Modes of Love and Reason: A Bernadette Mayer Symposium

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University at Buffalo Poetics Program
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The University at Buffalo Poetics Program invites scholarly submissions for a critical panel to take place as part of a one-day symposium on the work of Bernadette Mayer. This long-overdue celebration of Mayer's life and work will consist in equal measures of devoted fandom and rigorous study of Mayer's work—"love" and "reason"—and will be held in Buffalo on April 1, 2011. The event's finale will consist in a reading by Mayer. Paper topics may include, but are not limited to, Mayer and the New York school; Mayer and the visual arts; Mayer and gender; poetic form in Mayer's work; and Mayer and American regionalism. Please send submissions to Joey Yearous-Algozin at by March 1, 2011.