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Yes, sadly we have been forced to postpone our plans for the double conference in September until at least 2021. More info to come soon…
We are terribly sad at the loss of Jürgen, who passed away on May 21. We were lucky to have his presence at several of our conferences, and he was due to be a keynote at CUT-UPS@60. See the warm … Continue reading
A little ray of much needed sunshine – Tom Knoff and Kurt Hemmer’s interview from 2002 has been edited and published on Vimeo, and you can listen to it here.
Check out A. Robert Lee’s free-flowing and admiring review of Belletto’s fantastic new contribution to Beat studies here.
I was very saddened to learn of the death of Orridge after his fight with leukemia. See Chris Becker’s electrifying obituary here and get a feel for Orridge’s commitment and contribution to avant-garde experimentalism.
I am saddened to report that Michael McClure passed away on May 4, 2020. I know several of our members did work on McClure, whose life and work truly transcends the Beat movement. Kurt Hemmer and Tom Knoff made a … Continue reading
Dear All,In light of the Coronavirus crisis, I’m getting in touch about plans for Cut-Ups@60 this September. The situation is so uncertain as well as so serious that planning 6 months ahead is almost impossible. Hopefully, the situation will have improved … Continue reading
The organizers (Frank Rynne, Peggy Pacini and James Horton) have extended the deadline for paper proposals for their conference: “Courts-circuits et visions disjonctées : œuvre et réseaux de Claude Pélieu/Short-circuits and Fused Visions: The Works and Networks of Claude Pélieu” … Continue reading
Submissions are now open for a special issue: “Keep on Rolling Under the Stars: Green Readings on the Beat Generation” Please consider submitting a paper on green aspects of the Beat Generation in a broad sense. https://www.mdpi.com/journal/humanities/special_issues/green_readings
This large-format, exquisitely illustrated hardback is a stunning tribute to the extraordinary photographic experiments of poet Ira Cohen, […]