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FALL 2016
 
Windham-Campbell Literary Festival
September 19-September 21
Events across campus:  http://windhamcampbell.org/festival
 
Carolyn Forché, Poetry Reading: In the Lateness of the World
Thursday, September 22, 5:30 PM
Marquand Chapel, 409 Prospect
The Lana Schwebel Memorial Lecture in Religion and Literature
 
Aja Couchois Duncan & Simone White, Poetry Reading and Conversation
Monday, October 3, 7PM
Ezra Stiles College, Head of College House, 9 Tower Parkway
Race and Innovative Poetics Working Group,
Center for Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration,
Department of African American Studies,
Public Humanities at Yale
 
Elizabeth Alexander, Poetry Reading
Monday, October 10, 4:00 PM
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 121 Wall Street
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series
Co-Sponsored by Mondays at Beinecke
Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of
the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection
 
Taiye Selasi, Reading
Tuesday, October 11, 5:00 PM
Location TBA
Co-sponsored by the Creative Writing Program
and Public Humanities Program
 
John Ashbery, Poetry Reading
Thursday, October 13, 5:00 PM
Location TBA
Schlesinger Visiting Writers Series, Department of English
 
The Langston Hughes Project
with the Ron McCurdy Quartet and Kenyon Adams
Friday, October 28, 7:30 PM
Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Hall
Co-sponsored by
the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection at Beinecke Library
and the Ellington Jazz Series at the Yale School of Music
Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of
the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection
 
Rawi Hage and Madeleine Thien, Reading
Thursday, November 3, 5:00 PM
Location TBA
Co-sponsored by Creative Writing Program and MacMillan Center
 
Susan Howe, Poetry Reading
Thursday, November 10, 5:00 PM
Location TBA
Schlesinger Visiting Writers Series, Department of English
 
John Jeremiah Sullivan, Reading and Conversation
Thursday, November 10, 8:00 PM
Branford Common Room, 74 High Street
Francis Conversations with Writers
Contact: Department of English 203-432-2233
 
Fred Moten, Poetry Reading
Wednesday, November 30, 4:00 PM
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series
Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of
the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection
Co-Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program,
the Department of African American Studies,
and the School of Art
 
Fred Moten, Reading and Conversation: History of Blackness
Thursday, December 1, 4:30-6:00 PM
Gordon Parks Room (201), 81 Wall Street
Endeavors Colloquium of the African American Studies Department
Co-Sponsored by the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection at Beinecke Library,
Creative Writing Program, and the School of Art
 
Terry Tempest Williams, Reading: Eye on the West
Friday, December 2, 5:00 PM
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street
Yale Collection of Western Americana
Contact: George.miles@yale.edu
 
SPRING 2017
 
Reginald Dwayne Betts, Poetry Reading: Bastards of the Reagan Era
Thursday, January 26, 5:30 PM
Sterling Memorial Library Auditorium, 120 Wall Street
Literature & Spirituality Series, Institute of Sacred Music
 
Yusef Komunyakaa, Poetry Reading
Thursday, February 23, 4:00 PM
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 121 Wall Street
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series
Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of
the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection
 
Kirstin Valdez Quade, Reading: Sin, Story, and Salvation
Thursday, February 23, 5:30 PM
Marquand Chapel, 409 Prospect
Literature & Spirituality Series, Institute of Sacred Music
 
Averill Curdy & Penelope Pelizzon, Poetry Reading
Thursday, April 6, 5:30 PM
Sterling Memorial Library Auditorium, 120 Wall Street
Literature & Spirituality Series, Institute of Sacred Music
 
Yale Student Poets Reading
Tuesday, April 25, 4:00 PM
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 121 Wall Street
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series

 

 

 

 
 

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