Roundtable on Jonathan Haynes's Book Nollywood: The Creation of Nigerian Film Genres

On November 18, 2017, there will be a roundtable discussion of Professor Jonathan Haynes's book Nollywood: The Creation of Nigerian Film Genres, at the 60th annual meeting of the African Studies Association. This year's conference is entitled "Institutions: Creativity and Resilience in Africa" and will be in Chicago.

Creative Writing MFA Program Presents: One-Day Master Class Workshops in Poetry and Fiction

The Creative Writing MFA Program in the LIU Brooklyn English Department is hosting two one-day workshops in poetry and fiction on Saturday, November 18 and Saturday, December 2, with Gregory Pardlo and Hirsh Sawhney and Anne Waldman and Lynne Tillman. There is a fee. Proceeds will help support MFA students in the Creative Writing Program. 

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Jonathan Haynes: Scholarly Activity

On October 27, 2017, Professor Jonathan Haynes (English) will moderate a panel discussion of the films of Femi Odugbemi at Northwestern University. See flyer below.

Then, on October 30, 2017, Professor Haynes will deliver a lecture, "Trajectories of the Nigerian Film Industry," at Illinois State University in Normal.

Lewis Warsh: New Book

We are pleased to announce that Professor Lewis Warsh's new book -- Out of the Question: Selected Poems (1963-2003) [Station Hill Press of Barrytown, 2017] is available for purchase through Small Press Distribution. It will also be available at Warsh's upcoming reading with Cedar Sigo at the Poetry Project. See our earlier post for further information about that reading.