[Msa-discuss] 'Word into Image' Symposium, July 10th

Sarah Hayden sarahkatehayden at gmail.com
Thu Jun 12 10:51:32 EDT 2014

Dear All,

UCC Modernisms Research Centre is delighted to announce the programme for
 Word Into Image: a symposium on visual poetry. Accompanied by an
exhibition of visual poetry in Tactic Gallery, the symposium directly
precedes the annual SoundEye poetry festival (July 11th-13th) in Cork. The
full programme appears beneath the poster.

All are welcome!


*Word into Image Symposium: July 10th*

*Tactic Gallery Auditorium, Sample Studios (Former FAS building), Sullivans
Quay, Cork*

9.30 – 10.00: Registration

10.00 – 11.30: Panel One

            Laura Pomeroy (University College Cork): “Embodied Poetry: Mary
Devenport O’Neill’s Bluebeard Ballet”

            Natalie Ferris (University of Oxford): ‘I just need a fiction
like you to work out ideas in front of – no?’: ‘The Pope of Modern Art’ and
Abstract Poetry

            Michael O’Sullivan (The Chinese University of Hong Kong):
Pound’s image, the Chinese character, and cultural differences in education

11.30-11.45: Coffee

11.45 – 12.45: Panel Two

            Lila Matsumoto (University of Edinburgh): Poems to cover a
page: Serialized source text as performance space in the early works of
Vito Acconci

            Nicole Sierra (University of Oxford): Concrete Islands: The
Visuality of Ballard’s ‘Rough Poetry’.

12.45 – 14.00: Lunch

14.00 – 15.30: Panel Three

            Simon Perril (De Montfort University): Countering Fantesectomy:
an account of a collage novel in progress

            Emma Cocker (Nottingham Trent University): Between Close
Reading and Liquid Writing: Word Slips Towards Movement and Materiality

            Gerry Smith (University of Edinburgh): Northern Venetians:
writing the city

15.30 – 15.45: Break

15.45 – 17.15: Panel Four

            Ellen Dillon (Mater Dei): ‘Blessed by a thousand flecks of
foam’: flotsam and foam in Peter Manson’s Mallarmé in English, and English
in Mallarmé

            Patrica Farrell (Edge Hill University): The expressive tension
between text and painting in the collaborative work of Pete Clarke and
Robert Sheppard

            Juha Virtanen (University of Kent): Writing on: poetry and
visuality in the recent work of Allen Fisher and Ulli Freer

18.00 – 19.00: Keynote (Supported by Department of French, UCC):

Peter Manson: Species of Spaces in Mallarmé: from page to volume and beyond

19.00 – 20.00: Conference Dinner, Quay Co-op, Sullivans Quay . All very
welcome. Please email modernismsucc[at]gmail[dot]com to book a place.

20.00: Launch of *Word into Image* Exhibition and The Avant Festival

This event is kindly funded by the Department of French and Department of
History of Art at UCC.

Best regards,

On behalf of the UCC Modernisms Research Centre

(Rachel Warriner, James Cummins, Dr Kerstin Fest, Dr Sarah Hayden)


Dr Sarah Hayden
IRC Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellow
School of English
University College Cork
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