2011 Archive

 

Sam Lipsyte and Marjorie Welish

12/14/2011 — 6:00 p.m.

Brooklyn College
Free

Jerome Rothenberg at 80: A Celebration

12/9/2011 — 6:00 p.m.
Graduate Center

Alice Fulton

12/8/2011 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free, but reservations are required

Access and Roadblocks: Gary Giddins in Conversation with Charles J. Shields and Patricia Bosworth

12/7/2011 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free, but reservations are required

Stephen Sondheim (with Frank Rich)

12/6/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
$20 (free with CUNY student ID)

Nick Flynn

11/23/2011 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free, but reservations are required

Talented Young Writers Panel: Stefan Merrill Block, Alison Espach, Haley Tanner, Benjamin Hale

11/21/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Writing Jewish Worlds: Mikhal Dekel, Marianne Hirsch, Nancy K. Miller, Lara Vapnyar, Wayne Koestenbaum

11/18/2011 — 4:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Robert Hughes (with Leonard Lopate)

11/15/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
$20 (free with CUNY student ID)

Randall Robinson Reading and Book Signing

11/15/2011 — 6:00 p.m.
Medgar Evers
Free

Lyn Di Iorio Reading

11/14/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
City College
Free (RSVP)

Francine Prose

11/14/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Hunter MFA Open House

11/8/2011 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free, but reservations are required

An Evening with Art Spiegelman

11/7/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Baruch College
Free, but reservations are required

Paper and Cinema: Gary Giddins in Conversation with Geoffrey C. Ward

11/7/2011 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free, but reservations are required

A Lecture by Sonia Sanchez

11/3/2011 — 12:30 p.m.
Lehman College
Free

Bel Kaufman on The Humor of Sholem Aleichem

11/1/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Thomas Glave, "Scenes from a Jamaican Childhood" (Audre Lorde/Essex Hemphill Memorial Lecture)

11/1/2011 — 6:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

An Evening with John Simon

10/27/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Queens Poet Laureate Paolo Javier Reading

10/26/2011 — 2:00 p.m.
LaGuardia Community College
Free

Meet the Agent: Tina Bennett, David Kuhn, and Eric Simonoff

10/25/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free (RSVP)

Ha Jin (with Leonard Lopate)

10/25/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
$20 (free with CUNY student ID)

100 Years of the Arab American Novel

10/25/2011 — 6:00 p.m.
Graduate Center (event to be held at the New York Public Library)
Free

"Reading Hip-Hop" with Valerie Joyner"

10/21/2011 — 6:00 p.m.
City College
Free

Carol Muske-Dukes

10/20/2011 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free, but reservations are required

Re-membering Immigrant Women and the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

10/20/2011 — 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
College of Staten Island
Free

Philip Levine Reading

10/19/2011 — 6:30 p.m.
Queens College
Free

Reading and Conversation with Jhumpa Lahiri

10/18/2011 — 5:45 p.m.
Baruch College
Free

Orhan Pamuk: A Conversation with Students

10/17/2011 — 5:00 p.m.
Queens College
Free

Margaret Atwood, In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination

10/12/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
John Jay College
Free for CUNY faculty, staff, and students with ID

Jonathan Baumbach and Will Eno

10/12/2011 — 6:00 p.m.
Brooklyn College
Free


Margaret Atwood (with Leonard Lopate)

10/11/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
$20 (free with CUNY student ID)

Marilyn Chin Reading

10/11/2011 — 6:30 p.m.
Queens College
Free

Milk and Honey: Celebrating Jewish Lesbian Poets

10/11/2011 — 6:30 p.m.
City College
Free

Zadie Smith

10/6/2011 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free, but reservations are required

Knopf Doubleday Author Series at Macaulay: Julie Otsuka

9/26/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Macaulay Honors College
Free (RSVP)

Tina Santi Flaherty Irish Voices Literary Series: Pete Hamill

9/22/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Alexandra Styron

9/21/2011 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free, but reservations are required

Literary Salon with Tananarive Due

9/17/2011 — 4:00 p.m.
Medgar Evers College
Donation

Poetry on the Plaza

9/15/2011 — 6:30 p.m.
New York City College of Technology
Free

9/11: Poetry, Spoken Word & Open Mic

9/13/2011 — 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Bronx Community College
Free

Writer's Conference

6/4/2011 — 9:00 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Hunter College

38th Annual CCNY Poetry Festival, featuring Cornelius Eady

5/17/2011 — 9:15 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
City College

Distinguished Writers Series: Nicole Krauss

5/16/2011 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

"Book Talk" Lecture Series: Ernesto Quinonez

5/9/2011 — 6:00 p.m.
CCNY Center for Worker Education
Free

Distinguished Writers Series: Darin Strauss

5/9/2011 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Best-Selling Author Series: Jane Smiley

5/9/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

New Works by Louis Armstrong/MFA Writers-in-Residence: Brian Kim and Melissa Bobe

5/6/2011 — 6:30 p.m.
Louis Armstrong House/Queens College
Free

Opportunities in the World of Publishing

5/5/2011 — 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
College of Staten Island
Free

John Sayles: A Moment in the Sun

5/4/2011 — 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
$8 general / $6 members

Brooklyn on My Mind: Jennifer Egan, Darin Strauss

5/4/2011 — 5:00 p.m.
Brooklyn College
Free

Book Launch for Forgotten Borough: Writers Come to Terms with Queens

5/3/2011 — 6:30 p.m.
Queens College
Free

PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature: Playwright Mike Van Graan

4/28/2011 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Poetry Reading: Paul Muldoon

4/27/2011 — 2:00 p.m.
Lehman College
Free

Christoph Keller and Jan Heller Levi Read New Work

4/27/2011 — 6:30 p.m.
Queens College
Free

Queens College Evening Readings: Peter Carey

4/27/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
$20 (Free with CUNY Student ID)

Art & Literature: A Conversation with Frederic Tuten and John Baldessari

4/26/2011 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

A Celebration of Poetry Month with Billy Collins & Others

4/14/2011 — 12:30 p.m.
Lehman College
Free

Celebrating Poetry Month with Adrian Matejka

4/12/2011 — 6:30 p.m.
Medgar Evers College
Free (RSVP)

2011 Literary Arts Festival-Reading by Sapphire

4/12/2011 — 5:45 p.m.
New York City College of Technology
Free

Distinguished Writers Series: Billy Collins

4/11/2011 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

"Book Talk" Lecture Series: Maria Negroni

4/11/2011 — 6:00 p.m.
CCNY Center for Worker Education
Free

In Celebration of Women's History Month: Caribbean Women Writers Conference

3/31/2011 — 10:00 a.m.
Medgar Evers College
Free

Lawrence Venuti Talk on Translation

3/30/2011 — 6:30 p.m.
Queens College
Free

Best-Selling Author Series: Francine Prose

3/28/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

"Book Talk" Lecture Series: Louise DeSalvo

3/28/2011 — 6:00 p.m.
CCNY Center for Worker Education
Free

National Black Writers Conference Biannual Symposium: Honoring the Work and Life of August Wilson

3/26/2011 — 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Medgar Evers College
$10 general donation; $5 for senior citizens, students, and faculty with ID

A Centennial Celebration of the Work of Czeslaw Milosz (moderated by Edward Hirsch)

3/22/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
$20 (free with CUNY student ID)

A Reading and Conversation with Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

3/22/2011 — 5:45 p.m.
Baruch College
Free

Walter Mosley: Discussion, Reading, & Book Signing

3/20/2011 — 1:30 p.m.
Medgar Evers College (event to be held at the Brooklyn Public Library)

Distinguished Writers Series: Peter Balakian

3/16/2011 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Gerald Stern Poetry Reading

3/16/2011 — 6:30 p.m.
Queens College
Free (co-sponsored with The Poetry Society of America)

Ian McEwan (with Leonard Lopate)

3/15/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
$20 (free with CUNY student ID)

"Book Talk" Lecture Series: Carmen Boullosa

3/14/2011 — 6:00 p.m.
CCNY Center for Worker Education
Free

Third Annual Conference on Biography: "Compromising Positions: Biography & Ethics"

3/10/2011 — Noon
Graduate Center
Free

Turnstyle Reading Series: Jeffery Allen, Paul Oppenheimer, and MFA students

3/9/2011 — 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

The Art of the Book Review: Henry Finder, Radhika Jones, Robert Messenger, Sam Tanenhaus

3/8/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free (RSVP)

Best-Selling Author Series: Barbara Taylor Bradford

3/7/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Cheryl Wills: Reading & Book Signing

3/3/2011 — 6:30 p.m.
Medgar Evers College (off-site event)

2011 Chapbook Festival

3/2/2011 - 3/5/2011
Various locations
"The Festival is free and open to the public, though some events require advance registration."

CUNY-Wide Undergraduate Poetry Awards Deadline

2/28/2011
No entry fee; cash prizes

Distinguished Writers Series: Wesley Stace and Alex Ross

2/23/2011 — 7:30 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Poet Mahogany Browne

2/17/2011 — 1:00 p.m.
Borough of Manhattan Community College
Free

Jonathan Franzen (with Leonard Lopate)

2/15/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Queens College
$20 (free with CUNY student ID)

"Book Talk" Lecture Series: Kevin Baker

2/14/2011 — 6:00 p.m.
CCNY Center for Worker Education
Free

John Oliver Killens Reading Series: Literary Activists of the Indignant Generation

2/10/2011 — 6:30 p.m.
Medgar Evers College
Free

Tendencies: Poetics & Practice, with Christopher Schmidt, Sarah Sarai, & Ira Sachs

2/9/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Graduate Center
Free

Best-Selling Author Series: Joseph O'Neill

2/8/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)

Jayanti Tamm Memoir Reading

2/7/2011 — 5:00 p.m.
Queens College
Free

Inaugural Writers' Institute Reading (moderator: Jonathan Galassi)

2/4/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Graduate Center (event to be held off-site at KGB Bar)
Free

CUNY at AWP

2/2/2011 - 2/5/2011
Washington
Please visit the CUNY Booth (#314) at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Conference & Bookfair

Best-Selling Author Series: Susan Cheever

1/25/2011 — 7:00 p.m.
Hunter College
Free (RSVP)