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.
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.
Alpha Chi Omicron, Fordham’s chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, will induct its first class of members at 2pm on Saturday, March 25, in Tognino Hall at Duane Library. All are welcome.
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
- Bring comfortable clothes that you can lie down in.
- Readings by Stacey Robinson from Eduardo Galeano's The Book of Embraces & Lullabies by The Hot Notes
- Milk and Cookies Reception
- Latecomers will not be admitted. Plan to arrive early.
- RSVP to reserve your spot.
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.
Sponsored by The Departments of English and Sociology and Anthropology, and by the American Studies Program.
The Institute of Irish Studies at Fordham University presents Anakana Schofield, author of Martin John and Malarky. O'Hare Special Collections Room, Walsh Family Library
Featuring presentations by Jocelyn Wogan-Browne, Elisabeth Frost, and Keri Walsh, and grad student responses to each.
Videoconferenced to LL 1019 on the Lincoln Center campus
- Hugo Benavides, Ph.D., Department of Sociology and Anthropology
- Juan Carlos Matos, Office of Multicultural Affairs
- Leigh Weber, Office of Multicultural Affairs
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.
A talk by Professor Kirsten Swinth of Fordham's History Department and American Studies Program, co-sponsored by the It's On Us Coalition.
The well-known British writer Simon Reynolds will speak about his forthcoming book Shock and Awe: Glam Rock and Its Legacy, from the Seventies to the Twenty-First Century, a provocative historical exploration of 1970s pop culture, from David Bowie to disco, that touches on issues of gender fluidity, authenticity, sexual decadence, and star-making in the late 20th century.
Presenting a concert of new poetry-inspired music for the instrumental voices of violin and cello. Compositions by Lynn Bechtold, Dan Cooper, Jennifer DeVore, Lawrence Kramer, and Augusta Reade Thomas. Hailed as a "dynamic duo" by Classics Today, “outstanding” by Pizzicato Journal, and “close to the edge and impressive” by Strings magazine, Zentripetal made its debut in 2006.
This workshop aims to help students think ahead, concretely, practically, and creatively, about the kinds of internships and, ultimately, careers they can pursue with an English major. We firmly believe that English majors are excellent thinkers, readers, and writers. These are core strengths and skills that prepare them for a wide range of careers and give them both flexibility and possibility. The challenge may, in fact, be thinking imaginatively enough about all of the options an English major has.
Interested students can attend only one or both of the following thirty-minute sessions:
- Level 1 – job- and internship-search access to CareerLink; tips for successful resumes and cover letters
- Level 2 (for those who have already completed Level 1) – applying for on-campus-recruiting positions; interview preparation
Afterwards, representatives from the Office of Career Services will help attendees improve their resumes. Members of the English Department will give advice on courses and share resources on internships, extra-curricular activities, and publications.
Let by Kristen Mapes, Digital Humanities Specialist at Michigan State University (and Fordham GSAS alum), this is one of a series of short, one-hour "Practical DH Workshops" meant to offer concrete, specific information and hands-on introductions to a variety of digital tools and approaches for research and pedagogy. Sponsored by Fordham's Digital Humanities Working Group and Graduate Student Digital Humanities.
The Fordham University English Department's 9th annual Inaugural Lecture will be presented by Associate Professor of English Edward Cahill, in the O'Hare Room on the 4th Floor of the Walsh Family Library on Fordham's Rose Hill campus. All are welcome to the lecture, and to the reception that will follow.
As part of a new series, "Fordham Reads Dante," former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky will present "Quickness and Form, Absence and Being: A Technical Approach to Inferno" at Corrigan Conference Center on the 12th Floor of Lowenstein Hall on the Fordham Lincoln Center campus. A reception will follow.
Co-Sponsored by: The Francis & Ann Curran and the Center for American Catholic Studie and The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. RSVP to email@example.com