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MFA Commencement Flash 2017

The Queens College MFA in Creative Writing and Translation cordially invites you to our fifth annual MFA Flash Reading Celebration, wherein the graduating class of 2017 will regale us with a flash reading (5 minutes each) from the bodies of work they produced over their time here at QC. Catch some morsels of poetry, prose, […]

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CREATING AUTO-ETHNOGRAPHY FOR THE STAGE AND PAGE A reading and talk by Alvin Eng & Muna Tseng

APRIL 28th @ 6PM AAARI/CUNY, 25 West 43rd St, Suite 1000, betw. 5th & 6th Aves, Manhattan Admission is Free: Reservations suggested @ RSVP link Asian-American/Asian Research Institute, The City University of New York “Evening Lecture Series” Presents: CREATING AUTO-ETHNOGRAPHY FOR THE STAGE AND PAGE A reading and talk by Alvin Eng & Muna Tseng Playwright/performer Alvin Eng will […]

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Belladonna* with: Nguyen, Rankine, and Rivera at Queens College

Monday, May 1st @ 6:30PM Godwin-Ternbach Museum Klapper Hall, 4th Floor Queens College, CUNY 65-30 Kissena Blvd. FREE Please join us for the second installment of what we hope will be a long-running collaboration between the Queens College English Department and the Belladonna* Collaborative, which is bringing you an INCREDIBLE lineup of poets to the […]

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Nicole Cooley, Said Sayrafiezadeh, Pam Laskin: Turnstyle Reading Series

Monday, April 24th @ 6:30PM The Skylight Room (9100) CUNY Grad Center 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY FREE Last stop for Turnstyle! This month brings us Nicole Cooley (Breach, Milkdress), Said Sayrafiezadeh (When Skateboards Will Be Free), and Pam Laskin (Visitation Rites, Van Gogh’s Ear), along with this bevy of MFA-all stars: Rob Gunther […]

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A Reading By Kia Corthron

Tuesday, April 25th @ 6:30PM Godwin-Ternbach Museum Klapper Hall, 4th Floor Queens College, CUNY 65-30 Kissena Blvd. FREE Please join the Queens College MFA in Creative Writing and Translation for a visit by Kia Corthron. Although you may know her for her career writing for theatre and television (she wrote for a little TV show […]

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Revisiting Eastern Europe: The Politics of Translation

Wednesday, March 1st @ 6:30PM CUNY Grad Center 365 Fifth Avenue The Skylight Room (9100) FREE Join translators Philip Boehm, Bela Shayevich, and Matvei Yankelevich as they explore the social and political implications of their craft, and how their latest projects fit into the international literary landscape. Hanna Krall epitomizes Polish reportage in Chasing the King of Hearts, Svetlana […]

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Die Fledermaus @ QC

I’m not sure if you’re all aware of what a great reputation, on an international scale, our music school has,here at Queens College. If you don’t know, here’s your opportunity to find out: check out this great opera offering! Die Fledermaus Opera Presented by Aaron Copland School of Music and Queens College Opera Thursday, February […]

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QUEENS COLLECTS: SPECIAL COLLECTIONS AT QUEENS COLLEGE

Monday, December 5 @ 12:15 Godwin-Ternbach Museum 405 Klapper Hall FREE For those of you interested in applying for our Louis Armstrong Fellowship, you  can also take this opportunity to learn about what’s in the priceless collections held at Queens College! Panelists include: Ricky Riccardi, Louis Armstrong House and Archives Emily Ripley, Queens College Costume […]

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From a Single Archive to Infinite Writing Projects

Writing about other people’s lives is increasingly popular. Some dive into search engines while others head to actual libraries. Still others seek out archives. These panelists, all from different walks of life and genres, will speak to their very different experiences and projects that came from two archives located on the Queens College campus. In […]

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Media Blackness

Mon, Nov 14, 2016, 12:00 PM Room 9204 Center For the Humanities CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10016 FREE Join us for “Media Blackness,” an engaged conversation about the rendering of blackness in, across, and through multiple forms of media. The discussion will include multiple perspectives on the intersections of blackness and […]

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