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Fall 2014


Thursday, October 23, 2014
Katherine Hayles, Duke
Tudor and Stuart Lecture
Gilman 130D
4:15pm
 

Friday, October 24, 2014
Sandra Simonds
Poetry Reading
Location TBD
5:00 pm

SANDRA SIMONDS

Sandra Simonds is the author of four collections of poetry, Warsaw  Bikini (Bloof Books, 2008), Mother Was a Tragic Girl (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2012), The Sonnets (Bloof Books, 2014) and Ventura Highway in the Sunshine (Saturnalia Books, forthcoming in 2015). Her poems have appeared in The Best American Poetry 2014, the American Poetry Review, Fence, Poetry, the Black Warrior Review, the Boston Review and others. She was a recipient of a “reader’s choice” award in 2013 from the Academy of American Poets for her poem “Red Wand” which appeared on Poets.org.


Thursday, November 6, 2014
Robert Young, NYU
Tudor and Stuart Lecture
Gilman 130D
4:15pm

Friday, November 7, 2014
Vivek Naranayan
Poetry Reading
Lcation TBD
5:00pm

VIVEK NARANAYAN

Vivek Narayanan’s  two books of poems are Universal Beach (Harbour Line Press, 2006 / In Girum Books, 2011) and Life and Times of Mr S (HarperCollins India, 2012). He is a coeditor at the literary magazine Almost Island and its press and has worked at Sarai, a program of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, which focuses on experimental and interdisciplinary theory and practice in New Delhi.

Narayanan’s previous work has been included in several recent anthologies, such as The HarperCollins Book of English Poetry (HarperCollins India, 2012), 60 Indian Poets (Penguin Books India, 2008), and The Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Indian Poetry and Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond (W.W. Norton, 2008). In addition to publishing poetry, Narayanan has conducted experiments with technology, performance, physical space, movement, site-specific poetry, and audience interaction through a series of collaborations with other artists. He earned a master’s degree in cultural anthropology from Stanford University and a master’s in creative writing from Boston University.

In 2013-14, he was a fellow in poetry at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Sciences.  He is currently working on a book of poems, “The Jewelled Deer,” that attempts to “write through” the Ramayana of Valmiki.


Thursday, November 20, 2014
Melissa Sanchez, University of Pennsylvania
ELH Colloquium
Gilman 130D
4:15pm



 

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