Public Poetics Conference

Mount Allison University in Sackville New Brunswick will provide an idyllic setting for the exciting upcoming conference Public Poetics: Critical Issues in Canadian Poetry and Poetics. Held from September 20-23, this conference will feature Keynote Speakers Diana Brydon and Sina Queyras. EMiC UA will be represented by Andrea Hasenbank with her paper “Canadian Pamphleteers and the Poetics of Refusal” and Vanessa Lent and EMiC UA with “Disrupting Poetry: Wilfred Watson’s Let’s murder Clytemnestra according to the principles of Marshall McLuhan at the 1969 ‘Poet and Critic ’69 Poète et Critique’ Conference.” In addition to these papers Lent and Hasenbank will also participate in a CWRCshop on Sunday September 23rd. They will join Bart Vautour, Emily Robins Sharpe, and Erin Wunker on a roundtable on creative/critical projects to discuss the digital turn within the humanities.