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Electronic Poetry Center marks 20th anniversary


Published September 4, 2014

UB’s Electronic Poetry Center is celebrating its 20 anniversary next week with a two-day extravaganza of talks and performances at UB and the Burchfield Penney Art Center.

“EPC@20: Second Decade Celebration and Symposium” will be held Sept. 11 and Sept. 12. Talks will take place from 1-5 p.m. each day in the Center for the Arts and performances from 7-10 p.m. each night at the Burchfield Penney. Admission is free.

The distinguished lineup of participants includes UB faculty members Tony Conrad, Steve McCaffery, Myung Mi Kim and Loss Pequeño, Glazier, EPC founder and director, as well as former faculty member and EPC Editor Charles Bernstein, cris cheek, Tammy McGovern, Joan Retallack, Laura Shackelford, Danny Snelson, Cecilia Vicuña, Elizabeth Willis, UB doctoral student Ethan Hayden and the Wooden Cities new music collective.

A full schedule of events is available on the EPC website.

“EPC@20” is presented by the Electronic Poetry Center with the support of the departments of Media Study, English and Romance Languages and Literatures; the Poetics Program/David Gray Chair, Dennis Tedlock/McNulty Chair and Bruce Jackson/James Agee Chair in American Culture; and the UB Humanities Institute. The event is presented in collaboration with the Department of Theatre and Dance, the Center for the Arts and the Burchfield Penney.

The Electronic Poetry Center, sponsored by the Department of Media Study, serves as a central gateway to resources in electronic poetry and poetics produced at UB and elsewhere on the Web.