Sound and performance artists to put on conference

by Megan Connelly

Six of the world’s best known sound and performance poets, critics and theorists will participate in a conference Nov. 18 to 20 at the DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Notre Dame. Titled “Textsounds,” the event will feature Caroline Bergvall, Charles Bernstein, cris cheek, Steve McCaffery, Marjorie Perloff, and Joan Retallack. All performances will take place in the Philbin Studio Theatre and are open to the public.

The annual Duffy Lectures in the Department of English are presenting the conference with support from the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, the Department of Film, Television and Theatre, the Center for Creative Computing, and the center for the performing arts. Tickets for evening performances can be purchased through the centers box office at 574-631-2800.

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