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Konferenz: "Beyond Metrical Prosody. New Rhythms in US and German (Post-) Modern Poetry"

17.05.2018 - 19.05.2018

Eine Veranstaltung des Fachbereichs Philosophie und Geisteswissenschaften.

Die Konferenz "Beyond Metrical Prosody. New Rhythms in US and German (Post-) Modern Poetry" widmet sich der deutsch-amerikanischen Lyrik des 20. Jahrhunderts. Vortragende werden mitunter sein: Jonathan Culler, Winfried Menninghaus, Charles Bernstein, Monika Schmitz-Emans oder Dieter Burdorf.

Programm

Donnerstag, 17. Mai 2018

15.00 – 15.30 Eröffnung durch PD Dr. Burkhard Meyer-Sickendiek (FU Berlin) und Prof. Dr. Erik Redling (MLU Halle)

Sektion I. Theoretical Approaches to Free Verse Prosody (Chairs: Meyer-Sickendiek und Redling)

15.30 – 16.30 Prof. Dr. Richard Andrews (University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK): What is Free Verse Prosody? (Keynote)

16.30 – 17.00 Kaffeepause

17.00 – 18.00 Prof. Dr. Richard Cureton (University of Michigan, MI): A Reading in Temporal Poetics: Rhythm and Form in Langston Hughes’ ‘Harlem Sweeties’ (Keynote)

18.00 – 19.30 Abendessen (Buffet, FU Berlin)

19.30 – 20.30 Abendveranstaltung: Podiumsgespräch mit Prof. Charles Bernstein (PennSound), Thomas Wohlfahrt (Lyrikline) und Burkhard Meyer-Sickendiek (Rhythmicalizer): Making Audio Visible: Poetry’s Coming Digital Presence

Freitag, 18. Mai 2018

Sektion II. The Pattern of Cadence: New Rhythms in Modernist Poetry (1910 – 1930) (Chair: Prof. Dr. Ulla Haselstein, FU Berlin)

9.00 – 9.45 Prof. Dr. Erik Redling (MLU Halle-Wittenberg): Spoken Art and Dialect Writing: Amy Lowell’s Polyphonic Prose and Flexible Rhythms

9.45 – 10.30 Prof. Dr. Jonathan Culler (Cornell University, NY): From Robert Frost’s ‘Loose Iambics’ to A. R. Ammons’ ‘Diversifications’

10.30 – 11.15 Kaffeepause

11.15 – 12.00 PD Dr. Benjamin Specht (Universität Erlangen): ‘Natural’ – ‘Necessary’ – ‘Cosmic’: Shifting Concepts of Rhythm and Verse in Arno Holz’s Modernist Poetics and Poetry

12.00 – 14.00 Mittagessen, Restaurant Galileo

Sektion III. The Impulse of Jazz Music: Syncopation, Improvisation, and Free Verse Prosody (Chair: Dieter Burdorf, Universität Leipzig)

14.00 – 14.45 Prof. Dr. Sascha Feinstein (Lycoming College, PA): Playing the Changes: Jazz, Poetry, and Form

14.45 – 15.30 Prof. Dr. Monika Schmitz-Emans (Universität Bochum): Prosody as Experiment: Jandl, Cage, and Jazz

15.30 – 16.00 Kaffeepause

16.00 – 16.45 Prof. Dr. Jan Röhnert (TU Braunschweig): ‘Die alten Jazzmänner’: Brinkmann’s Art of Improvisation

16.45 – 17.30 Prof. Dr. Charles Bernstein (University of Pennsylvania, PA): Sound/Writing: Homophonic Translation, Performance, and the Pataquerical Imagination

19.30 – 20.30 Abendveranstaltung: Prof. Dr. Winfried Menninghaus (MPI Frankfurt): Poetic Speech Melody: A Crucial Link Between Music and Language (Keynote)

18.00 – 19.30 Abendessen, Restaurant Galileo

Samstag, 19. Mai 2018

Sektion IV. ‘The Breath-Controlled Line’: Beat Literature and Black Mountain Poetry (Chair: Prof. Dr. Ralph Poole, Universität Salzburg)

9.00 – 9.45 Prof. Dr. Stephen A. Fredman (University of Notre Dame, IN): The Rhythm of Experience: Black Mountain Poetry and John Dewey

9.45 – 10.30 Prof. Dr. Agnes C. Müller (University of South Carolina, SC): Rainer Maria Gerhardt as Translator and Facilitator

10.30 – 11.00 Kaffeepause

11.00 – 11.45 PD Dr. Burkhard Meyer-Sickendiek (FU Berlin): ‘Theses on the long Poem’: Walter Höllerer’s Influential Adaptation of the ‘Projective Verse’

12.00 – 14.00 Mittagessen (Buffet, FU Berlin)

Sektion V. Loops, Beats, and Breaks: Free Verse Prosody in the Age of Hip Hop, Rap, and Slam Poetry

(Chair: Prof. Dr. Jan Röhnert, TU Braunschweig)

14.00 – 14.45 Dr. Fabian Wolbring (Universität Bonn): From Rap to Trap: New Flow-Variations in German Hip Hop

14.45 – 15.30 Prof. Dr. Petra Anders (FU Berlin): The Sound of German Slam Poetry: An Echo of American Spoken Word?

15.30 – 16.15 Lesung von Sascha Feinstein (Lycoming College, PA)

16.15 – 16.30 Fazit, Dank und Informationen zur Publikation: PD Dr. Burkhard Meyer-Sickendiek und Prof. Dr. Erik Redling


Zeit & Ort

17.05.2018 - 19.05.2018

Freie Universität Berlin, Otto-von-Simson-Str. 26, Raum L 115, Seminarzentrum