Department of English

Charles Bernstein

October 5, 2010

Rose O'Neill Literary House, 4:30 p.m.

"Recalculating: Poetry, Poetics, Performance"

Charles Bernstein, Donald T. Regan Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania, is the author of 40 books, ranging from large-scale collections of poetry and essays to pamphlets, libretti, translations and collaborations. Recent full-length works of poetry include All the Whiskey in Heaven: Selected Poems (Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2010), Girly Man (University of Chicago Press, 2006), With Strings (University of Chicago Press, 2001), and Republics of Reality: 1975-1995 (Sun & Moon Press, 2000). He has also published two books of essays and one essay/poem collection. Co-founder and co-editor, with Al Filreis, of PENNsound, editor and co-founder with Loss Pequenño Glazier of The Electronic Poetry Center, and co-editor with Hank Lazer of Modern and Contemporary Poetics, a book series from the University of Alabama Press (1998 - ), he hosts and co-produces LINEbreak and Close Listening, two radio poetry series.

Sponsored by: The Sophie Kerr Committee