Literary Arts

Literary Arts

Literary Arts

WRITERS ON CAMPUS
A series featuring NJCU students, alumni, and faculty as well as readings by guest writers. Free and open to the public.

THIRD ANNUAL 100-WORD READING MARATHON
Tuesday, February 7
6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Gilligan Student Union, Room 129

CELEBRATING POETRY MONTH #TRILLMOTIVATION: WHEN POETRY GETS LIT: READINGS BY MR JEFFDESS
Wednesday, April 5
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Gilligan Student Union, Room 129

TWENTY YEARS OF MEMOIR AT NJCU
The NJCU writing community celebrates two decades of memoir writing with events featuring students, alums, faculty, and guest writers. Free and open to the public.

WRITING FROM MEMORY: TEACHING MEMOIR
Thursday, February 2
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Guarini Library, The Hub, 1st Floor

BLACK LIVES MATTER: EMANCIPATORY WRITINGS & THE HEALING OF THE BLACK NARRATIVE
Tuesday, February 21
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Gilligan Student Union, Room 129

WITHOUT BORDERS: WRITERS ON LANGUAGE CROSSINGS
Tuesday, March 21
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Gilligan Student Union, Room 129

THE YOUNG AND THE RECKLESS: EMERGING ITALIAN AMERICAN WRITERS
Wednesday, March 22
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
John D. Calandra Italian American Institute
25 West 43rd Street, 17th floor, New York, NY
Readings featuring NJCU graduates Chloe DeFilippis, Angelica Roman, and Marc Pollifrone.

SELF REIMAGINED: ARTISTS AND MEMOIRISTS RESPOND
Tuesday, April 4
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery
Memoirists and visual artists (including NJCU alumni) explore multiple approaches to representing personal experience. Held in conjunction with the gallery exhibit Self Reimagined and co-hosted by professors Edvige Giunta (English Department) and Midori Yoshimoto (Visual Art).

WORDS, MUSIC, MEMORY: A CELEBRATION OF 20 YEARS OF MEMOIR AT NJCU
Tuesday, April 11
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Gilligan Student Union, Room 129

TEACHING MEMOIR: PRACTICE AND REFLECTION
Thursday, April 20
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Guarini Library, The Hub, 1st Floor

Please contact Professor Edi Guinta with any questions about literary events: eguinta@njcu.edu

For more information about NJCU’s English Department and degree programs, click HERE

 

 

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