Organized by Brigitte FÉLIX for CRLC (“Transferts critiques et dynamique des savoirs”, EA1569, Université Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis), and Hélène AJI for ELAN (CREA, EA 370, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense).


15:00-15:10Introduction (Hélène Aji and Brigitte Félix)

15:10-15:30 Lecture : “Just Another Soft Machine : Subjectivity in Quotational Writing Practices”

15:30-17:00Reading from No Wait, Yep. Definitely Still Hate Myself  and discussion



Robert Fitterman is the author of 14 books of poetry including No Wait, Yep. Definitely Still Hate Myself (Ugly Duckling Press, 2014), Rob’s Word Shop (Ugly Duckling Press, forthcoming, 2015), Holocaust Museum (Counterpath, 2013, and Veer [London] 2012), now we are friends (Truck Books, 2010), Rob the Plagiarist (Roof Books, 2009), war, the musical (Subpress, 2006), and Notes On Conceptualisms, co-authored with Vanessa Place (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2009). 

His long poem Metropolis, has been published in 4 separate volumes. He teaches writing and poetry at New York University and at the Bard College, Milton Avery School of Graduate Studies. 

His writing can be found at his website : http://homepages.nyu.edu/ rmf1/