March 16, 2007 – The Unanswerable Questions of Political Responsibility

A MULTI-MEDIA DIALOGUE

Friday, March 16 / 3 PM / Kresge 159

An evening-long conference of papers and creative responses to Juliana Spahr’s This Connection of Everyone With Lungs (California, 2005) and Ammiel Alcalay’s From the Warring Factions (Beyond Baroque, 2002).

“The role of the artist has always been that of image maker. Different
times require different images.”
 —Ammiel Alcalay

We invite graduate students and faculty to participate in this event dedicated to the ongoing memory of the war in Iraq. We welcome formal papers and creative responses in different media. Event followed by discussion and pot luck dinner.


Sponsored by the Poetry and Politics Research Cluster