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bell hooks @ The New School: Teaching to Transgress Today


Dates:
Mon Oct 06, 2014 12:00 - Mon Oct 06, 2014

Location:
New York, New York
United States of America

A lecture by Imani Perry (Professor, Center for African American Studies, and Faculty Associate, Program in Law and Public Affairs, Princeton University) followed by a dialogue with bell hooks, Karlyn Crowley (Director of the Cassandra Voss Center & Professor of English, St. Norbert College), Zillah Eisenstein (Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence & Professor of Political Theory and Anti-Racist Feminisms, Ithaca College), and Shannon Winnubst (Associate Professor, Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Ohio State University) in a continuing discussion.

About this series:

This fall, Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts welcomes back author and radical thinker bell hooks as scholar-in-residence. Entitled “Transgression,” the weeklong residency runs from October 3-10 and features a series of public dialogues and student workshops with leading public intellectuals. "Transgression" coincides with the 20th anniversary of the 1994 publication of hooks' seminal book, Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom (Routledge).

This event is free, but guests are required to register in order to attend. Visit our website for more information.


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bell hooks @ The New School Opening: I Confess, I Transgress


Dates:
Fri Oct 03, 2014 17:00 - Fri Oct 03, 2014

Location:
New York, New York
United States of America

Join bell hooks, William Germano, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Cooper Union, and formerly vice-president and publishing director, Routledge, and Stephanie Browner, Dean of Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts, for a discussion, reception, and celebration of the twentieth anniversary of Teaching to Transgress.

This event is free, but guests are required to register in order to attend. Visit our website for more information.

About this series:

This fall, Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts welcomes back author and radical thinker bell hooks as scholar-in-residence. Entitled “Transgression,” the weeklong residency runs from October 3-10 and features a series of public dialogues and student workshops with leading public intellectuals. "Transgression" coincides with the 20th anniversary of the 1994 publication of hooks' seminal book, Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom (Routledge).


EVENT

Poetry Forum: Mark Bibbins and Kathleen Ossip


Dates:
Wed Dec 10, 2014 18:30 - Wed Dec 10, 2014

Location:
New York City, New York
United States of America

New School Writing Program faculty and the authors respectively of They Don’t Kill You Because They’re Hungry, They Kill You Because They’re Full and The Do Over.

Mark Bibbins received a Lambda Literary Award for his first collection of poems, Sky Lounge; his second, The Dance of No Hard Feelings was published by Copper Canyon Press (2009), and in 2014, his third They Don’t Kill You Because They’re Hungry, They Kill You Because They’re Full was also published by Cooper Canyon. He co-founded LIT, the journal of the New School graduate writing program. He is a recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship in poetry. His work has appeared in the Paris Review, Boston Review, Poetry, and editions of The Best American Poetry in 2004 and 2010 .

Kathleen Ossip is the author of The Cold War, which was named one of Publishers Weekly's 100 best books of 2011; The Search Engine, which was selected by Derek Walcott for the American Poetry Review/Honickman First Book Prize; and Cinephrastics, a chapbook of movie poems. Her new book The Do-Over will be published in 2015. Poems have appeared in The Best American Poetry, Paris Review, Kenyon Review, Boston Review, American Poetry Review, the Washington Post, The Believer, Fence, Poetry Review (London), and Poetry Magazine. She teaches at The New School and online for The Poetry School in London. She was a co-founder of LIT (the journal of the graduate writing program at The New School), and she's the poetry editor of Women's Studies Quarterly. She has received a fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts, and grants from Yaddo, Ragdale, and the Bread Loaf Writers Conference.

Moderated by David Lehman, poetry coordinator and professor, School of Writing.

Preorder your books HERE & HERE for signing at the event.

Sponsored by the School of Writing.


EVENT

Fiction Forum: Tiphanie Yanique


Dates:
Wed Nov 12, 2014 18:30 - Wed Nov 12, 2014

Location:
New York City, New York
United States of America

Tiphanie Yanique is the author of the novel Land of Love and Drowning, (Riverhead/Penguin 2014), and the short story collection, How to Escape from a Leper Colony, published by Graywolf Press, 2010.

BookPage listed her as one of the 14 Women to watch out for in 2014. Her writing has won the 2011 BOCAS Prize for Caribbean Fiction, Boston Review Prize in Fiction, a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award, a Pushcart Prize, a Fulbright Scholarship and an Academy of American Poet's Prize. She has been listed by the Boston Globe as one of the sixteen cultural figures to watch out for and by the National Book Foundation as one of the 5 Under 35. Her writing has been published in Best African American Fiction, The Wall Street Journal, American Short Fiction among others. She is Assistant Professor of Writing at The New School.

Moderated by Helen Schulman, fiction coordinator and professor, School of Writing.

Preorder your book HERE for signing at the event.

Sponsored by the School of Writing.


EVENT

Fiction Forum: Mira Jacob


Dates:
Wed Oct 15, 2014 18:30 - Wed Oct 15, 2014

Location:
New York City, New York
United States of America

Mira Jacob is the author of the novel, The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing, published by Random House in July of 2014. She is the co-founder of Pete’s Reading Series in Brooklyn. Previously, she directed editorial content for various websites and wrote VH-1’s Pop-Up Video. She is a graduate of The New School MFA Program.

Moderated by Luis Jaramillo, director and professor, the School of Writing.

Preorder your book HERE for signing at the event.

Sponsored by the School of Writing.