Saturday, 27 December
34. William Carlos Williams, the Beats, and the San Francisco Scene
3:30–4:45 p.m., Continental 7, Hilton
Program arranged by the William Carlos Williams Society
Presiding: Erin Templeton, Converse Coll.
1. “Exemplary Poet, Exemplary Man: Kenneth Rexroth’s Idealization of William Carlos Williams,” Michael Van Dyke, Cornerstone Univ.
2. “‘No Holds on the Stone’: Jack Spicer’s A Red Wheelbarrow,” Daniel Katz, Univ. of Warwick
3. “Point of Transformation Pointing Past the Beats: Williams, Duncan, Now,” Robert George Kaufman, Univ. of California, Berkeley