Archive for November, 2014|Monthly archive page

Freeman Ng interviews Peter Dale Scott on his latest work The American Deep State: Wall Street, Big Oil, and the Attack on U.S. Democracy

Peter Dale Scott, poet and political thinker and researcher has just published his latest work The American Deep State: Wall Street, Big Oil, and the Attack on U.S. DemocracyHere, Freeman Ng explores Scott’s latest work with the author.

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Robert Sheppard: Objectivism and John Seed: Reznikoff, Shelley and the Peterloo Massacre

peterloo 1A very interesting (and hefty!) post on Objectivist poetic practice in England, here John Seed’s poem on The Peterloo Massacre composed from tesserae of existing documents. Read it here.

 

MARTINA PFEILER ON POETRY FILM

What happens when poetry meets the moving image, when poetry goes “intermedia”? Here’s an interview with American Studies and Intermedia scholar Dr Martina Pfeiler on poetry film conducted during the Zebra Poetry Film Festival this October in Berlin. As the interviewer Dave Bonta says:  “The conversation [is] wide-ranging…  covering such topics as how poetry film fits into the larger context of poets’ use of technology, how poetry films may be used in the classroom to introduce students to poetry as a whole, and how the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival has changed (or not changed) over the years.”