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Utopia: The Scholar & Feminist 2013

Friday, March 1 - Saturday, March 2, 2013
6:30 PM (Friday) & 9 AM (Saturday)
The Diana Center, Barnard College

Join the Barnard Center for Research on Women for this year’s Scholar & Feminist conference with the theme “Utopia,” focusing on emerging visions for feminist futures.

Slam Team Tryouts!!

A slam to determine the team that will compete at the College Union Poetry Invitational
Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
8:00pm
Student Dining Room, Diana Center

Looking for a few good poets for Barnard Slam team!

What is the Black German Experience? History, Performance, Popular and Visual Cultures

Barnard and the Goethe-Institut New York Present the Second Annual Convention of the Black German Cultural Society of NJ
Friday, August 10 - Saturday, August 11, 2012
Event Oval, The Diana Center

This second annual convention will highlight the everyday experiences of Black Germans through panel discussions, performances and film.

Conflicts in Translation: A Tribute to Serge Gavronsky

with Serge Gavronsky, Mary Ann Caws, Lydia Davis, Pierre Joris, and Richard Sieburth
Friday, April 20, 2012
2-6 PM
James Room, Fourth Floor, Barnard Hall

A renowned poet and critic, and one of the most important translators of modern French poetry, Serge Gavronsky has taught in the French Department at Barnard College for over 50 years.

Please join us to celebrate his illustrious career.

Lyn Hejinian & Eleanor Johnson

Women Poets at Barnard Reading
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
7 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Join Women Poets at Barnard and the Koch-Dupee Poetry of the American Avant-Garde Series at Columbia for a reading by Lyn Hejinian and Eleanor Johnson.

Swedish Poetry Today

A Reading and Panel Discussion with Anna Hallberg, Jörgen Gassilewski, and Johannes Göransson
Friday, April 6, 2012
6PM
Sulzberger Parlor, Barnard Hall

Anna Hallberg, Jörgen Gassilewski, and Johannes Göransson read and discuss their works within the context of contemporary Swedish poetry. Moderated by Elizabeth Clark Wessel, English-language translator of the poetry of Anna Hallberg.

Traci Brimhall & Carolyn Forché

Barnard Women Poets Prize Reading
Thursday, April 5, 2012
7 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

A reading celebrating the publication of Our Lady of the Ruins by Traci Brimhall, chosen by Carolyn Forché as the winner of the 2011 Barnard Women Poets Prize.

Catherine Barnett, James Fenton & Mary Gordon '71

A reading by Barnard Creative Writing Faculty
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
7 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Renowned authors, Catherine Bennett, James Fenton, and Mary Gordon, come together to read and discuss their works.

Fall Barnard Faculty Reading

Writers at Barnard Reading Series
Thursday, November 17, 2011
7 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Writers currently teaching creative writing courses at Barnard this fall will read from their work, including new work.

Why I Write

A discussion with Caryl Phillips and Hisham Matar
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
7 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Acclaimed global novelists Caryl Phillips and Hisham Matar read from their recent works, and discuss what motivates them to write.