A Bio/Memoir, or: Seven Years (for each) of Working with Samuel Beckett and Simone De Beauvoir
Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 pm, Room 9204/9205, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Ave. (at 34th St.)
DEIRDRE BAIR was a newly minted PhD who thought she was going to write a critical study of […]
SOMETHING TO OFFEND EVERYONE: THE MUCKRACKING LIFE AND TIMES OF JESSICA MITFORD
Monday, March 20th, 2017
Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue (34th Street)
Free and Open to the Public
Carla Kaplan is the Davis […]
WWWL Dorothy O. Helly ‘Work in Progress’ lecture
Monday Oct 17, 2016 4-5:30PM
CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue, rm 9205
Berenice Abbott: A Life in Photography by Julia Van Haaften
Julia van Haaften has spent a quarter century researching and writing the first-ever biography of American photographer Berenice Abbott (1898-1991). It begins with Abbott’s […]
CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street
Room C197 – 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Open to the Public
Beyond “The Lottery”: The Life […]
The conference will live streamed at http://videostreaming.gc.cuny.edu/videos/. Once the page has loaded on the upper right hand corner under “Live Videos” you will see the name of the event (The 25th Anniversary of Women Writing Women’s Lives) once it has begun to broadcast. Click on the name of the event and the page […]
Lola Ridge’s astonishing poetry, her invisibility in the canon, all the coincidences connecting her life to mine.
What do you enjoy most about the research and writing process?
The discoveries, of course. Looking deeply into the life leads you to intuit […]
What initially drew you to your subject(s)/inspired you to write a biography?
Dispensing Beauty in New York and Beyond: The Triumphs and Tragedies of Harriet Hubbard Ayer (The History Press, 2011) is my only “straight” biography. I was drawn to the subject by two portraits of […]