2020 Program Sessions

628. The Poetry of the Americas: Responses, Extensions, Critiques

5:15 PM–6:30 PM Jan 11, 2020 (US - Pacific)

WSCC - Chelan 4

Session Information

Description: Assessing the impacts on hemispheric study of Harris Feinsod’s The Poetry of the Americas: From Good Neighbors to Countercultures (2017), scholars working in poetry and poetics and in hemispheric American, trans-Indigenous, and Latinx literatures explore the premises and scope of Feinsod’s book from the standpoint of several adjacent fields, speculatively exploring the multiple openings the book offers.


Chadwick Allen, U of Washington, Seattle

Whitney DeVos, U of California, Santa Cruz

Edgar Garcia, U of Chicago

Kirsten Silva Gruesz, U of California, Santz Cruz

Virginia Jackson, U of California, Irvine

Zane Koss, New York U

Geronimo Sarmiento Cruz, U of Chicago


Harris Feinsod, Northwestern U