African American Studies at Beinecke Library

Readings at Yale University, Fall 2008

Posted in Uncategorized by beineckepoetry on September 8, 2008

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Fall 2008 Readings at Yale University

Richard Wright: A Centenary Celebration
Readings 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 CollectionBeinecke 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.edu

Henri 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.edu

Young-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.edu

Ted 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.edu

Jacqueline Osherow, Poetry Reading
Monday, November 3, 4:15 pm
Divinity Bookstore, 409 Prospect Street
Yale Literature and Spirituality Series
Contact: melissa.maier@yale.edu

Dan 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.edu

Charles 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.edu

Lucille 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.edu

Robert 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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