Rachel Blau DuPlessis
Curriculum Vitae

 




English Department; Anderson Hall
1114 W. Berks St.
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6090
215-204-1810
e-mail: rdupless@temple.edu
Website: <http://wings.buffalo.edu/epc/authors/duplessis>

Education
B.A. Barnard College, 1963; Ph.D. Columbia University, 1970. Dissertation: The Endless Poem: Paterson of William Carlos Williams and The Pisan Cantos of Ezra Pound.

Awards and Honors
2002: Pew Fellowship in the Arts (taken in AY 2004-05)
2002: Roy Harvey Pearce/ Archive for New Poetry Prize for a lifetime contribution to American poetry and literary scholarship.
2002: Exceptional Salary Adjustment Award, Temple University
2001-2002: Temple University Study Leave
1999: Temple University Faculty Award for Creative Achievement
1994-1995: Temple University Study Leave
1993: Award from The Fund for Poetry for service to American poetry
1992: Residency at Le Centre de Poésie et Traductions de la Fondation Royaumont, Aisères-su-Oise, France at Royaumont, France for translation of          my poetry
1990: Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship in Poetry
1988: NEH Travel to Collections Grant
1987-1988: Temple University Research and Study Leave
1986: NEH Travel to Collections Grant
1985: Fulbright Professorship; teaching in Nijmegen, The Netherlands
1985, 1980, and 1977: Temple University Faculty Summer Grant
1983-84: Grant-in-Aid of Research, Temple University
1981-82: Temple University Research and Study Leave

Career
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
1987-current, Full Professor
1983-87, Associate Professor
1974-83, Assistant Professor; Tenured 1980

Katholieke Universiteit, Nijmegen, Fulbright Professor, Fall 1985
Douglass College, Rutgers University, 1973-74, Lecturer
1972-73, Trenton State College, Assistant Professor
1970-72, Université de Lille III (France), ,Maître de conférence associé
1970-71, Rijksuniversiteit-Gent (Belgium), Suppléant
1967-70, Columbia College, Columbia University, Preceptor
School of General Studies, Columbia University,
Summer 1970 – Instructor, Summer 1966 – Preceptor.

Bibliography of Books and Articles, 1979-2006

Books Published
Blue Studios: Poetry and Its Cultural Work. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, forthcoming 2006.

DRAFTS. Drafts 39-57, Pledge, with Draft unnumbered: Précis. Cambridge (England): Salt Publishing, 2004.

Draft, Unnumbered: Précis. Vancouver: Nomados Press, 2003.

Drafts 1-38, Toll. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2001.

Genders, Races, and Religious Cultures in Modern American Poetry, 1908-1934. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

The Objectivist Nexus: Cultural Poetics. eds. Rachel Blau DuPlessis and Peter Quartermain. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press, 1999.

The Feminist Memoir Project: Voices of Women's Liberation. eds. Rachel Blau DuPlessis and Ann Snitow. NY: Three Rivers/ Crown Publishing Group, 1998.

Renga: Draft 32. Philadelphia: BeautifulSwimmer Press, 1998.

Drafts 15-XXX, The Fold. Elmwood, CT: Potes & Poets Press, 1997.

Essais: Quatre Poèmes. Traduction collective, Royaumont, revue et complétée par Jean-Paul Auxeméry. Bar-le-Duc: Un Bureau sur l'Atlantique, Editions Créaphis, 1996.

Drafts (3-14). Elmwood, CT.: Potes & Poets Press, 1991.

Draft X: Letters. Philadelphia: Singing Horse Press, 1991.

The Pink Guitar: Writing as Feminist Practice. New York: Routledge, 1990.

ed. DuPlessis, The Selected Letters of George Oppen. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1990.

ed. Susan Stanford Friedman and DuPlessis, Signets: Reading H.D. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1990.

Tabula Rosa. Elmwood, CT: Potes & Poets Press, 1987.

H.D.: The Career of that Struggle. London: Harvester and Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986.

Writing Beyond the Ending: Narrative Strategies of Twentieth-Century Women Writers. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1985.

Gypsy/Moth. Oakland, CA: Coincidence Press, 1984.

Wells. New York: Montemora, 1980. Selected for the Duration Press Online Out of Print Book Archives, 1999. http://www.durationpress.com

Research in Progress
Torques: Drafts 59-76. A continuation of DuPlessis' long poem project. In process.

Teaching
English 970: Ideas and Forms in Literature. Given as Gender, Poetry and Poetics in Twentieth Century Writing
English 904: Manuscript Tutorial, Creative Writing Program
English 835: Graduate Survey of Anglo-American Poetry.
English 850, Studies in Literary Criticism. Feminist Literary Theory.
English 835: Post WWII United States Long Poem
English 790: Graduate Poetry Workshop.
English 353: Senior Seminar, given as Women and Poetry, undergraduate.
English 275/Women's Studies 363: Feminist Theory, undergraduate
English 252: Contemporary American Poetry, undergraduate
English 250: Modern British and American Poetry, undergraduate
Women's Studies 201: Modern and Contemporary Poetry by Women.
English 160/ Women's Studies125: given as Gender and Sexuality in Modern Fiction by Men and Women
English 84: Introduction to Literature
Intellectual Heritage 51 and 91 (honors section)


Research articles, poems, essays, reviews and notes published or in press (1975-2006)

2006
Commissioned chapter, "HD and Revisionary Myth-Making," Cambridge Companion to Modernist Poetry. Alex Davis and Lee M. Jenkins, eds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Publication in mid-2006.

"Draft 42: Epistle, Studios." translated by Renata Morresi, Smerilliana 4 (Italy) (forthcoming).

"Draft 60: Rebus," translated into Portuguese. Poesia do Mundo, ed. Manuel Portela (forthcoming).

"Draft 64: Forward Slash" and "Draft 65: That," UR-VOX 4 (forthcoming).

Interview of RBD conducted by Jeanne Heuving, slightly revised version in Elisabeth Frost and Cynthia Hogue, eds. Women Poets and the Innovative Necessity (Works and Interviews). In circulation.

"Echological Scales: On ARK of Ronald Johnson." in Ronald Johnson: Man and Poet, ed. Joel Bettridge and Eric Selinger. Orono, ME: National Poetry Foundation, 2005. (forthcoming)

2005
"Draft 52: Midrash," Boundary 2 (forthcoming 32. 3 [Fall 2005]).

"Draft 58: In Situ" and "Draft 60: Rebus." Literary Review, 48.2 (Winter 2005): 81-94.

"Draft 59: Flash Back." Web Conjunctions. http://www.conjunctions.com/wcidx.htm

"Draft 61: Pyx." The Chicago Review 50: 2.3.4 (Winter 2004/05): 126-136. The Zukofsky Issue.

"Draft 62: Gap." Chain 11 (issue on public forms): 115-117.

"Draft 63: Dialogue of Self & Soul," The Poker 4 (Summer 2004): 50-54.

"Draft 69: Sentences." The Poker 6 (forthcoming)

"Draft LXX: Lexicon." Conjunctions (Spring 2005) forthcoming.

"A Test of Poetry and Conviction." Paper delivered at the Louis Zukofsky conference, On-line http://www.writing.upenn.edu/epc/authors/zukofsky/100/program.html

"Anne Waldman: Standing Corporeally in One's Own Time." Jacket Magazine 27 (Winter/Spring 2005); access at <jacketmagazine.com/27/index/html>. Also accepted for Daniel Kane, ed. "Don't Ever Get Famous" [anthology re. the New York School], in circulation to publishers.

2004
"Draft 55: Quiptych," The Best American Poems, 2004. ed. Lyn Hejinian. New York: Scribner, 2004: 75-79.

"Marble Paper: Toward a Feminist History of Poetry," MLQ-- Modern Language Quarterly 65, 1 (March 2004): 93-129.

Interview of RBD conducted by Jeanne Heuving, Contemporary Literature 45, 3 (Fall 2004): 397-420.

"Manhood and its Poetic Projects."The Periphery Viewing the World, ed. Christina Dokou, Efterpi Mitsi, Bessie Mitsikopoulou. Selected Papers from the 4th International Conference of the Hellenic Association for the Study of English. Athens: Parousia Publications 60, 2004:159-181.

"'Uncannily in the open': In Light of Oppen." excerpt from a longer essay, Poetry Project Newsletter 201 (December/January 2004-05): 7-8.

"Per la gente etrusca," "For the Etruscans," translated into Italian by Paola Bono. DWF [donnawomanfemme], 3-4, 2004: 58-84.

"Review of Cassandra Laity and Nancy Gish, eds., Gender, Sexuality and Desire in T.S. Eliot." Modernism/Modernity 11. 3 (September 2004): 599-602.

"Draft 49: Turns, and Turns, an Interpretation," Feminist Studies 30. 1 (Spring 2004): 33-44.

"Draft 54: Tilde," X-connect , 6 (2004): 25-39.

"Draft 59: Flash Back," www.conjunctions.com [Conjunctions on-line], Jan. 2004.

"In the Flower," poem in Enid Mark, Ars Botanica [an artist's book], Wallingford: ELM Press, 2004.

"Seven Clay Songs" set by composer Larry Nelson. Text from Draft 51: Clay Songs.

H.L. Hix, ed. Wild and Whirling Words: A Poetic Conversation. Silver Springs, MD: Etruscan Press, 2004. An anthology of poems and round-robin responses to poems. DuPlessis poem, 142-143. Comments by DuPlessis, though published anonymously, 35-36; 50-51; 57-58; 70-71; 163; 195.

"The Poems of Sappho" and "Praxilla's Silliness" (from Tabula Rosa), in Kindled Terraces: American Poets in Greece, ed. Don Schofield. Kirksville, MO: Truman State University Press, 2004: 203-208.

"The Darkest Gush: Emily Dickinson and the Textual Mark" (note from 1994 approximately). Titanic Operas: A Poets' Corner of Responses to Dickinson's Legacy. ed Martha Nell Smith. http://www.iath.virginia.edu/dickinson/titanic/duplessis/html

2003
"Lorine Niedecker the Anonymous: Gender, Class, Genre, and Resistances." Poetry Criticism, vol. 42. David Galens, Project Editor. Detroit: Thomson & Gale, 2003: 132-143. (Reprint of a 1992 article)

"Foreword," to The Grand Permission: New Writings on Poetics and Motherhood, ed. Patricia Dienstfrey and Brenda Hillman. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2003: vii-xi.

"Draft 42: Epistle, Studios," Salt v. 14, An International Journal of Poetry and Poetics (The Jacket issue, 2002): 117-123. Came out in 2003.

"Draft 43: Gap" and "Draft 44: Stretto," HOW 2 (vol. 2, 1). August 2003. Website is http://www.departments.buckness.edu/stadler_center/how2

"Draft 47: Printed Matter" and "Draft 51: Clay Songs" in Free Verse (Winter 2003).
http://english.chass.ncsu.edu/freeverse/Archives/Winter_2003/poems/R_Duplessis.htm

from "Draft 51: Clay Songs," The Philadelphia Inquirer, Monday, March 31, 2003. A13

"Draft 55: Quiptych," Conjunctions 40 (40X40), Spring 2003: 288-292.

"Draft 56: Bildungsgedicht with Apple." Kiosk 2 (Spring 2003): 109-116.

"Draft 57: Workplace: Nekuia." The Poker 2 (Spring 2003): 5-10.

"Statement for PORES," about politics and the cultural moment. PORES 2 (April 2003). Online journal journal@pores.bbk.ac.uk

"Genius for Sale!" Wallace Stevens Journal 26. 2 (special issue on Marjorie Perloff article), Fall 2002: 194-210.

Translated from the French by DuPlessis, J-P Auxeméry, "The Dark Room/ camera oscura," on H.D. and Pound, HOW2 (Fall 2002), http://www.departments.bucknell.edu/stadler_center/how2/

Bibliography and Chronology of George Oppen, for Selected Poems of George Oppen, ed. Robert Creeley, New York: New Directions, 2003.

2002
"Propounding Modernist Maleness: How Pound Managed a Muse," Modernism/ Modernity, 9. 3 ( September 2002): 389-405.

"Shoptalk--Working Conditions and Marginal Gains," a response to three essays on postmodern textuality. Textual Studies in the Late Age of Print, ed. Elizabeth B. Loizeaux and Neil Fraistat. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2002: 85-95.

"Blue Studio: Gender Arcades," Open Letter (Canada) eleventh series, 4 (Spring 2002): 92-125.

"Draft 39: Split." Ixnay 8 (2002): [2-11].

"Draft 43: Gap" dc poetry http://www.dcpoetry.com/anth2002/duplessis.htm

"Draft 45: Fire" and "Draft 46: Edge," Hambone 16 (Fall 2002): 124-136.

"Draft L: Scholia and Restlessness," Chain 9: Dialogue (Summer 2002): 84-89.

"Draft 53: Eclogue," Hotel Amerika 1.1 (2002): 48-57.

"Draft 57: Workplace: Nekuia," Logopoeia www: logopoeialogopoeia.da.ru

"Draft 51: Clay Songs," mark(s) <http://www.markszine.com/index.html>

" 'Seismic Orgasm': Sexual Intercourse and Narrative Meaning in Mina Loy," Pro Femina 27-28 (2001; appeared in 2002): 156-180. Translated into Serbian by Dubravka Duric. A feminist cultural and political journal published in Beograd, Yugoslavia.

"Etrurkama" [For the Etruscans], Genero 1 (2002): 109-124. Translated into Serbian by Dubravka Djuric. Published by the Centar za Zenske Studije (Center for Gender [?] Studies), Beograd.

[Section from "Writing"]. OBAJE (July-August 2002).

"Endings and Contradictions." Chapter 1 of Writing Beyond the Ending (1985). Brian Richardson, ed. Narrative Dynamics: Essays on Time, Plot, Closure, and Frames. Ohio State University Press. 2002: 282-300.

2001
"Draft 48: Being Astonished." "We Who 'Love to Be Astonished'": Experimental Women's Writing and Performance Poetics, eds. Laura Hinton and Cynthia Hogue. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press, 2001: 237-254.
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"The Topos of the 'Thing': Some Thoughts on 'Objectivist' Poetics." The Idea and The Thing in Modernist American Poetry. Ed. Cristina Giorcelli. Palermo: Renzo e Rean Mazzone Editori, 2001: 31-51.

"The Gendered Marvelous: Barbara Guest, Surrealism and Feminist Reception." The Scene of My Selves: New Work on New York School Poets, ed. Terence Diggory and Stephen Paul Miller. Orono: National Poetry Foundation, 2001: 189-213.

"A Note on Gil Ott and Community," The Form of our Uncertainty: A Tribute to Gil Ott, ed. Kristen Gallagher. Tuscon/Buffalo: Chax Press/ Handwritten Press, 2001: 74-75.

from "Draft 48: Being Astonished." Swirl 1 <http://www.geocities.com/swirlzine/>

"Draft 42: Epistle, Studios," Jacket 14. http://www.jacket.zip.com.au/jacket14/ duplessis. html. Copublished with Salt 14 (print form).

"Draft 40: One Lyric," First Intensity 16 (Summer 2001): 80-85.

from "Draft 48: Being Astonished," Bombay Gin 27 (2001): 15-18.

"Draft 43: Gap," Belladonna 12 (pamphlet), Summer 2001.

"Draft 35: Verso" in 5_Trope (on line journal). www.webdelsol.com/5 trope/5 T 10. htm Nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

2000
"A Primer for a President," Temple University Faculty Herald 29, 8 (November 15, 2000): 7. (Poem, written for the Arts Festival Inaugural Celebration for David Adamany)

"the big e," [sound "translation," response to Ernst Jandel "from das grosse e"]. Ernst Jandel, Reft and Light. Dichten=4. Providence: Burning Deck, 2000: 44.

"Porodic, polovi, psiha" (Translation of "Family, Sexes, Psyche" into Serbian), Pro Femina 21/22 (2000): 117-135. Beograd, Yugoslavia. A journal of culture.

One section of "Writing" translated into modern Greek by Elisabeth Arseniuo in THEL, EAR (November 2000): 28.

"Draft 38: Georgics and Shadow." Conjunctions 35, American Poetry, States of the Art
(2000): 313-319.

"Oppen and Pound" (1981). Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism. Gale Group, 2000.

"'Darken Your Speech': Racialized Cultural Work of Modernist Poets" In Aldon L. Nielsen, ed, Reading Race in American Poetry: "An Area of Act". Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2000: 43-82.

"Haibun: Draw your/ Draft," H.D. and Poets After, ed. Donna Krolik Hollenberg. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2000: 112-129.

"Two Drafts from the Next Fold." ABACUS 130 (May 15, 2000): 1-18. "Draft 41: Of This" and "Draft 42: Epistle, Studios."

Response: Experimentation and Critical Style. How2, 4. Summer 2000. How2 is an online journal of feminist poetics. <http://www.departments.bucknell.edu/stadler center/how2/current/index.html>

Wells. NY: Montemora, 1980. Selected for the Duration Press Online Out of Print Book Archive. <http://www.durationpress.com>

"Echological Scales: On ARK of Ronald Johnson." Facture: A Journal of Poetry and Poetics 1 (2000): 99-119.

"Draft 47: Printed Matter." Sulfur 45/46: The Final Issue (Spring 2000): 41-43

1999
"Otramente" [translation of "Otherhow" from The Pink Guitar], in Otramente: Lectura y escritura Feministas, ed. Marina Fe. Mexico City: Fondo de Cultura Economica, 1999: 243-264. Translated into Spanish by Nattie Golubov.

"'One Perfect Limousine'--on Rae Armantrout." "A Wild Salience": The Writing of Rae Armantrout, ed Tom Beckett. Cleveland, OH: Burning Press, 1999: 37-46.

"Surface Tension: Thinking about Andrews," Aerial 9 (1999): 49-61. Special Issue on Bruce Andrews.

Symposium Participant, "The Situation of American Writing, 1999," American Literary History 11, 2 (Summer 1999): 243 -249.

"The Blazes of Poetry: Remarks on Segmentivity and Seriality with Special Reference to Blaser and Oppen." The Recovery of the Public World: Essays on Poetics in Honour of Robin Blaser. Charles Watts and Edward Byrne, eds. Burnaby (Canada): TalonBooks, 1999: 287-299.

"Draft 34: Recto." Gare du Nord 2/ 2 (1999): 8-9.

from "Draft 33: Deixis." kenning Vol. 2, 2 (Summer 1999): 23-30.

from "Draft 33: Deixis." Xcp 4 (Cross-Cultural Poetics), 1999: 46-50.

"Draft 37: Praedelle," Backwoods Broadsides Series, January 1999.

from "Draft 38: Georgics and Shadow," American Poetry Review Philly Edition 99 (Fall 1999): 24.

1998
"'Seismic Orgasm': Sexual Intercourse and Narrative Meaning in Mina Loy." Mina Loy: Woman and Poet, ed. Maeera Shreiber and Keith Tuma. Orono, Maine: The National Poetry Foundation, 1998: 45-74. (reprint)

"A Letter on Loy." Mina Loy: Woman and Poet, ed. Maeera Shreiber and Keith Tuma. Orono, Maine: The National Poetry Foundation, 1998: 499-501.

Sixty-six sections from "Draft 32: Renga." Hambone 14 (Fall 1998): 78-92.

Thirty-four sections from "Draft 32: Renga." Conjunctions (30th anniversary issue: Paper Airplane), 1998: 159-166.

"The Contemporary Long Poem: Feminist Intersections and Experiments. A Roundtable Conversation." Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 27 (1998): 507-536. Special Issue: American Women Poets and the Long Poem.

"The Pink Guitar." From Artifice to Indeterminacy: An Anthology of Avant-Garde Poetics from 1980 to the Present. Ed. Christopher Beach. University of Alabama Press, 1998: 297-318.

"Draft 36: Cento." Chain 5 (Summer 1998): 69-74.

"Haibun: 'Draw your/ Draft.'" Sulfur 42 (April 1998): 96 -111.

"Selvedge" and a section of "Writing" from Tabula Rosa (1987), "O" from "Draft X: Letters," and "Draft 5: Gap" from Drafts (1991), and selection from "Otherhow" from The Pink Guitar, in Moving Borders: Three Decades of Innovative Writing by Women, ed. Mary Margaret Sloan. Jersey City: Talisman House Press, 1998: 332-341 and 580-592.

Selections from "Otherhow." in Poems for the Millennium: The University of California Book of Modern and Postmodern Poetry, Volume 2: From Postwar to Millennium. Ed. Jerome Rothenberg and Pierre Joris. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998: 433-435.

1997
Six sections from "Draft 32: Renku." American Poetry Review 's Philly Edition (insert in Philadelphia Weekly), October 1, 1997: 14.

"The Blazes of Poetry: Remarks on Segmentivity and Seriality with Special Reference to Blaser and Oppen." Boxkite: A Journal of Poetry & Poetics, Number 1 (1997): 35-50.

"Draft 6: Midrush" (from Drafts 3-14), a selection of the essay "Otherhow" (from The Pink Guitar), and "Some Notes on Drafts," a new discussion of Drafts in Dwelling in Possibility: Women Poets and Critics on Poetry. eds. Yopie Prins and Maeera Shreiber. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1997: 327-343.

"In the Bosom of the Family: Contradiction and Resolution in Edward Albee." Contemporary Literary Criticism Online (CLCO), ed. Jeff Chapman and Dan Jones. Detroit: Gale Research Press. Reprint.

1996
"Manifests," Diacritics 26, 3 (Fall-Winter 1996): 31-53. Special issue: Poetry, Community, Movement.

"'Seismic Orgasm': Sexual Intercourse and Narrative Meaning in Mina Loy," in Ambiguous Discourse: Feminist Narratology and British Women Writers, ed. Kathy Mezei, University of North Carolina Press, 1996: 187-214. Revised reprint.

"Lorine Niedecker, the Anonymous: Gender, Class, Genre and Resistances," in Lorine Niedecker: Woman and Poet, ed. Jenny Penberthy. Orono: Maine: National Poetry Foundation, 1996: 113-137. Reprint.

"Circumscriptions: Assimilating T.S. Eliot's Sweeneys," in Jeffrey Rubin-Dorsky and Shelley Fisher Fishkin, ed., People of the Book: Thirty Scholars Reflect on Their Jewish Identity. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1996: 135-152.

"ƒ-words: An Essay on the Essay," American Literature 68, 1 (March 1996): 15-45. Special issue, ed. Sharon O'Brien, on contemporary writing in United States.

"'All my vast/ journeying sensibility': Barbara Guest's Recent Work." Sulfur 39 (Fall 1996): 39-48.

"In the Forefront of the Avant-garde." The Women's Review of Books XIV, 1 (October 1996): 1, 3-4. Review of the biography of Loy by Carolyn Burke and the edition of Loy's poems, ed. Roger Conover.

"'Knowing in the Real World': a review of Denise Riley's Mop Mop Georgette," Parataxis: Modernism and Modern Writing 8/ 9 (1996): 63-69.

"Draft 26: M-m-ry," The Iowa Review 26, 2 (1996): 56-59. Special issue on North American Poetry.

from "Draft 27: Athwart," Poetry New York (1996): 73.

"On Drafts: A Memorandum of Understanding" and "Draft 11: Schwa," in Onward: Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, ed. Peter Baker. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., 1996: 143-162.

Sections 9-10 from "Draft 23: Findings," The Capilano Review Series 2: 17/18 (January 1996): 18-19. Special Robin Blaser issue.

"Draft 29: Intellectual Autobiography," Chain 3 (Spring 1996): 58-65.

1995
"'HOO, HOO, HOO': some episodes in the construction of modern whiteness." American Literature 67, 4 (December 1995): 667-700.

"On Aurora Leigh [from Writing Beyond the Ending]," in The Norton Critical Edition of Aurora Leigh, ed. Margaret Reynolds. New York: W. W. Norton and Co., 1995: 463-466.

"Breaking the Sentence; Breaking the Sequence" [Chapter 3 of Writing Beyond the Ending], in Narrative/ Theory, ed. David H. Richter. New York: Longman Publishing Group, 1995, 280-297.

"'To Bear My Mother's Name': Künstlerromane by Women Writers"[Chapter 6 of Writing Beyond the Ending], in Deborah Silverton Rosenfelt, ed. "Tell Me a Riddle": Tillie Olsen . In the Women Writers, Texts and Contexts Series. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995: 243-269.

"Contemporary Women's Poetry," in The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States, ed. Cathy N. Davidson and Linda Wagner-Martin. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995, 672-676.

"Draft 19: Working Conditions," Mandorla: Nueva Escritura de las Américas/ New Writing from the Americas (1995): 94-103.

"The flavor of eyes" [Review of Barbara Guest, Selected Poems], The Women's Review of Books, XIII, 1 (October 1995): 23-24.

"Draft 25: Segno," West Coast Line 17 (Fall 1995): 122-125.

"Draft 24: Gap," Grand Street 54 (Fall 1995): 172-176.

Sections 2-6 from "Draft 23: Findings," Common Knowledge 4, 3 (Winter 1995): 165-168.

Sections 11-13 and 21 from "Draft 23: Findings," Sulfur 37 (Fall 1995): 125-128.

Sections 16 and 17 from "Draft 23: Findings," Lower Limit Speech: a newsletter in poetics #11: 7-8.

"Draft 16: Little," in The Gertrude Stein Awards in Innovative American Poetry, 1993-1994, ed. Douglas Messerli. Los Angeles: Sun and Moon Press, 1995: 90-93.

"T" [section of Draft X] in bite to eat place, ed. Anne Walker and Andrea Adolph. Oakland: Redwood Coast Press, 1995: 79.

"Powetry," [a review of Bernstein, Brathwaite, Cole], Sulfur 36 (Spring 1995): 209-213.

"Response, June 5, 1994"[to a query about poetics], texture #6 (1995): 4.

"Draft 22: Philadelphia Wireman," Hambone 12 (1995): 110-113.

"Medusa," in Scars: American Poetry in the Face of Violence, ed. Cynthia Dubin Edelberg. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1995: 8-13.

ed. DuPlessis. Mary Oppen, "Sketches from Life." North Dakota Quarterly (Summer 1994-1995): 56-75.

1994
"'Corpses of Poesy': Some Modern Poets and Some Gender Ideologies of Lyric," in Feminist Measures: Soundings in Poetry and Theory, eds. Lynn Keller and Cristanne Miller. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1994: 69-95.

"Draft 21: Cardinals," Chelsea 57 (1994): 82-88. A section also printed in The World #50 (New writing from The Poetry Project), 1995: 103-05.

"Draft 20: Incipit," Parataxis: Modernism and Modern Writing 6 (Spring/Summer 1994): 14-17.

"Skirting the Subject: a review of Alan Shima." Studia Neophilologica 66 (1994): 93-99.

"from Writing" and "Draft 12: Diasporas" anthologized in The Art of Practice: forty-five contemporary poets, ed. Dennis Barone and Peter Ganick. Elmwood, CT: Potes & Poets Press, 1994: 19-25.

"Trouée" [Draft 5: Gap], Action Poétique 136 (Automne 1994): 15-19. Traduction collective Royaumont.

"Rootworks" [review of Mackey, Hejinian, Blaser], Sulfur 35 (1994): 212-220.

Assorted short reviews for Journal of Modern Literature

1993
"'Amor Vin--':Modifications of Romance in Woolf" [Chapter 4 of Writing Beyond the Ending], in Virginia Woolf: A Collection of Critical Essays, ed. Margaret Homans, in the "New Century Views" Series. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1993: 115-135.

"Reader, I married me: A Polygynous Memoir," in Changing Subjects: The Making of Feminist Literary Criticism, eds. Gayle Greene and Coppélia Kahn. New York: Routledge, 1993: 97-111.

"Copying," Sulfur 33 (Fall 1993): 257-272.

"Draft 19: Working Conditions," Hot Bird Mfg (October 1993): 10 pp.

"Draft 15: Title," "Draft 16: Little," "Draft 17: Unnamed," "Draft 18: Traduction," Sulfur 32 (Spring 1993): 41-63.

Assorted short reviews for Journal of Modern Literature 18, 2/3 (Spring 1993).

1992
"Lorine Niedecker, the Anonymous: Gender, Class, Genre and Resistances," The Kenyon Review XIV, 2 (Spring 1992): 96-116.

"'Seismic Orgasm': Sexual Intercourse, Gender Narratives, and Lyric Ideology in Mina Loy," in Studies in Historical Change, ed. Ralph Cohen. Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia, 1992: 264-291.

Brief Reviews of Bernstein, Grossman, Loy, Dahlen, Mandel, Ott, Sommer. Sulfur 31 (Fall 1992): 275-281.

"Draft 14: Conjunctions," TO: 1, 1 (July 1992): 78-84.

"On Drafts: A Memorandum of Understanding," TO: 1, 1 (July 1992): 72-77.

"Draft 13: Haibun," Dark Ages Clasp the Daisy Root #7 (April 1992): 39-44.

Assorted reviews of Antin, Niedecker, Glancy, Greek lyric. Sulfur 30 (May 1992): 221-224.


1991
"From 'Crowbar'" in Love Poems by Women: An Anthology of Poetry from Around the World and Through the Ages, ed. Wendy Mulford (New York: Ballantine Books, 1991): 102-03.

"Draft 7: Me," 6ix 1, 1 (Spring 1991): 4-6.

"Draft 4: In," Mandorla I, 1 (Spring 1991): 64-68.

Sections "S," "D," "K," and "N," from Draft X: Letters, Aerial 6/7 (November 1991): 61-62.

"Draft 11: Schwa," Grand Street 39 (November 1991): 26-33.

"Draft 12: Diasporas," Sulfur 29 (November 1991): 52-58.

"Image Persistante" ["Afterimage"], translated into French by Yves di Manno, in 49 + 1 Nouveau Poètes Américains, choisis par Emmanuel Hocquard et Claude Royet-Journoud. Royaumont: Un Bureau sur l'Atlantique, 1991: 79-85.

Assorted reviews (of Coolidge & Guston, Armantrout, Friedlander and Schwerner), Sulfur 29 (November 1991): 207-214.

"L" and "X" from "Draft X: Letters," The Women's Review of Books, VIII, 10/11 (July 1991): 42.

Two poems from Wells translated into Chinese by Mingxia Li, in First Line 14 (Fall 1991): 162-64.

Entry on H.D., Reader's Encyclopedia of American Literature, ed. George Perkins, et al. New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1991.

"Thinking About Annie Finch, On Female Power And The Sonnet," HOW(ever) VI, 3 (Summer 1991): 16.

Assorted initialed short reviews for Journal of Modern Literature (Temple University), annual review number.

"Review of Ferrar on Woolf and Ruddick on Stein," Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature 10, 2 (Fall 1991): 295-98.

1990
"Power, Judgment, and Narrative in a work of Zora Neale Hurston: Feminist Cultural Studies," in New Essays on Their Eyes Were Watching God, ed. Michael Awkward. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990: 95-123.

"Feminist Narrative in Virginia Woolf," Why the Novel Matters: A Postmodern Perplex, eds. Mark Spilka and Caroline McCracken-Flesher. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1990: 341-347.

ed. DuPlessis, "'The Philosophy of the Astonished': Selections from the Working Papers of George Oppen," Sulfur 27 (1990): 202-220.

"Draft 9: Page," Conjunctions 15 (1990): 243-247. Among "33 Contemporary Poets."

"Otherhow," anthologized in Conversant Essays: Contemporary Poets on Poetry, ed. James McCorkle. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1990: 480-490.

Contribution to "Patterns/Contexts/Time: a Symposium on Contemporary Poetry," Tyuonyi 6/7 (Summer 1990): 57-59.

"RE: Man Ray," Sulfur 26 (1990): 204-212.

ed. DuPlessis. George Oppen, "The Anthropologist of Myself: a selection from working papers of George Oppen," Sulfur 26 (1990): 135-164.

"O" from "Draft X: Letters," Talisman: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry and Poetics 4 (Spring 1990), 44.

"'A White Fiction': a woman and a page" [on Anne-Marie Albiach], Temblor 10 (January 1990): 168-174.

Assorted initialed short reviews for Journal of Modern Literature (Temple University), annual review number.

1989
"Woolfenstein," in Breaking the Sequence: Women's Experimental Fiction, eds. Ellen G. Friedman and Miriam Fuchs. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1989: 99-114.

"No Moore of the Same: The Feminist Poetics of Marianne Moore," The William Carlos Williams Review (special Marianne Moore issue, ed. Theodora Graham), 14, 1 (Spring 1989): 6-32.

Translation (by Yves di Manno) of DuPlessis poem "Afterimage" as "Image Persistante" in Etats-Unis: Nouveaux Poètes, Action Poétique 117 (1989): 18-22.

"Draft 8: The" and "Draft 9: Page," ABACUS 44 (August 1989), 13 pp.

"Draft 7: Me," NOTUS: New Writing 4, 1 (Spring 1989): 39-41.

"Draft 5: Gap," Conjunctions 13 (1989): 40-44.

"Review of Kerry Driscoll, William Carlos Williams and the Maternal Muse," The William Carlos Williams Review 15, 2 (Fall 1989): 51-55.

ed. DuPlessis. George Oppen, "The Circumstances: Selections from unpublished poems and working papers of George Oppen," Sulfur 25 (1989): 10-43.

Poems anthologized in Cradle and All: Women Writers on Pregnancy and Birth, ed. Laura Chester. Boston: Faber and Faber, Inc., Publishers, 1989: 156; 245-247.

Assorted initialed short reviews for Journal of Modern Literature (Temple University), annual review number.

1988
"Breaking the Sentence; Breaking the Sequence" [Chapter 3 of Writing Beyond the Ending], in Essentials of the Theory of Fiction, eds. Michael Hoffman and Patrick Murphy. Durham: Duke University Press, 1988: 472-492.

"For the Etruscans: Sexual Difference and Artistic Production," Debating Texts: A Reader in Twentieth-Century Literary Theory and Method, ed. Rick Rylance (London: Open University Press, 1988): 259-274.

"Feminist Narrative in Virginia Woolf," Novel 21, 2 & 3 (Spring 1988): 323-330.

"Draft 6: Midrush," Temblor 7 (1988): 50-55.

"DuPlessis discusses Chisholm," H.D. Newsletter 2, 2 (Winter 1988): 44-47.

"Sub Rrosa," Sulfur 21 (1988): 152-164.

"A letter among letters," Sulfur 22 (1988): 188-93.

"For Duncan," H.D. Newsletter 2, 1 (Spring 1988): 8-10.

"Rewriting the Rose: Women, Poetry and the Canon." Margin to Mainstream: The Broadening of the American Literary Canon, ed. Eugene A. Bolt, Jr. and Constance D. Harsh. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Poems anthologized in Deep Down: The New Sensual Writing by Women, ed. Laura Chester. Boston: Faber and Faber, Inc., 1988: 147-149.

Assorted initialed short reviews for Journal of Modern Literature (Temple University), annual review number.

1987
"'The familiar/ becomes extreme': George Oppen and Silence," North Dakota Quarterly, special issue on Some Others: Contemporary American Poetry, ed. Sherman Paul; 55, 4 (Fall 1987): 18-26.

"Draft 3: Of," Sulfur 20 (Fall 1987): 23-27.

"Draft 1: It" and "Draft 2: She," Temblor 5 (1987): 22-33.

"Whowe: an essay on work by Susan Howe," Sulfur 20 (Fall 1987): 157-165.

"'The Sisters' secret [interfering] child': some reflections on Clayton Eshleman," Temblor 6 (1987): 94-97.

1986
"Family, Sexes, Psyche: an essay on H.D. and the muse of the woman writer," Montemora 6 (1979): 137-156. Revised reprinting in H.D.: Woman and Poet, ed. Michael King (Orono, Maine: National Poetry Foundation, 1986): 69-90.

"Language Acquisition," The Iowa Review (Special H.D. centennial issue), 16, 4 (1986): 252-283.

"While these letters were a-reading," Ironwood 27 (Spring 1986): 159-169.

"Afterimage," Temblor 4 (1986): 19-22.

Assorted initialed short reviews for Journal of Modern Literature (Temple University), annual review number.

1985
"For the Etruscans; Sexual Difference and Artistic Production: The Debate over a Female Aesthetic," Revised reprinting in The New Feminist Criticism: Essays on Women, Literature, and Theory, ed. Elaine Showalter (New York: Pantheon Books, 1985): 271-291.

"Pater-daughter," Soup 4 (New Critical Perspectives), 1985: 40-54.

"Writing" Ottotole 1 (1985): 82-110.

"Otherhow," Sulfur 14 (1985): 27-38.

1984
"On the Island," Sagetrieb 3, 1 (Spring 1984): 113-118. (Essay honoring Oppen's 75th birthday)

ed. DuPlessis, George Oppen, "Letters to Rachel Blau DuPlessis," Ironwood 24 (1984): 120-138. Selected, with a brief memoir.

"A Note on the State of H.D.'s The Gift." Sulfur 9 (1984): 178-182.

1983
"Crowbar," Sulfur 8 (1983): 131-146.

1982
"Four Poems," Paper Air 3, 1 (1982): 47-51.

"Ode," Sulfur 3 (1982): 15-19.

1981
"Objectivist Poetics and Political Vision: A Study of Oppen and Pound." George Oppen: Man and Poet, ed. Burton Hatlen. Orono, Maine: National Poetry Foundation, 1981: 123-148.

"'Woman is Perfect': H.D.'s Debate with Freud," Feminist Studies 7, 3 (Fall 1981): 417-430. Co-authored with Susan Stanford Friedman.

"'I Had Two Loves Separate': The Sexualities of H.D.'s Her," Montemora 8 (1981): 7-30. Co-authored with Susan Stanford Friedman.

"Oppen and Pound," Paideuma 10, 1 (Spring 1981): 59-83.

ed. DuPlessis and Susan Friedman. H.D., "The Master," Feminist Studies 7, 3 (Fall 1981): 406-416.

ed. DuPlessis and Susan Friedman. H.D., "Selections from HER and The Gift," Montemora 8 (1981): 31-76.

"Voyaging," Paideuma 10, 1 (Spring 1981): 44-46.

1980
"For the Etruscans; Sexual Difference and Artistic Production: The Debate over a Female Aesthetic," in The Future of Difference, eds. Hester Eisenstein and Alice Jardine (Boston: G. K. Hall & Co., 1980): 128-156. Paperback edition, Rutgers University Press, 1985.

"Selvedge," and "Megaliths," Montemora 7 (1980): 33-34; 199.

1979
"Psyche, or Wholeness," The Massachusetts Review XX, 1 (Spring 1979): 77-96.

"The Feminist Apologues of Lessing, Piercy and Russ," Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies IV, 1 (Spring 1979): 1-8.

"The Critique of Consciousness and Myth in Levertov, Rich and Rukeyser." Shakespeare's Sisters: Feminist Essays on Women Poets, eds. Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1979: 280-300. Reprint.

"Romantic Thralldom in H.D.," Contemporary Literature XX, 2 (Spring 1979): 178-203.

1977
"In the Bosom of the Family: Contradiction and Resolution in Edward Albee," The Minnesota Review, n.s. 8 (1977): 133-145.

1975
"The Critique of Consciousness and Myth in Levertov, Rich and Rukeyser," Feminist Studies 3, 1-2 (Fall 1975): 199-221.

"George Oppen: 'What Do We Believe to Live With?'" Ironwood 5 (1975) [III, 1, The George Oppen Issue], 62-77.

Papers Presented at Professional Meetings, and other invited appearances including poetry readings (1985-2006 only)

2005
"Mappings." Invitational Reading at Rosemnbach Museum and Library, April 20, 2005.

Invitational Seminar Participant: Theory of the Lyric. Paper: "Lyric Ambivalence." American Comparative Literature Association annual conference, Penn State University. March 11-13, 2005.

Poetry Reading (one of five poets), Webster's Books Store, State College, PA, March 12, 2005..

Poetry Reading (solo) and classroom appearances. Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA March 14-15, 2005.

Poetry Reading. Hamilton College, Ezra Pound Conference, May 2005.

2004
"A Test of Poetry and Conviction." Paper at the panel on A Test of Poetry. Louis Zukofsky Centennial Conference. Columbia University, September 17-19, 2004.

Invited introducer of Adrienne Rich, Free Library of Philadelphia reading, September 23, 2004.

Senior participant in Modernist Studies Seminar, "Other Modernisms and The Location of Poetry" October 22, 2004.

Poetry Reading (one of two poets). Eliott Bay Books, Seattle, Washington, October 18, 2004.

Poetry Reading (solo reading), Kootenay School, Vancouver BC, October 20, 2004.

Poetry Reading (one of five poets), Modernist Studies Association, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, October 22, 2004.

Lecture: "Manhood and its Poetic Projects." and Poetry Reading (solo reading). University of Florida, Gainesville. November 5, 2004.

Class appearance in Women's Studies 201 (Professor Laurie Bernstein), Rutgers-Camden, for The Feminist Memoir Project, December 7, 2004.

MLA Off-Site Poetry Reading (one of 46 poets), December 29, 2004. Highwire Gallery, Philadelphia.

Rosenbach Library, Celebration of Marianne Moore. short readings from her letters. December 29, 2004.

2003
Colloquium on my poetry and the experimental tradition, Dipartimento di Lingue e letterature moderne, Università di Macerata, Italy, June 30, 2004.

Poetry Reading and discussion, sponsored by the Department of English and the Centre for Cultural Poetics, University of Southampton, June 2, 2004, Southampton, England.

Poetry Reading and discussion, sponsored by Contemporary Poetry Research Centre, Birkbeck College, by Brunel Universiy and by Royal Holloway, Department of English, June 1, 2004, Birkbeck College, London, England.

Invited Participant in V Encontro Internacional de Poetas, 27-30 May 27-30, Coimbra, Portugal, sponsored by the Groupo de Estudos Anglo-Americanos, Faculdade de Letras, Universidade de Coimbra. Reading in Biblioteca Joanina, May 28, 2004.

Participation in "26 Letters, 26 Poets," a program of alphabet poems specially written for The Rosenbach Museum and Library's exhibition R is for Rosenbach, sponsored by the Pew Foundation. April 28, 2004. My poem was on letter K.

Discussion of Marxist approaches in the university with a delegation of Vietnamese professors from the Ho Chi Minh National Political Academy, Temple University, April 26, 2004. Organized by Phil Alperson, Philosophy Department.

Poetry Reading, February 5, 2004. Women Poets at Barnard, Barnard College, New York.

Invited to SUNY-Buffalo, November 5-6, 2003-colloquium on my work and poetry; reading in the "Wednesdays at 4:00 Plus" series.

Invited participant, plenary, "Lorine Niedecker in the Objectivist Studio," Lorine Niedecker conference, Woodland Pattern Arts Center and the Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 2003.

Poetry reading, invited workshop participation in Madrid Summer Seminar, a Low Residency MFA Program in Spain, sponsored by the University of New Orleans. July 2003.

Discussion of Genders, Races and Religious Cultures at colloquium on criticism in "History, experimentation, modernism." Dipartimento di Lingue e letterature moderne, University of Macerata, Macerata, Italy. July 1, 2003.

Poetry Reading, On the Experimental Tradition. Centro Internazionale di Poesia, POIESIS, Dipartimento di Lingue e letterature moderne, Università di Macerata, Macerata, Italy, July 1, 2003. Reading with Toni Maraini, Giulia Niccolai.
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Networking Women Research Project, discussion of my critical work and networking with a project of European gender studies, sponsored the University of Macerata. Rome, Centro Studi Americani, June 23, 2003.

Colloquium and Reading. "Drafts-fest," Department of English, Temple University, April 24, 2003.

Poetry reading and colloquium with creative writing students, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA, April 10, 2003.

Respondent, "What's New in American Poetry," University of Wisconsin. Institute for Research in the Humanities. Also Poetry Reading. April 3-6, 2003.

Keynote speaker and poetry reading. "Craft, Critique, Culture" Conference, University of Iowa, March 28-30, 2003. Paper "Inside the Middle of a Long Poem."

Poetry Reading, March 22, 2003, The Bowery Poetry Club, New York, New York (with Mei-mei Bersssenbrugge).

March 20, 2003. Reading of "Draft 49: Turns and Turns, an Interpretation" at the Feminist Scholarship at Temple University, Second Annual Women's Studies Conference.

Poetry Reading, March 15, 2003. University of Coimbra, Portugal.

Poetry Reading, POG, Tucson, Arizona, January 18, 2003.

Lecture ("Manhood and Its Poetic Projects"), University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, January 17, 2003.

2002
December 9, 2002. Brief Reading, Pew Fellowship Celebration. Arden Theater, Philadelphia.

December 3, 2002. Reading, Book Party for Drafts 1-38, Toll. Writers House, University of Pennsylvania.

Nov 18, 2002. Celebrating New Directions: Denise Levertov and George Oppen. Sponsored by the Poetry Society of America, The Culture Project, 5 Bleecker Street, New York. Spoke on Oppen and read from his work.

Nov. 13, 2002. Reading at the Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia. On Literary Parodies. Curated by Nathalie Anderson.

Paper on Oppen, MSA (Modernist Studies Association), Oct 31-Nov 3, 2002, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Oct. 10-13, 2002. University of California, San Diego, lecture " 'Uncannily in the Open': In Light of Oppen" and poetry reading, for the Roy Harvey Pearce / Archive for New Poetry Award for a poet-scholar.

Participation in "Poetry and Pedagogy" seminar, chaired by Bob Perelman and Alan Golding, MSA (Modernist Studies Association), Oct 31-Nov 3, 2002, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.

Plenary Speaker, "Manhood and its Poetic Projects: The construction of USA masculinity in the countercultural poetry of the 1950s: A Scouts Report." Conference sponsored by HASE (Hellenic Association for the Study of English) and Faculty of English Studies, University of Athens (Greece), May 24-May 27, 2002.

Paper on Anne Waldman and Poetry Reading, Anne Waldman Celebration, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, March 13-15, 2002.

"Propounding Modern Maleness: How Pound Managed a Muse" [on Ezra Pound], Seminar delivered at Università di Roma III, English Department, March 6, 2002.

Poetry Reading, Publication Party for We Who Love to be Astonished, Fordham University/ Lincoln Center, New York, March 1, 2002.

Passwords Series. Discussion of Lorine Niedecker, Poets House, New York, Feb. 22, 2002.

Nether Providence Women's Club, brief reading, Delaware County, Feb. 7, 2002

Genre-Mixer, brief reading. Temple University, Feb. 6, 2002.

Poetry Reading, Washington Printmaker's Gallery, Washington, D.C. January 12, 2002. With Tom Mandel.

2001
Poetry Reading, University of Delaware, March 21, 2001

Poetry Reading, Belladonna Series, Bluestockings Women's Bookstore, New York City, April 6, 2001

Poetry Reading, "Poets for Choice," Ceres Gallery, 584 Broadway, New York City, April 19, 2001

"Propounding Modern Maleness and Managing the Muse [on Ezra Pound]," in Session 1324: Modernist Musings: Plots and Poetics of Creativity and 'Genius,' Oct. 13, 2001; Modernist Studies Association 3, Rice University, Houston.

Poetry Reading, Oct. 14, 2001; Modernist Studies Association 3, Rice University, Houston.

Russell House, Poetry Reading Series, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, Oct. 24, 2001

Paper ("Blue Studio"), classroom discussion, and poetry reading, University of Maine, Orono, ME Oct. 25-26, 2001.

Poetry Reading, Mercersburg Academy, Mercersburg, PA, Nov. 4, 2001.

"Naropa at Camden," Panel Discussion of Whitman, Nov. 10, 2001 and Poetry Reading, Nov. 11, 2001. Walt Whitman Cultural Arts Center, Camden. N.J.

"Propounding Modern Maleness: How Pound Managed a Muse," and poetry reading. University of Georgia, Athens, GA, Nov. 29-30, 2001.

2000
Appearance in Women's Studies 51, February 1, 2000. Invited by Professor Louise Kidder.

Talk on The Feminist Memoir Project, March 24, 2000. The College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

Poetry Reading, Visiting Writers Series, 25 March, 2000. The College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

Poetry Reading, 2nd Annual Poetry Event, 27 April 2000. Tredyffrin Public Library, Chester County, PA. With Ron Silliman.

University of Washington, Seattle. "Marble Paper: Toward a Feminist History of Poetry." Lecture, 31 May 2000. Also Colloquium and Conversation.

Poetry Reading, Subtext Collective. Richard Hugo House, Seattle, Washington. 31 May 2000

Poetry Reading. Kootenay School of Writing, Vancouver, B.C., Canada. 2 June 2000.

Poetry Reading. Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA. 14 November 2000, Sponsored by the Stadler Center for Poetry. Also Poetry Workshop classroom discussion, and open colloquium on The Feminist Memoir Project

"9 Poets Reading themselves through Modernism." Poetry Reading, Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania, Modernist Studies Association, 2nd Annual Conference, 14 October 2000. (DuPlessis on Woolf)

Seminar, "Avant-Garde and Cultural Studies," convenors: Barrett Watten and Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Modernist Studies Association, 2nd Annual Conference (University of Pennsylvania), 15 October 2000.

Off-Site Collective Reading, MLA, Bridge Street Books, December 2000

1999
Philly Talks #13, With Barrett Watten. November 15, 1999, Writer's House, University of Pennsylvania. Webcast.

"Entitled New: A Social Philology of Modern American Poetries," Plenary at the founding conference of the Modernist Studies Association, 7-10 October 1999, Penn State University, State College, PA.

Invited Seminar Participation, Modern and Contemporary Poetry by Women, Modernist Studies Association, 7-10 October 1999, Penn State University, State College, PA.

Poetry Reading, Modernist Studies Association, 7-10 October 1999, Penn State University, State College, PA.

26 September 1999. Group poetry Reading, for Philly Edition 99 (American Poetry Review).

17 May 1999. Columbia Seminiar in Women and Society, Columbia University. Appearance with Ann Snitow, The Feminist Memoir Project.

8 April 1999. Villanova University, Poetry Reading.

27 March 1999. Reading, Rosenbach Museum, "A Celebration of Philadelphia Writers," University of Pennsylvania Humanities Forum.

23 March 1999. Drew University, New Jersey. Lecture and classroom appearance.

12 March 1999. Poetry Reading, Small Press Traffic at New College, San Francisco.

11 March 1999. Bookstore appearance, Black Oak Books, Berkeley, for The Feminist Memoir Project.

10 March 1999. Poetry Reading, University of California, Santa Cruz, sponsored by the English Department.

8 March 1999. Colloquium on my critical work and on The Feminist Memoir Project. University of California, Santa Barbara, sponsored by Women's Studies.

4 March 1999. Bookstore appearance, Midnight Special, Santa Monica for The Feminist Memoir Project.

3 March 1999. Poetry Reading, University of California, San Diego, sponsored by the Literature Department.

"Community Voices." Channel 17. Taping in January 1999.

Borders, Springfield, PA. Discussion of The Feminist Memoir Project, 5 January 1999.

1998
Robins Bookstore, Philadelphia. Discussion of women's activism, five generations; related to The Feminist Memoir Project. 13 December 1998.

Gershom YMHA book discussion of The Feminist Memoir Project. With Ann Snitow. 2 December 1998.

Temple University book discussion of The Feminist Memoir Project. With Ann Snitow. Sponsored by the Women's Studies Program. 2 December 1998.

With Pierre Joris, Jerry Rothenberg, Bob Perelman, celebration for Poems for the Millennium, Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania, September 28, 1998

"'Most Uncannily in the Open': the "idea" and the "thing" in some work of George Oppen." Conference on The idea and the thing in 20th Century American Poetry, Terza Università degli Studi di Roma, July 6-8, 1998.

June 14-21, 1998. Naropa Institute, The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Boulder, Colorado, Residency, Reading, Lecture.

June 12, 1998. Session #7. Exploratory Form. Paper on "Seriality." The Fourth Annual West Chester University Poetry Conference. West Chester, PA.

May 17, 1998. Second Annual High School Poetry Festival, organized by Friends Central

April 1, 1998, Reading, the Voice Box, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, London, England.

March 31, 1998. Delivered poem as paper "Draft 33: Deixis," Postmodern Poetry Conference, Exmouth Campus, University of Plymouth, England.

March 30, 1998. Reading, Postmodern Poetry Conference, Exmouth Campus, University of Plymouth, England.

March 27, 1998. Reading Morden Tower, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England.

February 7, 1998. Reading, Segue @ Here, Here Center for Independent Art, New York City.

January 29 1998, Reading, George's 5th Street Cafe, Philadelphia.

1997
Paget-Hoy Speaker's Series, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Lecture ("Manifests"), poetry reading, panel discussion of my work. Also served as the External Examiner on a dissertation defense, January 9-12, 1997.

Poetry Reading, Writers House, University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, February 5, 1997.

St. Marks Poetry Project, New York. Poetry Reading, February 26, 1997.

Ohio University. Athens, OH. Creative Writing Program, Reading, interview, and symposium discussion of my work in the essay and poetry. March 4-6, 1997.

Walt Whitman Cultural Center, Camden, NJ. Poetry Reading. March 16, 1997.

Celebration of poet John Wieners. Writers House, University of Pennsylvania. April 11, 1997.

Poetry and the Public Sphere Conference, Rutgers University. April 24-25, 1997. Poetry readings and panel discussion: "Feminisms and the Difficult Wor(l)d."

Poetry Reading, Bridge St. Books, Washington, D.C., May 4, 1997.

High School Poetry Festival, Friends Select School. Workshops and panel discussions. May 18, 1997.

Philly Edition reading, October 4, 1997, Philadelphia.

Modern Language Association, Toronto. Panel 166 "Theorizing Creative Writing, Creative Writers Theorizing." 28 December 1997. Delivered "Draft 33: Deixis (Being the Essay of Poetry as Thinking).

1996
Barnard College 10th International Conference on Translation, November 15-16, 1996. Formed the panel "America's Feminisms and the Poetics of the Avant-Garde." I formed the panel; also participated in a poetry reading at that conference.

Keynote speaker, Twentieth-Century Literature Conference, University of Louisville. "ƒ-words: an essay on the essay." February 1996. Also poetry reading at that conference with Barrett Watten.

Keynote speaker, Conference on American Poetry in the 1950s, University of Maine, Orono. "Manhood and its Poetic Projects--The construction of masculinity in the poetry and culture of the 1950s, A Scout's Report." June 1996.

1995
"Darken Your Speech," International Conference on American Modernism, June 15-17, 1995, Université de Montréal, Canada.

"The Blazes of Poetry," The Recovery of the Public World: A Conference and Poetry Festival in Honour of Robin Blaser, Vancouver, British Columbia, June 1-4, 1995.

"Manifests." Lecture at Cornell University, March 30-April 1, 1995: "Past, Present, Future Tense: A Conference on Contemporary Poetry."

1994
"HOO HOO HOO: Some Episodes in the Construction of Whiteness," Session 309 (New Modernist Studies), Modern Language Association, December 28, 1994.

Invited participant in the Ninth International Translation Conference: "Poetry/Translation/Poetry." Barnard College, November 11-12, 1994. Translation of Olivier Cadiot, section from Futur, ancien, fugitif.

Poetry Reading, 2 November 1994, Jumping Cow, Swarthmore as part of SOS, Writer's Harvest: The National Reading.

Invited Seminar Keynote: Conference on Writing Practices and Gender, University of Kansas, 17-18 February 1994. Also delivered lecture ("Corpses of Poesy") and gave a poetry reading.

1993
Reading, IPSO Café, Philadelphia, 6 October 1993.

Lecture "Corpses of Poesy: some modern poets and some gender ideologies of lyric," for the English Department, 10 May 1993, Stockholms Universitet, Stockholm, Sweden.

Lecture, "Polygynous Poetries: Experimental Writing by North American Women," for The English Society and the Department of English, 13 May 1993, Uppsala Universitet, Uppsala, Sweden.

"Corpses of Poesy"--lecture delivered by invitation of the Graduate English Organization, University of Maryland, College Park, 27 April 1993.

Reading, Benefit for TO, The Ear Inn, 24 April 1993.

Reading and Discussion of my poetry, for CAST (The Center Alliance for Secondary School Teachers and Texts), Maryland, 2 March 1993.

Reading, Robins Bookstore as part of the Temple Writers Read at Robins, 15 February 1993.

1992
"Feminist Experimental Poetry," Special Session 621, Contemporary Women Experimental Writers, Modern Language Association of America, 30 December 1992.

"Zukofsky, Oppen, Niedecker: Objectivist Bildungen," Special Session 278, "Objectivism in the 1930s," Modern Language Association of America, New York, 28 December 1992.

Poetry Reading, The Ear Inn, New York, 21 November 1992.

Participated in a seminar in Feminist Theory, discussion of my work, graduate course, Trenton State College, 5 November 1992.

Panel participation; brief comments "Writing Like an Essay," Conference in Honor of Carolyn Heilbrun, CUNY-Graduate Center, New York, 30 October 1992.

Leader, Roundtable discussion, "Experimental Critical Writing," Sixth National Graduate Student Conference, 16 October 1992.

Ten-Day Residency for translation of my poetry into French, Le Centre de Poésie et Traduction de la Fondation Royaumont, Aisères-sur-Oise, France, 28 September- 7 October 1992.

Reading, Maison des Ecrivains, Paris, October 1992.

Reading, Walt Whitman Centennial Conference. Samuel Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, 7 May 1992.

Reading and discussion of The Pink Guitar, Bryn Mawr College, 10 April 1992.

Lecture, "Corpses of Poesy," Tulane University, New Orleans, 6 April 1992.

Lecture, "Corpses of Poesy," St. Mark's Poetry Project, New York, 11 March 1992.

Comment, Paper by Johanna Drucker, Columbia University Seminar on Women and Society, New York, 9 March 1992.

Reading, Cornell University, Council of the Creative and Performing Arts, "Visual Feminist Discourse--Feminist Literary Theory." 6-8 March 1992.

1991
Poetry Reading: The Ear Inn, New York, 12 January 1991.

Poetry Reading and Classroom Residency: Gettysburg College, 31 January -1 February 1991.

Reading, Girlfriends Bookstore, Philadelphia, PA, 14 March 1991.

Invited Speaker (paper on Lorine Niedecker), Conference, Glasnost in Two Cultures: Soviet Russian/North American Women's Writing, New York Institute for the Humanities, 21-23 March 1991.

Poetry Reading: Bick's Bookstore, Washington, D.C., 7 April 1991.

Lecture in the series "Wednesdays at 4 Plus" and Seminar Discussion of my creative work, SUNY-Buffalo, 17-18 April 1991.

Poetry Reading, Central Park Grill, Buffalo, NY, 17 April 1991.

Invited reader, Peter Brazeau Poetry Event, Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, CT. 3 October 1991.

Paper delivered ("T.S. Eliot's Sweeneys"), Columbia University Seminar in American Studies, 19 December 1991.

1990
Poetry Reading: Small Press Traffic, San Francisco, 5 January 1990.

Invited panelist, Associated Writing Programs (AWP) National Conference, 22-24 March 1990, Denver, Colorado. Panel (to which I invited participants) on Feminist Approaches to Form.

Invited presenter, Salon, President's House, University of Colorado, Boulder, 23 March 1990.

Panelist, "Poetry and Knowledge," St. Mark's Poetry Project, New York, 4 May 1990.

Panelist, Discussion of George Oppen, Poet's House, New York, 4 May 1990.

Seminar discussion of my poetry, Swarthmore College, 29 October 1990.

Lecture, "WOME/ANINGS: Experimental Poetry by Contemporary Women," Graduate Colloquium, Beaver College, 4 December 1990.

Paper, "Circumscriptions: A Cut into T.S. Eliot's Sweeneys," Modern Language Association, Division of Twentieth Century American Literature, 28 December 1990.

1989
Poetry Reading: The Ear Inn, New York, 7 January 1989

Poetry Reading: Detroit Institute of Fine Arts, 4 March 1989, as part of a conference called "The Reading of Gender."

"Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God," invited lecture, University of Michigan, 7-8 March 1989.

Poetry Reading: Painted Bride Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA, 16 March 1989.

Poetry Reading: North-East MLA, 1 April 1989, Wilmington, Delaware.

"A Loy Unto Herself: Sexuality, Gender Narratives, and the Ideology of Lyric Poetry," Narrative Convention, University of Wisconsin, 6-8 April 1989. I also formed the panel, called Gender Narratives of Lyric Poetry.

Invited Lecturer, Paley Library Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series, Temple University, 1 November 1989, "The Pink Guitar: Writing as Feminist Practice."

Poetry Reading: Swarthmore College, 28 November 1989.

1988
Poetry Reading: L'essentielle, a women's bookstore, Montreal, Québec, 14 March 1988.

"No Moore of the Same: The Feminist Poetics of Marianne Moore," invited lecture, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, 15 March 1988.

"Innovative Poetry by Women," Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan, 26 March 1988.

Poetry Reading: Woodland Pattern Book Center, Milwaukee, WI, 27 March 1988.

"No Moore of the Same" University of Wisconsin, Madison, 28 March 1988.

Poetry Reading: University of Wisconsin, Madison, 28 March 1988.

"Sub Rrosa," University of Pennsylvania Seminar in Language, Culture, Gender and Power," 6 April 1988.

Poetry Reading: Robbins Book Store, Philadelphia, 11 May 1988.

"No Moore of the Same: The Feminist Poetics of Marianne Moore," Journal Club, Temple University, September 1988.

Poetry Reading: PEN-American Center, New York, 6 October 1988.

"Women, Poetry, and the Literary Canon," Philomethean Society, University of Pennsylvania, 29 October 1988.

1987
Poetry Reading: The Ear Inn, New York, 7 March 1987.

Ryan Writer in Residence, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH., 8-10 April 1987.

"Feminist Narrative in Woolf," Why The Novel Matters: A Postmodern Perplex, 20th Anniversary Conference of Novel, Brown University, Providence, 23-24 April 1987.

Poetry Reading: Cooper Foundation Residency, Swarthmore College, 29 October 1987.

1986
Respondent to Marjorie Perloff, Conference on Contemporary American Poetry and Its Canon, Humanities Institute of Brooklyn College and CUNY Graduate Center, 10 May 1986.

Lecture on feminist literary criticism for the Mellon Seminar on Feminist Theory, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA, 13 May 1986.

Paper on George Oppen, George Oppen Conference "The Pleasure of Being Heard," University of California, San Diego, 15 May 1986.

Poetry Reading: University of California, San Diego, 15 May 1986.

"Gender-Inflected Greek," H.D. Centennial Conference, University of Maine at Orono, 5-7 June 1986.

"Reading Her Life: H.D. and the Essay," H.D. Conference, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA, 13 September 1986.

Poetry Reading: Intersection, San Francisco, CA, 8 November 1986.

"George Oppen and Silence," Second Annual George Oppen Lecture, San Francisco State University, 9 November 1986.

"Asking Gender Questions: Women and Modernism," Modern Language Association, New York, 28 December 1986.

1985
"What Writes," Panel discussion, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, 10 February 1985.

Residency, Extension Writers Program, University of California, Los Angeles, 12-13 February 1985.

"Image/Imaging," Panel discussion by avant garde poets, Tyler School of the Arts, 10 April 1985.

Poetry Reading: Tyler School of the Arts, Philadelphia, 10 April 1985.

Poetry Reading: Robins Book Store, Philadelphia, 24 April 1985.

"The Tradition of Marginality," St. Mark's Poetry Project "Talks" Series, 6 June 1985.

"Writing Otherness: H.D.'s Joyces and Choices," James Joyce Symposium, Philadelphia, June 1985.

Poetry Reading: Cambridgeshire College of Art and Technology, Cambridge, England, 15 October 1985.

Poetry Reading: Jesus College, Cambridge, England, 16 October 1985.

Poetry Reading: University of Durham, Durham, England, 17 October 1985.

Service to the Profession
Elected to a five-year term as member of the Executive Committee, Division of Twentieth-Century American Literature, Modern Language Association, 1992-1997; Division Chairperson, 1995.

Added to the Collegio dei Docenti of the PhD Program in Comparative Literature, University of Macerata (Italy), as of June 2003.

Journals
Appointed to MAPS Board (Modern American Poetry Site; webmaster, Cary Nelson), 2001-
Appointed to editorial board of reconfigured Paideuma, 2001-
Editorial Board of Modernism/Modernity, August 2000-
Editorial Board, Narrative, 1992-98
Editorial Board, Feminist Studies, 1974-1982
Associate Editor for Creative Work, Feminist Studies, 1982-December 1987.
Consultant, Feminist Studies, December 1987-current.
Editorial Consultant, Journal of Modern Literature, 1987-current.
Contributing Editor, HOW(ever), 1983-1989. Experimental feminist writing.
Consulting Editor, Sagetrieb, 1983-current.
Consulting Editor, Sulfur, 1987-2000 [when magazine ended].
Co-editor, Special issue for H.D. Centennial, Contemporary Literature 27, 4 (Winter 1986); with Susan Stanford Friedman.
Editor, Special issue for H.D. Centennial, Sagetrieb 6, 2 (Fall 1987).

Editorial Boards, Presses
Appointed to term on the Board of The University of Wisconsin Press, Series on Contemporary North American Poetry, eds. Lynn Keller, Alan Golding, Adalaide Morris. 2001-

On Board of Advisors, University of Alabama Press Series in Modern and Contemporary Poetics, eds. Hank Lazer and Charles Bernstein, 1997-.

On Board of Advisors, Poems for the Millennium, The University of California Book of Modern and Postmodern Poetry, ed. Jerome Rothenberg and Pierre Joris, 1995-2000.

Outside Consultant, Promotion and Tenure, Grants
University of Louisville, 1978; University of Massachusetts,1979; Barnard College, 1981; Rutgers University, 1981; The George Washington University, 1982; Stanford University, 1982; Montana State University, 1984; University of California--Santa Cruz, 1986; Occidental College, 1987; SUNY-Purchase, 1988; University of Michigan, 1988; Yale University, 1989; Barnard College, 1989; SUNY-Purchase, 1990; The Pennsylvania State University, 1990; The University of Pennsylvania, 1990; University of Alabama, 1992; Queen's University (Ontario), 1992; Eugene Lang College--The New School for Social Research, 1993, 1996; Rice University, 1994; College of William and Mary, 1995; University of South Florida, 1996; University of California, San Diego, 1996; Swarthmore College, 1996; Wayne State University, 1998. Evaluation, Guggenheim Foundation, 1998; Evaluation, MacArthur nomination, 1998; Evaluation, Institute for Research in the Humanities, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Evaluation, for a Hilldale and Vilas Professorship, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Tenure Evaluation, York University, Canada, Fall 1999; Personnel Evaluation, Drew University, Fall 1999; Evaluation, Guggenheim Foundation, Fall 1999; Fellowship Chair, Wayne State University, Fall 1999; SUNY-Buffalo, for Distinguished Professor, October 2000; DePauw University, for appointment to University Professor, October 2000; Evaluation of three candidates for job at SUNY-Buffalo, November 2000; candidate for an institutional grant, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio; senior hire, University of California, Berkeley, March 2001; candidate for senior hire, Cornell University, 2001; tenure evaluation, Fordham University, 2002; Tenure Evaluation, Davidson College (January 2002); Tenure Evaluation, SUNY-Buffalo (February 2002). Promotion evaluation, Pennsylvania State University, October 2002. Promotion evaluation, University of Connecticut, Storrs, September 2002 and 2003; Wayne State University, 2003. Tenure Evaluation, University of Maine-Orono, 2004.

Editorial Consultant
Indiana University Press, 1979, 1980, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1989; University of Massachusetts Press, 1982; Duke University Press, 1984, 1986, 1994; Cornell University Press, 1984, 1987, 1995; 1996; University of Illinois Press, 1987, 1991; Methuen, 1987; University of California Press, 1987, 1999; University of North Carolina Press, 1987, 1993; Princeton University Press, 1988, 1993; University of Texas Press, 1991; University of Arizona Press, 1991; Northwestern University Press, 1994; The Feminist Press, Fall 1995; Rutgers University Press, 1996; University of Alabama Press, 1998; Bucknell University Press, 1999; Wesleyan University Press, 2000, University of Illinois Press, January 2001, New Directions, May 2001;Wesleyan University Press, July 2001., University of Iowa Press, May 2002.Wesleyan University Press, March 2003.


Outside Reader
Signs, 1983, 1987, 1991, 1993; Victorian Studies, 1983; Novel, 1986; Journal of Modern Literature, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1991; 1995, 1999; NEH Translation Proposal, 1985; NEH Institutional Grant, 1989; Grants Evaluator, Travel To Collections Grants in American Literature, NEH, 1990; Contemporary Literature, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2001; PMLA, 1991; Mosaic, 1993, 1995; Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature, 1993, 1995. 2000, 2001, 2002 (twice). See also Feminist Studies, board

Service to the Profession: Temple University (highlights in boldface)

University Level
Member, Committee on the Status of Women 2000-03.
Service on the University Task Force on the Arts, May 1999-2003; Provost's Commission on the Arts, 1992-94. Poem: "A Primer for a President," composed for David Adamany's Inaugural Festival, 20 October 2000. Appointed to the Faculty Senate Committee on the Status of Women, 2000-2001. University Task Force on Women's Studies, 1992; Representative Faculty Senate, 1988-91; Pro tem Chair, Faculty Senate Committee on the Status of Women, 1980-81; Presidential Search Committee for an Assistant Vice President for Affirmative Action, Spring 1981; Fulbright Committee, 1984-85.

College Level
Appointed to the College Personnel Committee, 3 year term beginning 1999 (resigned 2000); Appointed to the College Awards Committee, 3 year term, beginning 1999; Research and Study Leaves Committee, 1992-1993 (resigned to apply for leave); 1995-96; Writing Committee, 1988-90, Chair of Writing Committee, 1989-90; Women's Studies Advisory Council, 1977-81, 1982-1993; Graduate Committee, Women's Studies, 1995-00; CAS Executive Committee (replacement) Spring 1986; Director, Women's Studies Program, July 1982-June 1985; CAS Grievance Committee, 1984-87; Women's Studies Organizing Committee, 1976-77.


Department Level
Search Committee, Romanticism appointment, 2003-04. Director of Creative Writing, AY 2002-04. Graduate Executive Committee 2002-03. Personnel Committee, 2000-01; Graduate Executive Committee, 2000-01; Search Committee for 18th Century appointment (including trip to Modern Language Association, December 2000); Read manuscripts for Joe Beam Prize (March 2001), for Beebe and Newton Awards (April 2001); Helped with Graduate Student Placement Committee; Chair for a Week, Fall Semester 2000 (Oct. 30-Nov. 3). Director, Creative Writing Program, 1992-1994; Acting Director, Fall 1998; Director, Creative Writing 2001-02; Search Committee for Chairperson, 1988-90 (also Affirmative Action Officer of that committee); Advisory Committee to Temple Press Translation Series, 1988-1994; Graduate Executive Committee, 1989-1994, also subcommittee on exams;1999-2001. Graduate Self-Study Committee, 1989-1990; Lectures Committee 1989-1990 (chair), 1976-80; Graduate Awards and Financial Aid, 1986-87, 1989-91 (chair, 1990-91), 1992-94; Assistant to Graduate Chair, 1990-91, including graduate placement; Promotion and Tenure Committee, 1982-83, 1988-89; 1990-91 (Chair of P&T, 1990-91), 1996-97; (P&T now called Personnel Committee)1999-2001; Creative Writing Executive Committee, 1982-current; Appointments Committee, 1986-87; 1990-91; 1991-92; 1991-93; 1993-94; 1996-97; 1997-98 (Chair of Search Committee). Placement Committee, Graduate Program, 1996-97; Special Merit Committee of P&T, 1996-97. Elected to Executive Committee, 1997-98.

Other Professional Activity

Dissertations Supervised
Dr. Kim Bernstein, defended dissertation on T.S. Eliot, February 5, 1994.
Dr. Andrew Mossin, defended, October l997. Scenes of Intent: Community, Masculine Subjectivity, and the Formation of Poetic Career, treating Robert Duncan, Robin Blaser, Charles Olson, and Nathaniel Mackey.
Dr. Seth Frechie, defended dissertation, on postmodernism in poetic fictions. April 2, 1999.
Dr. Heather Thomas, defended dissertation, May 10, 1999. Spectacular Margins: Women Poets Reconfigure the Epic, treating Alice Notley and Anne Waldman.
Dr. Judith Schwartz, defended dissertation, May 11, 1999. On Objectivist poets.
Dr. Susan Levasseur. Defense, January 2002. Imaginary Revolutions: Frustrated Form in Women's Poetry and Novels of the Romantic Period.

Doctoral Committee Service in Addition to Students Supervised
Dr. Diane McManus, on Virginia Woolf, Ph.D., June 1989
Dr. Lisa Joyce, on Marianne Moore and visual art, Ph.D. June 1991
Dr. Mary Rigsby, Fullerian poetics in 19th century women's, Ph.D. August 1991
Dr. Dan Goodman, on Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Ph.D. May 1993
Dr. Robin Nilon, on D.H. Lawrence, Ph.D. November 1992
Dr. Eric Gadzinski, on Vietnam War Poetry and Trauma, Ph.D., August 1995
Dr. Carolyn Sorisio, on 19th century American literature and the body, Ph.D. May 1996
Dr. Lois Bates, Ph.D., Spring 1997, on Africanist representations in British modernism
Dr. Maggie Galehouse, Ph.D., Spring 1997, on female vagabond motif
Dr. Jaime Harker, Ph.D., May 1998. Middlebrow American fiction.
David Haslam, exam 1999
Dr. Gillian Johns, Ph.D., Fall 1999. African American fiction and satire.
Gregg Biglieri, exams 1999-2000, protocol and reader (2004)
Dr. Eric Keenaghan, Fall 2002. US and Cuban queer modernisms.
Siobhan Broderick, 1999- present, writing on Allen Ginsberg.
Julia Mendenhall, 1999-present, writing on genre in lesbian films.


Other Professional Activity, not associated with Temple University
Evaluation of a major research proposals for the Ministero dell'Istruzione dell'Università e della Ricerca (MIUR) in Italy. Fall 2002, Spriong 2003.

Outside Reader for Linda Russo Ph.D. dissertation, SUNY-Buffalo, November 2003.

Dissertation Evaluation, Mark Broadhead, submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, School of Literary, Visual and Performance Studies, Monash University, Australia. Avatars of the Seventh Article: Literature, Genre, and Autobiography in Virginia Woolf. Fall 2002.

Outside examiner, Dissertation in Temple University Religion Department (Jill Gorman), 14 February 2003.

Dissertation Evaluation, Allison Detmer Carpenter, University of Delaware, March 21, 2001.

Dissertation Evaluation, Outside Reader for Thomas H. Fisher, Poetry's Forfeiture: The Case of Laura Riding and George Oppen, SUNY-Buffalo, April 2000.

Dissertation Evaluation, Irena Ragaisiene, The Closed Gardens of Art: Mythopoetic Strategies in the Poetry of Sylvia Plath. University of Bergen, Norway. April 2000.

Dissertation Evaluation, Nicole Markotic. Creative Dissertation. University of Calgary, Canada, June 1997.

Dissertation Evaluation, Alan Shima, Skirting the Subject: Rich, Griffin, Dahlen. University of Uppsala, Sweden, May 1993.

Donation of Research Files concerning American poet George Oppen to University of California San Diego, Mandeville Collection (MSS 205) 1.4 cu. ft. (4 archives boxes). Acquired Sept. 9, 1991, Accession Number 1991. 17 (149).

Donation of 52 periodical issues and 60 books to Paley Library, October 2000; donation of books and periodicals to Paley Library, 2001.


Memberships in Professional Organizations
1999-current Modernist Studies Association (MSA)
1990-current PEN-American Center
1982-current Associated Writing Programs (AWP) (Institutional member)
1975-current Temple Association of University Professionals (TAUP)
1970-current Modern Language Association (MLA)

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