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Jonathan Haynes: Recent Scholarly Activity

Professor Jonathan Haynes (English) recently presented “Transformations in Nollywood and its Diaspora" on a panel at the Nollywood Producers Guild USA Inauguration, Queens, October 15, 2016.

Haynes also presented “Contexts for Nollywood Portraits” on the panel Iké Udé’s Nollywood Portraits: A radical beauty, at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, November 10, 2016. More info.

John High: Reading in Santa Fe

Professor John High (English) will be reading at Teatro Paraguas (in Santa Fe, NM) in a group event co-hosted by John Casquarelli (LIU Brooklyn Creative Writing MFA 2012). 

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Jake Matkov: Queer/Art/Mentorship 2015-2016 Annual Exhibition

As many of you know, Jake Matkov (English Department) was a 2015-2016 Queer|Art|Mentorship Fellow. Read our earlier post here.

To mark the end of the fellowship year, Queer|Art|Mentorship has partnered with Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art for its third annual public exhibition at the Museum's Price St. Project Space from November 18-20th. A weekend long series of exhibitions, screenings and performances will take place throughout the weekend, featuring work by the 2015–2016 Queer|Art|Mentorship Fellows -- Rodrigo Bellott, Monstah Black, Caroline Wells Chandler, Erin Greenwell, Doron Langberg, Jacob Matkov, Mylo Mendez, Eva Peskin, Hugh Ryan, Justine Williams and Brendan Williams-Childs.

An opening reception for the Annual Exhibition will be held on Friday, November 18th from 6-8pm with a special one-night-event with screenings, performances and readings on Saturday, November 19th from 6-9pm. The multi-disciplinary, inter-generational arts program that pairs and supports mentorship between emerging and established queer artists in NYC, broadens its reach with this public program, exhibiting artwork from each of its participant from the 2015–2016 program.

Prince St. Project Space
127-B Prince Street

Opening Reception: Friday, November 18th, 6-8pm

Special One-Night Event: Saturday, November 19th, 6-9pm

Open Gallery Hours: November 19th and 20th, 12-5pm

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