At the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association at the Utrecht University, Yopie Prins and Virginia Jackson organized a seminar on World Poetics. Erin Kappeler joined Prins and Jackson as members of the Historical Poetics Reading Group who were represented in the seminar.

Seminar A93: World Poetics

Yopie Prins, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor                                                                                      Virginia Jackson, University of California Irvine (UC Irvine)

Friday, July 7, 2017

“Worlds of World Poetry”

Yopie Prins, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

“Landscapes of a Lyric Empire”

Fatima Burney, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

“Comparative World Poetics: Gabriela Mistral and Mahadevi Varma”

Bhavya Tiwari, University of Houston

“Toward a Comparative Poetics”

Rachel Galvin, University of Chicago

Saturday, July 8, 2017

“The Institution of World Poetry”

Virginia Jackson, University of California Irvine (UC Irvine)

“The Problem of Chinese Allegory Revisited”

Amanda Wang, University of Georgia

“World Poetry: Archaeology and Iterations of an Idea”

Harris Feinsod, Northwestern University

Sunday, July 9, 2017

“National Meters and Global Rhythms”

Erin Kappeler, Missouri State University

“The Meaning of Rhythm: the Anthropology of Rhythm’s and the Ethnography of Rhythm’s Contribution to World Poetics”

Maria Muresan, Ecole Normale Supérieure (Centre Paul Celan)

“Kalavala Rhymes”

Liesl Yamaguchi, Princeton University

“A Poetics of Pictographic Worlds”

Edgar Garcia, University of Chicago