Friday, November 1, 2013 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Event Details TBA
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Toast Chicken (1268 Amsterdam, b/t Morningside Dr. & 122nd St.)

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.


Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 12:00pm
The Judith Lee Stronach Center, Schermerhorn Building, 8th Floor

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.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 5:00pm
Faculty Club at CUMC, 630 W. 168th Street, 4th Floor New York, NY 10032

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,

Friday, November 8, 2013 - 4:00pm
Heyman Center Seminar Room
Monday, November 11, 2013 - 7:00pm
302 Fayerweather Hall

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).





Monday, November 11, 2013 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
101 Prentis Hall, 632 West 125th Street. Bet. Broadway and Riverside Dr.

A conversation with film maker Geoffrey Poister and musician Courtney Bryan

Free and open to the public

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
313 Fayerweather Hall

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

Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 7:00pm
Sulzberger Parlor (third floor Barnard Hall)

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. 

Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
523 Butler

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


Poet Charles Bernstein and visual artist Susan Bee will discuss their
decades-long collaboration and the art of reading the artist's book.