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Spring 2015 Events
Jorie Graham, Poetry Reading
Monday, February 16, 5 PM
Linsly-Chittenden Hall, Room 317, 63 High Street
Presented by Yale Creative Writing of the Department of English
with the support of the  Harvard Lectureship and of the Office of the Secretary
and the Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Library
Jen Bervin, Reading and Artist’s Talk "On Envelopes and Silk: Artist and poet Jen Bervin will  show and discuss her work with Emily Dickinson’s manuscripts, recently published in The Gorgeous Nothings, and ongoing research for The Silk Poems,  an experimental book nanoimprinted on biomedical silk film."
Thursday, February 19th, 4pm
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series
Thomas Troeger, Poetry Reading
Thursday, February 19, 5:30 pm
Marquand Chapel
ISM Literature & Spirituality Series
Claudia Rankine, Reading and Public Conversation
Wednesday, March 4th, 5pm
Linsly-Chittenden Hall, 63 High Street, Room TBD
Co-Sponsored by the James Weldon Johnson Collection,
the Schlesinger Visiting Writing Program, the African American Studies Department,and the Graduate Poets Reading Series
Anne Fadiman and her Students, 9th Annual Reading
Student Readers: Sophie Dillon '17, Nimal Eames-Scott '15, Jacob Osborne '16
Wednesday, March 4, 6pm
New Haven Free Public Library, 133 Elm St. (on the Green)
Contact: Clare Schlegel,
Yale Physician Poets Reading
Thursday, March 5, 5pm
Sterling Hall of Medicine, Beaumont Room, 333 Cedar Street
Program for Humanities in Medicine
Nathaniel Mackey, Public Conversation
Thursday, March 26th, 11:45am
81 Wall Street, Gordon Parks Room #201
African American Studies Department Endeavors Series
Contact: 203.432.1177
Nathaniel Mackey, Poetry Reading
Thursday, March 26th, 5pm
Linsly-Chittenden Hall, 63 High Street, Room 211
Co-Sponsored by the African American Studies Department and
the James Weldon Johnson Collection at Beinecke Library
Contact: 203.432.1177
Paul Auster, Reading
Tuesday, March 31, 5 PM
Linsly-Chittenden Hall, 63 High Street, 317
Sponsored by Schlesinger Visiting Writers Series hosted by the Department of English
Joyce Maynard, Reading
Thursday, April 2, 6:30 p.m.
Pierson College Common Room
Sponsored by Francis Conversations with Writers Series and Traphagen Alumni Speakers Series,Yale College Office of Student Affairs
Mary Karr, Poetry Reading
Thursday, April 9, 5:30 pm
Location TBA
ISM Literature & Spirituality Series
Ruth Ozeki, Reading
Thursday, April 9, 7:00 pm
Linsly-Chittenden Hall, Room 317, 63 High Street
Presented by Yale Creative Writing of the Department of English and the American Literature in the World Conference
Sina Queyras, Poetry Reading
Thursday, April 16, 7:00pm
Linsly-Chittenden Hall, Room 317, 63 High Street
Graduate Poets Reading Series
The Opposite of Loneliness, Reading
Thursday, April 16, 6:30 p.m.
Anne Fadiman, Michael Blume, and Rachel Strodel celebrate the paperback publication of Marina Keegan's book
Yale Bookstore, 77 Broadway, New Haven, CT 06511
Yale Student Poets Reading
Featuring readings by:Virgil Blanc, Austin Carder, Abigail Carney
Adriana Miele, Partick Ng, Jake Orbison, Alonzo Page
Roger Pelligrini, Lucas Sin, Maria Torruella.
Tuesday, April 21, 4:00pm
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series
Nate Klug and Danielle Chapman, Poetry Reading
Thursday, April 23, 5:30 pm
Marquand Chapel
ISM Literature & Spirituality Series





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