Re-Opening a Poetics of Re-Openings (aka “naked strategic partners”). First presented at University of California, Irvine, for Diasporic Avant-Gardes: Experimental Poetics and Cultural Displacement,November 19-20, 2004

Toscano on Cecilia Vicuña (Terriloquis Victus Dictis :: Species Patefactast Verbis) (2002)

Toscano on Leslie Scalapino (Simultaneous Multi-Local Mass-Body Rhythm) (2006)

De-Liberating Freedoms in Transit (Nouliplo Conference, Los Angeles, 2004)

“What can a poem do?” (Touching on Three Questions from: Poetry and Empire: Post-Invasion Poetics, A Poetics Weekend, University of Pennsylvania, Oct 2003

“Liberate Literature: Creating an Artistic Culture outside of Academia” (2012)

Review of Edwin Torres “The PoPedology Of An Ambient Language” (2007)

AWP Statement 2013, Imperium, Borders, Panels

AWP Statement 2015, “Laboristics of Conferences”

AWP Statement, 2014, “Are We Latino?” (2014)

AWP Statement, 2014 “Are we projecting?”

Statement for Re-Thinking Poetics (Touching on Guillermo Gomez-Peña) (Columbia University, 2010)