2007 Archive


The Intercollegiate Poetry Slam

12/15/2007 — 5:45 PM
The Bowery Poetry Club.

Oliver Sacks (with Leonard Lopate)

Queens College Evening Readings

12/13/2007 — 7:00 PM
Tuesdays. $15. Free with CUNY ID.

Elise Harris and Leah Paulos

12/07/2007 — 1:00 PM
BMCC. Room S757.
Harris most recently published travel writing based on her journeys in Pakistan. She has written for The New York Times and The Nation, is a former editor at Out magazine, and interned at The Village Voice. Click here to read Harris's travel writing.  Paulos is a former editor at Lucky magazine and has written for InStyle, Marie Claire, Seventeen and many others. Today she is a writing and media consultant. See http://leahpaulos.com.

Hotel Books: Wayne Koestenbaum & Edmund White

12/07/2007 — 4:00 PM
Graduate Center. Room: 4406

Lynn Emanuel

Hunter College Distinguished Writers Series

12/06/2007 — 7:30 PM
Faculty Dining Room, West Building, 8th Floor

City College MFA Reading

11/27/2007 — 7:30 PM
365 5th Ave. Park Slope
The Perch Cafe
Poets: Elise Buchman, Gregory Crosby, Sean O'Hanlon, Danny Rivera, and Alyssa Yankwitt.

Short Takes on Literature: Short Story & Film - "The Swimmer"

11/26/2007 — 12:15-2:00 PM
E-Building. Library Conference Room
LaGuardia Community College

"Women's Literature Today in Mexico and Nicaragua"

11/17/2007 — 1:00-4:00 PM
York College

Borough of Manhattan Community College Night at the Nuyorican Poet's Cafe

11/14/2007 — 7:00PM
236 East 3rd between Aves B & C
Professor Bil Wright of the BMCC Writing and Literature Degree Program will present an evening of student one-act plays.
There is a $7 admission to the event.

Michael Cunningham

Hunter College Distinguished Writers Series

11/13/2007 — 7:30 PM
Faculty Dining Room, West Building, 8th Floor

Francisco Goldman on his latest book "The Art of Political Murder, Who Killed the Bishop?"

11/13/2007 — 9:30 AM
William & Anita Newman Vertical Campus
ROOM NO. 750 Conference Room
Baruch College

8th International Conference on Women Writers of the Spanish Caribbean

11/13/2007 — 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Hostos Cafeteria
Hostos Community College

An Evening with an Author- Lawrence Hill

11/12/2007 — 6:30 PM
Medgar Evers College
Student Services ('S' building)
Room #S 122 - 1637 Bedford AVE @ Crown ST

The Literary Writers Conference in New York City

11/08/2007 - 11/10/2007
The New School
CLMP is offering CUNY students a registration fee of $300. (A $75 discount off the price of $375 registration.) The price includes two lunch sessions -- informal get-togethers -- one with Myla Goldberg, one with Mark Doty.

Celebration of Student Poets English Club

11/07/2007 — 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Savoy. SM Multi-Room
Hostos Community College

Louis de Paor, A Twenty-First Century Irish Poet

11/07/2007 — 7:00 PM
Graduate Center
Room #C-205

"Making it Personal: Katha Pollitt and Anna Quindlen in Conversation"

11/05/2007 — 6:30-8:00 PM
Proshansky Auditorium
Center for the Humanities (Graduate Center)

Alison Smith Names All the Animals

11/05/2007 — 5:30-7:00 PM
City College
Convent Avenue & 138th Street, Manhattan

"Translating Brazilian Literature"

11/02/2007 — 6:30 PM
Room 4116
The University and Graduate Center

"Writing Musical Lives"

11/01/2007 — 6:30-8:00 PM
The Skylight Room (9100)
Center for the Humanities (Graduate Center)

Cohen Library Exhibit

"The Creative Writing Program at CCNY"
An exhibition saluting the achievements of past and present faculty, students and graduates of CCNY’s Graduate English programs.

Open Until 10/31/2007
Library Archives Gallery

Langston Hughes Festival

10/26/2007
City College. The Langston Hughes Festival's Third Symposium: Lift Every Voice. Music, Song, and Lyricism. Special dinner and live performance of Langston Hughes’s Tambourines to Glory by The Harlem Repertory Theatre. Refreshments and a poetry slam.

Robert Pinsky

Hunter College Distinguished Writers Series

10/25/2007 — 7:30 PM
Faculty Dining Room, West Building, 8th Floor

"A Reading and Conversation with Sigrid Nunez"

10/23/2007 — 5:45 PM
Tuesday. Free and Open to the Public
Newman Conference Center, Baruch College
(co-sponsored by Poets & Writers)

Seymour Hersh (with Leonard Lopate)

Queens College Evening Readings

10/23/2007 — 7:00 PM
Tuesdays. $15. Free with CUNY ID.

"Brooklyn On My Mind"

10/22/2007 — Monday Evening
Whitman Auditorium. $5 Tickets Available.
718-951-4500

"Writing Other Lives: Janet Malcolm and Wendy Lesser in Conversation"

10/18/2007 — 6:00-8:00 PM
Proshansky Auditorium
Center for the Humanities (Graduate Center)

"Lehman goes 'Noir'"

10/18/2007 — 12:30 PM
Carman Hall, room B-04.

2007 Latino Heritage Celebration

10/17/2007 — 1:00-8:30 PM
LaGuardia Community College, E Building-E-242
Free Admission

Mario Vargas Llosa (with Leonard Lopate)

Queens College Evening Readings

10/16/2007 — 7:00 PM
Tuesdays. $15. Free with CUNY ID.

"Lincoln Kirstein Centennial Reading"

10/12/2007 — 6:00-8:00 PM
Elebash Recital Hall
Center for the Humanities (Graduate Center)

Annie Proulx

Hunter College Distinguished Writers Series

10/05/2007 — 6:00 PM
Faculty Dining Room, West Building, 8th Floor

"Pop Art and Poetry"

10/02/2007 — 6:30-8:00 PM
Martin E. Segal Theatre
Center for the Humanities (Graduate Center)

Kathryn Harrison

Hunter College Distinguished Writers Series

9/20/2007 — 7:30 PM
Faculty Dining Room, West Building, 8th Floor

"A Memorial Tribute to Tillie Olsen"

9/11/2007 — 6:30-8:30 PM
Elebash Recital Hall
Center for the Humanities (Graduate Center)

Library Exhibits: The Creative Writing Process at CCNY

Closing 08/17/2007
Convent Avenue at 138th Street, New York, NY 10031

The New Criterion at 25: Counterpoints on the Arts & Culture

5/15/2007 — 6:30 PM
With Judge Robert H. Bork, author, Slouching Towards Gomorrah; Anthony Daniels, author, Romancing Opiates; Roger Kimball, The New Criterion and author, Rape of the Masters; and Eric Ormsby, author, Facsimiles of Time. (Center for the Humanities) »

Best-Selling Author Series: Bruce Jay Friedman

5/16/2007 — 7:00 PM
Enjoy a fascinating glimpse into the life of an American writer at this lively and informal talk by humorist Bruce Jay Friedman. Friedman launched his career in the 1950s writing short stories and editing men's "adventure magazines." »

25 Most Influential Science Books of All Time

5/12/2007 - 5/18/2007 — 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
The 25 Most Influential Science Books of All Time as selected by the editors of Discover Magazine (December 2006 issue) are presented by the City College Libraries with commentary by City College faculty members. »