State of the Union: Poetry of Witness
a poetry reading with Janani Balasubramanian & Camille Rankine
December 13, Tuesday 6 to 8 pm
The term “poetry of witness” refers to poems written in “conditions of social and historical extremity” (Carolyn Forché). This event presents writers Camille Rankine and Janani Balasubramanian, who write poetry of […]
Sister to Sister
a panel discussion with Sharon Bridgforth, Jewelle Gomez, & Lorenzo Herrera y Lozano moderated by Eve Sandler, multimedia artist
Monday, December 9 6 pm
The Institute of African American Affairs (IAAA) at NYU presents a semester-long series of lectures, poetry readings, and film screenings with key figures, as well as emerging […]
a two-day conference with Henry Abelove, Rebecca Connor, Jasper Cragwall, Douglas Crimp, Lisa Duggan, Phil Harper, Neville Hoad, Allan Isaac, Janet Jakobsen, Michael Lucey, Steven Maynard, Tavia Nyong’o, Claire Potter, Daniel Rosenberg, Michael Roth, Todd Shepard, Marc Stein, Michael Trask, and Dorothy Wang
February 16 & 17, Thursday & Friday
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Thursday and Friday, December 1 and 2
Co-organized by the NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study and the Poetry Society of America, with the support of the NYU Humanities Initiative.
Free and open to the public
Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts 1 Washington Place
6-6:45 pm: Seeing Elizabeth Bishop, by […]
Brown Bag Lunch Talk
April 5, Monday 12:30 to 1:45 PM
Sandeep Parmar, CSGS Visiting Scholar
Hope Mirrlees’ (1887-1978) psychogeographical long poem Paris (published by the Hogarth Press in 1920) is a prime example of modernist writing that predates (and perhaps influenced) T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land. This talk will consider some previously unacknowledged sources […]
Monday, March 1st @ 6:30 p.m.
Alvin Johnson/J. M. Kaplan Hall 66 West 12th Street — Room 510 New York, NY
WILLA (Women in Letters and Literary Arts) will celebrate the formation of their new organization with a reading and panel presentation at the New School in New York, NY.
Merging the creative and the […]
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
February 25th and 26th, 2010
Click here for full program, or visit the CUNY Center for the Humanities.
Department of Comparative Literature Graduate Center City University of New York 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016
Keynote Speaker: Peter Brooks and J.M. Bernstein
Akilah Oliver, Kate Eichhorn, and Charles Bernstein
Wednesday, February 24, 6:30 pm
Presented by the CUNY Center for the Humanities, and co-sponsored by the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, the PhD Program in English, and the Poetics Group
This series of talks by poets, titled in honor of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, explores the […]
February 25-26, 2010
CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue New York City
Visit the “Spanking and Poetry” website for more info.