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Readings at Yale University, Fall 2008

All events are free and open to the public; additions and changes will be posted on line: http://beineckepoetry.wordpress.com/readings-at-yale-university/. To receive announcements about readings at Yale Univeristy, subscribe to the Yale-Readings ListServ.

Fall 2008 Readings at Yale UniversityRichard Wright: A Centenary CelebrationReadings by Ishmael Reed, Darryl Pinckney, Caryl Phillips,
Jonathan Holloway, Elizabeth Alexander

Tuesday, September 23, 4 pm
Whitney Humanities Center, Lecture Hall, 53 Wall Street
Co-Sponsored by the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection-Beinecke Library, the Whitney Humanities Center, the African American Studies Program, New Ideas in African American Studies, Calhoun College, and the Department of English
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.eduHenri Cole and Louise Glück, Poetry Reading
Monday, September 29, 6 pm
St. Anthony Hall, 483 College Street
Sponsored by the Department of English
Contact: (203) 432-2233

Carson Cistulli, Poetry Reading
Friday, October 3, 6 pm
St. Anthony Hall, 483 College Street
Co-sponsored by the Graduate Poets Reading Series and the
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series

Contact: david.gorin@yale.eduYoung-hae Chang Heavy Industries, Digital Literature Reading
Tuesday, October 14, 7 pm
Linsly-Chittenden Hall, 63 High Street, Room 101
Sponsored by the Department of English
Contact: jessica.pressman@yale.eduTed Conover, Reading and Conversation
Thursday, October 23, Time TBA
Location TBA
Francis Conversations with Writers
Contact: clare.schlegel@yale.edu.

Young African American Poets: A Celebration of New Writing
Poetry Readings by Evie Shockly, Douglas Kearney,
and Amaud Jamal Johnson
Tuesday, October 28, 4 pm
Slifka Center, 80 Wall Street
Co-sponsored by the Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series and New Ideas in African American Studies
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.eduJacqueline Osherow, Poetry Reading
Monday, November 3, 4:15 pm
Divinity Bookstore, 409 Prospect Street
Yale Literature and Spirituality Series
Contact: melissa.maier@yale.eduDan Chiasson, Poetry Reading
Thursday, November 6, 6 pm
in Linsly-Chittenden Hall, 63 High Street, Room 319
Graduate Poets Reading Series
Contact: david.gorin@yale.eduCharles Wright, Poetry Reading
Tuesday, November 11, 5:30 pm
St. Anthony Hall, 483 College Street
Sponsored by the Department of English
Contact: (203) 432-2233

Linton Kwesi Johnson, Poetry Performance and Interview by Caryl Phillips
Tuesday, November 18, Time TBA
African-American Cultural Center, 211 Park Street
Co-sponsored by New Ideas in African-American Studies,
the Literature of the Middle Passage Project, and
the African-American Cultural Center

Contact: elizabeth.alexander@yale.eduLucille Clifton, Poetry Reading
Tuesday, December 2, 5:30 pm
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel Street
Co-sponsored by the Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series and New Ideas in African American Studies
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.eduRobert Alter, Reading
Monday, December 8, 5:15 pm
Yale Divinity School Common Room
Cosponsored by the Yale Literature and Spirituality Series
and the Lana Schwebel Lecture in Religion and Literature

Contact: melissa.maier@yale.edu

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