Talks



Invited Talks

“Amiri Baraka’s Black Communications Project in the Archive,” Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University, New York, June 6, 2022︎︎︎


Conference Papers

“Answers in Progress: Amiri Baraka’s Mass-Mediated Call-and-Response,” REVERB: Echo-Locations of Sound and Space, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, May 1-3, 2023

“Legitimation Crisis: Language Poetry, Public Policy, and Identity Politics,” Northeast MLA Annual Conference, Niagara, NY, March 23-26, 2023

“Of Lyric Proportions: Poetry and the Genres of Climate Crisis,” ACLA Annual Conference, Chicago, March 16-19, 2023

“The Social Logic of Lyric in the Mass Public Sphere,” The Lyric Now Conference, University of Adelaide, Austrailia, October 14, 2022
 

“The Social Logic of Lyric in the Mass Public Sphere,” North American Poetry 2000-2020/2: Poetics Aesthetics, Politics, Paris, June 29-July 2, 2022︎︎︎    

“Equal Time vs. Nation Time: Amiri Baraka’s Black New Ark Radio and the Critique of Fairness,” ACLA Annual Conference, April 8-11, 2021︎︎︎

“Hollywood Spectatorship and The Poetics of Mass Overhearing,” ACLA Annual Conference, March 19-22, 2020︎︎︎    

“Simultaneity and Social Perspective in Frank O’Hara and Al Leslie’s The Last Clean Shirt” ACLA Annual Conference, March 7-10, 2019︎︎︎

“Imitations of Life: Frank O’Hara, Queer Camp, and Lyric Shame in the Mass Public Sphere, Northeast MLA Annual Conference, April 13-16, 2018︎︎︎    

“Seeing the Black: Claudia Rankine and ‘You,’” MLA Annual Conference, January 5-8, 2017︎︎︎ 


Poetry Readings

The Distance Plan launch, Printed Matter, New York, NY, September 6, 2019    

Grupo <11> launch, Open Design House, Amangasset, NY, September 16, 2017    

Romantic Destinations launch, Crush Curatorial, New York, NY, July 13, 2017

MLA Offsite Reading, Philadelphia, PA, January 7, 2017

One Prospect reading series, Pangea restaurant, Bennington, VT, December 1, 2015

Poet’s and Painters exhibition reading, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY, July 12, 2013  

Flower Shop reading series, Sycamore bar, Brooklyn, May 6, 2013

Downtown Literary Festival, McNally Jackson bookstore, New York, NY, April 6, 2013

Mental Marginalia reading series, The Double Door, Chicago, February 2012, 2012  
 
Milk and Roses reading series, Milk and Roses, Brooklyn, November 6, 2011    

Stonecutter launch, Local 61, Brooklyn, NY, July 18, 2011

Zinc Bar reading series, Zinc Bar, New York, NY, June 11, 2011

Table X off-site reading, Association of Writing Programs conference, Washington D.C., February 6, 2011

Supermachine reading series, Outpost Lounge, Brooklyn, NY, October 23, 2010    


Guest Lectures and Campus Talks

“The Idea of a Public Sphere.” “Introduction to Literary and Critical Studies,” Professor Amy Howden-Chapman, Pratt Institute, October 7, 2021    

“Walt Whitman and the Poetics and Politics of Union.” “Literature and Society,” Professor Amy Howden-Chapman, Harry Van Arsdale Labor Center, SUNY Empire State, May 13, 2020

“John Stuart Mill: On Lyric and Liberalism.” “Literatures in English II,” Professors Wendy Lee and Paula McDowell, New York University, November 29, 2018    

“Between Men: Male Homosociality in Wycherley’s The Country Wife.” “Literatures in English II,” Professors Wendy Lee and Paula McDowell, New York University, September 11, 2018    

“Walt Whitman and the Poetics and Politics of Union.” “American Literature I,” Professor Phillip Brian Harper, New York University, March 15, 2017