Keynote Richard Rodriguez
Sunday, July 10, 8 p.m. (doors open at 7:30 p.m.)
Fine Arts, Room 150
Visiting writer Curtis White
Monday, July 18, 8 p.m.
Fine Arts, Room 150
Full schedule of nine nights of readings listed at bottom.
The fourth-annual Summer 2011 Northern Renaissance Arts & Sciences Reading Series, held in conjunction with UAA’s Department of Creative Writing & Literary Arts MFA Program in Creative Writing, began Sunday, July 10 and continues through Tuesday, July 19 — a total of nine literary evenings.
On July 18, the series featured visiting writer and culture critic Curtis White. White has published 11 books and over 100 stories, essays and reviews. Notable among his works of cultural criticism are “The Middle Mind” (Harper-Collins), “The Spirit of Disobedience” and “The Barbaric Heart.” He has published frequently in Harper’s Magazine, Orion, The Village Voice and Playboy. Find a listing of his books here. Listen to an mp3 recording of a lecture he gave at Clackamas Community College in 2007. Read an interview by Trevor Dodge here.
His papers are collected at the University of Rochester. He serves as professor of English at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois.
The series opened with visiting writer, Richard Rodriguez, (contributing editor, Harper’s Magazine; author of “Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez”; “Days of Obligation: An Argument with My Mexican Father”; and “Brown: The Last Discovery of America”).
All programs are free and open to the public.
Location: UAA Fine Arts, Room 150. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. UAA’s Campus Bookstore will be on-hand selling books from visiting writers, guest speakers and MFA faculty authors. The readings begin at 8 p.m. and conclude by 9:30 p.m.
On Monday, July 18, visiting writer and culture critic, Curtis White, will present. Over a 30-year career, White has published 11 books and over 100 stories, essays and reviews. Notable among his works of cultural criticism are “The Middle Mind” (Harper-Collins), “The Spirit of Disobedience” and “The Barbaric Heart.” He has published frequently in Harper’s Magazine, Orion, The Village Voice and Playboy.
Please see the schedule below and continue to check CWLA’s website for the latest information. We look forward to seeing you at the Northern Renaissance Arts & Sciences Reading Series.
- Sunday, July 10, ARTS 150: Richard Rodriguez
- Monday, July 11, ARTS 150: Judith Barrington, Ed Allen, Anne Caston
- Tuesday, July 12, ARTS 150: Jo-Ann Mapson, Ernestine Hayes, Derick Burleson
- Wednesday, July 13, ARTS 150: Graduating MFA students reading
- Thursday, July 14, ARTS 150: Nancy Lord, Valerie Miner, Zack Rogow
- Saturday, July 16, ARTS 150: David Stevenson, Craig Childs
- Sunday, July 17, ARTS 150: Eva Saulitis, Josip Novakovich, Carolyn Turgeon
- Monday, July 18, ARTS 150: Curtis White, Linda McCarriston
- Tuesday, July 19, ARTS 150: Sherry Simpson, Rich Chiappone