Author of Corruption and UOP Professor Camile Norton.
Last update of this page in 2006.
Associate Professor of English Department of English University of the Pacific 3601 Pacific Avenue Stockton, CA 95203 Phone (209) 946-2121 Fax (209) 946-2002 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ph.D., English and American Literature and Language, Harvard University, 1992 A.M., English and American Literature and Language, Harvard University, 1987 B.A., English Literature, summa cum laude, University of Massachusetts/Boston, 1983
Corruption: Poems. New York: HarperCollins(forthcoming, December 2005). Winner, The National Poetry Series, selected by Campbell McGrath. Juried.
Resurgent: New Writing by Women. Edited and with an introduction by Camille Norton and Lou Robinson. University of Illinois Press, 1992. Cloth and paper, 208 pp. Juried. Collection of innovative contemporary work by writers, filmmakers and artists, with an emphasis on collaborative writing, on writing that combines the strategies of fiction and theory, and on writing created for visual and performance media.
"Poetry: 1900-1940," chapter in annual journal published in book format, American Literary Scholarship 2004, Duke University Press, eds . David J. Nordloh( Indiana University), Gary Scharnhorst( University of New Mexico). Forthcoming 2006. Invited.
"Love and Work," essay, part of a symposium on National Book Award winning poet, Jean Valentine. Field: Contemporary Poetry and Poetics (Fall 2005). Invited.
"Index of Prohibited Images" and "Paradise", poems, Field: Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, Spring 2005. Juried.
"The Scattered Remnant: The Altamont, California," poem, The Colorado Review (New West Issue, Summer 2004). Juried.
"Five Poems for an Alternate Encyclopedia," in Sue Johnson: The Alternate Encyclopedia. (Museum Catalogue, Summer 2004). The Tweed Museum of Art , University of Minnesota, Duluth. Commissioned.
"The Green Baize Table," poem, Ekphrasis, Spring 2004. Juried.
"The Ideal City," poem, Tiferet: A Journal of Spirituality (Winter 2004). Juried.
"Savonarola's Cape," poem, IRIS: A Journal About Women (Fall 2003). Juried.
"The Green Baize Table," poem, The White Pelican Review (Fall 2003). Juried.
"Monday Music" and "Songs Against Ending" ("The Fruitflies": "The Worm"; "The Water Beetle"; "The Moths"), poems, Field: Contemporary Poetry and Poetics (Spring 2003).
"White Page of Winter," poem, The Berkeley Zen Center Newsletter (December 2002). Non-juried.
"After Reading Spaces Like Stairs," essay, The Gail Scott Reader, Guernica Press (Canada, 2002). Invited.
"'Trying to forget about what you are told you can or cannot do': a conversation with filmmaker Pelle Lowe." How2: On-line Journal of Women and Experimental Writing. Winter 2000. http://www.departments.bucknell.edu/ 2/current/readings/pelle-lowe.html Invited.
"At the Chinese Museum, Locke, California " and "Eight Pieces for Gertrude Stein," poems. Field: Contemporary Poetry and Poetics (Spring 1999). Juried.
"Mercy," original poem and voice-over in Earthly Possessions, film by Pelle Lowe. Copyright 1992. Screened 1993-1998 at The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Whitney, New York; The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco; Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley CA; The American Museum of the Moving Image, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Distributed by Canyon Cinema, cat. #8. Invited by filmmaker; fim screened in juried exhibitions.
"Pairs" (with Lou Robinson), collaborative fiction, Resurgent: New Writing by Women. Eds. Norton and Robinson. University of Illinois Press, 1992. Juried book of which I was editor who chose material for inclusion.
"My Chinese Dress," poem. The American Voice, December 1991. Juried.
"Animal Instinct," "That Coffee," and "They Do Not Touch" in Word of Mouth: Short-Short Stories by Women. Edited by Irene Zahava. The Crossing Press, 1991. Juried.
"No Evidence Has Been Found," poem, The Georgia Review (Spring/Summer 1990) Juried.
ARTIST RESIDENCY FELLOWSHIPS
2006 Saint Mary's College, Saint Mary's City, Maryland 2005 The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, Virginia 2004 The Eastern Frontier Society, Norton Island, Maine. 2003 The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, Virginia 2002 The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst Virginia 2002 The MacDowell Art Colony, NEA Fellow, Peterborough, New Hampshire
WRITING FOR PERFORMANCE AND MULTIMEDIA ART EXHIBITIONS
Libretto for "Faust" (operetta), commissioned by composer Andrew Adrizzoia. Written 2005. Project in process.
"Five Poems for an Alternate Encyclopedia," in conjunction with "The Alternate Encyclopedia," a solo exhibit by Sue Johnson, commissioned by the artist, The Tweed Museum of Art , University of Minnesota Duluth, January 2004.
This exhibit also shown in 2005 at Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota; it will also be shown at the John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin in 2006.
"American Thrift," interactive essay on the poetics of second-hand objects, on "Wish You Were Here" (http://wishyouwerehere.ucsc.edu), website and installation by Elizabeth Stephens, on view at the Porter College Faculty Gallery at UC Santa Cruz, January 15-February 15, 2003
"Before and After," collaborative photo-montage under the direction of Elizabeth Stephens and E.G. Crichton , presented at the Feminism in the Nineties Conference, Manchester, England, July 1997.
"The Real (Dolly) Wilde," presentation of collaborative work with SPIR (Jill Casid and María DeGuzmán) at The Center for Cultural Analysis and The Literary and Cultural Theory Program, Carnegie Mellon University, September 1997. Photo-tableau of Oscar and Dolly Wilde, conceived by Casid, DeGuzmán, Jane Picard, and Camille Norton, with text (poem)by Camille Norton, who also posed at Oscar Wilde. --Oscaria/Oscar, exhibited by Casid and DeGGuzmán in Works of Mourning: The Knights of Sadness and Oscaria/Oscar. At Pulse Art Gallery, New York. May 23-June15, 1996. --at."Millenium Reproaches: Anxiety and Apoocalypse at the Fins de Siècles," Tufts University, Boston, October 20, 1995. --at Women Artists of the World, shown in cconjunction with Bejing and Beyond: Conference on Women’s Issues, Dudley House, Harvard University, October 14-28, 1995. --at "Boston (In Dialogue) Now," exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston, August-October, 1994. --at "Grave Impostures." At Watershed Mediia Center, Bristol, England, May-July 1994.
"Spells from Memory," performance of multimedia radio play, directed by Jane Picard, written by Camille Norton, Pelle Lowe, Fido Rodenbeck, and Jane Picard. Performed by Camille Norton and Felice Shay. At The Massachusetts College of Art and Crone's Harvest, Boston 1993-1994.
"The Body in Question," mixed media installation with text by Camille Norton, with Fido Rodenbeck, Jane Picard, Ellen Sperling, Pelle Lowe. Eventworks. The Tower Gallery. Massachusetts College of Art, 1991.
Poetry reading, Porter College, UC Santa Cruz, March
Poetry reading, The Stockton Arts Commission, March
Poetry Reading, The University of Massachusetts/Boston, February
Lecture and reading for the Board of Directors of The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, Virginia, June
Poetry Reading (with Denise Duhamel nd Nick Carbo), VCCA, June
The State of the Arts Humanities Lecture, The University of the Pacific, May
The Eastern Froniter Soceity a Norton Island Maine. Norton Island, Maine. With fiction writer Brian Bouldrey. June.
The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, with poet Starr Black, July
The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, August
Barnes and Noble Bookstore, Stockton, CA, March
The MacDowell Art Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire, with poet Mary Jo Salter, January
CURATOR AND PRODUCER
Co-Curator, "Gender, Tools, Technologies," The Reynolds Art Gallery, The University of the Pacific. Sponsored by the Gender Studies Program. February 17-March 22 2003.
Producer. Poetry reading by Syl-Cheyney Coker (from Sierra Leone). The Humanities Center. November 2003.
Producer. Poetry Reading for Don Schofield (from Greece). Sponsored by Gender Studies. The Reynolds Art Gallery, January 2003.
Producer, "Lauren Crux in Performance," November 2002, sponsored by the Gender Studies Program, Reynolds Art Gallery, University of the Pacific.
Producer, poet and MacArthur Fellow Anne Carson (Canada). Sponsored by Gender Studies. The Reynolds Art Center. March 2002.
Co-Curator, "Chicano/Chicana Identities", The Reynolds Gallery, The University of the Pacific, February 1- March 1, 2001.
Co-Curator, "Trouble in Toyland," The Reynolds Gallery, The University of the Pacific, February 15-March 15, 2000.
Co-Producer. Reading by fiction writer Jewell Gomez. Sponsored by Gender Studies. The Bechtel Center, The University of the Pacific, 1998.
"Robert Lowell: The Poet as Persona" and "Poetry and Performance from Langston Hughes and Allen Ginsberg to Contemporary Slam Poets," two lectures presented to the Department of American Studies at the University of Florence, Italy. March 13-14 2001.
"Music, Lyrics, and Libretto," on-stage interview with Iola and Chris Brubeck. Brubeck Festival 2001. The Brubeck Institute, University of the Pacific, Stockton CA. February 2001.
"Degenerate Signs: Dolly Wilde, Oscar Wilde, and the Politics of Cultural Mourning," Modernist Studies Association Conference, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, October 13, 2000.
"Writing from the Image", The Pacific Writer's Conference: "Opening the Field: Experiments in Poetry, Film, Story" at the Feather River Inn, May 31-June 4, 1996.
Stockton Arts Commission. Introduction to poet Jane Hirschfield, Spanos Hall, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA, March 2002.
Introduction to MacArthur Fellow Anne Carson. Organizer of event sponsored by Gender Studies Program, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California. November 2001.
Stockton Arts Commission. Introduction to United States Poet Laureate Billy Collins, September 25, 2001, Spanos Hall, The University of the Pacific
Stockton Arts Commission. Introduction to Robert Pinsky, U.S. Poet Laureate, University of the Pacific, December 1999.
Co-organizer, participating poet and workshop
HONORS AND AWARDS
The National Poetry Series Open Competition winner, for Corruption: Poems. Chosen by Campbell McGrath. Forthcoming, HarperCollins, 2005.
Nominations for the Pushcart Prize in Poetry by The White Pelican Review, Fall 2003; and by Field: Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, Spring 2003.
The Hollingsworth Prize (for "The Green Baize Table"),The White Pelican Review, Fall 2003.
Visiting Scholar, The Rosenbach Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 2003, funded by a SAAG Grant, University of the Pacific.
Visiting Lecturer, Department of Modern Languages, The University of Florence, Italy, March 2001, funded by the Office of the Provost, University of the Pacific, and The University of Florence.
The Eberhart Teacher-Scholar Award, University of the Pacific, 1998.
Visiting Scholar, Bibliothèque Jacques Doucet, Paris, July 1996, funded by SAAG Grant, University of the Pacific, summer, 1996.
Who's Who in America's Teachers, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002.
Visiting Scholar, The Huntington Theater, Boston, 1994.
The Derek Bok Teaching Award, Harvard University, 1992.
The Dexter Prize, awarded by the Department of English and American Literature and and Language, Harvard, for study in Great Britain, 1988.
The Grolier Prize in Poetry, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1982.
Associate Professor of English, The University of the Pacific, Stockton CA, 1999-Present Director, Gender Studies Program, The University of the Pacific, 2002-2004 Assistant Professor of English, The University of the Pacific, 1994-1999 Lecturer, Committee on Degrees in History and Literature, Harvard University, 1992-1994 Teaching Fellow, English and American Literature and Language, Harvard University, 1988-1992
UNIVERSITY AND DEPARTMENT SERVICE
The Gender Studies Board, 1994-2004 Coordinator, Gender Studies, 2002-2004 Coordinator, Program Review and Strategic Plan, Gender Studies 2003-04 The Faculty Research Committee (2002-2005) Professional Relations Committee (2004-2007) Liason, The Pacific-Italian Alliance (2005---- The Humanities Initiative (1997-2000) The Pope John 23rd Committee (1995-1998) The Student Awards Committee (1995-1998) The College of the Pacific Council (1996-1999) Chair, Evaluation Committee for Gayle Walton Price (2000)
Chair, Committee for Promotion and Tenure (Courtney Lehmann) Chair, Committee for Promotion and Tenure (Cynthia Dobbs) Chair, Committee for Promotion (Gregg Camfield) Peer, Committee for Promotion and Tenure (Amy Smith) Search Committee Member (three times) Job Interviewer at the MLA (twice) The Curriculum Committee (1998-2001); (2001-2004) The Advisory Board to the Chair (1994-1997) Profile Day Presenter
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