The Arts in Society’s Updates

2017 Plenary Speaker - Carrie Noland

The Twelfth International Conference on The Arts in Society is pleased to announce Carrie Noland as a 2017 Plenary Speaker.

Carrie Noland is the author of Poetry at Stake: Lyric Aesthetics and the Challenge of Technology (Princeton, 1999), Agency and Embodiment: Performing Gestures/Producing Culture (Harvard, 2009), and Voices of Negritude in Modernist Print (Columbia, 2015), as well as numerous articles on twentieth-century art. Collaborative interdisciplinary projects include Diasporic Avant-Gardes: Experimental Poetics and Cultural Displacement (Palgrave), co-edited with the Language poet Barrett Watten, and Migrations of Gesture (Minnesota), co-edited with anthropologist Sally Ann Ness. She is currently writing a book on Merce Cunningham provisionally entitled Merce Cunningham: After the Arbitrary. She teaches French and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine. Noland has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities (alas, in danger!), the American Council of Learned Societies, the American Philosophical Society, the John Guggenheim Foundation, and the Camargo Foundation.

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