What Where Series

du-Plessis-248x300We hope to see you next Tuesday for our final What Where Series of the semester!

What Where Series: Readings by Michael du Plessis, J’Lyn Chapman, and Mark Amerika
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center (PAC)—Entrance through east side of PAC, alongside Naropa Green

This event is free and open to the public.

Michael du Plessis teaches Comparative Literature at USC and is the author of The Memoirs of JonbBenet by Kathy Acker, the chapbook Songs Dead Soldiers Sing, and, as Vanessa Place, as part of Place’s “Factory” series, the chapbook, Thank You for Reading.

J’Lyn Chapman’s essays and prose poems have been published in Conjunctions, Fence, Sentence, and American Letters & Commentary, among other journals. Calamari Press published the chapbook, Bear Stories. An essay derived from her doctoral dissertation on W.G. Sebald is forthcoming in a collection calledThe Language of Images. She is Visiting Instructor in the Jack Kerouac School at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado and edits the online poetics journalSomething on Paper.

Mark Amerika’s work has been exhibited internationally at venues such as the Whitney Biennial of American Art, the Denver Art Museum, the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, and the Walker Art Center. In 2009-2010, The National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens, Greece, hosted Amerika’s comprehensive retrospective exhibition entitled UNREALTIME. He is the author of many books including remixthebook (University of Minnesota Press, 2011 —remixthebook.com) and his collection of artist writings entitled META/DATA: A Digital Poetics (The MIT Press, 2007). His latest art work, Museum of Glitch Aesthetics [glitchmuseum.com], was commissioned by the Abandon Normal Devices Festival in conjunction with the London 2012 Olympics. Amerika is a Professor of Art and Art History at the University of Colorado at Boulder and Principal Research Fellow in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Science at La Trobe University. More information can found at his website, markamerika.com and at his twitter feed @markamerika

Naropa University welcomes participants with disabilities. Please contact Ariella Ruth at agoldberg@naropa.edu or 303-546-3581 to inquire about accessibility and discuss disability accommodations needed to participate fully in this event.

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