Skip to main content
Skip to main content

“Resistance in the Materials” Plenary Session

antiracism UMD graphic

“Resistance in the Materials” Plenary Session

English Thursday, February 25, 2021 3:00 pm-4:30 pm

Co-sponsored by Santa Clara University’s Center for Arts and Humanities and the University of Maryland’s BookLab and Center for Literary and Comparative Studies, “Resistance in the Materials” is a bicoastal event that will center BIPOC artists, scholars, and interventionists (and allies) and celebrate "printing" (broadly construed across many media) as an accessible form of activism capable of leaving its own unique impressions in diverse communities.

This two-day program begins with a plenary panel featuring Lillian-Yvonne Bertram and Jonathan Senchyne on Thursday February 25th at 12pm PT/3pm ET.

RSVP Thursday February 25 @ 3pm/12pm (EST/PST)
Plenary Session featuring talks by Lillian-Yvonne Bertram and Jonathan Senchyne (90 min. with q&a)
 
Lilian Yvonne Bertram: “Rich Light is in the Riot: Programming Gwendolyn Brooks for Page & Screen”
Jonathan Senchyne: “Wisconsin Ideas”

Participant Bios

Lillian-Yvonne Bertram
Lillian-Yvonne Bertram is Associate Professor and Director of the MFA in Creative Writing at UMass Boston, and Director of the Chautauqua Writers' Festival. They consider themself primarily a poet, publishing traditionally and digitally, with a focus on computational and digital poetics. View their work. Their most recent book is Travesty Generator (Noemi Press, 2019).

Jonathan Senchyne
Dr Senchyne is the Director of the Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he is an Associate Professor of Book History and Print Culture in the Information School. Dr. Senchyne has been a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow at the American Antiquarian Society and was the Pine Tree Foundation Distinguished Visiting Fellow in the Future of the Book in a Digital Age at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His most recent book is The Intimacy of Paper in Early and Nineteenth-Century American Literature (University of Massachusetts Press, 2020).  

Follow the Conversation @UMDEnglish @UMD_Booklab
Add to Calendar 02/25/21 3:00 PM 02/25/21 4:30 PM America/New_York “Resistance in the Materials” Plenary Session

Co-sponsored by Santa Clara University’s Center for Arts and Humanities and the University of Maryland’s BookLab and Center for Literary and Comparative Studies, “Resistance in the Materials” is a bicoastal event that will center BIPOC artists, scholars, and interventionists (and allies) and celebrate "printing" (broadly construed across many media) as an accessible form of activism capable of leaving its own unique impressions in diverse communities.

This two-day program begins with a plenary panel featuring Lillian-Yvonne Bertram and Jonathan Senchyne on Thursday February 25th at 12pm PT/3pm ET.

RSVP Thursday February 25 @ 3pm/12pm (EST/PST)
Plenary Session featuring talks by Lillian-Yvonne Bertram and Jonathan Senchyne (90 min. with q&a)
 
Lilian Yvonne Bertram: “Rich Light is in the Riot: Programming Gwendolyn Brooks for Page & Screen”
Jonathan Senchyne: “Wisconsin Ideas”

Participant Bios

Lillian-Yvonne Bertram
Lillian-Yvonne Bertram is Associate Professor and Director of the MFA in Creative Writing at UMass Boston, and Director of the Chautauqua Writers' Festival. They consider themself primarily a poet, publishing traditionally and digitally, with a focus on computational and digital poetics. View their work. Their most recent book is Travesty Generator (Noemi Press, 2019).

Jonathan Senchyne
Dr Senchyne is the Director of the Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he is an Associate Professor of Book History and Print Culture in the Information School. Dr. Senchyne has been a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow at the American Antiquarian Society and was the Pine Tree Foundation Distinguished Visiting Fellow in the Future of the Book in a Digital Age at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His most recent book is The Intimacy of Paper in Early and Nineteenth-Century American Literature (University of Massachusetts Press, 2020).  

Follow the Conversation @UMDEnglish @UMD_Booklab

RSVP

Registration is through Eventbrite

RSVP Plenary Session

For more information contact: Matthew Kirschenbaum (mgk@umd.edu)