Researching, writing and teaching about the Beat Generation movement

The 39th Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900 - The Beat Studies Association

February 24-26, 2011

The BSA is presenting this year at The 39th Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, February 24-26, 2011, Friday 3:15 –4:45 p.m. (Room: Humanities 108)

Panel: Materiality and Consciousness in Beat Poetics
Chair: Ronna Johnson, Tufts University

“The Novel Enfleshed: Materiality in Naked Lunch” –
Christopher Breu, Illinois State University

“Michael McClure, Buddhism, and the Poetry of Open(ing) Consciousness” –
Tom Pynn, Kennesaw State University

“The Beat Manifesto: Avant-Garde Poetics, World Currents, and
African-American Beat Surrealism” – Jimmy Fazzino,
University of California, Santa Cruz