We are proud to be hosting Ligaya Mishan as our 2019 Mary Higgins Clark Chair. Stay tuned for information on the official address, book-signing and craft talks.
Acclaimed fiction writer, Tommy Orange, will conduct a special conversation with students and a book-signing.
Formerly Homeless People Read Their Own StoBookstore readings are not typically newsworthy but how often do people who have experienced homelessness get to read from their book at a college bookstore?
On April 24, 7 PM at Book Culture (536 West 112th Street) several individuals will describe their childhood traumas, the devastation of homelessness, and the healing they discovered though community and faith. All are contributors to Sacred Shelter: Thirteen Journeys of Homelessness and Healing, edited by one of our own faculty members, Susan Celia Greenfield, and recently published by Fordham University Press. Please join us for a different kind of bookstore reading.
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.
The Creative Writing Program at Fordham University is accepting applications for the English Major with a Creative Writing Concentration from October 1st - November 1st.
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