The Creative Writing Program at Fordham University is accepting applications for the English Major with a Creative Writing Concentration from October 1st - November 1st.
We are proud to be hosting Lev Grossman as our 2018 Mary Higgins Clark Chair. Grossman will be in residence at Fordham from October 15th - 17th. Stay tuned for information on the official address, book-signing and craft talks.
Shachar Pinsker (U. Michigan) will give a talk on the role of urban cafes in the development of modern Jewish culture on Thurs. April 19 at 6 pm in rm. 2-01A of the Law School.
Rebecca Wanzo, Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, will speak on "Black Panther: 'Post'-Civil-Rights Hero in Revolutionary Times."
All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend our annual poetry & Pizza event. Stop by briefly to read aloud poems by your favorite poets, share some poems of your own, or just come to listen throughout the event or for part of it.
Tuesday, November 7th McGinley, Room 234 12:15-2:00 pm
A discussion and Q&A with celebrated Young Adult novelist A.S. King on the life of an author and the invention of individual process. The event will examine the importance of persistence, voice, and breaking conventional writing rules as well as navigating the publishing business as a non-traditional writer. We are proud to host A. S. King as our 2017 Mary Higgins Clark Chair. Stay tuned for information on advising sessions, talk-backs and a summer reading group on Ask the Passengers. A.S. King will be in residence at Fordham from October 2nd - October 5th.
The Tenth Annual Inaugural Lecture - Midsummer Nightmare: Shakespeare and the Economic Crisis of 1595-7
Join the English Department in celebrating The Tenth Annual Inaugural Lecture - "Midsummer Nightmare: Shakespeare and the Economic Crisis of 1595-7" - by Mark Caldwell, Professor of English, Fordham University
The lecture will be held on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at 4:00pm in the O'Hare Special Collections, Walsh Library with a reception to follow.
Please RSVP at http://bit.ly/2017FordhamEnglishInauguralLecture
New York, NY (July 2017) Join us at the NYC branch of the renowned Bay Area literary reading series Why There Are Words on Sunday, July 2, 2017, at the Bowery Poetry Club for readings by the acclaimed authors below. Doors open at 5:45 pm; readings begin at 6:00 sharp. $10.00 at the door or $8 in advance. For more details, including the authors’ full bios, see the Why There Are Words website, whytherearewords.com or follow the Facebook page for the WTAW-NYC series. Tickets available here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2717249
The English Department's Director of Placement and Professional Development and Director of Graduate Studies are sponsoring a workshop on “Building Your Job Market Portfolio.” We encourage everyone to attend, regardless of whether you are planning to go on the job market next year or not. The workshop will be followed by a reception, and during the reception, we will present awards to the winners of the Graduate Essay and Graduate Syllabus Prizes (please remember to apply for those by April 20 and April 27, respectively).
If you plan to attend, please RSVP by April 28 to Carole Alvino (firstname.lastname@example.org) so that we can order enough food and drink.
The Voices Up! concert series in collaboration with Poets Out Loud produly presents: New Music, New Poetry
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 7:30PM
Featuring mezzo-soprano Kathryn Krasovec, with Jesse Goldberg on piano
Music by Lawrence Kramer and Robin Julian Heifetz
Poetry by Elisabeth Frost, Emily Dickinson, and Hart Crane
Fordham University, Lincoln Center 113 West 60th St., 12th-floor Lounge
Nearest subways: 59th St. Columbus Circle (1, B, D, A), 66th St. Lincoln Center (1). Entrance to Fordham’s Lowenstein Building on the Northwest Corner of 60th Street and Columbus Avenue.
Poet-provocateur Moez Surani reads from ةيلمع Operación Opération Operation 行 动 Oперация—a book-length poetic inventory of contemporary rhetoric of violence and aggression, as depicted through the evolution of the language used to name the many military operations conducted by UN Member Nations since the organization’s inception in 1945. After the reading, Julie Trébault, Director of the Artists At Risk Coalition at PEN America, will moderate a discussion and Q&A.
This event is co-hosted by the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice, the Creative Writing Program at Fordham University, and Kundiman.
A legendary scholar of Irish literature is coming our way. "BRANDING OSCAR WILDE" A Lecture by MICHAEL PATRICK GILLESPIE, Louise Edna Goeden Professor of English, Florida International University (author of Oscar Wilde and the Poetics of Ambiguity, The Myth of an Irish Cinema, and much more). MONDAY, APRIL 3, 4:30pm, McGinley Student Center Room 236, on Fordham's Rose Hill Campus (Bronx), . Free and open to the public. Please contact Keri Walsh at email@example.com for more information. Presented by Fordham University's Institute of Irish Studies.