Researching, writing and teaching about the Beat Generation movement

Modern Language Association Annual Meeting - The Beat Studies Association

Boston, Massachusetts
Sunday, January 6, 2013

776. Beat Poetics’ Cambridge-Boston Origins

1:45–3:00 p.m., Independence East, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Nancy McCampbell Grace, Coll. of Wooster

1. “At Battle’s End: V. R. ‘Bunny’ Lang and Beat Beginnings in
Cambridge,” Kevin Killian, California Coll. of the Arts

2. “‘And from a Window Cambridge Is Not All That Bad’: Gregory Corso
and The Vestal Lady on Brattle and Other Poems (1955),” Ronna
Catherine Johnson, Tufts Univ.

3. “John Wieners on the Backside of Beacon Hill,” Maria Damon, Univ.
of Minnesota, Twin Cities