John Boyd Day - Poetry & Pizza
Nov
7
12:15pm12:15pm

John Boyd Day - Poetry & Pizza

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 

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2017 Mary Higgins Clark Chair Address: Writing Novels - Trust the Process, Work Often, Die Happy
Oct
2
6:00pm 6:00pm

2017 Mary Higgins Clark Chair Address: Writing Novels - Trust the Process, Work Often, Die Happy

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.

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The Tenth Annual Inaugural Lecture - Midsummer Nightmare: Shakespeare and the Economic Crisis of 1595-7
Sep
13
4:00pm 4:00pm

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

 

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Why There Are Words – NYC: July Reading
Jul
2
5:45pm 5:45pm

Why There Are Words – NYC: July Reading

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

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Building Your Job Market Portfolio--for Graduate Students
May
5
4:00pm 4:00pm

Building Your Job Market Portfolio--for Graduate Students

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 (calvino3@fordham.edu) so that we can order enough food and drink. 

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Voices Up! New Music, New Poetry - In Collaboration with Poets Out Loud
Apr
22
7:30pm 7:30pm

Voices Up! New Music, New Poetry - In Collaboration with Poets Out Loud

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.

 

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 ‎حملة Operación Opération Operation 行 动 Oперация: A Reading with Moez Surani
Apr
19
6:00pm 6:00pm

‎حملة Operación Opération Operation 行 动 Oперация: A Reading with Moez Surani

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.

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Branding Oscar Wilde
Apr
3
4:30pm 4:30pm

Branding Oscar Wilde

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 AmbiguityThe 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 kwalsh36@fordham.edu for more information. Presented by Fordham University's Institute of Irish Studies. 

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LCLC Major Fair
Feb
23
11:30am11:30am

LCLC Major Fair

The annual Major Fair for FCLC undergraduates who have earned 45 or more credits will be held on Thursday, February 23rd.  Faculty members representing many departments will be available on the Lowenstein Plaza level from 11:30 until 2:00 P.M. to answer questions, assign new advisors from the major department and submit the necessary paperwork.

Sponsored by the Office of Academic Advising

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12/1: Voices Up! Presents Seven)Suns String Quartet
Dec
1
7:30pm 7:30pm

12/1: Voices Up! Presents Seven)Suns String Quartet

December 1, 2016, 7:30 PM Admission Free              

Fordham University Lincoln Center 12th Floor Lounge

SEVEN)SUNS is the first classical/metal/hardcore string quartet. Its repertoire is drawn from works by the members of the group, reimagined string quartet versions of metal and hardcore songs, and music from the Western art music tradition. SEVEN)SUNS has played The Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge, The Cell Theater, Firehouse Space, Shapeshifter Lab, and The Knitting Factory. They held a residency at the Avaloch Farm Music Institute in New Hampshire last summer and will return there in summer 2017. They are the recipients of a generous grant from the Brooklyn Arts Council to write and perform a piece tentatively entitled "Songs of the Voiceless" based on their visits to Rikers Island Correctional Facility in New York City.

Amanda Lo, violin - Fung Chern Hwei, violin  

Earl Maneein, viola  -   Jennifer DeVore, cello 

Music by Arvo Pärt, Earl Meneein, Kenny Grohowski, Ben Weiman, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Mr. Bungle And the premiere of Mosaics by Lawrence Kramer

Subways: 59th St. Columbus Circle (1, B, D, A), 66th St. Lincoln Center (1). Entrance to Fordham’s Lowenstein Building on the NW Corner of 60th St. and Columbus Ave.

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Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
Nov
2
12:00pm12:00pm

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Volunteers will gather to edit Fordham-related Wikipedia entries to highlight the contributions of women and minority groups to Fordham’s history, as well as Fordham's community engagement through research, activism, and social justice initiatives. More info here.

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The Reid-Mullarkey Forum
Oct
26
2:00pm 2:00pm

The Reid-Mullarkey Forum

The English Department Committee for Race and Diversity in Teaching and the Mulllarkey Professor warmly invites you to a joint event, the Reid Writers of Color and Mullarkey Research and Teaching Forum, Wednesday 26th October, 2pm-5.30pm, O'Hare Special Collections, 4th Floor, Walsh Library.

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