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Barbara Montefalcone

Barbara Montefalcone

Chair of Liberal Studies

Literature and art historian specialized in the relationship between modern and contemporary poetry and painting through the tradition of artist’s books.

After studying literature and foreign languages as an undergraduate in Italy, Barbara has pursued her studies abroad attending University of Warwick (UK), Université Lyon 2 (France) and Brown University (USA). Barbara has an MA and a PhD in American studies from Université Lyon 2 and is the author of “The Eye & the Company “a PhD thesis that was partly written under the supervision of Robert Creeley in 2004.

Université Lyon 2, Brown University, Terra Foundation for American Art.

Parsons Paris, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre-La Défense, Université Lyon 3, and Université de Caen. In Paris Barbara also works as an educator for Paris Muse Education Group and is a consultant for the Terra Foundation for American Art Europe.

Publications (selected)
« ‘It’s always an adventure: Verbal and Visual Collaborations in the Beat and Black Mountain Circles », in Matt Theado ed. The Beats, Black Mountain, and New Modes in American Poetry. Clemson (SC): Clemson University Press, 2021. (Reviewed by Michael Davidson, in Journal of Beat Studies Vol. 10, 2022).
« ‘N’importe où hors du monde’ : Susan Bee in Paris » (entretien avec l’artiste). MIRANDA Revue pluridisciplinaire du monde anglophone, novembre 2020. URL : https://journals.openedition.org/miranda/19638
« René Laubiès, un solitaire en compagnie » dans René Laubiès: l’instantané, le fugitif, la trace (catalogue d’exposition). MASC Musée de l’Abbaye Sainte-Croix, Ville des Sables d’Olonne, 3 février – 19 mars 2019.
« Small presses and literary/artistic collaboration in the U.S. after 1945: The examples of The Black Mountain Review, Jargon Press, and Granary Books », IdeAs [En ligne], 9 | Printemps / Été 2017, URL : http://journals.openedition.org/ideas/1954 ;
DOI : https://doi.org/10.4000/ideas.1954
The Art of Collaboration: Poets, Artists, Books. Montefalcone, Barbara, Anca Cristofovici eds. Huston: Cuneiform Press, 2016.