TONIGHT: Durga Chew-Bose & Haley Mlotek – In Conversation

DURGA CHEW-BOSE & HALEY MLOTEK: Thursday, October 12th, 2017, Molson Building MB 9.A Reading - 7pm   Durga Chew-Bose Is a Montréal based writer whose work has appeared in The Guardian, Buzzfeed, The Hairpin, Rolling Stone, GQ, The New Inquiry, n+1, Interview, Paper, and Hazlitt. She will present her first book, Too Much and Not the … Continue reading TONIGHT: Durga Chew-Bose & Haley Mlotek – In Conversation

Thursday, October 12: Durga Chew-Bose & Haley Mlotek – In Conversation

Join Writers Read for an evening “In Conversation” with Durga Chew-Bose and Haley Mlotek. Durga Chew-Bose Is a Montréal based writer whose work has appeared in The Guardian, Buzzfeed, The Hairpin, Rolling Stone, GQ, The New Inquiry, n+1, Interview, Paper, and Hazlitt. She will present her first book, Too Much and Not the Mood (2017). … Continue reading Thursday, October 12: Durga Chew-Bose & Haley Mlotek – In Conversation

TONIGHT: FRED MOTEN – 2017 Lahey Lecture & Reading

FRED MOTEN: Friday, September 29th, Hall Building Room H 763, 1455 de Maisonneuve 2017 Lahey Lecture - 4pm, H763 "And: A Reply to Daniel Tiffany's 'Cheap Signaling.'" Poetry Reading - 7pm, H763   Fred Moten is Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside. Moten’s work explores black studies, performance studies, poetry and critical theory. … Continue reading TONIGHT: FRED MOTEN – 2017 Lahey Lecture & Reading

Friday, September 29: An Evening With Fred Moten

Join Writers Read and the Concordia University Department of English for our 2017 Lahey Lecture, featuring Fred Moten, Professor of English at University of California, Riverside. Moten’s work explores black studies, performance studies, poetry and critical theory. He is the author of In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition (2003), The Little … Continue reading Friday, September 29: An Evening With Fred Moten

unspeakable, unresolvable questions — form and function in Rankine’s Citizen

In anticipation of Claudia Rankine’s visit to Concordia University we are featuring writing that responds to Rankine’s works Citizen: An American Lyric and Don’t Let Me Be Lonely. This piece is by Concordia MA student, Chalsley Taylor. Rankine will be giving a public reading at 7pm, March 10, 2017 in the DeSeve Cinema in Concordia’s Library building on de Maisonneuve. … Continue reading unspeakable, unresolvable questions — form and function in Rankine’s Citizen

The Things We Tell Each Other: A Response to Claudia Rankine’s “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely”

In anticipation of Claudia Rankine’s visit to Concordia University this week we will feature writing that responds to Rankine’s works Citizen: An American Lyric and Don’t Let Me Be Lonely. Rankine will be giving a public reading at 7pm, March 10, 2017 in the DeSeve Cinema in Concordia's Library building on de Maisonneuve. Books will be for sale by the … Continue reading The Things We Tell Each Other: A Response to Claudia Rankine’s “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely”

Rankine. Friday. Montreal.

In anticipation of Claudia Rankine's visit to Concordia University this week we will feature writing by Concordia students responding to Claudia Rankine's works Citizen: An American Lyric and Don't Let Me Be Lonely. For now, here are the details and an article from New Statesmen: United states of prejudice: Claudia Rankine's powerful interrogations of racism Subtitled An American Lyric, Citizen has … Continue reading Rankine. Friday. Montreal.

Citizen Artist Feature: Toyin Ojih Odutola

Toyin Ojih Odutola's piece Uncertain yet Reserved is featured in Claudia Rankine's book Citizen: An American Lyric. Rankine will be reading at Concordia University on March 10, 2017. Details here. Ojih Odutola (b. 1985, Ife, Nigeria) is a visual artist who creates drawings exploiting diverse mediums to emphasize how an image is a striated terrain to mine beyond formulaic … Continue reading Citizen Artist Feature: Toyin Ojih Odutola