University of Virginia, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Puzzles, Bots & Poems: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Poetics, Structure, Design, and Constraint

October 26, 2018

Puzzles, Bots, and Poetics

A Symposium hosted by the Puzzle Poetry Group and Scholars' Lab

 

Friday, October 26

 

9 AM - Kate Compton, Generative Art Workshop 

http://galaxykate.com/

 

2 PM - Tony Veale, University College Dublin 

"Game of Tropes II: A Clash of Symbols"

 

3 PM - Sarah Tindal Kareem, UCLA

"Chasing Daedalus"

 

4 PM - Louis Bury, CUNY Hostos

"'Rats Build Their Labyrinths': On the Psychology and Aesthetics of Puzzles"

 

 

Saturday, October 27

 

10 AM - Dennis Tenen, Columbia University

"Techniques of Industrial Modernism: Plot Robot"

 

11 AM - Whitney Sperrazza, University of Kansas 

"Blazonic (Un)making: Margaret Cavendish's 

Recipe Poems as Early Modern Maker Labs"

 

1 PM - Herbert Tucker, University of Virginia

Riddle Poems: A Discussion

 

2 PM - Bret Rothstein, Indiana University

"Secret Hardware Handshakes"

 

This event made possible by the support of the 

Page-Barbour Committee and UVa's IHGC

Location: 
Alderman Library 421
Time: 
9:00 am