Page Mothers Conference Recordings, 1999 (MSS 482)

Restrictions: Original media formats are restricted. Researchers may consult user copies, which are cataloged separately in Roger.

Extent: 0.4 Linear feet (1 shoe box)

Video and sound recordings of the Page Mothers Conference, a meeting on innovative writing by American women organized by Fanny Howe and Rae Armantrout in 1999 at UC San Diego.

Video and sound recordings of the Page Mothers Conference, a meeting on innovative writing by American women organized by Fanny Howe and Rae Armantrout on March 5-6 1999 at UC San Diego. The collection consists of 11 audiocassettes and 7 VHS-C videotapes. The sound recordings document the entire conference proceedings, including poetry readings by Maureen Owen and Bernadette Mayer, and ample audience discussion. The videotapes do not include Mary Margaret Sloan's presentation, poetry readings by Owen and Mayer, and portions of the audience discussion.

Container List

VIDEOTAPES

Box 1 Folder 1
Panel 1: A Little History

Introductions by Lynda Claassen and Rae Armantrout. Panel 1 participants: Michael Davidson and Harryette Mullen.

Box 1 Folder 2
Panel 1: A Little History, and Panel 2: Poetics and Such, 1999

Panel 1 participants: Kathleen Fraser and Patricia Deinstfrey. Introduction to Panel 2 by Rae Armantrout. Panel 2 participants: Myung Mi Kim.

Box 1 Folder 3
Panel 2: Poetics and Such, 1999

Panel 2 participants: Brenda Hillman, Martha Ronk, Carla Harryman, and Lyn Hejinian.

Box 1 Folder 4
Panel 2: Poetics and Such, and Panel 3: How to Survive the Canon, 1999

Panel 2 participant: Lyn Hejinian. Panel 3 participant: Maureen Owen.

Box 1 Folder 5
Panel 3: How to Survive the Canon, and Panel 4: Mrs. Poetry--On the Work of Bernadette Mayer, 1999

Panel 3 participants: Cristanne Miller, Lynn Keller, and Libby Rifkin. Introduction to Panel 4 by Bradley Westbrook. Panel 4 participants: Stephen Cope and Lee Ann Brown.

Box 1 Folder 6
Panel 4: Mrs. Poetry--On the Work of Bernadette Mayer, and Panel 5: Guess What's Next?, 1999

Panel 4 participants: Lee Ann Brown, Leslie Scalapino, and Juliana Spahr. Introductions to Panel 5 by Rae Armantrout. Panel 5 participants: Laura Moriarty, Dodie Bellamy, Renee Gladman, and Pamela Lu.

Box 1 Folder 7
Panel 5: Guess What's Next?, 1999

Panel 5 participant: Marjorie Perloff.

AUDIOCASETTES

Box 1 Folder 8
Panel 1: A Little History, 1999

Introductions by Lynda Claassen and Rae Armantrout. Panel 1 participants: Michael Davidson, Harryette Mullen, Patricia Deinstfrey, and Kathleen Fraser.

Box 1 Folder 9
Panel 1: A Little History, 1999

Panel 1 participant: Patricia Deinstfrey. Audience discussion.

Box 1 Folder 10
Panel 2: Poetics and Such, 1999

Introduction to Panel 2 by Rae Armantrout. Panel 2 participants: Myung Mi Kim, Brenda Hillman, Martha Ronk, and Carla Harryman.

Box 1 Folder 11
Panel 2: Poetics and Such, and Panel 3: How to Survive the Canon, 1999

Panel 2 participants: Carla Harryman and Lyn Hejinian. Panel 3 Participants: Mary Margaret Sloan and Maureen Owen. Audience discussion.

Box 1 Folder 12
Panel 3: How to Survive the Canon, 1999

Panel 3 participants: Lynn Keller, Cristanne Miller, and Liffy Rifkin.

Box 1 Folder 13
Panel 3: How to Survive the Canon, 1999

Panel 1 participant: Libby Rifkin. Audience discussion.

Box 1 Folder 14
Panel 4: Mrs Poetry--On the Work of Bernadette Mayer, 1999

Introductions to Panel 4 by Bradley Westbrook. Panel 4 participants: Stephen Cope, Lee Ann Brown, Leslie Scalapino, and Juliana Spahr. Audience discussion.

Box 1 Folder 15
Panel 5: Guess What's Next?, 1999

Introduction to Panel 5 by Rae Armantrout. Panel 5 participants: Laura Moriarty, Dodie Bellamy, Renee Gladman, Pamela Lu, and Marjorie Perloff.

Box 1 Folder 16
Panel 5: Guess What's Next?, 1999

Panel 5 participant: Marjorie Perloff. Audience discussion.

Box 1 Folder 17
Maureen Owen poetry reading, 1999

Introduction by Rae Armantrout.

Box 1 Folder 18
Bernadette Mayer poetry reading, 1999

Introduction by Fanny Howe.