November Literary Events:
Some noteworthy events are happening in the next week:
Riggio Visiting Writer
This Friday and Monday
Two Special Events!
Riggio Distinguished Lecture: McQueen
In this Photograph Everyone is Almost Kissing
Friday, November 12, 6 PM, Wollman Hall
Gabrielle Calvocoressi considers Alexander McQueen, Steve McQueen,
the Poetics of Looking, and more. Wine and cheese reception. FREE
Poetry Forum: Gabrielle Calvocoressi
Monday November 15, 6:30 PM, Room 510
Calvocoressi is the author of the poetry collections The Last Time I Saw Amelia Earhart (2005) and Apocalyptic Swing (2009). Originally from central Connecticut, she lives in Los Angeles. Moderated by Robert Polito, director of the New School Writing Program. FREE for students, alumni, faculty and staff.
The National Book Awards Reading 2010
Tuesday, November 16th, 7:00 PM
On the eve of the National Book Awards ceremony, The New School is pleased to host a reading with the 2010 finalists in the categories of Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Young People’s Literature. Twenty distinguished authors share excerpts from their works. Sponsored by the National Book Foundation and the New School Writing Program.
|Fiction Forum: Peter Rock
Date: November 8, 2010 6:30 p.m.
Fiction Forum: Peter Rock …
|Writing for Children Forum: Maryann Macdonald
Date: November 9, 2010 6:30 p.m.
Writing for Children Forum: Maryann Macdonald…
|Poetry Forum: Lawrence Joseph
Date: November 10, 2010 6:30 p.m.
Lawrence Joseph’s books of poetry include Into It (2005) and Codes, Precepts, Biases, and Taboos: Poems 1973–1993, to be published in paperback in September 2010. A professor of law at St. John’s University School of Law, Joseph is also the author of Lawyerland (1997), a prose book reflecting his years as a practicing attorney in New York. He has lectured at many law schools and other venues in the United States and abroad. Moderated by David Lehman, poetry coordinator of the New School Writing …
|The AICA USA Distinguished Critic Lecture at The New School – Holland Cotter, Art Critic: So What?
Date: November 11, 2010 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
In awarding New York Times art critic Holland Cotter the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism, the Pulitzer Committee noted his “acute observation, luminous writing [and] dramatic story telling.” In his AICA/USA Distinguished Critic talk, Cotter discusses his roundabout route to art criticism, his response to the modes of art criticism that predominated when he began his career, the increasing limitations of that model, and how he imagines it could be changed and expanded today.This is the fourth A…
|Riggio Forum: Gabrielle Calvocoressi
Date: November 15, 2010 6:30 p.m.
Poetry Forum: Gabrielle Calvocoressi…
|The National Book Awards Reading 2010
Date: November 16, 2010 7:00 p.m.
The National Book Awards Reading 2010…
|Fiction Forum: Sam Lipsyte
Date: November 17, 2010 6:30 p.m.
Fiction Forum: Sam Lipsyte…
|Grad School Expo & Open House 2010
Date: November 20, 2010 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Thinking about graduate school? The Grad School Expo & Open House at The New School will give you an inside look at how to apply to grad school, finance your education, and advance or change your career…
|An Evening in Celebration of The Brooklyn Rail’s Tenth Anniversary
Date: November 29, 2010 6:30 p.m.
An evening in celebration of The Brooklyn Rail’s Tenth Anniversary…
|Cave Canem Poets on Craft: Kazim Ali and Lyrae Clief-Stefanon
Date: November 30, 2010 6:30 p.m.
Cave Canem Poets of Craft: Kazim Ali and Lyrae Clief-Stefanon…