© 2018 Adeena Karasick

CURRICULUM VITAE 

I.          EDUCATION          
 
II.        AWARDS & GRANTS
           
III.       LITERARY ARTS JURY PANELS
 
IV.       BOOKS
 
V.        ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS
 
VI.       POETRY ANTHOLOGIES / JOURNALS / MAGAZINES
 
VII.     LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS AT ACADMEIC CONFERENCES
 
VIII.    TEACHING EXPERIENCE         
 
IX.       LIVE LITERARY PERFORMANCES
 
X.        FESTIVALS
 
XI.       INTERVIEWS
 
XII.     VIDEOPOEMS, CD’s AND FILMS FEATURING MY LIFE’S WORK
           
XI11.   PROFESSIONAL AND LITERARY AFFILIATIONS
 
XIV.    WEBSITE PUBLICATIONS

EDUCATION

Ph.D Interdisciplinary Studies, (1997)

Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada                

Specialization: Poetry, Post-structuralist, Post-colonial & Feminist Theory

 

M.A. English, (1991)

York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada              

Specialization: Contemporary Poetry and Poetics

 

B.A. English, First Class, (1988)

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2017                Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Award for Checking In

2016                Canada Council for the Arts, Grant for Professional Writers ($25,000 for Checking In)

2016                Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Award for Salomé: Woman of Valor

2016                Voce Donna (l'associazione voceDonna di Castrocaro Terme) for Critical Feminist Contributions to International Literary

and  Media Studies, Forli, Italia

2012                Best Book of 2012, Daily Forward for This Poem

2012                Canada Council for the Arts, Grant for Professional Writers ($25,000 for This Poem)

2011                Canada Council for the Arts Travel Award for Banff Centre for the Arts

2010                Spoken Word and Storytelling Program, Canada Council for the Arts Award for European and Russian Performance Tour with bill bissett (Bouche/Time Tour)

2010                Grant for Professional Writers, Canada Council for the Arts (Equivalent to American National Endowment of the Arts)                    

2009                Best Book of 2009 for Amuse Bouche (AboutBooks.com)  

2009                Exuberance is Beauty Book Award for Amuse Bouche

2009                            Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Award, Amuse Bouche (Paris and London)

2008                            Spoken Word and Storytelling Program, Canada Council for the Arts Award for Amuse Bouche ($13,000)

2008                            MPS Mobile Award (For being the World’s First “Mobile Poet”), whereby her work is being made available on over 4 billion mobile devices (cell phones and Smart Phones including the iPhone, all Blackberry, Android and Symbian devices) throughout the world.

2008                            Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Award, Amuse Bouche (for performances in London and India)

2006                            Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Award, The House That Hijack Built (for performances in Minnesota)

2005                            Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Award, The House That Hijack Built (for performances in San Francisco)

2004                            Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Award, The House That Hijack Built (for performances in Hawaii)

2004                            Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Award, The House That Hijack Built (for performances in Chicago)

2004                            Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Award, The House That Hijack Built (for performances in New York, Seattle, Vancouver, Calgary)

2003                Spoken Word and Storytelling Program, Canada Council for the Arts Award ($10,000)

2002                                Canadian External Affairs Travel Award, 2002 (London, Oxford, Edinburgh, Wales and Paris)

2000                            Bumbershoot Book Fair Award, "Most Adventurous Publication" for Dyssemia Sleaze

2000                ReLit Award for Dyssemia Sleaze

  1. People’s Choice Award, for “”, Electrolit International Videopoem Festival, Vancouver, BC

1999                            Spoken and Electronic Words Program (Pilot), Canada Council of the Arts Award ($15,000)

  1. Canadian External Affairs Award (for performances in Hungary)

1997                Canadian External Affairs Award (for performances in Israel)

1994                Canadian External Affairs Award (for performances in the Canary Islands)           

1994                British Columbia Book Award (Silver) for Mêmewars (Talonbooks)

1993                Canadian External Affairs Award (for performances in Spain, India)

1992                Canadian External Affairs Award (for performances in France, UK, Germany)

1992/93           Mainz Scholarship – Writer in Residence at Gutenberg Universtät Mainz, Germany

III.    LITERARY ARTS JURY PANELS

2014                            New York State Communication Association, Executive Committee Appointed Member-At-Large 

2009                Canada Council for the Arts, Spoken Word Electronic Media Arts Festivals Award,

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

2009                Canada Council for the Arts, Spoken Word Electronic Media Arts Award,

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

2008                City University of New York Writing Award, New York, NY

2007                St. John’s University Poetry Prize, New York, NY

2006                New York Slam, Nuyorican Poets Café, New York, NY

2004                            National Book Award (Equivalent to the US National Book Award), Canada Council for the Arts, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

2000                Major Arts Grant ($25,000), Manitoba Arts Council, Manitoba, Canada

1997                Gerald Lampert Book Award, League of Canadian Poets, Toronto, Canada

IV.    BOOKS

Karasick, Adeena, Checking In, Talonbooks: Vancouver, 2018

--------, Salomé: Woman of Valor (Libretto) GapRiot Press, Toronto, Spring 2018

--------, Salomé: Woman of Valor / Salome: Donna Valarosa (in dual edition of English and

Italian Translation, trans. Pina Piccolo and Serena Piccoli), University of Padova Press, CLEUP: Italy, 2017.

--------, Intersyllabic Weft, (co-authored with Maria Damon and Alan Sondheim), Moira Books,

            Chicago, 2017.

--------, The Medium is the Muse: Channelling Marshall McLuhan (co-edited with Lance Strate,

             NeoPoeisis Press, 2014.

--------, This Poem. Talonbooks, Vancouver, 2012.

--------, This Poem Part I. obvious epiphanies press: Japan, 2011.  

--------, Amuse Bouche: Tasty Treats for the Mouth. Talonbooks: Vancouver, Canada, 2009.

--------, The House That Hijack Built. Talonbooks: Vancouver, Canada, 2004.

--------, The Arugula Fugues. Zasterle Press: Spain, 2001.

--------, Dyssemia Sleaze. Talonbooks: Vancouver, Canada, 2000.

--------, Genrecide. Talonbooks: Vancouver, Canada, 1996.

--------, Prairis/cite Maintenance. Wave7press: Vancouver, Canada, 1995.

--------, Mêmewars. Talonbooks: Vancouver, Canada, 1994.

--------, The Empress Has No Closure. Talonbooks: Vancouver, Canada 1992.

--------, Archetorture. Wave7press: Vancouver, Canada, 1990.

V.      ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

Karasick, Adeena, and Maria Damon, Fabricadabra: (Part II of Intertextile, Textile: Shmata Mash-Up, A Jewette for Two Voices with Maria Damon), Jacket2, University of Pennsylvania, August, 2016.

-------, “Disrobing the Probe, Unpacking the Sprachage: Formal Cause or the Cause of Form: Reframing McLuhan and the Kabbalah” in Taking Up McLuhan's Cause:  Formal Causality and Media Ecology, edited by Robert K. Logan, Corey Anton, and Lance Strate,. Intellect, New York, 2016.

-------,  “Cable the Cabala: bpNichol - Post Kabbalist, Pre Conceptualist Alchemist” in Patterns Magazine Ed. Megan Yetman, Ontario College of Art and Design, March 2015.

-------,  “Intertextile: Text in Exile: Shmata Mash-Up A Jewette for Two Voices in Habits of Being, University of Minnesota Press, Ed. Paula Rabinowtiz, 2015.

-------,  “In My Blogal Village, Print is Hot” and “Messy Necessity: When Intervention is the Mother of Necessity” in  The Medium is the Muse, Eds. Lance Strate and Adeena Karasick, NeoPoiesis Press,  Texas, 2013.

-------, “Intertextile: Text in Exile: Shmata Mash-Up A Jewette for Two Voices in Open Letter # 20 (Collaborations Issue). Ed. Karl Jirgins.Windsor, ON, 2012.

-------, “Selections from “The Wall” used in extensive essay on my work in world                                               renowned critic, Maria Damon’s Bagel Shop Jazz: Poetics for a Post-Literary “America”.                      University of Iowa Press, 2010.

-------, “In the Shadow of Desire: Charles Bernstein’s Shadowtime and its Kabbalistic Trajectories” and              Kabbalistic Traces in the work of Adeena Karasick” in Radical Poetics and Secular Jewish                           Culture. Ed. Stephen Paul Miller and Daniel Morris, University of  Alabama Press, 2009.

-------, Shards of Light “: A Conversation with bill bissett” in Canadian Theater Review. Ed. T.L.                       Cowan. 2008.

-------, “The Wall” in Poetry and Cultural Studies: A Reader. Ed. Maria Damon.Wesleyan University                Press, (Minnesota, Spring, 2005)

--------, “Towards a Poetics of the Spoken Word” in The Last Salt. Ed. Sean Minogue, (2004).

--------, “bill bissett: A Writing Ouside Writing”, in bill bissett: Essays on His Works. Ed. Linda                        Rogers.Guernica (Toronto, 2002).

--------,  “Poetic Fugues” in How2 Forum 6 (Spring 2001).                                                                                      (www.departments.bucknell.edu/stadlercenter/how2/current/forum/#forum6).

--------, “Writing Through the Grapheme as Social Commodity” in How2 Forum 5, Spring 2001.                        (www.departments.bucknell.edu/stadler_center/how2/current/forum/#forum5).

-------, “Between the Sacred and the Secular: Cixous, Derrida and the Kabbalah” in Interpretation of                 Texts, Sacred and Secular. Eds. Pierre Buhler and Tibor Fabiny, Pano Verlag, Zurich, Centre                  for Hermeneutical Research (1999).

-------, “Shekhina: The Speculum that Signs”, in Nashim. Number II, Jerusalem (Spring 5759, 1999).

-------,“bill bissett: A Writing Ouside Writing”, in The Capilano Review, Vancouver (October, 1997).

-------,"Of Poetik Thinking: A 'Pataphysical Exploration of Derrida and the Kabbalah" in Impratur             (Luton, 1996).

--------, "Hautécouture: Refracting the Spoken Word Frequency" in Parallelogramme. Vol. 20. No. 3                   (Toronto: December, 1994).

--------, "N(or)th of Ar(c)ticulation" in A Poetics of Criticism (Buffalo, 1994).

--------, "Poetix" in Writing for the New Coast Anthology (Buffalo, 1993).

--------, "The Empress Has No Closure" in Open Letter. (Redrawing the Lines: the Next Generation)                   Eighth Series, No. 4: Summer, 1992.

--------, "Paralog" in In the Midst (Warren Tallman Writings 1962 - 1992), Talonbooks: Vancouver,           1992. pp. 283-319.

--------, "Tract Marks: Echoes and Traces in the Toronto Research Group" in Open Letter. Canadian?                  Literary? Theory?) Eighth Series, No. 3: Spring 1992.

--------, "In the Force of Desire" in West Coast Line: The New Vancouver Writing Issue: No.1, 1990.

--------, "Neo-Modern Is Coming On: A Dialogue" in Line Magazine. No. 14, 1989.

--------, "In the Rock's Cleft" in Tracing the Paths: Reading / Writing the Martyrology. Ed. Roy

Miki. Talonbooks: Vancouver, 1988.

VI.    POETRY / POETICS PUBLICATIONS

ANTHOLOGIES

Adeena Karasick, “From Salomé: Woman of Valor” in Women: Poetry: Migration: An Anthology. Ed.

 Jane Joritz-Nakagawa, theenk Books, Washington, 2018.

-------, “From Checking In”, “Song of the Cedilla: I’d Like to be Under the C”, “eros for

 bp”, “Here Today Gone Gemara”, Titles for Poems Yet to be Written”, Written Rock Anthology, Ed. Andrew Aitken, Fort Erie, 2017.

-------, “From the Floor of the Handicapped Stall” and “From Checking In” in The Canary

             Islands Connection: An Anthology of 60 Contemporary American Poets. Ed. Manuel Brito,                     Zasterle Press, Spain, 2017.

--------, “This Poem (Parts 1-3)”, “My Love is Like a Fine, Fine Wine”, “With Asura” in Sparkle and

  Blink 39, (Eds. Casey McAlduff, Nicole McFeely and Janey Smith, Quiet Lightning: San Francisco, 2013).

--------, “My Love is Like a Fine, Fine Wine” in Voices Israel 2010, Volume 36,  (Eds. Michael Dickel               and Sheryl Abbey, 2010).

--------, “You are Advised” in The Portable Boog Reader 3: An Anthology of New York                                     City Poetry, (Ed. Jim Behrle, David Kirschenbaum, Spring, 2009).

--------, “Echographies” in Future Welcome: The Moosehead Anthology X, (Ed. Todd Swift. D.C.                      Books, 2006).

--------, “After the Anti Oedipus” in In Our Own Words: A Generation Defining Itself, (Ed.                                 Marlow Peerse Weaver, MW Enterprises, 2005).

--------, “in the amplifying cave” and “what it really comes down to is…” in  Hysteria, (Ed.                                       Jennifer Savran. LunaSea Books, Summer, 2003).

--------, “In the Empire of Grief.II” in Short Fuse, (Ed. Todd Swift, Paris, France,                                                   October, 2002).

--------, “Ambit. Ardour. Orders: A Poetics of Polymedial Pasties in side/lines: A New Canadian                              Poetics (Ed. Rob Mclennan, Insomniac Press, Toronto, 2002).

--------, “Belle L’être” in Vox Populi, Ed. Danika  Dinsmore. Seattle, April 2002.

--------, “from The Arugula Fugues” in The Portable Booglit Reader, (Ed. David Kirschenbaum,                               New York, NY, November, 2000).

--------, “Mumbai-Ya” in DC Anthology, (Ed. Allison Cobb, Jen Coleman, Washington, DC,                                   December, 2000).

--------, “Telephone Talk” in Sisters of the Extreme: Women Writing on the Drug Experience, (Ed.

 Cynthia Palmer and Michael Horowitz. Park Street Press, Rochester Vermont, 2000)

--------, “Mellah Marrano” in Contemporary Verse 2: Canadian Women’s Writing at Century’s End.                          Vol. 23 No.1 (Summer, 2000).

--------, "Genrecide" in Poetry Nation: A North American Anthology of Fusion Poets. (Ed. Regie                         Cabico and Todd Swift. Vehicule Press, Quebec, 1998).

--------, "From Genrecide" in Carnival: Scream in High Park Reader (Ed. Peter McPhee. Insomniac            Press: Toronto, 1996).

--------, "Telephone Talk" in Revival: Spoken Word from Lollapalooza 94. Ed. Juliette Torrez, Liz                     Belile, Mud Baron, Jennifer Joseph. (Manic D Press: San Francisco, 1995).

--------, From "Cut Throat" in Front Lines Anthology of Action Poetry. Vol. I. (Banff: April,                               1994).

--------, "Bad" in Front Lines Anthology of Action Poetry. Vol. II. (Banff: April, 1994).

--------, "Poetix" in Writing for the New Coast Anthology (Buffalo, 1993).

      

ACADEMIC JOURNALS

 -------, Adeena Karasick, "From 'Song of Salomé"', "XV" & "Give me head" in Philadelphia Supplement, Eds. Orchid Tierney and Ariel Reznikoff, Philadelphia, 2017.

 -------, “From Song of Salome”, in Mantis 15: A Journal of Poetry, Criticism and Translation, Ed. Shoshana Olidort, Stanford University Press, 2017.

--------, “Salomé: Woman of Valor” in Nashim, Ed. Paula Rabinowitz, University of Brandeis Press, 2014.

--------, “Poemology” and “From the Feivel Gruberger Files: What Have You Done with My Kabbalah”              in Critophoria: A Journal of Poetry and Criticism (Ed. Stephen Paul Miller, Dominick Casazza,              Katherine Hazzard, Jan. 2011).

--------, “This Poem” in Critophoria: A Journal of Poetry and Criticism (Ed. Stephen Paul Miller,

             Cecilia Wu, Dominick Casazza, Stephen Pasqualina and Mary Ann Miller, Dec. 2009).

--------, “You Have Been Advised” and “My Love is Like a Fine, Fine Wine” in  PRECIPICe: A                        Literary Journal 16.2 (Ed. Laura Comfort, St. Catherines, Ontario, June 2009).

--------, “Book of the Letter: Homolinguistic Trans’elation of the Sefer Yetzirah in Chain                                      (Ed. Juliana Spahr and Jena Osman, Jan. 2003).

--------, “In the Empire of Grief: I” in The Capilano Review, (Ed. Carol Hamshaw, Vancouver, Winter,               2001).

--------,  “The Arugula Fugues VI” in Pompom, (Ed. Susan Landers, Ethan Fugate, Allison Cobb, Jen

             Coleman, New York, 2000)        

--------, “from Improbable Grammars” in Tessera, Volume 27, (Toronto, 2000). 

--------, "Poughkeepsie Plohound" in dig. - a journal of poetry, etc, (Ed. Jennifer LoveGrove.

 dig/wayward armadillo press).

--------, “And this is the letter” in Contemporary Verse 2. Vol. 21 No. 4 (Winnipeg, Spring 1999).

--------, "Spectral Profanities" in Chain 6, (Ed. Jena Osman and Julianna Spahr. Buffalo UP:

 Buffalo, 1999).

--------, “Solutio Lingua” in The Canadian Journal of Contemporary Literary Stuff. Issue 9. Vol.I

 (Toronto: October 1998). 

--------, "From Genrecide" in Tessera "Dispositions" Issue. Vol. 20, (Toronto: Summer 1996).

--------, from "Prairis/cite Maintenance" in Prairie Fire. (Ed. Andris Taskins. Winnipeg: Spring                              1996).

--------, "Genrecide" in Chain 3/2: Hybrid Genres/Mixed Media. Vol. 3.2, (Ed. Jena Osman and

 Julianna Spahr. Buffalo UP: Buffalo, 1996).

--------,  From "Prairis/cite Maintenance" in Corridors, The Concordia Anthology. Vol II. Ed.Eric

 Williamson (Montreal: March, 1995).

--------, "From Archetorture" in Big Allis: New York, 1991. Issue 4.

--------, "From Archetorture" in Prism International: Vancouver, 1991.

--------, Selections from "In Andean Passes" in Tessera. Vol. 8, Spring, 1990.

--------, From "dis(emanations" in ARC. No. 11, Spring, 1986.

--------, From "dis(emanations" in Arts Review. Winter, 1986.

 

From 1985 - 1990 Karasick was founding co-editor of Anerca:

A Journal of Postmodern Poetry and Poetics

 

LITERARY MAGAZINES

Karasick, Adeena, “Modernism likes its own “post”: From Checking In”, Coffee Bruise Thursday. Ed.           Michael Dickel, Israel, 2017.

-----, “In Culled Hollers” in Local Knowledge, Ed. Sanjay Agnihotri, New York, Dec.

          2016. 

------, “From “Salomé: Woman of Valor / Salomé: Donna Valorosa”, “I’d Like to Be Under

         the C” and “From Checking In” in Atelier, (Translated into the Italian by Pina Piccolo and Serena

         Piccoli). Ed. Federica Bologna, Italy, 2016.

------, From “Salomé: Woman of Valor / Salomé: Donna Valorosa” in la macchina sognante, Vol. 3. (Translated into the Italian by Pina Piccolo and Serena Piccoli). Ed. Pina Piccolo, Imola, Italy, 2016.

------,  “Between a Dworkian “First Reading” and a Bernsteinian ‘Close Listening’:

bissett Reading from rush: what fuckan theory: a study of language in ARC, Ed. Tanya    Evanson, Toronto, 2015.

------, “From Checking In” in Maintenant 9, Ed. Peter Carlaftes, Three Rooms Press, New York, May 2015.

------,  “From Salomé”, and “This Poem,” Truck. Ed. mIEKAL aND, Xexoxial Editions,

           2015.

------,  “Love and Rockets or You Rocket my World”, Boog City, Issue 92, Ed. David

            Kirschenbaum, New York, 2014.

-------, "From This Poem Book II," in Cordite Poetry Review special issue 48, Ed. Robyn Jeffrey,

            Australia, 2014.

-------,  “Your Leaky Day”, “from This Poem: Book 2”,  “Checking In” in Various Artists

             (Ed. Tony Lewis-Jones, New York, 2012)

-------,  “This Poem” Part 2” in Numero Cinq (Ed. Douglas Glover, New York, 2012).

-------, “From Dyssemia Sleaze” in Slovo 4 (Ed. Gleb Komoiets, Smolensk, Russia, 2011).

-------, “Commatery” in Geist Magazine: Fact and Fiction. (Ed. Sarah Hillier. Vancouver, BC, January,             2010).

-------, “This Is the Letter” EOAGH. Issue 5 (Ed. Tim Peterson, 2009).

-------, “Amuse Bouche” in Rampike. Vol 17, No. 2 (Ed. Karl Jirgens, 2009).

-------, “How to Be Brave in the State of George” in wordCave. No. 1 (Ed. Gurdeep Pandher, August 2006).  http://www.wordcave.com

--------, “Phat Freitag” in The Word Poetry Electronic Newsletter. Issue 23 (Ed. Adriadne Sawyer, Vancouver, August 2004).

--------, “Glam Funk” in The Improper Hamptonian Magazine (Ed. Nada Kucharski, New York, June 2004).

--------, “From The Arugula Fugues: The Arugula Fugitives: AUS DEN FUGEN” in Water.                                    (Winter, 2003).

--------, “Phat Freitag”, “After the Anti-Oedipus” and “Poetics 2002” in Slingshot (Ed. Andrea                                 Ryder, Dec. 2002).

--------,  “In the Mechanics of the S(ub)lime” in Belladonna*15, (Ed. Rachel Levitsky, New York, Fall,              2001).

--------,  “The Arugula Fugues VII” in Vallum, (Ed. Todd Swift, Montreal, Quebec, 2001.

--------,  “The Arugula Fugues V” in Booglit, (Ed. David Kirschenbum, New York, NY, Issue 3,                            Chanukah 2000).

--------, "Mehaneh Yehuda II" in NewMuse of Contempt, (Ed. joe blades), Winter 1999, vol 12, # 2.

--------, "Mehaneh Yehuda III" in filling station, (Ed. derek beaulieu.), December 1999.            

--------, "Mehaneh Yehuda II" and "Cuadrilla Cadré” in in grave ink (vol.1#2).

--------, “Cuadrilla Cadré” in Kairos 11.

--------, “Phalanx Swank” in Seeds. Vol. 4 Issue I (Ed. Richard Grove. Hidden Brook Press:                 Toronto, 1997).

--------, "From Genrecide" in Agent: Broken Word Manual. Vol.I No.I (Ed. Dan Mitchell and Jake

 Brown: Montreal, Spring, 1996).

--------, "Flank" in The Link. Vol.16, No.36, (Montreal: March, 1996).

--------, "Opine Sagely" in The Link. Vol.16, No.33, (Montreal: Feb. 1996).

--------, from "Genrecide" in The Link. Vol.16, No.33, (Montreal: Feb. 1996).

--------, "Genrecide" and "Floruit Retinue" in  index. Ed. Trish Salah (Montreal: Dec. 1995).

              Belile, Mud Baron, Jennifer Joseph. (Manic D Press: San Fransisco, 1995).

--------, "Prairis/cite Maintenance" in Filling Station. (Calgary, 1995)

--------, "Ululate Pollulation" in Pawn. Vol II. No 1. Ed. Lee Gotham. (Montreal: Spring 1995)

--------, From "Cut Throat" in Oversion. Ed. John Barlow. (Toronto: March, 1994).

--------, From "Genrecide" in DaDaBaby 4. (Semirotic issue). Ed. Jamie Reid. (Vancouver: April,               1994).

--------, "Poetix" in SinOverTan. Ed. Michael Holmes and Bill Kennedy. (Toronto: April 1993).

--------, "from Mêmewars" in Caberet Vert. Ed. Learn/Yates. (Toronto: March 1993).

--------, "mid kaddish" in Rampike: Toronto, 1991. Vol. 3:7.

--------, "blissed out on the path" in Bite. Vol. 1 No. 2, 1986.

VII.   LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS AT ACADEMIC CONFERENCES

American

Fri. Oct. 13, 2017        “Re-mything History: Honoring the Past, Shaping the Future” for the New York State Communication Association  75th Annual Conference, Callicoon, NY

Sat. Oct. 27, 2017       “Refracted Facts in the Holes of Oblivion: The ‘Crazy Talk’ of Checking In” for the 65th Annual Alfred Korzybski Symposium: Crazy Talk Stupid Talk, Institute of General Semantics, New York, NY.

Sun. June 25, 2017      “Similily Salomé” for the 18th Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association: Technology, Spirituality, Ecology, Saint Mary’s College of California, Moraga, California.

Fri. May 1, 2017         “Alternative Facts and Holes of Oblivion: Checking In in the 21st C” for DIGITAL engAGEment conference, Brooklyn College, New York, NY

Sun. Oct. 23, 2016      Where IS Fancy Bred: Rethinking Imagination Through the "Unthought" and How That Affects Communication (Pechakucha): for the 64th Annual Alfred Korzybski Symposium: Language in Thought and Action, Institute of General Semantics, Princeton Club, New York, NY.

Sat. Oct. 15, 2016       Journey of the (I)magi: The Imajouissance of Communication Theory for the 74th Annual Conference (Imagination), New York State Communication Association Conference, Villa Roma Resort & Conference Center, Callicoon, NY.

Fri. Oct. 14, 2016        Where IS Fancy Bred: Rethinking Imagination Through the "Unthought" and How That Affects Communication (Pechakucha): for the 74th Annual Conference (Imagination) New York State Communication Association Conference, Villa Roma Resort & Conference Center, Callicoon, NY.

April 12, 2016                         HD in HD: Kabbalistic Sea Lily Syllogies / Kabbalistic Trajectories in the work of Hilda Doolittle at Kelly Writes’ House, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PN.

Nov. 21, 2015                         Chants Rants Rattles and Trance: bill bissett and the KaBABEListics of Acoustic Space at the 101st Annual National Communication Association Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Oct. 4, 2015                            Chants Rants Rattles and Trance: bill bissett and the KaBABEListics of Acoustic Space at The 63rd Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture Symposium: Language and “Reality”, The Princeton Club, New York, NY

Feb. 27, 2015                          Chants Rants Rattles and Trance: bill bissett and the KaBABEListics of Acoustic Space at the 43rd Annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900, University of Louisville, Louisville KY.

Oct. 26, 2014                          What DOES the Fox Say: Semes Memes, Silence and Salience in the Forests of Synonymapoiesis, Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture and Symposium for the Institute of General Semantics, The Princeton Club, New York, NY.

Oct. 17, 2014              Back in the O.S. Back in the O.S. Back in the O.S.V.R. or SIRIUSLY? Medium, Messages and Mysticism: Binding Time with Your OS at the 72nd Annual NYSCA Conference, Honors Haven Resort and Spa, Ellenville, NY

June 20, 2014                          What DOES the Fox Say: Semes Memes, Silence and Salience in the Forests of Synonymapoiesis  at the 15th Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.

April 27, 2014                         Launch for THE MEDIUM IS THE MUSE: Channeling Marshall McLuhan
Eastern Communication Association Convention, Omni William Penn Hotel,
Providence, RI.

April 26, 2014             Rants, Antics and Manic Semantics: Language at the Confluence of Meaning and Desire for Eastern Communication Association Convention, Omni William Penn Hotel, Providence, RI.

April 4, 2014                           “Poetics of Cannibalism” at Hofstra University for the 2014 Annual Herrick Scholar Conference and Retreat, Hempstead, NY

Oct. 26, 2013                          "Medium in a Messy Age: Communication in the Era of Technology: The Media Ecology of Conceptual Poetry" for The 61st Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture & 2-Day Symposium, The Princeton Club, New York, NY.

Oct.18, 2013                           “Negotiating the Tzimtzum: Kabbalistic Identity in Life of Pi” and "Medium in a Messy Age: Communication in the Era of Technology: The Media Ecology of Conceptual Poetry" at the 71st Annual New York State Communication Association conference, in the Moving Images and Moving Identities session, Ellenville NY.

June 20, 2013                          “Ceci n'est pas un Téléphone or Hooked on Telephonics: A Pata-philophonemic Investigation of the Telephone” at the 14th Annual Convention of The Media Ecology Association, Grand Valley University, Grand Rapids, Michigan

May 31, 2013                          “Ceci n'est pas un Téléphone or Hooked on Telephonics: A Pata-philophonemic Investigation of the Telephone” as part of “Multi-media futures and other New Dimensions for Publishing and Content Dissemination” at BookExpo America 2013,Javitz Center, New York, NY.

Feb. 17, 2013                          “Jew Me Up Jew Me Down: Kabbalah Music at the Art of Inking” for Semi(o)te Xts: Reading Jewishness Between the Text Center for Jewish Studies, Regis Center for the Arts, University of Minnesota, Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Feb. 15, 2013                          “Intertextile: Text in Exile: Shmata Mash-Up, A Jewette for Two Voices (with Maria Damon), University of Minnesota, Minnesota, MN.

June 9, 2012                            IN MY BLOGAL VILLAGE, PRINT IS HOT” at We'll Cross that Road When We Come to It:  On Media, Writing, and Creativity" at the 13th Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association, Manhattan College, Bronx, NY.

May 29, 2012                          “Three Millennia of Poetic Subversion: Radical Jewish Hermeneutics” as part of WordSpoke Literary Festival, Sixth Street Shul, New York, NY.

April 14, 2012                         “Exile & Nomadicism: A Communi[]t[] Manifesto” at the Poetry Communities and the Individual Talent Conference, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PN.

Jan. 20, 2011                           “The Un-creation of the World: Conceptual Writing as Kabbalistic Trope” at “North of Invention: A Festival of Canadian Poetry”. Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PN.

May 23, 2010                          “Pop Up Poetry and the Digitial Media Explosion” at “Book Expo America 2010”, Javitz Center, New York, NY.

April 23, 2010                         “Intertextile: Text in Exile: Shmata Mash Up” at “post_moot: a 2nd Convocation of Unorthodox Cultural and Poetic Practices” at The Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, OH.

Feb. 20, 2010                          “Intertextile: Text in Exile: Shmata Mash-Up /  A Jewette foir Two Voices”with Maria Damon at In(ter)ventions” Conference at Banff Center for the Arts, Max Bell Auditorium, Banff, AB.

Feb. 13, 2008                          “I‘ve Got the Whole World In My Hands: Making Mobile Work for Publishers” at the “O’Reilly Tools of Change Conference”. Marriott Marquis, New York, NY.

Oct. 13, 2006                          “Jew-issance: Reading Damon Reading Karasick’s Walls of Sound” at the “Articulations: Theatre / Performance Symposium 2006”. West Bank of the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

April. 8, 2006          “Hijacking Language: Kabbalistic Trajectories in Contemporary American Poetry for University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

April 2-4, 2004            “Belle L’être and the State of Videopoetry” for the Inter-media Panel, “Arizona Book Festival”, Phoenix, AZ.

April 28-30, 2002        “The Future For-Word” at the “Seattle Poetry Festival 2002”, Richard Hugo House, Seattle, WA.

July 21-24, 2000         “Arhythmatrix: A Poetics for the New century” at the “Boston Alternative Poetry Conference”, Boston University, Boston, MA.

March 20, 1993           "Rigour Mo(r)ts: Death of Objectivity" for the “Deadlines Conference”. State University of  New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.

July 1991                                 "The Door and the Dismembered Muse" at The Naropa Institute for "Robert Creeley Symposium", Boulder, CO.

Oct. 1986                                "Vancouver Poetics" at Cleveland State University, for the “Conference of Postmodern Writing" (with Kroetsch, Mandel, Bowering, Nichol, Tallman, Kattan), Cleveland, OH.

 

Canadian

Aug. 22-28, 2016        Ghetto Poetics: The Legacy of Edmond Jabès at KlezKanada Poetry Retreat and Festival: 3000 Millennia of Poetic Subversion, Lantier, PQ.

June 11, 2016                          Salomacis: The Jewy Jeu Jouissance of Vispoetics, Electronic Literature Organization Conference and Media Art Festival 2016, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC.

Aug. 20-25, 2015        Sound Poetry and the Ghostly texts of the Between: KlezKanada Poetry Retreat and Festival, Lantier , PQ

Nov. 7, 2014               Cable the Cabala: bpNichol - Post Kabbalist, Pre Conceptualist Alchemist

at The bpNichol Symposium , Avant Canada: Artists, Prophets, and Revolutionaries, Brock University, St Catharines, ON.

Aug. 18-24, 2014        KlezKanada Poetry Retreat and Festival: Three Millennia of Poetic Subversion (a week of performances lectures workshops and sonic extasis

Oct. 23, 2013                          “Messy Necessity” for the 50th Anniversary of the McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology Opening, The Coach House Institute, Faculty of Information
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

Aug. 20-26, 2012        KlezKanada Poetry Intensive: Three Millennia of Poetic Subversion

(Weeklong series of lectures on the ecstatic tradition of poetry-prophecy; Talmud and its dialectic-semiotic heritage; the practice of Darshening; Uncreative Writing; Kabbalistic language experiments; Concrete, Modernist, Yiddish and Jazz/Klezmer), Laurentian Mountains, QC.                     

Nov. 7, 2011                           “In My Blogal Village, Print Is Hot” for "Cityscapes" Session of Marshall McLuhan Festival (Signals from the DEW Line: Art and Poetry in the Global Village), University of Toronto Chestnut Conference Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

Feb. 18, 2011                          “Intertextile: Text in Exile: Shmata Mash Up” at “In(ter)ventions Literary  Practice at the Edge II”, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, and atop Lake Louise, Banff National Park (For Banff Radio), Lake Louise, AB.

Feb. 20, 2010                          “Intertextile: Text in Exile: Shmata Mash Up” at “In(ter)ventions Literary  Practice at the Edge”, The Banff Centre, Banff, AB.

June 23, 2009                          Retrospective Showcase of all my work: highlighting Amuse Bouche, videos and slide projections, poetry on cellphone and “Poe-oke” (poetry translated for Japanese Karaoke market), Canada Council for the Arts, Ottawa, ON. 

June 20, 2008                          “ARTFACTS: The Making of the Videopoem” at “The eVOCative Festival!: Oral, Written and Other Verbal Media” Conference, University of Saskatoon, Saskatoon, SK.

June 19, 2008                          “Sublingual Bouche: Language Eros and Being” at “The eVOCative Festival!: Oral, Written and Other Verbal Media” Conference, University of Saskatoon, Saskatoon, SK.

March 1, 2008                         “Off the Page and Onto the Visual Stage: The Making of a Videopoem” at The Symposium on Performance, Trent University, Peterborough, ON.

Feb. 29, 2008                          “Performance Poetry NOW” Panel Discussion at “The Symposium on Performance”, Trent University, Peterborough, ON.

Nov. 7-12, 2001          “SPECTRAPOESIS: The Politics of Videopoetry” at the “Electrolit Videopoem Festival”, Pacific Cinemateque, Vancouver, BC.      

Sept 19-20, 1995         "Genesis After Babel" at the "International Symposium on Electronic Art". University of Montreal, Montreal, QC.

March 18, 1994           "The Empress Strikes Back" for the “EGSA Colloquium”. York University, Toronto, ON.

Feb. 17-20, 1994         "N(or)th of Ar(c)ticulation" for The Mountain West Canadian Studies Conference, "Alternative Frontiers". Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre, Vancouver, BC.

March 22, 1993           "Ecriture or s'creature of the Nite: a Canadian Feminist Poetics" for English 2450, York University, Toronto, ON.

March 5, 1993                         "N(or)th of Ar(c)ticulation". “EGSA Colloquium”. York University, Toronto, ON.

Sept. 25-27, '92           Discussant for "Context in Literary Theory" panel: Barbara Godard, Under Erasure: Canadian Literary Theory Between Absence and Nonsense" and Misao Dean, "The Love that Dare Not Speak its Name: Robin Mathews and the Fate of Vulgar Nationalism" at the "Theoretical Discourse in the Canadian Intellectual Community" conference, St. Jovite, QC.

Jan. 1991                                 "Intertextile: Text in Exile" for “Lexis Conference”. University of Western Ontario, London, ON.

Nov. 1990                               "Diexis in Excess in the Martyrology" for the “bp Nichol Memorial Conference”. Western Front, Vancouver, BC.

June 1990                                "libidinal bliss; a textual (n)e(u)roticism" at The Western Front, Language Poetics Colloquium with Warren Tallman, Robert Creeley, Vancouver, BC.

March 1990                             "Intertextile: Text in Exile", for the “EGSA Colloquium”, York University, Toronto, ON.

International

June 25, 2016                          “JOUÉ JEWY JOUISSANCE: THE GAMEY PLAY OF VISPOETICS IN COMMUNICATION THEORY” at The Seventeenth Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association: Interfaces of Play and Game: Engaging Media Ecosystems, University of Bologna  / DISCI (Dipartmento Storia Culture Civiltà), Bologna, IT.

July 1, 2010                             “Pop Up Poetry: Amuse Bouche” at “The Independent Press Guild”, London, UK.

July 8-10, 2004           “Locations of Locution: bissett, Babha and Bataille” for Contemporary Writing and Theory Section of Contemporary Writing Environments Conference, Brunel University, London UK.

Aug 3-5, 1998                         “Between the Sacred and the Secular: Cixous, Derrida and the Kabbalah” at the “Interpretation of Texts, Sacred and Secular, History and Theory” conference. Centre for Hermeneutical Research, University of Piliscaba, Piliscaba, Budapest.

July 27-29, 1997         "Paracritical Spirituality: Kabbalah and Deconstruction" at the "Academe and Spirituality: Can the Critical Mind be Reconciled with the Spiritual Quest" conference. Seminary of Judaic Studies, Jerusalem, Israel.

July 20-23, 1995         "Of Poetic Thinking: A 'Pataphysical Exploration of Derrida and the Kabbalah" for the "Applied Derrida" Conference. University of Luton, Luton, UK.

June 6-8, 1994                         "N(or)th of Ar(c)ticulation: Canada as a Logomacchic Matastacy" for "The New Languages in Canada and Elsewhere". Centro de Estudios Canadienses. Universidad de la Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.

Jan. 10-4, 1994            Feminine "Secreture" for The Institute of Commonwealth and American Studies and English Language conference, "Commonwealth and American Women's Discourse", Mysore, India.

June 9-2, 1992                         "A Poetics of Multicultural Para[c(r)i{act}ics" at the Annual Meeting of the German Association of American Studies:"Multiculturalism: Cultural, Social, and Political Consequences in the American Context", Berlin, Germany.

May 29-31, 1992         "Nation as an annotative not(at)ion: Kroetsch and Canada" at the Mainz /Dijon Annual Conference, "Images of Discovery: New Worlds", Mainz, Germany.

May 17-22, 1992         "Journey and the Returns: Re-discovering Canada through language" at the International Canadian Studies Conference, "The Economy, Society and Culture of Canada", Jerusalem, Israel.

April 2-6, 1992            "Sophistical Dismemberment" at the British Association for Canadian Studies Conference, "Difference and Community in Canada and Europe 1992", Leeds, UK.

Feb. 21-23, 1992         "Contextatic Sophistry (on Lola Tostevin's, 'sophie) at Gesellschaft für Kanada Studien Conference, "Gender Different Institutions in Canada", Grainau, Germany.

Jan. 3-10, 1994            "Canadian Feminist Poetry and Poetics", "A Poetics of Motion: Nichol, Kroetsch, Marlatt and bissett", "Canadian Postmodernism: Contemporary Trends" for "The Workshop on Canadian Studies. M.S. Baroda University, Baroda, Vadodora, India.

Dec. 13-16, 1993        "Feminine 'Secreture: A Canadian Feminist Poetics" for "III Curso Superior de Estudios Canadienses". Centro de Estudios Canadienses. Universidad de la Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.

VIII.      TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Sept. 2014 - ongoing Associate Adjunct Professor, Humanities and Media Studies, Pratt Institute, New York, NY.

  • Sept. 2015 – 2016 Visiting Assistant Professor, English Dept., St. John’s University, Staten Island, NY.

  • Sept. 2012- 2014, Assistant Professor, , Fordham University, New York, NY.

  • Sept. 2001 – 2011, Assistant Professor, St. John’s University, New York, NY.

  • Sept. 2007 – May 2009, Associate Adjunct Professor, ,BMCC, City University of New York, New York, NY.

  • Sept.1997-2000: Lecturer, Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, Teachers and Writers Collaborative, New York City, New York, NY.

  • 1994-1995: Assistant Professor, Shakespeare, York University English Department, Toronto, Canada.

  • 1993-1994: Lecturer, Canadian Literature, York University English Department, Toronto, Canada.

  • 1992-1993: Visiting Scholar, Canadian Culture and Literary Theory, Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Institüt für Nordamerikanstudien, Mainz, Germany.

  • 1991-1992: Lecturer, Canadian Literature and Cultural Theory, York University English Department, Toronto, Canada.

IX.    LIVE LITERARY PERFORMANCES

International

09 08 17          National Academy of Letters at Sahitya Akademi Conference Hall, New Delhi, India

07 08 17          Jadavpur University as part of Forum on Identity, Border and Nation, Prayukti Bhawan, Jadavpur, Kolkata 

06 08 17          Lions Club Auditorium, Deshopriya Park, Kolkata, India

03 08 17          Kolkata Nandan, West Bengal Film Center, for Baschimbanga Kobita Akademi and sponsored by the Government of West Bengal, Kolkata, India

31 03 17          Awards Ceremony Poetry Reading and Best Literary Criticism Award ceremony (LILEC – Dipartimento di Lingue, Letterature e Culture Moderne, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

30 03 17          Museo Ebraico di Padua / Jewish Museum of Padova, Padova, Italy

29 03 17          Museo Ebraico di Venezia / Jewish Museum of Venice, Campo di Ghetto Novo, Venice, Italy

27 03 17          Centro di Poesia Contemporanea dell'Università di Bologna / Verse 61, Bologna, Italy

08 07 16          City Hall of Padova, Sala Paladin Hall, Padua, Italia

39 06 16          Il Cosmonauti, 'Cosmonauta'di Forlì, l'associazione voceDonna di Castrocaro Terme /

Via Giorgio Regnoli 41, 47121 Forlì, Italia

29 01 16          Centro d’Arte Medardo Rosso, 100 Montecavolo, 4020 Quatro, Castella

                        Reggio Emilia, Italia

25 06 16          Osteria de’ Poeti (The Poets’ Inn), Via Dè Poeti, Bologna, Italia

24 06 16 (am)  University of Bologna, DISCI (Dipartmento Storia Culture Civiltà), Piazza S. Giovanni in Monte, 2: Rm Grande, Bologna, Italia 

24 06 16 (pm)  Opera Theatre in Bologna Foyer Respighi (Teatro Comunale di Bologna

                        Largo Respighi), Bologna, Italia (pm)

23 07 15          Paris Lit Up, Culture Rapide, Paris France

22 07 15          Spoken Word Too, Le Bistro des Artistes, Paris, France

20 07 15          Spoken Word Paris, Au Chat Noir, Paris France

24 07 14          Culture Rapide, Paris France.

21 07 14          Au Chat Noir, Paris, France.

17 06 11          St. Petersburg University with reception at Study House, St. Petersburg, Russia.

16 06 11          Bookvöed, St Petersburg, Russia

15 06 11          Tantsy Literary Cabaret at The British Anglia Bookstore, St. Petersburg, Russia

14 06 11          Hou7t, Geneva, Switzerland.

13 06 11          Logos Foundation Logos Tetraeder, Ghent, Belgium.

10 06 11          Tri Lengua, Gracia Arts Project Gallery, Barri Gòtica, Barcelona, Spain.

07 06 11          Le Next (sponsored by IVY Writers Paris), Paris, France.

02 06 11          Xing the Line @ The Castle, University of London,  London, UK.

29 06 10          Independent Press Group, London, UK

13 04 09          Le Next, Paris France

02 07 08          King George IV Theatre, with Ramajazz, London, UK.

30 06 08          Poetry Café, Covent Garden, London, UK.

08 07 04          Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK.

02 12 02          Cité Universitaire, American House, Paris, France.

01 12 02          Kilometre Zero, Paris France.

29 11 02          The Poetry Society, London, UK.

28 11 02          Dylan Thomas Center, Swansea, Wales.

26 11 02          Red Room, Quod Bar, Oxford, UK.

25 11 02          The Café Unlilmited, Bristol, UK.

24 11 02          Tron Bar, Edinburgh, Scotland.

06 10 98          Kacat Cabaret. Merlin Theatre, Budapest, Hungary.

03 10 98          University of Piliscaba, Piliscaba, Hungary.

06 08 97          Bird of Paradise, Old City, Jerusalem, Israel.

14 08 95          The Plaza, Blantyre, Malawi, Africa.

04 07 95          Area 10, Lilongwe, Malawi, Africa.

21 07 95          University of Luton, Luton, UK.

07 06 94          Centro Estudios Canadienses. Universidad de la Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain.

06 06 94          Reading and Talk at Centro Estudios Canadienses. Universidad de la Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain

22 01 94          Performance and Talk at SNDT Womens University, Mumbai, India.

21 01 94          SNDT Women University, Mumbai, India.

13 01 94          Performance with discussion. University of Goa, Goa, India.

12 01 94          University of Goa, Goa, India.

11 01 94          University of Mysore, Mysore, India.

06 01 94          M.S. Baroda University, Baroda, India.

15 12 93          Centro Estudios Canadienses. Universidad de la Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain.

15 07 92          Universität Freiburg. Translation Theory with Performance, Freiburg, Germany..

11 05 92          Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Mainz, Germany.

13 05 92          Centre the Circle, Oxford, UK.

17 05 92          Chapter Arms, Cardiff, Wales.

18 05 92          Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel.

20 05 92          Bewleys Museum, Dublin, Ireland.

26 05 92          Justus-Liebig Universität Giessen, Giessen, Germany.

27 05 92          John F. Kennedy-Institut fur Nordamerikanstudien, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

Canadian

21 08 17          Kleznaissance: KlezKanada Poetry Retreat, Lantier Quebec

23 02 17          Special Collections, W.A.C. Bennett Library, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.

24 04 16          Poetry New Westminster / Original’s Resatuarante Mexicali, NeWestminster, BC

09 08 15          McNally Robinson Booksellers, Winnipeg, MB

13 12 14          AB Series Annual Solstice Party, Raw Sugar Café, (with bill bissett), Ottawa, ON

07 11 14          At the Corner of Mundane and Sacred: a bpNichol Symposium (part of Avant Canada: Artists, Prophets, and Revolutionaries), Brock University, St Catharines, ON.

28 06 14          The Reach Gallery, Closing night Performance for textual vishyuns (bill bissett exhibition), Abbotsford, BC.

21 06 14          Pre Launch Performance for The Medium is the Muse: Channeling Marshall McLuhan, as part of Media Ecology Association Conference, Bond Hotel, Toronto, TO.

14 12 13          Perform for AB Series Annual Christmas Party: Global Poetry, Music and innovative Arts, Sugar Café, Ottawa, ON.

24 11 13          Secret Handshake Gallery, Toronto, ON.

26 11 13          Art Bar, Q Space, Toronto, ON.

06 11 12          Toronto Launch for This Poem, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON.

27 09 12          Vancouver Launch for This Poem, Café Montmartre, Vancouver, BC.

30 08 12          Winnipeg Launch for This Poem, McNally Robinson, Winnipeg, MN.

03 12 11          Gallery 101, for AB Series, Ottawa, ON.

02 10 11          Havana Theatre, Vancouver, BC.

28 09 11          Heritage Hall, Vancouver, BC.

22 04 11          Vancouver Writers Fest, Sirens Reading, WISE Hall, Vancouver, BC.

06 04 10          McNally Robinson Booksellers, Winnipeg, MB.

02 20 10          The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff Alberta.

09 06 09          Calgary Launch for Amuse Bouche, Pages Books, Calgary, AB.

10 06 09          Vancouver Launch for Amuse Bouche, Anza Club, Vancouver, BC.           

22 04 09          Edmonton Launch for Amuse Bouche, Vintage Lounge, Edmonton, AB.

05 06 08          Niagra Artists Centre, St. Catehrine’s, ON.

29 02 08                      Trent University, Peterborough, ON.

13 09 07          Kinear Salon, N. Vancouver, BC.

18 11 06                                  “th spektakular tribute 2 th brillyant bill bissett dansing in a hurricane uv stars. Big

Secret Theatre, Epcor Centre, Calgary, AB.

26 08 06          The Crest Theatre Green Room, Performing Arts Lodge, Toronto, ON.

29 03 05                      Talonbooks Benefit, Crush Champagne Lounge, Vancouver, BC.

05 03 05          Poetics and Public Culture Conference Banquet (in Honor of Frank Davey) 

                        University of Western Ontario UWO Great Hall, London, ON.

02 03 05          “Seething Letters / Entwined Tomes” at The Drake Hotel, Underground Lounge, Toronto, ON.

08 09 04          Vancouver Central Library, Vancouver, BC.

07 09 04          McNally Robinson Booksellers, Calgary, AB.

17 08 04          Drake Hotel, Toronto, ON.

13 12 03          Academy Coffee House, Winnipeg, MB.

03 08 03          Ironworks, Vancouver, BC.

05 05 02          I.V. Lounge, Toronto, ON.

15 07 01          Thundering Word Heard, Café Montmartre, Vancouver, BC.

10 07 01          Bukowski’s (Tales of Ordinary Madness), Vancouver, BC.

06 07 01          Black Sheep Books, Vancouver, BC

06 04 01          McNally Robinson Booksellers, Winnipeg, MB.

10 07 00          Bukowski’s, Vancouver, BC.

06 07 00          Black Sheep Books, Vancouver, BC.

26 05 00          Black Sheep Books, Vancouver, BC.

23 05 00          Vancouver Public Library, 5TH Anniversary Poetry Bash, Vancouver, BC

18 05 00          Chapters Books on Robson, Vancouver, BC.

17 05 00          New Gallery, Calgary, AB.

11 05 00          Orlando Books, Edmonton, AB.

13 04 00          The Silver Dollar Reading Series at Market Square, Toronto, ON.

09 04 00          The Idler, Toronto, Ontario.

26 05 99             Heaven  & Art Book Café, Winnipeg, MB.

21 05 99          Chapters Books, Empress Street, Winnipeg, MB.

20 05 99          Chapters Books, 1225 St. Mary’s Road, Winnipeg, MB.

30 04 99          Black Sheep Books, Vancouver, BC.

25 04 99          B.C. (W)rites of Spring, Vancouver, BC.

20 04 99          Box: Urban Word Salon, Toronto, ON.

18 04 99          Lit Live, Hamilton, ON.

14 04 99          Chapters Books, Toronto, ON.

03 04 99          Chapters Books, Ottawa, ON.

02 04 99          Ontario (W)rites of Spring, Ottawa, ON.

26 02 99          Café Zache Nu, Toronto, ON.

25 02 99          Hart House Library Poetry Series, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON.

18 08 98                      “Rehearsals for Extinct Anatomies” for Re-Inventing the Reel. Pacific Cinemateque,

Vancouver, BC.

15 08 98          Chapters Books (for their gala opening), Vancouver, BC.

14 08 98          Black Sheep Books, Vancouver, BC.

26 10 97          Telepoetics Reading, Vancouver, BC.

24 10 97          Black Sheep Books, Vancouver, BC.

23 10 97          Capilano College, Vancouver, BC.

02 09 97          Chapters Books, Toronto, ON.

30 06 97          Tower Records and Books, Toronto, ON.

07 06 97          League of Canadian Poets Gala for AGM, National Library, Ottawa, ON.

20 05 97          Women and Print Bookstore, Vancouver, BC.

29 02 97          Kootenay School of Writing, Vancouver, BC.

19 12 96          Beatnik Café, Toronto, ON.

08 12 96          Carnegie's, Vancouver, BC.

29 11 96          Mocambopo, Victoria, BC.

26 11 96          Imperial Public Library and Tavern, Toronto, ON.

25 11 96          Tower Records and Books, Toronto, ON.

24 11 96          The Idler, Toronto, ON.

23 11 96          Canadian Poetry Association AGM. Hamilton Public Library, Hamilton, ON. 

22 11 96          Bistro Quatre, Montreal, QC.

19 11 96          DASH Cafe / Fashion Emporium, Montreal, QC.

17 11 96          Sleepless Goat Café, Kingston, ON.

12 11 96          YMHA, Winnipeg, MB.

10 11 96          Heaven Art and Book Café, Winnipeg, MB.

16 06 96          Idler Pub Reading Series, Toronto, ON.

15 06 96          York University for "Women Reading Out of Silence" conference, Toronto, ON

09 04 96          Writes of Spring League of Canadian Poet's Benefit Reading. Bistro Quatre, Montreal, QC.

19 03 96          Talullah's Cabaret, Buddies and Bad Times Theatre, Toronto, ON.

08 03 96          "The Coolest Girl in the World" at ArtCore Gallery, Montreal, QC.

02 03 96          "DIVA" at ArtCore Gallery, Is/Art, Montreal, QC.

14 02 96          Fetish Cafe for Book Launch for Revival: Spoken Word from Lollapolooza, Montreal, QC.

10 02 96          "Yawp" at Bistro Quatre, Montreal, QC.

02 02 96          "First Fridays" at Moment's Café, Hamilton, ON.

31 01 96          "Art Bar Poetry Series", Toronto, ON.

07 10 95          Idler Pub Reading Series, Toronto, ON.

01 10 95          "Poetburo Reading Series" at Ted's Collision, Toronto, ON.

22 09 95          "Spoken Word Cabaret", Montreal, QC.

19 09 95          "Poets Refuge" Free Times Café, Toronto, ON.

30 05 95          Vancouver Public Library Main Branch, Vancouver, BC.

28 05 95          Womens' Television Network, Vancouver, BC.

27 05 95          Open Space, Victoria BC.

06 05 95          Bar None Café, Courtney Island, BC.

05 05 95          Recreation Commission, Denman Island, BC.

28 04 95          Black Sheep Books Inc, Vancouver, BC.

18 04 95          West End Community Centre, Vancouver, BC.

17 04 95          "Reading Railroad". Railway Club, Vancouver, BC.

15 04 95          Octopus Books, Vancouver, BC.

31 03 95          "Liminal Sisters". Urban Poets Series. Little Alex, Toronto, ON.

29 03 95          "Twiggy Reads". Twiggy's, Toronto, ON.

14 03 95          McGill University, Montreal, QC.

13 03 95          "Enough Said". Bistro Quatre, Montreal, QC.

15 02 95          "Poetry Wednesdays". The Art Bar, Toronto, ON.

23 01 95          Talullah's Cabaret, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Toronto, ON.

31 12 94          "First Night Poetry Bash". Not Just Desserts, Toronto, ON.

09 12 94          York University. Humanities Dept, north York, ON.

06 12 94          Etobicoke School of the Arts, Etobicoke, ON.

05 12 94          Etobicoke School of the Arts, Etobicoke, ON.

24 11 94          Humberside Collegiate High School, Toronto, ON.

11 10 94          York University. English Dept, North York, ON.

28 08 94          Railway Club, Vacncouver, BC.

20 07 94          Sneaky Dee's for Lollapalooza Slam, Toronto, ON.

17 07 94          Warren Tallman's Memorial. The Western Front, Vancouver, BC.

14 07 94          Reading and taping for Imprint Special: "Spoken Word", Toronto, ON.

13 07 94          Sneaky Dee's, Toronto, ON.

1-5 07 94         "The Poetry Express" for the Fringe Festival, Toronto, ON.

12 05 94          The Wellington: Mêmewars launch, Toronto, ON.

04 05 94          The Railway Club: Mêmewars launch, Vancouver, BC.

27 04 94          "Arts National" CBC Radio, Toronto, ON. 

19 04 94          Performance and Workshop at Queen Elizabeth High School as part of "Nat Christie Poetry Jam" with Clifton Joseph, Meryn Cadell, Calgary, AB.

27 02 94          Idler Pub, Toronto, ON.

19 07 93          "Scream in High Park", Toronto, ON

22 05 93          Rogue Gallery, Market Square (with Clifton Joseph and Oko Onoura) Market Square, Victoria, BC.

18 05 93          "Slip of the Tongue" Series. Glass Slipper, Vancouver, BC.

28 04 93          "Apostles Bar Launch". (with Paul Dutton) Clintons, Toronto, ON.    

18 03 93          McGill University, Montreal, QC.

24 01 93          The Idler Pub, Toronto, ON.

19 01 93          The Free Times Café, Toronto, ON.

14 12 92          Cafe May, Toronto, ON.

09 11 92          Apocalypse Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

29 10 92          In the Midst Book Launch/Tribute for Warren Tallman. Western Front, Vancouver, BC.

21 10 92          Talonbooks 25th Anniversary Gala Vancouver International Writers Festival. False Creek Community Centre, Vancouver, BC.

11 10 92          The Idler Pub. Post Book Launch performance, Toronto, ON.

06 10 92          University of Manitoba. (Reading for David Arnason's class), Winnipeg, MB.

02 04 92          Atomik House of Poetry, Vancouver, BC.

25 04 92          "Resounding": Atomik House of Poetry, Vancouver, BC.

24 04 92          "Drive-Thru Poetry Blast-Off", Vancouver Free Press Festival, Vancouver, BC.

24 04 92          Book Launch for The Empress Has No Closure, W.I.S.E. Club Hall, Vancouver, BC.

24 04 92          Planetary Poetry Bash, Vancouver, BC.

23 04 92          W.I.S.E. Club Hall, Vancouver, BC.

12 04 92          Pre Launch Reading for The Empress Has No Closure, Vancouver, BC.

06 03 92          Sylvesters, York University, Toronto, ON.

08 03 91          Gynergy Coffee House, Toronto, ON.

13 12 91          Guest Lecture for Victor Coleman's "Dream Class". Performance with discussion of feminist/deconstructionist theory as applied to contemporary poetic trends, Ryerson College, Toronto, ON.

14 11 90          Western Front (with Michael Ondaatje, bill bissett, Victor Coleman, Lola Tostevin), Vancouver, BC.

02 04 90          Rivoli (with bill bissett), Toronto, ON.

14 10 89          Vancouver Art Gallery (with bill bissett), Vancouver, BC.

27 11 88          Lectures and Performance. Contemporary Theory and Aesthetics. East Kootenay College, Cranbrook, BC.

22 08 88          "The Greatest Show" (with R. Murray Schafer), Peterborough, ON.

04 07 88          R2B2 Books, Vancouver, BC.

12 04 88          Co-ordinated Sound Poetry Festival for National Book Week at McGill University  (bill bissett, Christopher Dewdney, Steve McCaffery, Karen Mac Cormack, Paul Dutton), Montreal, QC.

04 12 88          McGill University, Montreal, QC.

03 12 88          Yellow Door Coffee House, Montreal, QC.

22 08 87          Kits Neighbourhood House, Vancouver, BC.

13 04 87          ANERCA Reading, Classical Joint, Vancouver, BC.

02 04 87          "Writers Showcase", Vancouver, BC.

29 11 86          Octopus Books, Vancouver, BC.

25 09 86          Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

16 02 86          ANERCA Reading, Western Front, Vancouver, BC.

04 04 86          The Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

American

01 01 18          The 44th Annual New Year's Day Marathon Benefit, The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church, New York, NY

11 07 17          Pratt University, Humanities and Media Studies Dept., Brooklyn, NY

10 09 17          Subterranean 27th Annual Subterranean Poetry Festival, The Widow Jane Mine

                        Rosendale NY

21 08 17          Kleznaissance: KlezKanada Poetry Retreat, Lantier Quebec

17 08 17          Boston Poetry Marathon, Outpost 186, Cambridge, Mass

12 11 16          Jingle Belles / Local Knowledge Party, Swift Hibernian Lounge, New York, NY.

09 28 16          The Players Club for The Institute of General Semantics and Media Ecology Association, New York, NY 

10 14 16          Villa Roma, for the 74th Annual Conference, New York State Communication Association Conference, Callicoon, NY

16 04 16          New Orleans Poetry Festival, Mags, Elysian Fields, New Orleans

10 04 16          Queens Library, Queens, NY

04 08 16          The Stone, New York, NY

06 04 16          Poetics at Pratt III, Poetics Institute, Brooklyn, NY

25 03 16          Nuyorican Poet’s Café, New York, NY
04 03 16          Oberlin College, Dye auditorium, Oberlin Ohio

12 01 15          St. John’s University, Loretto Memorial Library, Staten Island, NY

04 11 15          St. Marks Poetry Project for Launch of Jackson Low’s Complete Light Poems

24 10 15          Acidic Ghost Spectral Reading Series, Studio 26 Gallery, New York, NY.

05 06 15          Cornelia Street Cafe, New York, NY.

03 07 15          The Shed Space, Brooklyn, NY.

17 12 14          Parkside Lounge, New York, NY.

22 11 14          Saturday Lunchtime Poetry, Brooklyn Public Library, Greenpoint, NY. 

04 12 14          Two Heads Reading Series with Maria Damon and Abigail Child, Berl’s Book Shop

Brooklyn, NY.

25 10 14          Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture and Symposium for the Institute of General Semantics, The Princeton Club, New York, NY.

16 10 14          72nd Annual NYSCA Conference, Honors Haven Resort and Spa, Ellenville, NY.

29 09 14          Café Mania, New York, NY.

04 04 14          Hofstra University, Long Island, NY.

02 04 14          BMCC, CUNY, New York, NY.

5-9 03 14         (UN)FAIR ART SHOW: Poets on Grass, New York, NY.

28 02 14          AWP 2014 Dusie Collective Performance at Pike’s Brewing Club, Seattle, WA.

27 02 14          AWP 2014 Poetry Crush Reading Butterfly Lounge, and at Tap House Grill for Neopoiesis Press, Seattle, WA.

26 10 13          Zinc Bar, (Segue Series), New York, NY.

05 06 13          University Press Books, Berkeley, CA.

05 05 13          This Poem Launch at Music at the Corner, Danville, CA.

03 05 13          Studio One Reading Series at Studio One Arts Center in collaboration with Quiet Lightning, Oakland, CA.

03 02 13          Boog City Poetry and Music Festival, Sidewalk Café, New York, NY.

01 01 13          38th Annual St. Marks Poetry Project New Year’s Day Marathon, New York, NY.

06 10 12          One and One Bar, New York, NY

3, 24-26 05 12 Pattern Variants, Verse in the Circle of Fifths / as part of the Labyrinth Synergies and the Art of Dialogue Project, AC Institute, New York, NY.

18 03 12          Cornelia Street Café, New York, NY.

23 11 11          “Glammed Out, Googley-Eyed and Gangsta: Parody, Satire and Cultural Sampling in the Age of Media Obsession”, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey

23 07 11          Zinc Bar, New York, NY.

25 05 11          Poetry Project at St. Mark’s, New York, NY.

01 05 11          Poet’s House, for Voices Israel Launch, New York, NY.

23 07 10          Bowery Poetry Club (with Heike Fiedler), New York, NY.

10 05 09          New York Launch of Amuse Bouche, Zinc Bar, New York, NY.    

14 03 09                                  Bowery Poetry Club (with Charles Bernstein), New York, NY.

20 01 09                                  Minor American Reading Series, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

08 12 08                                  “Upstairs at Erika’s: Literary Salon”, Williamsburg, New York

08 02 08          Borough of Manhattan Community College / City University of New York, New York, NY.

01 05 07          Hookah Café, Las Vegas, Nevada.

08 03 07          Luna Literary Salon, Miami, Florida.

02 03 07          “NYU Crossing the Border: North American Bi-National Poetics” for the Canadian Consulate General. New York University, New York, NY.

30 11 06                                  “THE INCREDIBLE EDIBLE” Gala Closing @ The Artist’s Room, New York, NY..

13 10 06          University of Minnesota, English Dept. Minneapolis, Minnesota.

04 10 05          Bowery Poetry Club, New York, NY.

03 04 05          Rust Belt Bookstore, Buffalo, NY.

22 04 05          California College of Art: Small Press Traffic Literary Arts Center, San Fransisco, California

13 04 05          Bowery Poetry Club, New York, NY.

29 12 04                      On the River, Honolulu, Hawaii.

03 12 04          “Cannibals, Cabala and Card Readers” at St. Mark’s Poetry Project                                                (accompanied by Daniel Carter, saxophone; Alan Semerdjian, guitar; Drew                                    Gardner, keyboards). Slide and Video Projections, Blaine Spiegel), New York, NY.

21 11 04          The Myopic Bookstore, Chicago, Illinois.

05 09 04          Elliot Bay Bookstore, Seattle, Washington.

01 07 04          Aca Gallery, New York, NY.

09 03 04          Columbia University, New York, NY.

02 04 04          St. Mark’s Poetry Project, New York, NY.

24 01 04          Long Island Writers: A Sampling of Creative Voices”, Herricks High School, New Hyde Park, New York, NY.

14 12 02          Bowery Poetry Club, New York, NY.

21 11 02          The Knitting Factory, New York, NY.

16 10 02          The Bowery Poetry Club, New York, NY.

15 10 02          The New School, New York, NY.

24 09 02          Screening of Belle l’être at Kelly Writer’s House, Philadelphia, .

08 03 02          Premier of “Belle-L’être” at St. Marks Poetry Project, New York, NY.

14 12 01          Dactyl Foundation, New York, NY.

07 12 01          St. John’s University, English Department, New York, NY.

29 09 01          Bluestockings Women’s Bookstore, New York, NY.

12 07 01          Open Books, Seattle, Washington.

24 02 01          Double Happiness, New York, NY.

18 12 00          C Note, New York, NY.

23 09 00          Ear Inn, New York, NY.

19 04 00          The Poetry Project, New York, NY.

23 12 99             Café Espresso Roma, Las Vegas, Nevada

05 12 99          Zinc Bar Reading Series, New York City, NY.

04 11 99             Teachers and Writers Collaborative, New York, NY.

18 05 98          Barnes & Noble Bookstore, New York, NY.

28 09 97          Posman Books, New York, NY.

20 10 95          Nuyorican Poets Café, New York, NY.

02 06 95          Poets House for the "Canadian Book Exhibition", New York, NY.

18 02 95          Central Park Grill, Buffalo, NY.

20 03 93          State University of New York at Buffalo, New York, NY.

19 03 88          Lenox Hotel (with Warren Tallman, Robin Blaser, bp Nichol, Steve McCaffery, John Clarke), Buffalo, NY.  

22 07 86          The Naropa Institute for Disembodied Poetics (with Ginsberg, Creeley, Burroughs), Boulder, Colorado.

X.      FESTIVALS

International

22 04 17          Festival of the Prose Poem, Al Hamra Center for Culture and Thought. Marrakesh, Morocco

01 04 17          Poetry and Sister Arts International Festival / Festival internazionalee di poesia e arti sorelle, Cesena FC, Italia

03 10 13          e Liberated Words International Film Festival, Bristol, UK and Buenos Aires

03 06 11          Bury Text Festival, Bury Art Gallery and Museum, Manchester, UK.

11 07 04          Spelt! Festival of the Performed Word, London, UK.

25 10 96          Lilongwe Literary Festival, Malawi, Africa.

18 07 96          Malawi Literary Festival, Malawi, Africa.

16 05 92          International Festival of Sound Poetry, The Victoria (with Bob Cobbing, Paula Claire), London, UK.

Canadian

21-27 08 17     KlezKanada 22nd Annual Festival of Yiddish Music and Culture, Lantier, QC.

08 05 17          Canada Poetry Fest (with Fred Wah, Daphne Marlatt and Colin Browne, Pratt Institute, New York, NY.

16-22 08 16     KlezKanada 21st Annual Festival of Yiddish Music and Culture, Lantier, QC.

17-23 08 15     KlezKanada 20th Annual Festival of Yiddish Music and Culture, Lantier, QC.

18-24 08 14     KlezKanada: 19th Annual Festival of Yiddish Music and Culture, Lantier, QC.

15 03 14          Pages Festival and Conference: UNBOUND: Exploring the Evolving Word to Digital. Performance with bill bissett and Presentation of "Medium in a Messy Age: Communication in the Era of Technology: The Media Ecology of Conceptual Poetry" Tranzac Club, Toronto, ON.

25 08 13          KlezKanada: 18th Annual Festival of Yiddish Music and Culture, Lantier QC.

20 08 12          KlezKanada: Three Millennia of Poetic Subversion, Lantier, QC.    

18 02 12          8th Annual Poetry Gabriola Festival, Gabriola Island, BC.

08 11 11          Opening Reception of Marshall McLuhan Festival (Signals from the DEW Line: Art and Poetry in the Global Village), Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON.

20 02 11          Spontaneous Combustion Literary Cabaret for In(ter)ventions: Literary Practice at the Edge II,  Banff Center for the Arts, Banff, AB.

26 02 10          In(ter)ventions: Literary Practice at the Edge at the Banff Center for the Arts, Banff, AB.

24 10 10          Kingston Writers’ Festival, Vox Performa, Kingston, ON.

26 11 09          Calgary International Writer’s Festival, Calgary, AB.

28 04 09          Ottawa International Writer’s Festival, Ottawa, ON.

19 06 08          eVOCative Festival, University of Saskatoon, Saskatoon, SK.

19 11 06                                  Calgary Spoken Word Society Festival, Auburn Saloon, Calgary, AB.

03 09 06          World Poetry Jam, Dundas Square, Toronto, ON.

02 09 06          The 2006 Ashkenaz Festival, The Brigantine Room, Harborfront Toronto, Ontario.

30 03 05          AWP Conference - Talonbooks Reception, Hyatt Regency Hotel - Stanley Room, Vancouver, BC.

17 11 04          “Visible Verse: Videopoem Festival” “Belle L’être” and “This Is Your Final Nitrous: Who’s Got the Blues or The Blue Man of Black Rock City” screened at, Vancouver Cinemateque, Vancouver, BC.

15 08 04          Red School House Poetry Primer Festival , Desmond ON.

03 07 04          SFU Potery Festival Vancouver, BC.

08 10 03          Talonbooks 40th Anniversary, Ottawa Writer’s Festival, Ottawa, ON.

15 08 03          Red School House Poetry Primer Festival, Desmond ON.

31 08 97          Finf un Tsen: Canadian Jewish Writers Cabaret, Ashkenaz Festival, Harbourfront Toronto, ON.

07 11 01          Electrolit Videopoem Festival, Pacific Cinemateque, Vancouver, BC.

04 11 00          International Videopoem Festival, Pacific Cinemateque, Vancouver, BC.

14 11 99          Showcase of Jewish Writers, Vancouver, BC.

19 03 97          Festival of Telepoetics @ the Web Café, Vancouver, BC.

25 10 95          The Language Show for the Spoken Word Festival, Toronto, ON.

                                     Toronto, ON.

24 02 95          "Late Harvest Journal Festival", Mixed Med Studio Gallery, Toronto, ON.

24 09 94          Bistro 360 and Rex Hotel for "Word on the Street", Festival of the Spoken Word, Toronto, ON.

22 10 94          "The Language Show: Festival of Language Arts”. A Space Gallery, Toronto, ON.

16 10 94          "Festival of The Spoken Word", Ultrasound Showbar Toronto, ON.

30 08 94          "Lollapalooza", Vancouver, BC.

24 07 94          "Lollapalooza", Berri, ON.

20 04 94          “Action Poetry ’94”, Banff Centre for Performing Arts with John Giorno, Jane Cortez, Lillian Allen, Banff, AB.

21 05 93          "Vancouver Free Press Festival". Pitt Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

25 04 93          "Cabaret Vert Benefit". [in conjunction with National Book Festival] (with Robert Priest, Yves Troendle) Ultrasound Showbar, Toronto, ON.

05 04 93          "(W)rites of Spring: League of Canadian Poets Gala Benefit" (with Lillian Allen and Clifton Joseph, Robert Priest). Clintons, Toronto, ON.

23 06 91          "Artists Showcase: Jewish Writers’ Festival", Vancouver, BC.

20 09 90          "Sensasound 90: Toronto Sound Poetry Festival" in Conjunction with the League of Canadian Poets, "Word on the Street". Performance at the Bamboo Toronto, ON.

09 08 90          "Commercial Street Festival" WISE Hall, Vancouver, BC.

American

10 09 17          Subterranean 27th Annual Subterranean Poetry Festival, The Widow Jane Mine

Rosendale NY

17 08 17          Boston Poetry Marathon, Outpost 186, Cambridge, Mass

16 04 16          New Orleans Poetry Festival, Mags, Elysian Fields, New Orleans

08 04 16          Poetics at Pratt III, Poetics Institute, Brooklyn, NY

13 08 15          Salomé: Woman of Valor as part of the New Jewish Theater Festival, DROM, New York, NY

05 05 15          PolyGlossoPhilia, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.

16 04 15          Poetics at Pratt II, Pratt Institute, New York, NY

01 08 14          Boog City Festival, Brooklyn, NY.

14 05 14          SALOMÉ: WOMAN OF VALOR DEBUT at the Tribeca New Music Festival 2014  
(with Frank London, music, and Abigail Child, film projections), The Cell Theater, New York, NY.

03 02 13          Boog City Poetry and Music Festival, Sidewalk Café, New York, NY.

01 01 13          38th Annual St. Marks Poetry Project New Year’s Day Marathon, New York, NY.

19 04 12          WordSpoke Performance Festival, Sixth Street Synagogue, New York, NY.         

29 04 12          KlezKan Preview Workshop and Performance for WordSpoke Performance Festival

                                    Sixth Street Community Synagogue, New York, NY.

20 01 11          North of Invention: A Festival of Canadian Poetry, Kelly Writer’s House, Philadelphia, PN.

01 01 11          36th Annual St. Marks Poetry Project New Year’s Day Marathon, New York, NY.

01 01 10                                  35th Annual St. Mark’s Poetry Project New Year’s Day Marathon, New York,

                        NY.

23 04 10          Post- Moot: Convocation of Unorthodox Cultural and Poetic Practices” at The Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, OH.

02 20 10          Banff Center for the Arts, Max Bell Auditorium, Banff, AB.

01 01 10          354th St. Mark’s Poetry Project Annual New Year’s Day Marathon. St. Mark’s Poetry

                                                            Project, New York, NY.

01 01 08          334th St. Mark’s Poetry Project Annual New Year’s Day Marathon. St. Mark’s Poetry

                                                            Project, New York, NY.

01 01 07          33rd St. Mark’s Poetry Project Annual New Year’s Day Marathon. St. Mark’s Poetry

                                                            Project, New York, NY.

14 08 06          New Visions Festival, Bowery Poetry Club, New York, NY.

15 04 05          “Building Bridges That Melt Ethnic Boundaries” Ethnic Pen Student Writers Festival, The Little Theatre, Bayshore High School Long Island, NY.

01 01 05          St. Mark’s Poetry Project New Years Day Marathon, St. Mark’s Poetry Project, New York, NY.

09 10 04          Talk/Walk: Festival of Poetry & Dance, Bowery Poetry Club, New York, NY.

02 09 04          Burning Man Festival, Black Rock City, NV.

03 07 04          Arizona Book Festival, Phoenix, AZ.

13 06 04          Northport Summer Arts Festival, Northport Village Bandstand, Huntington, NY.

25 05 04          Vision Festival (Collaboration with dancer, Gus Solomons Jr. and bassist, Todd Nicholson. St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, New York, NY.

12 10 03          TalkTalk WalkWalk: A Festival of Poetry and Dance Collaborations. With Gus Solomons Jr. and Amy Cox, Bowery Poetry Club, New York, NY.

30 04 02          Seattle Poetry Festival / Richard Hugo House Seattle, WA.

29 04 02          Seattle Poetry Festival / Oseao Gallery Seattle, WA.

02 02 00          Pingry Annual Poetry Festival, New York, NY.

04 09 00          Bumbershoot 2000, Literary Panel, Seattle, WA.

02 09 00          Bumbershoot 2000, Seattle, WA.

24 07 00          Boston Alternative Poetry Conference, Boston, MA.

06 09 94          "Lollapalooza", Washington, DC.

05 09 94          "Lollapalooza", Washington, DC.

29 05 93          Pacific Northwestlife Folk Festival. (with Clifton Joseph, bill bissett) Seattle Centre Seattle, WA.

XI.    INTERVIEWS

Radio Interviews

11 08 15          “Speaking of Poets” CKUW 05-9 (Carmel Militano), Winnipeg, MB

03 08 14          “All Things Jewish” with Rosalin Krieger, CHRY 105.5 FM Radio, Toronto, ON.

12 13 13            “Friday Special Blend” CKCU (Susan Johnston), Ottawa, ON.

10 02 13           “Speaking of Poets” CKUW Fundraiser (John Herbert Cunningham), Winnipeg,        MB.

09 30 12           “Speaking of Poets” CKUW 95-9 (John Herbert Cunningham), Winnipeg, Manitoba.

04 05 12           Shtetl on the Shortwave (Tamara Kramer), Montreal, QC.

20 02 11           Banff Radio (Jesse Jazz), Banff, AB.

24 09 10           CFRC, Queens University in Kingston, ON.                                   

10 04 10          “Speaking of Poets” CKUW 95.9 FM (John Herbert Cunningham), Winnipeg, MB.

29 06 09          “Speaking of Poets” CKUW 95.9 FM (John Herbert Cunningham), Winnipeg, MB.

28 04 09          “Friday Special Blend” CKCU Radio, for Ottawa International Writers’ Festival (Susan Johnston), Ottawa, ON.

22 04 09          “Click Here”, CHUO Radio, for Ottawa International Writers’ Festival (Mitchell Caplan), Ottawa, ON.

02 07 05          Interview and Reading, FEVA Radio (Greg Fuchs), New York, NY.

13 06 04          Interview for Northport Arts Coalition Newsletter (Brooke Smith and Ann Davidson), Huntington, NY.        

03 11 03          “Tidal Wave” UNB Radio (Joe Blades), Fredericton, NB.

09 10 03          “Wordbeat” CBC Radio (Lillian Allen) Ottawa, ON.

12 11 02          Wax Poetic for Co Op Radio (Steve Duncan), Vancouver, BC.

05 12 01          Wax Poetic for Co Op Radio (Steve Duncan), Vancouver, BC.

11 07 01          Wax Poetic for Co Op Radio (Steve Duncan), Vancouver, BC.

05 10 98          "Howl: Deconstructive Poetics: The New Poetry" CIUT (Stephen Humphrey), Toronto, ON.

11 08 98          “Another Ra Read” on CKJSW Calgary Radio (Aja) Calgary, AB.

05 06 97          “Artsnack” on CHUO Ottawa Radio (Ephraim Telford), Ottawa, ON.

29 03 97          Co Op Radio (Gerry Gilbert), Vancouver, BC.

25 11 96          "Howl" CIUT Radio, Toronto, ON.

17 11 96          "Orwell's Child" CFRC Radio (Monica Kidd) Kingston, ON.

15 03 95          "Wired on Words" CKUT 90.3 FM, Montreal, QC.

24 10 95          "About Town" CIUT (Kelly Lynn Grace), Toronto, ON.

14 03 95          "Literature Montreal" CKUT 90.3 FM (Richard Wynetraeter), Montreal, QC.

12 07 94          CIUT Radio, Toronto, ON.

12 07 94          Lollapolooza & Spoken Word" CIUT, Toronto, ON.

07 04 94          Arts National, CBC Radio (Sheila Rogers), Toronto, ON.

21 05 93          "Arts Rational" (Ken Gorman) Co Op Radio, Vancouver, BC.

22 04 93          "Invoking the Muse" (Matthew Remski). CIUT Radio, Toronto, ON.

09 03 93          Radio York (Chris Wodskou), Toronto, ON.

17 12 93          "Invoking the Muse" (Matthew Remski). CIUT Radio Toronto, ON.

22 09 90          "Sound Poetry" CKLN (Elizabeth Holland), Toronto, ON.

08 10 88          Co Op Radio, Vancouver, BC.

13 04 87          Co Op Radio, Vancouver, BC.

12 03 86          CITR Radio, "from dis(emanations", Vancouver, BC.

TV Appearances

06 08 17          Interview for News18 ETV News Bangla (CNN India)

23 04 17          Interview for Moroccan National TV Marrakech, Al Aoula - Société Nationale de Radiodiffusion et de Télévision (Maroc), http://www.alaoula.ma/infos.php?lang=ar

26 03 17          Video interview for CanadaUSA.net in conjunction with Letterature Angloamericane-Universita’ di Bologna, Jewish Museum of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

06 29 16          3 TV Interviews with 7 Gold TelePadova broadcast in 14 cities, plus half hour special in celebration of my performance at City Hall, in Padua. http://www.7goldtelepadova.tv/7inpunto/adeena-karasick/
http://www.7goldtelepadova.tv/2016/07/02/adeena-recita-salome/
http://www.7goldtelepadova.tv/2016/07/02/salome-donna-virtuosa/

16 02 13          “Bat of Minerva” 1 hr feature by Peter Shea for Minnesota Television in conjunction for the Institute for Advanced Study, University of Minnesota

05 09 06          “Heart of a Poet” TV Show celebrating my life work. Produced for Bravo TV, Maureen

 Judd and Leslie Valpy (Makin’ Movies) 2006.

18 10 06          One-hour Special for Access Television, New York. Interviewed by Mel Berkowitz.

07 11 03          “Melanson Live” Rogers Cable TV, Fredericton, New Brunswick.

06 12 01          “Videopoem Festival” BRAVO TV, Vancouver, BC.

07 12 01          CBC TV Vancouver, BC.

06 06 97          Bravo TV (Taffi Rosen), Ottawa, Ontario.

07 04 97          "CBCTV Newswatch" (Anna Asimakopulos), Montreal, Quebec.

19 11 96          "City Beat" CBCTV, Montreal, Quebec.

14 10 96          "24 Hours" CBCTV (Robert Enright), Winnipeg, Manitoba.

05 12 94          "The Journal" CBC TV re: First Night Celebrations, Toronto, Ontario.

18 07 94          Much Music. City T.V. Toronto, Ontario.

25 11 92          "Motions in Poetry" McLean Hunter Cable 10, T.V. Toronto, Ontario.

05 10 92          CKY TV (Sylvia Kuczak), Winnipeg, Manitoba.

30 09 92          "The Jewish Connection" (Neil Besner), Winnipeg T.V. Winnipeg, Manitoba.

25 04 92          Knowledge Network, [T.V.], Vancouver, BC.

12 08 90          "Today's World" (Ray Torgurd) CKY TV Channel 5, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Print Interviews and Selected Articles

08 02 18          The Vancouver Sun “Salomé: Woman of Valor at Chutzpah!” (Stuart Derdeyn)

20 11 17          Interview for The Dream Machine: “Interview with Adeena Karasick” (Aritra Sanyal), Kolkata, India

26 03 17          Interview for The Heroine’s Journey: “The Heroine’s Journey of Adeena Karasick” (Peter de Kuster)

17 03 17          The Jewish Independent “Karasick Gives to SFU” (Mathew Ginden)

15 03 17          Canadian Jewish News: “JEWISH POET ADEENA KARASICK’S WORK ADDED TO SFU SPECIAL COLLECTIONS” (Lauren Kramer)

02 04 17          Klezkanada Newletter: “Faculty in the News: Adeena Karasick”

07 05 17          The Forward, “Canadian Klezmer Camp Will Pay Tribute to Sholem Aleichem” (Seth Rogovoy)

02 02 16          Interview for The Puritan: “GLAMMED OUT, GOOGLEY-EYED AND GANGSTA”: EXCERPTS FROM A CONVERSATION WITH ADEENA KARASICK (Kate Siklosi)

01 06 15          Interview for The Box, “Technopoly Babylon: Interview with Adeena Karasick” (Jesse Chase)

01 11 14          Interview for NIX, Ontario College of Art and Design (Megan Yetman), Toronto, ON.

28 01 11          Interview for The New Jersey Standard Newspaper (Heather Robinson), NJ.

24 10 07      Interview for Voice of the Voiceless BMCC / CUNY Newspaper (Michael Brown),                                            New York, NY.

02 04 07          Interview for St. John’s University Website (John Tucker), New York, NY.

20 11 06          Interview with bill bissett for Canadian Theatre Review, New York, NY.

18 04 06          Inteview for Canadian Theatre Review. (T.L. Cowan), Vancouver, BC.

14 05 05          Interview for Open Letter (Rob McLennan) New York, Ottawa, Ontario.

01 10 03          The Torch, St. John’s University Newspaper (Sharon Carter), New York, NY.

01 01 01          “Adeena Karasick” in read me (Nada Gordon), Issue 2, Winter 2000, www.jps.net/nada

25 11 98          “Interview with a Post Modernist” (Kucsera a HÖOK elnöke) in  Pázmány Campus

(in Hungarian), Piliscaba, Hungary.

06 12 97          "Town Talk" in The Vancouver Sun (Malcolm Parry), Vancouver, BC.

28 11 96          Jewish Western Bulletin (Biala Lazarus), Vancouver, BC.

22 11 96          The Link Newspaper, Montreal, Quebec.

13 11 96          Uptown (Todd Besant), Winnipeg, Manitoba.

12 11 96          The Jewish Post (Matt Bellan), Winnipeg, Manitoba.

22 06 96          Canadian Women Studies (Janis Rapoport), Toronto, Ontario.

05 03 96          "Creating Meaning, Finding a Voice: A Feminist Language Primer" (Sarah Bowles), published in The Link. Vol.16, No.36, Montreal, Quebec.

10 05 95          "Spoken Word in Canada" for the Georgia Straight Newspaper, Vancouver, BC.

23 01 94          "I'ng her I".  Indo-Canadian Journal of Ethnic Writers, Bombay, India.

07 01 94          Baroda Central Newspaper, Baroda, India.

21 04 92          Vancouver Echo Newspaper, Vancouver, BC.

18 04 92          Jewish Western Bulletin, Vancouver, BC.

09 04 87          Jewish Western Bulletin, Vancouver, BC.