Just today we added a new poem and new video to week 1! The poem is Dickinson’s “From Blank to Blank—,” which you can read HERE. And HERE is the video, which is an...
The newest episode of our weekly YouTube series called “ModPoMinute” is about the first section of Wallace Stevens’s “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird.”
Jake Marmer & others talk about loss and silence in Bob Perelman’s poem “Chronic Meanings”:
Here is an edited clip from our October 2018 webcast discussion of Gwendolyn Brooks’s “Boy Breaking Glass”:
Discussion of Laura Broadbent’s “A Meditation on Translation” from “In on the Great Joke”—filmed with Deanna Fong at Drawn & Quarterly Bookstore in Montreal. Here’s your link to the video: https://media.sas.upenn.edu/app/public/watch.php?file_id=224331 This has been...
A number of ModPo TAs, including all but one of the originals, traveled back to the Kelly Writers House to spend the day making new videos for the course. These videos will soon be...
ModPo final words from Ujjwala Maharjan, a Nepali spoken-word poet:
ModPo 2018 final words from Jason, a teacher from Baltimore—who talks about ModPo’s effect on this teaching & other matters:
Here is a further discussion of (Cage’s idea of) defamiliarizing and defamiliarizing language—a video clip from our November 7, 2018 week 9 live webcast:
Here is a video clip from the week 9 live webcast (November 7, 2018).