The GSC invites all new and seasoned graduate students, from all stages of the program, to join us for happy hour at Toast Chicken. Grab a drink, meet a few new faces, and take a break from your work to relax with your peers.
Please join us for a Seminar with Griselda Pollock, University of Leeds who will be discussing her new book After-Affects I After-Images: Trauma and Aesthetic Transformation Response by Anne Higonnet, Barnard. Art History. Moderated by Marianne Hirsch, IRWAG.
Narrative Medicine Rounds
Rachel Adams, Author of Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherhood, Disability, and Discovery
Rachel Adams is a writer and Professor of English and American Studies at Columbia
University. She is the author of numerous academic articles and book reviews, as well as
three books: Sideshow U.S.A.: Freaks and the American Cultural Imagination; Continental
Divides: Remapping the Cultures of North America (both published by the University of
Chicago Press); and her most recent book, Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherhood,
The Nineteenth-Century Colloquium is happy to announce an upcoming talk by Prof. Rachel Teukolsky (Vanderbilt University). All are welcome to attend.
Rachel Teukolsky is an Associate Professor of English at Vanderbilt University, and the author of The Literate Eye: Victorian Art Writing and Modernist Aesthetics (Oxford, 2009).
A conversation with film maker Geoffrey Poister and musician Courtney Bryan
Free and open to the public
A Lecture by Corey Gibson, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Edinburgh
Through the writings of Hamish Henderson (1919-2002) -- folklorist, poet, political
radical, and latter-day folk hero -- this paper will examine the relationship between the
Scottish literary renaissance of the 1920s-30s, and the modern folk revival of the
post-WWII years. The distinctiveness of the Scottish cultural tradition, the politics of
authorship, and the role of the poet in society, were all tested in the spaces between
Women Poets at Barnard, second reading of fall 2013, at which we will also celebrate the career of our distinguished colleague Anne Lake Prescott. The reading focuses on the encounter of poetry now and Renaissance traditions. Kimberly Johnson and Carl Phillips – both of them deeply read in Early Modern Literature – will read from their work. The reading is co-sponsored with Fordham University’s Poets Out Loud, and the year-long Donne and Contemporary Poetry Series.
In honor of Granary Books, and in celebration of Columbia's recent
acquisition of the Granary Press archive, the Columbia University Rare
Book and Manuscript Library and the Department of English and
Comparative Literature present
READING ARTISTS' BOOKS WITH CHARLES BERNSTEIN AND SUSAN BEE
Poet Charles Bernstein and visual artist Susan Bee will discuss their
decades-long collaboration and the art of reading the artist's book.