THE WPR VOCARIUM

The Vocarium offers a virtual experience of the Poetry Room’s large-group events and multi-author programs, including panels, seminars, oral histories and performances, as well as providing a site for poets, critics and freethinkers to share their emerging scholarship and creative works.

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CATALYST: A COMPARATIVE LISTENING SERIES

INVOCATION: AN ESSAY BY CHRISTINA DAVIS
WITH REFLECTIONS BY SUSAN & FANNY HOWE

On the Recordings of Mary Manning Howe

AN ESSAY BY CARMEN GIMÉNEZ SMITH

On Recordings by Louise Glück & Peter Richards

AN ESSAY BY SANDRA LIM

On the Recordings of Jack Gilbert & Yves Bonnefoy

AN ESSAY BY V. PENELOPE PELIZZON

On the Recordings of Alice Oswald & The Arcadia Project

MAKING FUN OF HETEROSEXUALITY:
AN ESSAY BY JILL MCDONOUGH

On Recordings by Alan Dugan & Anne Sexton

THOUGHTS AND DIVAGATIONS:
AN ESSAY BY MAUREEN MCLANE

On Recordings by William Bronk, Fanny Howe, Dorothea Lasky, & William Carlos Williams

AN ESSAY BY ANGE MLINKO

On Recordings by Laura (Riding) Jackson & James Merrill

AN ESSAY BY DON SHARE

On Recordings by Ezra Pound & Laura (Riding) Jackson

AN ESSAY BY JEFFREY YANG

On Recordings by Jean-Pierre Bobillot, Clark Coolidge, Susan Howe, Roman Jakobson, Rodrigo Toscano & Elizabeth Willis

DISCURSIVES: Lecture Series

DISCURSIVES: POETRY AND THE METAPHYSICAL “I”

Dorothea Lasky

DISCURSIVES: TWENTY-EIGHT SHORT LECTURES

Mary Ruefle

Omniglot Seminars: Translation Series

PARTNERS IN TRANSLATION

Brian Henry & Ales Steger

WITH PAUL CELAN INTO THE 21ST CENTURY

Pierre Joris

TRANSLATING IN & OUT OF SPANISH

Mónica de la Torre & Daniel Aguirre Oteiza

FROM POESIE TO POETRY: FRANCO-AMERICAN POETRY IN TRANSLATION

Andrew Zawacki, Sebastien Smirou & Cole Swensen

ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE

ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE: ON ELIZABETH BISHOP

Lloyd Schwartz, Frank Bidart, Megan Marshall, Gail Mazur & Rosanna Warren

ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE: ON WILLIAM & BEVERLY CORBETT

Daniel Bouchard, William and Beverly Corbett & Fanny Howe

ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE: ON GREY GOWRIE

Grey Gowrie, Fanny Howe, Geoffrey Movius & Stephen Sandy

ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE: ON DENISE LEVERTOV

Mark Pawlak, Dick Lourie & Donna Hollenberg

ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE: ON FRANK O'HARA

Ron Padgett & John Ashbery

ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE: ON CHARLES OLSON

Ammiel Alcalay, Peter Anastas, Chuck Stein, Ingeborg Lauerstein, Michael Rumaker & Ed Sanders

ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE: ON GEORGE OPPEN

Patrick Pritchett, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Linda Oppen & Bob and Helene Quinn

ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE: ON GEORGE & MARY OsPEN

Gerald Albarelli & Linda Oppen

ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE: ON HARVARD VOCARIUM FOUNDER FREDERICK C. PACKARD

Josey Packard & Matthew Rubery

 

Reel Time: Close-Listening Series

ON JOHN ASHBERY: AN AUDIO JOURNEY THROUGH HIS EARLY LIFE IN POETRY

Karin Roffman

ON ROBERT DUNCAN

Lisa Jarnot

ON JAMES MERRILL: A BIOGRAPHY IN PROGRESS

Langdon Hammer

ON WALLACE STEVENS

Helen Vendler

WPR Think-Tank

IMPROVING ON SILENCE: THOUGHTS ON LISTENING AT THE WOODBERRY POETRY ROOM

James Arthur

THE GORGEOUS NOTHINGS: EMILY DICKINSON'S
ENVELOPE POEMS

Jen Bervin & Marta Werner

THESE FINE MORNINGS: ELIZABETH BISHOP & THE NEW YORKER

Joelle Biele, Lisa Olstein, Katie Peterson, Robert Pinsky & Lloyd Schwartz

A MICE, A BRICK, A LOVELY NIGHT: ON POETRY AND COMICS

Stephen Burt & Monica Youn

CRITICAL CONTEXTS: ROUNDTABLE ON CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN POETRY

Stephen Burt, Robert N. Casper, Adam Kirsch & Maureen McLane

CRITICAL CONTEXTS: ROUNDTABLE ON CONTEMPORARY
AMERICAN POETRY

Robert N. Casper, David Orr, Srikanth Reddy & Rebecca Wolff

A LENS ON THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE

Kjell Espmark

POETIC FASHION & UNFASHION: ON SENTIMENT

Miranda Field, Annie Finch, Kevin Prufer, Sarah Vap & Rachel Zucker

POETIC FASHION & UNFASHION: ON LITERARY OUTLIERS

Annie Finch, Cate Marvin, Kristin Prevallet & Don Share

THE BATTLE OVER LANGUAGE AT GROUND ZERO

Elizabeth Greenspan

FROLIC ARCHITECTURE: POETRY READING AND PERFORMANCE

Susan Howe & David Grubbs

THE GREAT ANIMAL ORCHESTRA: A DIALOGUE IN SOUNDSCAPE
AND POETRY

Bernie Krause & Jonathon Skinner

POETRY LABORATORIO: EMERGING WORK FROM OCCUPY WALL STREET

Filip Marinovich

THE DECLAMATORY MODE

Eugene Ostashevsky

HAMLET’S BLACKBERRY: POETRY & DISCONNECTEDNESS IN
THE DIGITAL ERA

William Powers

POETICS OF THE SCREENPLAY

Bradford Winters

OMG & WTF: JOHN BERRYMAN’S LEGACY OF EXTREME EXPRESSION

Joy Katz, Kathleen Ossip, Sasha Steensen and Heather Treseler