About the event

We were fortunate enough to have videographer Colin Still video this event. Please visit Penn Sound to see all the videos and more archival footage of this monumental celebration of Jerome Rothenberg.

Poet, translator, editor, anthologist, Jerome Rothenberg is joined by friends and collaborators for an exploration of his influential work. Papers on Rothenberg’s work and short tributes will be presented by Homero Aridjis, Bruce Andrews and Sally Silvers, Lee Ann Brown & Tony Torn, Peter Cockelbergh, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, George Economou, Al Filreis, Susan Howe, Robert Kelly, Ligorano/Reese, Ernesto Livon-Grosman, Pete Monaco, Charles Morrow, Rochelle Owens, Nicole Peyrafitte, Jeffrey Robinson, Diane Rothenberg, Carolee Schneemann, Danny Snelson, Anne Tardos, Monica de la Torre, Anne Waldman, Mark Weiss, and Heriberto Yepez. Organized by Pierre Joris and Charles Bernstein. Opening welcome by Ammiel Alcalay.