Oct 28 - The Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium and the Medieval Forum present "Parenting and Childhood in The Fortunes of Men," a talk by Stacy Klein (Rutgers University). The event will be held in event space at 244 Green Street, Room 106. Reception to follow. For more information, visit: nyumedievalforum.wordpress.com.
Nov 9 - This talk, given by Joseph Allen Boone, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at University of Southern California, will focus on methodologies for reading across cultures, literatures, and disciplines. It will draw on western sources in particluar, queer theory in its transnational phase, and rising developments in middle eastern or islamicate sexuality studies.
Dec 7 - Please join the Americanist Colloquium on Monday, Dec 7th at 6:30pm for a talk by our own Rachel Adams. The location is 301M Fayerweather. We hope you'll join us for one of the last Americanist colloquium events of the semester. This talk is open to all -- not only Americanists, but anyone interested in disability and dependency studies, c20 literature, kinship, medicine & literature, or medical humanities.
Dec 15 - The English Department's Diaspora, Race, and Empire colloquium, along with Columbia University's Institute for Comparative Literature and the History Department will be hostingAshley Dawson, Professor of English at the Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY), and Chairperson of the English Department at the College of Staten Island/CUNY for his talk titled "Delta Blues: Infrastructure, Empire, and Urbanization in Fragile Landscapes". This event will take place on December 15, at 6 p.m., in Columbia University'sFayerweather Hall, room 411.