Languages and Literatures Dept

CUNY TV Debuts New ‘Irish Writers in America’ Series

November 26, 2013 12:40 pm CUNY Institute for Irish American Studies, Languages and Literatures Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

There’s a new CUNY TV series that explores the works of twenty-three leading contemporary Irish and Irish-American authors of fiction, memoir, journalism, poetry, humor, and drama.

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Film Screening, Poetry Reading: ‘Finding Joseph Tusiani’

May 1, 2013 10:10 am Languages and Literatures Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Lehman Professor Emeritus Joseph Tusiani’s (Romance Languages) life and career as a poet and educator has been immortalized in a new documentary by Sabrina DiGregorio, titled ‘Finding Joseph Tusiani: The Poet of Two Lands.’

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Professor Thomas Spear to Travel to Dominican Republic for Conference on Author Edouard Glissant

March 21, 2013 1:42 pm Languages and Literatures Dept, Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Sponsored by the Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo and el Centro de Estudios Francófonos, the colloquium celebrates the life and letters of the noted Martinican writer, poet, and literary critic Edouard Glissant.

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Symposium: The Short Story in Irish Language Literature Feb. 24-25

February 22, 2012 2:22 pm Languages and Literatures Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

The Department of Languages and Literatures will host a two-day symposium on the short story in the Irish language on Friday, February 24, and Saturday, February 25, in the Music Building.

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CUNY-Wide Writing Competition Offers up to $1,500 in Prizes

February 8, 2012 4:20 pm Art Dept, English Dept, History Dept, Languages and Literatures Dept, Social Work Dept, Sociology Dept, Students

For the second consecutive year, Lehman students are eligible to enter the “Making Work Visible,” writing contest, with prizes ranging from $100 to $1,500.

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Prof. Spear Helping to Focus Attention on Contemporary Haitian Literature

October 4, 2011 10:57 am Languages and Literatures Dept

Professor Thomas Spear (Languages and Literatures) was an invited guest this past June at “la Quinzaine du Livre,” a two-week festival that overlapped the popular annual one-day book fair “Livres en Folie” in Port au Prince, Haiti.

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