Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Lewis Warsh at Picasso Machinery


*And The Wiremen (music)
*Laura Elrick (poems)
*Jerold H. Rarefaction (music)
*Molly Schwartz (film)
*Lewis Warsh (poems)

Friday, July 26, 2013, 8PM
at Picasso Machinery
45 Broadway/Wythe
Brooklyn, NY

*And The Wiremen is a Brooklyn-based ensemble led by songwriter Lynn Wright. It features Paul Watson (Sparklehorse) on trumpet, Tony Maimone (Pere Ubu)/Eric Eble on bass, and Jon Petrow on violin.

*Laura Elrick’s Propagation is recently out from Kenning Editions. Previous works include Blocks Away (2010), Stalk (2008), Fantasies in Permeable Structures (2005) and sKincerity (2003). She teaches at Pratt Institute.

*Focused on texture, timbre, and impact, Rarefaction's sonic minimalism occupies a realm of soundtrack-oriented depth and subtlety.

*Molly Schwartz makes interactive art installations, animated videos, and drawings—informal narratives traveling through aerial, arboreal and aquatic worlds. She also designs and animates for independent film.

*Lewis Warsh's most recent books are Inseparable: Poems 1995-2005 (Granary) and A Place in the Sun (Spuyten Duyvil). One Foot Out the Door: Collected Stories is forthcoming from Spuyten Duyvil in 2014. He publishes United Artists Books and teaches in the MFA program at Long Island University (Brooklyn).

Friday, July 19, 2013

Tell Me a Story: An Informal Reading and Potluck for Creative Writing MFA Students Past & Present & Faculty

Friday, July 26, 2013
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Spector Lounge, Fourth Floor, Humanities Building

No Cover, No drama. Read only if you want to.

Leave when you’re ready.

Support, donations, questions:
Call or text Desiree at 718-415-0603.


Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Course Descriptions, Graduate Bulletin

These are the official descriptions of graduate English courses, as they appear in the current LIU Brooklyn Graduate Bulletin.
Instructors write more specific descriptions each time a course is offered. For those descriptions of specific sections, see Course Descriptions by Semester.

Course Descriptions, Undergraduate Bulletin

These are the official descriptions of undergraduate English courses, as they appear in the LIU Brooklyn Udergraduate Bulletin

Except where otherwise indicated, the prerequisite for all upper-division courses (i.e., those numbered above 100) is any two courses from ENG 61, 62, 63, and 64.

For upper-division courses, instructors write more specific descriptions each time a course is offered. For those descriptions of specific sections, see Course Descriptions by Semester.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

A Play Co-Authored by Patrick Horrigan: "You Are Confused!"

Professor Patrick Horrigan (English) is co-author, with Eduardo Leanez, of the play "You Are Confused!", which will be performed on Friday, July 19, 2013, at 10:30 PM.

The Wild Project
195 East 3rd Street (bet. Ave. A and B)

This show is part of the 11th Annual Fresh Fruit Festival. To watch the trailer for "You Are Confused!", click hereFor a more detailed description of "You Are Confused!", and to check out the full range of offerings in this year's Fresh Fruit Festival, click here.

Tickets ($18) are available at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/9799337 or 212 352 3101.

Monday, July 8, 2013

Jon Peacock as the Ghost and the Player King in HAMLET

This summer, Jon Peacock, a graduate of the English Department's Creative Writing MFA program, will be playing both the Ghost and the Player King in Ophelia Group's production of Hamlet.

The show runs from 12 July through 3 August, with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 8PM.

Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens
2112 30th Rd, Astoria, a short walk from the 30th Ave stop on the N/Q.

More info at:  https://www.facebook.com/events/476433719100209/?fref=ts