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October 20, 2016 at 12:01 pm #43922
Fri Oct 21, 2016 · 6:00 pm
C.K. Williams Reading Series: Adam Fitzgerald
Labyrinth Books · Presented by: Program in Creative Writing
Poet Adam Fitzgerald and creative writing seniors Nicole Acheampong, Alice Frederick, Joan Lee, and Hannah Srajer read from their work
Sat. Oct. 22, 2016 Makoto Fujimura & Gordon Graham: Silence and Beauty
Labyrinth Books · Presented by: Labyrinth Books
Makoto Fujimura, author of Silence and Beauty: Hidden Faith Born of Suffering, in conversation with Professor Gordon Graham about Fujimura’s book, the novel that in turn prompted it, and the Scorsese film with which it is connected.
Mon. Oct 24, 2016 · 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Every 28 Hour Plays
Matthews Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center · Presented by: Department of African American Studies,Lewis Center for the Arts , McCarter Theatre Center
“Every 28 Hours” is a theater project and national partnership inspired by the widely-shared and hotly-debated statistic that a black person is killed by the police, security guards, or neighborhood watch vigilantes every 28 hours in the United States.
Wed Oct 26, 2016 · 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Colonization of the Eye: A Troubling of Identity, Performance, and Projection
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater · Presented by: Program in Creative Writing
A multimedia, multigenre poetry panel discussion of identities in relationship to artistic performance, audience projection, and notions of craft.
Thu Oct 27, 2016 · 4:30 pm
Reading & Conversation with Marina Budhos: Watched
East Pyne Building Room 010 · Presented by: Lewis Center for the Arts
Watched is a powerful story of an immigrant teenager in Queens, NY, and a timely look at the issue of home-grown terrorism in the U.S. and surveillance in Muslim communities.
The University of Iowa is offering a free online writing course called How Writers Write Fiction 2016: Storied Women. One of the goals of the project is to create an online community of writers. I have joined the course and will start a thread on our web page under Join the Conversation>Writing Space> How Writers Write Fiction 2016 for those who are interested in forming a writing group around the prompts/assignments in the course.
National Novel Writing Month, Nov. 1-30. http://nanowrimo.org/
Writing Space Meetings in Frist Campus Center, Class of 1952 Room:
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 4:30-6:00PM
Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 4:30-6:00PM
Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 4:30-6:00PM