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The 2nd Avant Writing Symposium: deadline

The deadline for receipt of proposals for the August Avant Writing Symposium at Ohio state University Libraries is fast approaching. I have to have them by Mon. May 17! So if you haven't sent one in, it's now or never.

Proposals should include a title, paragraph or so describing what you want to do, and a brief bio. Other details below:


THE 2ND AVANT WRITING SYMPOSIUM

The Avant Writing Collection

Rare Books & Manuscripts Library

The Ohio State University Libraries

Columbus, Ohio, USA

August 19-21, 2010

PROPOSALS INVITED

The Symposium will be open to all interested persons, with a small registration fee. The number of presentations will be limited by time and space constraints.

We are now open to receive proposals for presentations for 30-minute slots (with some exceptions for longer presentations) for papers, performances, digital presentations, and other activities, having to do with innovative and avant-garde writing, broadly conceived. Include a brief bio. Deadline: May 17, 2010. Please send your proposals to:


Dr. John M. Bennett, Curator

Avant Writing Collection

19 Thompson Library

1858 Neil Av. Mall

The Ohio State University

Columbus, OH 43214 USA


Or by email, Bennett.23@osu.edu


Please note that all attendees, whether presenting or not, will need to pay the small registration fee of $30 US.


Information on hotels and lodging availabilities will be forthcoming closer to the event.


This event will include a number of special presentations from writers and artists invited from Spain and Latin America.


This promises to be a very exciting 3 days!


For information on the Avant Writing Collection, see

http://library.osu.edu/sites/rarebooks/avantwriting/


Photos from the First Symposium may be seen here:

http://library.osu.edu/sites/rarebooks/avant/


Our 2 catalogs may be seen in PDF versions here:

http://library.osu.edu/sites/rarebooks/avant/Avant2.pdf

http://library.osu.edu/sites/rarebooks/avant/VisualPoetry.pdf


Sponsored by

The Rare Books & Manuscripts Library

The Ohio State University Libraries

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese

The Center for Latin American Studies


The Ohio State University

Art at head by Baron & John M. Bennett

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