NJIT Newsroom tagged with "poetry" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 NJIT Humanities Professor Publishes Eighth Poetry Collection http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-330.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-330.phpMon, 14 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Burt Kimmelman, PhD, of Maplewood, a professor in the Department of Humanities at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), has published his eighth poetry collection, Gradually the World: New and Selected Poems, 1982-2013 (BlazeVOX, 2013). The poems, which represent his poetic practice as it has evolved over the last three decades, are accompanied by drawings by Basil King.

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NJIT Humanities Professor Burt Kimmelman Publishes Eighth Collection of Poetry http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-305.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-305.phpMon, 30 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Humanities Professor Burt Kimmelman has published his eighth collection of poetry, Gradually the World: New and Selected Poems, 1982-2013  (BlazeVOX, 2013).

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NJIT Humanities Professor Launches New Project at National Library of France http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-301.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-301.phpWed, 25 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 A new research project by NJIT Humanities Professor Chris Funkhouser launched yesterday at the National Library of France. Combining music, documented artistic performances, lectures, and studio experiments, Funk's SoundBox 2012 draws from hundreds of digital recordings that he produced.

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NJIT Humanities Professor To Lecture in Portugal http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-044.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-044.phpFri, 08 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Digital poetry expert Christopher Funkhouser, associate professor in the department of humanities, will be consulting on a project called PO.EX'70-80, which focuses on experimental poetry, on Feb. 14 at Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto, Portugal. 

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NJIT's Jonathan Curley To Participate in Local Poetry Reading on Dec. 6 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-406.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-406.phpMon, 03 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Jonathan Curley, a senior university lecturer in NJIT's Department of Humanities, will give a poetry reading at the Intrinsic Cafe on December 6 at 7 p.m. The Intrinsic Cafe is located on 5 Sussex Avenue in Newark, across from the NJIT campus. 

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The Story Under Your Nose: Performance, Poetry, Dialogue Arts Project at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-085.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-085.phpThu, 01 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Poetry and other forms of creative expression have the power to motivate thinking that addresses critical social issues such as race and identity in new and positive ways.

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NJIT Humanities Professor and Digital Poetry Expert To Participate in Digital Media Studio http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-041.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-041.phpThu, 02 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Humanities Professor and digital poetry expert Christopher Funkhouser will participate in Interrupt 2012, a three-day international studio celebrating writing and performance in digital media, on Feb. 10-12 at Brown University.

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NJIT Professor Publishes Seventh Poetry Collection http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-023.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-023.phpFri, 20 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Burt Kimmelman, PhD, professor in the Department of Humanities at NJIT, has published his seventh poetry collection.

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NJIT Humanities Professor Publishes New Book on Digital Poetry http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-021.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-021.phpThu, 19 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Humanities Professor Christopher Funkhouser has published New Directions in Digital Poetry (Continuum Books, 2012), an informed look at digital poetry in its contemporary state. 

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New Book by NJIT Humanities Professor Reviewed by Online Publication http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-366.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-366.phpWed, 05 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Electro Þerdix, a book published earlier this year by NJIT Humanities Professor Christopher Funkhouser, was reviewed by Jacket 2, an online publication associated with PennSound and the Kelly Writers House at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Humanities Department Announces Winners of Enid Dame Poetry Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-192.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-192.phpMon, 16 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The Humanities Department is pleased to announce the 2011 winners of the Enid Dame Poetry Competition. All winners will be honored in the fall semester and their work will be published in The Vector newspaper and the new online poetry magazine, Newark Review.

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Interview with NJIT Humanities Chair Burt Kimmelman Published in Online Poetry Magazine http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-242.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-242.phpWed, 07 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Humanities Professor and poet Burt Kimmelman, PhD, of Maplewood, discussed his recent collection As If Free and more with the critic, scholar and poet Thomas Fink in an interview that has been published in Jacket Magazine. Published in Australia, Jacket is probably the best known/widest readership publication of avant-garde English-language poetry and poetics, and recently affiliated itself with the Kelly Writers House at the University of Pennsylvania where Kimmelman will give a reading this October. 

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NJIT Humanities Professor Will Be Invited Speaker and Performer at Banff Art Center Event http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-035.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-035.phpThu, 11 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Humanities Professor Christopher Funkhouser, an expert in digital poetry, will be an invited speaker and performer at "In(ter)ventions: Literary Practice At The Edge: A Gathering" at the Banff Art Center on Feb.18-21 in Alberta, Canada. Funkhouser will join 36 forward-thinking literary artists who will create a context for the demonstration and discussion of cutting-edge literary practice.   

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NJIT Humanities Professor To Perform at Major Electronic Literature Event in Norway http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-377.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-377.phpTue, 27 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Humanities Professor Christopher Funkhouser, PhD, an expert in digital poetry, will perform at The Network as a Space and Medium for Collaborative Interdisciplinary Art Practice Conference on Nov. 8 in Bergen, Norway. Funkhouser, who is also director of the Communication and Media Program at NJIT, will perform "Psychographic Poetry."

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NJIT Professor Burt Kimmelman To Read His Poetry in Fanwood Next Tuesday http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-309.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-309.phpFri, 11 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor Burt Kimmelman, who has published five poetry collections, will read from his collected works on Sept. 15, 2009 at 8 p.m. in The Carriage House Poetry Series.

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NJIT Humanities Professor To Read Poetry in NYC This Weekend http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-214.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-214.phpThu, 04 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT professor and poet Burt Kimmelman, of Maplewood, will be a featured reader in the Phoenix Poetry Reading Series on June 7 at 5:30 p.m. at Bangal Curry, 65 West Broadway in New York City. Kimmelman chairs the department of humanities at NJIT.

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Poet and Professor Burt Kimmelman at NJIT Invited to Read at March 4 Poetry-in-the-Round at Seton Hall http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-057.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-057.phpThu, 19 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT English professor and poet Burt Kimmelman, of Maplewood, has been invited to read from his work at Seton Hall University's Poetry-in-the-Round on March 4, 2009 at 7 p.m. in the library on campus. Poet Adele Kenny will also be featured.  The public is invited to attend; there will be no charge. 

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NJIT Humanities Professor and Digital Poetry Expert Commissioned To Write Poem for Presidential Inauguration http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-009.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-009.phpWed, 14 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Humanities Professor and digital poet Christopher Funkhouser was among the 10 American poets commissioned for the Presidential Inauguration by the Associated Press and featured by the New York Times.

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KUDOS-November 2008 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-416.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-416.phpMon, 17 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Congratulations to Theologos Homer Bonitsis, Christopher Funkhouser, and Elizabeth Avery-Gomez '07 and students Nilufa Rahim and Brian Novello on their recent accomplishments.

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NJIT Humanities Professors To Perform at New York City Poetry Club http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-304.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-304.phpFri, 29 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Humanities Professors Christopher Funkhouser and Andrew Klobucar will perform on August 30, 4-6 p.m. at the Bowery Poetry Club in New York City. Admission: $6. 

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NJIT Humanities Professor To Perform Multimedia Text-Movie on July 20 in NYC http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-271.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-271.phpWed, 16 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Humanities Professor Christopher Funkhouser, PhD, will perform while screening his latest multimedia text-movie, this is not a b (pdp remix), which was recently published at trickhouse.org, on July 20, 4-5 p.m. at the Bowery Poetry Club in New York City. 

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NJIT English Professor Burt Kimmelman Reading His Poetry Tonight in Upstate New York http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-255.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-255.phpThu, 26 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor and Maplewood resident Burt Kimmelman will read from his poetry tonight at the Bright Hill Literary Center, Treadwell, NY. The Center is located near the State University of New York at Oneonta. Kimmelman, a professor in NJIT's department of humanities, has published five poetry collections and is awaiting the publication by Talisman House in early 2009 of his sixth collection, As If Free.

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NJIT Humanities Professor Discusses Digital Poetry on WNYU Radio http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-222.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-222.phpTue, 27 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Christopher Funkhouser, PhD, associate professor in the department of humanities at NJIT and an expert in digital poetry, read from his forthcoming work, Technopoetry Rising, on WNYC Radio's "Ceptuetics" program earlier this month.

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NJIT Humanities Professor To Give Lecture on Digital Poetry at Penn http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-104.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-104.phpTue, 25 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Humanities Professor Christopher Funkhouser, an expert in digital poetry, will give a lecture on "IBM Poetry: Exploring Restriction in Computer Poems" on March 26 at the University of Pennsylvania. 

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NJIT Humanities Professor To Perform at Digital Poetry Event in Paris http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-218.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-218.phpFri, 18 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Christopher Funkhouser, PhD, a professor in the department of humanities at NJIT, will speak on the topic "Creative Cannibalism and Digital Poetry" and perform "States of Malaysia 2.0" on May 20-21 at the E-Poetry 2007 event in Paris, France.

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NJIT To Host Presentation on Net Art and Digital Poetics http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-028.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-028.phpTue, 23 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500 “Net Art/Digital Poetics” is the topic of a public presentation by Jason Nelson, an associate lecturer in Digital Writing and Cyberstudies in the School of Arts at Griffith University in Australia, on Jan. 30 at 4 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. Nelson will introduce newly designed works and discuss a selection of inventive works he has previously produced, including the Poetry Cube. The talk is the first in a series of Digital Poetry@NJIT events produced by NJIT Humanities Professor Christopher Funkhouser. For more information, contact Prof. Funkhouser.

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NJIT Humanities Professor To Speak at Yale University Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-427.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-427.phpThu, 26 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Christopher Funkhouser, PhD, an associate professor in the department of humanities at NJIT, will give a lecture/presentation titled "Augusto de Campos, Digital Poetry, and the Anthropophagic Imperative" on Nov. 4 as part of the POEM/ART conference at Yale University.

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Mathematics Professor Holds Contest for Most "Moving" Poem http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-301.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-301.phpThu, 27 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400 When Roy Goodman, PhD, an assistant professor of mathematics at NJIT, had some extra moving boxes to give away last fall, he posted an ad on Craigslist. He offered to give the boxes to whomever sent in the best haiku on the topic of moving. Goodman told The New Yorker (July 31, 2006 issue) that the details of the winning haiku set it apart from the other six entries submitted. “He managed to tell a story, and he sounded wistful,” Goodman said.

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NJIT Humanities Professor To Perform at Thailand New Media Arts Festival http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-192.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-192.phpWed, 26 Apr 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Christopher Funkhouser, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of humanities at NJIT, will present a lecture, “Digital Poetry: An Introduction,” as well as two digital poetry performances with writer and musician Eric Curkendall at the Thailand New Media Arts Festival 2006 in Bangkok on May 2-4. The performance will combine original poems, poems generated from Google search strings, poems made from spam e-mail messages, live music, and more. Funkhouser is currently teaching at Multimedia University in Cyberjaya, Malaysia, on a Fulbright Scholarship.

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NJIT Humanities Professor Explains Bird Songs With Science, Poetry, Music http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-172.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-172.phpTue, 19 Apr 2005 00:00:00 -0400 A better understanding of why birds sing has led David Rothenberg, PhD, a professor in the department of humanities at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), on a journey into the seemingly disparate worlds of science, poetry and music. The result is the publication this month of Why Birds Sing (Basic Books).

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