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Alumnae Writers' Forum, Writing Diversity Lecture Series 2016-17

Date/Time: Monday, March 20, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: Petteruti Lounge, Stephen Robert '62 Center
Event type: Nonfiction

 

The Department of English, Nonfiction Writing Program, presents an “Alumnae Writers’ Forum” on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 4:00 pm in Petteruti Lounge, Stephen Robert ’62 Center, 75 Waterman St. This event will feature teacher Sara Mann '10; science writer Jean Hazel Mendoza '12; media writer Doreen St. Felix '14; and writer and editor Dayna Tortorici ’11 who will read from their work and talk about post-graduation careers for writers.

Board Games with the English DUG

Date/Time: Friday, March 17, 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Do you think you can beat an English concentrator in a game of Scrabble? Come find out! Join the English DUG for an afternoon filled with wordy board games on Friday, February 24, from 2-4 p.m. in the ...

Emily Steinlight lecture

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm

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David Shields, Writing Diversity Series

Date/Time: Monday, March 06, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Event type: Nonfiction

 

Gina Rodriguez-Drix, Writing Diversity Series

Date/Time: Monday, February 27, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: George Houston Bass Performing Arts Space, Churchill House
Event type: Nonfiction

 

Gina Rodriguez-Drix, ’08.5, writer, performer, birth worker, and arts administrator, will discuss "The Subversive Tools We Carry: Writing from the intersection of cultural production and reproductive justice" on February 27, 5:30 pm, in the George Houston Bass Performing Arts Space, Churchill House, 155 Angell St. Her talk will explore writing as a tool of resilience in times of tyranny, the art(ists) at stake, and the role of reproductive justice in a changing cultural and political landscape.

Word Games with the English DUG!

Date/Time: Friday, February 24, 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Do you think you can beat an English concentrator in a game of Scrabble? Come find out! Join the English DUG for an afternoon filled with wordy board games on Friday, February 24, from 2-4 p.m. in the ...

Brent Edwards lecture

Date/Time: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm

 

Brent Edwards, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, will present a lecture titled, “The Origins of Jazz and the Ends of Jazz Writing” on Wednesday, February 22 at 5:30 in Brown/RISD Hillel, 80 Brown St., 2nd floor. He is author of “The Practice of Diaspora: Literature, Translation, and the Rise of Black Internationalism” (2003) as well as the forthcoming book “Epistrophies: Jazz and the Literary Imagination” (2017).

Lecture by Professor Tamar Katz

Date/Time: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 5:30pm - 7:30pm

The Annual Elizabeth Munves Sherman’77, P’06, P’09 Lecture in Gender and Sexuality Studies "City Time: Nella Larsen's Rooms" Tamar Katz Associate Professor of English, Associate Professor of ...

Jonathan Culler lecture

Date/Time: Monday, November 21, 2016 5:30pm - 7:00pm

 

Margo Crawford lecture

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 09, 2016 5:30pm - 7:00pm

 

Margo Crawford, Associate Professor of African American literature, global black studies, and radical black feminism, Department of English, Cornell University, will present a lecture entitled "Is the 'Black' in Black Diaspora the 'Black' in Black Abstraction?" on November 9, 5:30 pm in Smith-Buonanno Hall, Rm. 106. This lecture looks at how unexpected moves to black abstraction, during the 1960s and 70s black freedom struggles, anticipated contemporary theories and practices of the diaspora.