50-14.30 Maria Jørgensen, PhD fellow, Copenhagen: Elegy, Epitaph, Book: Anne Carson’s Nox

14.30-14.45 Coffee break

14.45-15.25 Charles Lock, professor, Copenhagen: Technology and the Layout of Verse

15.25-16.05 Julia Pennlert, PhD fellow, Umeå: The performing potential of a poem - An analysis of the reception of three poems published on the Swedish website

16.05-16.15 Break

16.15-17.00 Joint discussion

The seminar will be followed by a wine reception.