Upcoming Events

Sunday, December 16, 2018

The Handmaid's Tale: an exhibit at Moffitt Library

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 5 – December 31, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd Floor near Elevators

Monday, December 17, 2018

The Handmaid's Tale: an exhibit at Moffitt Library

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 5 – December 31, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd Floor near Elevators

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The Handmaid's Tale: an exhibit at Moffitt Library

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 5 – December 31, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd Floor near Elevators

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Handmaid's Tale: an exhibit at Moffitt Library

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 5 – December 31, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd Floor near Elevators

Thursday, December 20, 2018

The Handmaid's Tale: an exhibit at Moffitt Library

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 5 – December 31, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd Floor near Elevators

Friday, December 21, 2018

The Handmaid's Tale: an exhibit at Moffitt Library

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 5 – December 31, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd Floor near Elevators

Saturday, December 22, 2018

The Handmaid's Tale: an exhibit at Moffitt Library

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 5 – December 31, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd Floor near Elevators

Sunday, December 23, 2018

The Handmaid's Tale: an exhibit at Moffitt Library

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 5 – December 31, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd Floor near Elevators

Monday, December 24, 2018

The Handmaid's Tale: an exhibit at Moffitt Library

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 5 – December 31, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd Floor near Elevators

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

The Handmaid's Tale: an exhibit at Moffitt Library

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 5 – December 31, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd Floor near Elevators

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

The Handmaid's Tale: an exhibit at Moffitt Library

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 5 – December 31, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd Floor near Elevators

Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Handmaid's Tale: an exhibit at Moffitt Library

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 5 – December 31, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd Floor near Elevators

Friday, December 28, 2018

The Handmaid's Tale: an exhibit at Moffitt Library

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 5 – December 31, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd Floor near Elevators

Saturday, December 29, 2018

The Handmaid's Tale: an exhibit at Moffitt Library

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 5 – December 31, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd Floor near Elevators

Sunday, December 30, 2018

The Handmaid's Tale: an exhibit at Moffitt Library

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 5 – December 31, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd Floor near Elevators

Monday, December 31, 2018

The Handmaid's Tale: an exhibit at Moffitt Library

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 5 – December 31, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd Floor near Elevators

Monday, January 28, 2019

Colonial Exceptionalism on Native Grounds: American Literature before American Literature

Lecture: English Department and Affiliated | January 28 | 5-7 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Partial Representation: Bruegel, Dickens, Aurbach

Lecture: English Department and Affiliated | January 30 | 5-7 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Get Home Safe: Cross-Genre Routes through Everyday Racism

Lecture | January 31 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall

The Daphne Muse Letters Collection: Correspondence Documenting Black History and Culture across the Diaspora (1898-2019)

Exhibit - Artifacts: English Department and Affiliated | January 31 | 4-6 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

Monday, February 4, 2019

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Townsend Center's Berkeley Book Chat with Michael Nylan: The Chinese Pleasure Book

Lecture | February 6 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

Poetry Reading: Cedar Sigo with Noah Warren: Holloway Poetry Series

Reading - Literary | February 6 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room (315)

The Holloway Series in Poetry Presents Cedar Sigo

Reading - Literary: English Department and Affiliated | February 6 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Lunch Poems: Ari Banias

Reading - Literary | February 7 | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library

The Politics of Truth: A Way Forward: Arlie Hochschild and Thomas Laqueur in Conversation

Lecture | February 7 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room 220 Stephens Hall

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

Language, Aesthetics, Consciousness: A Symposium on Jonathan Kramnick's Paper Minds: Literature and the Ecology of Consciousness

Conference/Symposium: English Department and Affiliated | February 11 | 4:30-7 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

High-Performing Teams

Workshop | February 13 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | International House, Home Room

The Exeter Anthology: Codicological Grace and Integrative Poetics

Lecture: English Department and Affiliated | February 13 | 12 p.m. | 306 Wheeler Hall

Total Medicine: An Approach to the Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Medical Texts

Lecture: English Department and Affiliated | February 13 | 5 p.m. | 300 Wheeler Hall

The Holloway Series in Poetry Presents Andrea Brady

Reading - Literary: English Department and Affiliated | February 13 | 6:30 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Modernism in Wartime: Avant-Gardes, Revolutions, Poetries

Lecture | February 14 | 5-7 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife

Friday, February 15, 2019

Modernisms, New and Old

Seminar | February 15 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | 306 Wheeler Hall

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Milton and Materiality Symposium

Conference/Symposium: English Department and Affiliated | February 16 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | 300 Wheeler Hall

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Return to Form: a panel on Caroline Levine's FORMS: Whole, Rhythm, Hierarchy, Network (Princeton UP, 2015)

Panel Discussion: English Department and Affiliated | February 19 | 5 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Artist and Curator: Silvia Gruner in conversation with Tarek Elhaik

Lecture | February 20 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Dwinelle Annex, Room 126

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Future Reading: What Is Anglophone Fiction in the 21st Century?

Lecture: English Department and Affiliated | February 21 | 4:30-6:30 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

Friday, February 22, 2019

Publishing in 20th+21st Century Literature

Workshop: English Department and Affiliated | February 22 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | 306 Wheeler Hall

A Question of Time: A Roundtable on American Literature from Colonial to Contemporary Fiction

Panel Discussion: English Department and Affiliated | February 22 | 1:30-3 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

Monday, February 25, 2019

Ned Sublette: Kalunga, Kongo Thought in Africa and the Americas

Lecture: English Department and Affiliated | February 25 | 4-6 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

From Exile to Utopia: A Yugoslav Writer’s Return

Lecture | February 25 | 4-6 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Michael Lewis in Conversation on the Art of Writing

Lecture | February 26 | 5 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Reading Room

Very Slight Worry: Sonnet Recitation Festival

Reading - Literary: English Department and Affiliated | February 26 | 5 p.m. | Doe Library, 308A (accessible through the art history library on the 3rd floor)

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Maggie Nelson: Songs of Care and Constraint: Townsend Center Una's Lecture 2019

Lecture | February 27 | 5 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Maggie Nelson in Conversation with Nadia Ellis: Writing Freedom — and Its Constraints

Special Event | February 28 | 5 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens

Friday, March 1, 2019

Art as Critique Conference

Conference/Symposium | March 1 | 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, Townsend Center

Dealing With Infinity: Art and the Transformation of the Symbolic Order

Conference/Symposium | March 1 – 2, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

Dealing with Infinity: Art and the transformations of the symbolic order

Workshop | March 1 – 2, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Dealing With Infinity: Art and the Transformation of the Symbolic Order

Conference/Symposium | March 1 – 2, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

Dealing with Infinity: Art and the transformations of the symbolic order

Workshop | March 1 – 2, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

Monday, March 4, 2019

Better Together? The Tale of Tolstoevsky

Lecture | March 4 | 4-6 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Townsend Center's Berkeley Book Chat with Joyce Carol Oates: Hazards of Time Travel

Lecture | March 6 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

Disraeli, Arendt, and the Fascist Novel

Lecture: English Department and Affiliated | March 6 | 4 p.m. | 306 Wheeler Hall

Women in Intellectual Life: The "Erotics" of Intellectual Life

Colloquium: English Department and Affiliated | March 6 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 330 Wheeler Hall

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Lunch Poems: Tarfia Faizullah

Reading - Literary | March 7 | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library

Language Change and Narrative Form from Ó Cadhain to Ferrante

Lecture | March 7 | 5 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315 - Maude Fife Room

Book Launch for Lyn Hejinian's Positions of the Sun: with Trisha Low and Noah Warren

Reading - Literary: English Department and Affiliated | March 7 | 6:30 p.m. |  Mrs. Dalloway's Bookstore

Friday, March 8, 2019

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019

Eric Karpeles in Conversation with Robert Hass: Józef Czapski: A Good Man in Bad Times

Special Event | March 11 | 5 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The Holloway Series in Poetry Presents Aditi Machado

Reading - Literary: English Department and Affiliated | March 13 | 6:30 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Celebrating Black Girls in Libertaory Spaces

Lecture | March 14 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall

Rhetoric Spring Colloquium: Brian Massumi

Colloquium | March 14 | 5-7 p.m. | 315 Wheeler Hall

Beckett / Fornés / Pinter: Student-Directed One-Act Plays

Performing Arts - Theater | March 14 – 17, 2019 every day | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

Friday, March 15, 2019

Jennifer Scappettone: Agitation of a Copper Lyre: Geopoetics of Entanglement vs./within the Wireless Imagination

Lecture: English Department and Affiliated | March 15 | 7 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

Beckett / Fornés / Pinter: Student-Directed One-Act Plays

Performing Arts - Theater | March 14 – 17, 2019 every day | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Beckett / Fornés / Pinter: Student-Directed One-Act Plays

Performing Arts - Theater | March 16 – 17, 2019 every day | 2-3:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

Beckett / Fornés / Pinter: Student-Directed One-Act Plays

Performing Arts - Theater | March 14 – 17, 2019 every day | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Beckett / Fornés / Pinter: Student-Directed One-Act Plays

Performing Arts - Theater | March 16 – 17, 2019 every day | 2-3:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

Beckett / Fornés / Pinter: Student-Directed One-Act Plays

Performing Arts - Theater | March 14 – 17, 2019 every day | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

Monday, March 18, 2019

Edible Book Festival

Special Event | March 18 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 4th floor, Central Commons

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Charles Bernstein: Lecture and Poetry Reading

Reading - Literary | March 20 | 4:30-8 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife, 3rd Floor

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Tavia Nyong'o on his new book Afro-Fabulations: The Queer Drama of Black Life

Lecture: English Department and Affiliated | March 21 | 4:30 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

Monday, April 1, 2019

Lecture by Shirley Thompson: Race, Property, and Belonging in Creole New Orleans

Lecture: English Department and Affiliated | April 1 | 3-5:15 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Lunch Poems: Ben Lerner

Reading - Literary | April 4 | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library

Lunch Poems: Ben Lerner

Reading - Literary | April 4 | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library

Caliban's Curse: with Viet Thanh Nguyen (2019 Jonathan Bedri Distinguished Writer in English)

Lecture: English Department and Affiliated | April 4 | 8 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife