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As you may well know, QC lost one of our own this month. Hoyt Jacobs passed away suddenly in a traffic accident in LIC. And because too many of our conversations about Hoyt have been about death, we want to commemorate his life. Therefore, we’re celebrating Hoyt Jacobs as he was: a poet, a translator, […]

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Two @ The Flea

Thursday, January 22nd @ 6PM Friday, January 23rd @ 6PM The Flea Theatre 41 White Street, New York, NY 10013 FREE Mark but this–Queens College is back at The Flea, tonight and tomorrow, with two fantastic play readings by our MFA Playwriting students. Andre Degas’ THE HOUSE OF CHARITY, Thursday, January 22nd at 6 pm. […]

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In Memory of Hoyt Jacobs

MFA program alum Hoyt Jacobs died in an accident in Long Island City on Saturday Jan 17. Hoyt graduated from our program several years ago in poetry and taught in the English Department during his time at Queens. He went on to receive his Advanced Certificate in Teaching ESL and an MA in Linguistics from […]

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I just read about a new project from the folks at Electric Literature, called Okey-Panky; Slate did a writeup on it called “A Great New Magazine Dedicated to the Meaninglessness of Life.” It’s full of experimental fiction, poetry, and web comics–and sounds like just the thing our students should be submitting to. Check it […]

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Morbid Anatomy (with Harold Schechter)

An Illustrated Lecture with Harold Schechter, author of The A to Z Encyclopedia of Serial Killers and The Whole Death Catalog Tuesday, January 27th @ 8pm Admission: $8 ( Tickets Here ) Location: Morbid Anatomy Museum, 424 Third Avenue, 11215 Brooklyn.   (Copies of The A to Z Encyclopedia of Serial Killers will be able […]

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The 5th Biannual Graduate Student Translation Conference

QC students: you should apply to this! (Reblogged from The Biannual Graduate Student Translation conference is a splendid tradition dreamed up by Michael Henry Heim and launched in 2004 at UCLA; additional iterations of the conference (generally staged more than two years apart, alas) have since taken place at Columbia University, the University of Iowa […]

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