Lang Abigail

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Research themes

  • American poetry
  • Poetics (forms, genres, media)
  • Poetry and media (orality, performance, sound archive…)
  • Literary and cultural exchanges between France and the United States
  • Modernism

Current Project

• édition de La Conversation transatlantique. les échanges franco-américains en poésie depuis 1968

  • avec Vincent Broqua et Olivier Brossard, A Collective History of American Poetry and Poeticshttp://www.poetscritics.org
  • mise en œuvre du site Archives sonores de la poésie

Education and Academic Positions

  • 1990, École Normale Supérieure Fontenay-Saint-Cloud.
  • 1993, Agrégation.
  • 1999, PhD, Université Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle.
  • 1992-93, French assistant, Eton College, UK.
  • 1995-98, Teaching Assistant (AMN), l’Université Bordeaux III.
  • 2001- , Associate professor, Université Paris-Diderot, UFR Etudes anglophones.

Scientific and Editorial Responsibilities

  • curator, with Vincent Broqua and Olivier Brossard, of the Poets & Critics research programme.
  • founding member of the online poetry archive Patrimoine sonore de la poésie
  • member of the editorial board of the Palgrave series Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics (2017-20)

Research Supervision

  • American poetry
  • Modernist and experimental literature
  • Literary translation
  • “Contemporary poetry and transatlantic poetics at the Royaumont Translation Seminars (1983-2000) : an experimental language laboratory”, Collaborative Translation From the Renaissance to the Digital Age, eds. Anthony Cordingley, Céline Frigau Manning, London, Bloomsbury, 2016.
  • Lyn Hejinian, Ma vie, trad. Abigail Lang, Maïtreyi et Nicolas Pesquès, Dijon, Motion Method Memory / Presses du Réel, 2016.
  • « De la poetry reading à la lecture publique », Dire la poésie, ed. Jean-François Puff, Éditions Cécile Defaut, 2015.
  • Modernist Legacies. Trends and Faultines in British Poetry Today, eds. Abigail Lang and David Nowell-Smith, Contemporary Poetry and Poetics Series, New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. [compte-rendu]

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