Online Event – Forum on Poetics, Energy, and Extraction

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Forum on Poetics, Energy, and Extraction for a Special Issue of Canadian Literature

Thursday, October 27, 2022

6:00 – 7:30 pm CDT, Zoom

Forum on Poetics, Energy and Extraction Poster

Please join us for a forum with poetry readings and statements of poetics on the theme of energy and/or extraction by poets Jennifer Wickham, Nduka Otiono, Rita Wong, Lindsay Bird, and Adam Dickinson. The event is held in preparation for a special issue of Canadian Literature on “Poetics and Extraction” and is hosted by Dr. Warren Cariou (University of Manitoba), Dr. Melanie Dennis Unrau (University of Manitoba), and Dr. Max Karpinski (University of Toronto Mississauga). To register to attend, please email UMIH [at]

This is the second Forum on Poetics, Energy, and Extraction; the first forum was held in March 2022. A recording of the first forum, with readings and statements by Kazim Ali, Madhur Anand, Lesley Battler, Warren Cariou, Cecily Nicholson, and Douglas Walbourne-Gough here:

Feature Image: “2017 – Sydney – International Coal Wharf” by Ted’s photos – Returns Early October is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
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