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  • Thursday, April 20, 2017 (All day) to Friday, April 21, 2017 (All day)


The Poetics of Mapping: Representing the Built Environment (

Program Schedule Kickoff Event -Thursday, April 20th

CITY PLANNING POETICS 3: QUEER PLACEMAKING Rachel Levitsky and Max Andrucki Creative Ventures Program 6:00 PM in the Kelly Writers House Arts Cafe 3805 Locust Walk

Friday, April 21st Fisher Bennett Hall 330 (3340 Walnut Street)

9-9:30 [breakfast]

9:30-11:00 SPACES MADE STRANGE Zack Brown, Buffalo English: “The Mounds in Spring: Poetic Praxis as Psychogeography” Zane Koss, NYU English: “While the triangle-roofed Farmer’s Grain Elevator / sat quietly by the side of the road’: Site and Simultaneity in Allen Ginsberg’s ‘Wichita Vortex Sutra’”

11-11:30 [break]

11:30-1:00 THE POEM ON THE GROUND Therese Cox, Columbia University English: “Ian Nairn, Subtopia, and the Poetics of Sprawl” Andrew Zuliani, NYU English: “Frank O’Hara Street View”

1-2 [lunch]

2-3:30 LITERARY TECHNOLOGIES Kate McIntyre, Columbia University English: “Of Rugged Form”: John Singleton and the Unbuilt Maps of Empire Joshua Davidson,

Penn Design: “Cell Sized Society: Using Raster Data and Rapid Computation to Investigate Social Problems Across Space” Penn Design School Meyerson Hall Upper Gallery

4:30-5:30 KEYNOTE “Precarity, Poetry, and the Politics of Counter-Mapping,” from Adalaide Morris & Stephen Voyce (both of Iowa)

Closing Reception