Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 7:00pm
Barnard Hall, 302

Feb 11 - The Medieval Colloquium presents a talk by Robert Rouse (Univ. of British Columbia): "There Be Dragons: Medieval Spatiality and Ecology Before the Map"
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Heyman Center 2nd Floor

Feb 12 - The NYNJ Modernism Seminar presents a talk by Nico Israel (Hunter College) at the Heyman Center.
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 5:00pm
507 Philosophy Hall

Feb 12 - The Nineteenth-Century Americanist Colloquium presents Mark Noble (Georgia State) in a talk entitled "The Riddle of Forest Succession: Ontological Turns in Thoreau’s Journal"
Monday, February 15, 2016 - 6:00pm
754 Schermerhorn Ext

Feb 15 - Ph.D. candidate Andrea Crow will discuss a chapter of her dissertation entitled "The Starving Bedlamite and the Jacobean Stage," sponsored by the IRWGS Graduate Colloquium.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 6:00pm
526 Butler Library

Feb 16 - Jenny Davidson will consider the form and function of the variorum page in Johnson’s Shakespeare editions in the context not just of eighteenth-century scholarly editing but of Scriblerian takes on the edited page.  She will look closely at the workings of several specific pages of Johnson’s Shakespeare, but her larger concern is to consider Johnson’s literary career in the light of a late-stage revisiting of the quarrel of ancients and moderns.  After telling a sort of prequel story about Swift, Bentley, Theobald and Pope, she will turn to Johnson’s editorial work as an effort of

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 7:30pm
Philosophy 507

Feb 16 - Please join us for a talk and conversation with Leonard Cassuto (English, Fordham University). Professor Cassuto will give a talk based on his recent book,The Graduate School Mess: What Caused It and How We Can Fix It (2015), on adapting graduate education in the humanities to respond to the academic job market.
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 4:30pm
Butler Library, Room 523

Feb 25 - Join us for a talk by Jack Halberstam (UCLA), sponsored by the English Dept and IRWGS.
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 9:00am
Butler Library, room 522

Feb 26 - Co-sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality and the Heyman Center, the day's speakers will be discussing the tension between utopian ideals and the practical realities of making meaningful change.
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 4:00pm
754 Schermerhorn Ext.

Mar. 3 - Join us for a talk by Ph.D. candidate, Nicole Gervasio, entitled, "Spectral Narrative as Historical Revision in Edwidge Danticat's The Farming Bones and Boubacar Boris Diop's Murambi: The Book of Bones." The talk is sponsored by the IRWGS Graduate Colloquium.
Monday, March 7, 2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Mar 7 - Join us on Monday at 3:00pm-5:00pm to learn more about majoring in English. Professor Michael Golston will discuss the major, careers in writing, and answer any questions interested students may have. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Aaron Robertson, Undergradate Coordinator, at or 212-854-3215.