SPRING
2012





T
he International Colloquium OULIPO@50 organized by the University SUNY - BUFFALO and the international e-zine Arcade/Formules which took place from October 5th to October 8th, 2011, marks the 50th anniversary of the official foundation of this French vanguard literary movement which expanded into many other artistic areas all over the world.

 
March
2012
February
2012
P
Melodia E. Jones  
Chair
Activities
 
  
   
       

                                                                      
            Previous Semesters     
                     
January 2012
                                                            
   




                     




                                                                                                                             

 
New Centennial Review                                     

  Volume 11
   Number 3
   Winter 2011
       
                                                                                            
                                                                              
  Modern Language                                                  
  Association
  Annual Meeting
  Seattle - January 6-10,                                            Chair session "“Forms and Effects: Linguistic Approaches
                                                                                                             to the Teaching of Literature.”


                                                                                 


                                                                       
                                                                                 
 On January  16,  the videos
of the interventions during
 the "Oulipo@50"
Colloquium were posted
on the web at the
following site:                                                                http://vimeopro.com/user10120706/methodigital-1

                                                                                
                                                                 
                                                                                  
                                                                                                                            
                                                                                 

  
        
   

                                                                                          





    
                                                                                


                                                          
  On February 24, 2012, the
Melodia E. Jones Chair
supported the Interdisciplinary
Roundtable “Early Modern
Masculinities” organized
by the UB Cultures and Texts
Strategic Strength Initiative;
in particular the Melodia
E. Jones Chair sponsored
the visit by Prof. Kathleen
Perry Long (Cornell University)
who gave a talk on “Meddling
with Masculinity in Alchemical
Treatises.”






                                                                                                
   


Within the Framework of
the Art Gallery exhibit                                            
"Language to Cover a
Wall"  sponsored in part                                    
by the Melodia E. Jones
Fund and the PIRQ
Quebec grant,
Visit of the Quebec digital
poet David Jhave
Johnston





Dans le cadre du Buffalo      

Quebec Film Festival –

Canisius College.

February 7, presentation

by the Melodia Chair

of “Aurore” by Luc Dionne.





                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                   
             


Publication of the essay                                                   
 "Roubaud Proprose” in
Jacques Roubaud,
compositeur de
mathématique
et poésie
,
Agnès Disson, Véronique
Montémont eds.







                                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                 
                                                                               








April
2012
June
2012



                                                                                     
Publication of the essay                                        
"Isidore Isou's Spirited
Letters", in
Paris-Bucharest,
Bucharest-Paris,

Ann Quinney ed.,
Amsterdam : Rodopi.





























Alliance                                           Excellence in French Studies Awards
Française de
Buffalo                                         
Prix  Annuel des
Lycées
                     
May
2012
                                









June 18, 2012
 Paris reception at
bookstore Palimpseste
for official launch of
Formes Poétiques
Contemporaines  9
("Double Change")
Vincent Broqua,
Jean-Jacques Poucel
eds.  



and
Formules 16
"Oulipo@50"
Camille Bloomfield,
Marc Lapprand,
Jean-Jacques Thomas
eds.