Jeanie Dean
Since 2002
Works in Milwaukee, Wisconsin United States of America

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BIO
Jeanie Dean is a performance poet, dance artist and a professor at a small college. He work has been published in local, regional and international publications or art programs.

She is the author of two books A New Alphabet (an e-book) and Ondine's Lament (Lament of the Water Spirit) which will be published in 2004 by the Mellen Poetry Press. The book is a series of letter poems addressed to Andre Breton the French poet and founder of Surrealism.

She appeared on Wisconsin and syndicated PBS television stations in 2003 reading a poem from Ondine's Lament, titled "The Sound". She published two critical essays "Re-seeding the Burnt Wasteland" (1999) about the poetry of W. S. Merwin, and "She Looks in the Mirror" (2002) about the film gaze, in Analecta Husserliana The Yearbook of Phenomenological Research.

http:pw.english.uwm.edu/~jdean.

Publications
2004L'Ondine's Lament, Poetry and Essay: Mellen Poetry Press

2003A New Alphabet: Language, Icons Embodiment and Digital Literacy

2002"She Looks in the Mirror: Analecta Husserliana Yearbook of Phenomenological Research: Vol. 73.
London: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

2001Selected Poems, The Grab Bag, Milwaukee Wisconsin.

2000"Re-seeding the Burnt Wasteland:" Analecta Husserliana Yearbook of Phenomenological Research: Vol. 71. London: Kluwer Academic.

1999Selected Poems, Inner Voice Magazine: Fall, 1999.

1991"Dreams in War" Spectators A Gulf War Anthology: Woodland Pattern, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Conference
2003AILA Confernce on Literacy Ghent, Belgium.

SPHS Society for Phenomenology & Human Studies Boston

Northern Illinois University - Media & Literature Conference
A New Alphabet

2001Harvard University Conference on Art, Literature & Philosophy

2000Northern Illinois University - Media & Literature Conference

1999Harvard University Conference on Art, Literature & Philosophy

1999Marquette University Global Peace Conference, Panelist and Poet

1998WCTC Conference Teaching with Technology

1998Wisconsin Woman to Woman Conference, Poetry and Seminar

1992Wisconsin Woman to Woman Conference, Poetry Workshop

Multi-Media
Mixed Media Live Program Producer - "Skin Deep" Poetry, Photography Music
Cinematographer, Editor. Tai Chi Chuan -1 hour film documentary.

Awards
2003Finalist, Book Publication Prize, Mellen Poetry Press L?Ondine?s Lament
Poetry, Dance Performance

2003Poet's TV Pilot WMTV Public TV program poetry performance

2001Performance Art "Egyptian Temple Dance"
1998Hotel Milwaukee Wisconsin Public Radio program - Featured Poet

1997Chicago Celtic Fest - Poet

1990 - 1997Irish Fest - Poetry

1987- Present Annual Anniversary Reading "One Silver Dollar: A Poetic Expose Assassination of John Kennedy"

1996Riverwest Art Center -"Goddess Suite"

1996Century Hall 20th Anniversary Reunion "Skin Deep Mixed Media Poetry"

1995Benefit for Cuba, "Time Piece"

1992, 1993Woodland Pattern - Guest Artist with Jim Glynn

1992Art Opening - Gang of 40 Show, A Feminist Retrospective - Poetry & Choral Composition "The Return of Quetzalcoatal" and "Cosmic Tease"

Education

M. A. English, Literary and Cultural Critique/Creative Writing University Wisconsin - Milwaukee.

A. D. Business Data Processing, Milwaukee Area Technical College.

B. A. Communications & Mass Media, University Wisconsin ? Milwauke.