Writing at Wesleyan Lecture Series
by Wesleyan University
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Writing at Wesleyan presents selected lectures and readings from the Russell House series and Distinguished Writers Series held at Wesleyan University. Support for this series is provided by: Writing at Wesleyan, the English Department, the Annie Sonnenblick Fund, the Joan Jakobson Fund, the Jacob Julien Fund, the Millett Writing Fellow Fund, the Center for the Arts, and the Shapiro Creative Writing Center.
|1||VideoDeborah Baker||Deborah Baker is the author of the acclaimed, unconventional biographical studies The Convert: A Tale of Exile and Extremism||2/21/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoFred Moten||Fred Moten often works at the intersection of performance, poetry, and critical theory. His books of poetry include Hughson's Tavern, B. Jenkins, and The Feel Trio.||1/13/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoMattilda Bernstein Sycamore reads from The End Of San Francisco||Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore Reading: The End of San Francisco Come hear writer, editor, activist, and troublemaker Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore read from her new memoir, "The End of San Francisco" (2013, City Lights Books).||1/13/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoRobert Gluck||Robert Gluck is the author of nine books of poetry and fiction, including two novels, Margery Kempe and Jack the Modernist, and a collection of stories, Denny Smith...||11/20/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoTa-Nehisi Coates||Ta-Nehisi Coates is a senior editor for The Atlantic and the author of the memior The Beautiful Struggle. Coates lives in New York with his wife and son.||11/18/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoJoseph Fins, MD: The Struggle For Consciousness: Stories of Patients, Their Families, And Medical Reasearch||Dr. Fins will describe how conversations with patients' families, as well as the process of writing, have contributed to research and raised broader ethical questions such as what society owes patients at the edge of consciousness...||11/11/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoBen Lerner||Ben Lerner is the author of three books of poetry: The Lichtenberg Figures (2004), Angle of Yaw (2006), and Mean Free Path (2010)...||10/21/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoSalvatore Scibona / Tonya Foster||Salvatore Scibona's novel, The End, was a finalist for the National Book Award and won the Young Lions Fiction Award from the New York Public Library. His writing has also appeared in the New York Times...||10/8/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoYusef Komunyakaa||Yusef Komunyakaa is a Pulitzer Prize winning poet and the author of twenty books of poetry. He received a bronze star for his service as a journalist in the Vietnam War...||9/23/2013||Free||View In iTunes|