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QC English Graduate Conference

he MA Program in English Presents
The Inaugural Queens College English Graduate Conference


Wednesday, April 9, 2014; 11:00am to 7:00pm
Queens Hall, Rooms 07 and 10

Student Panels from 12:00 to 5:30pm

Keynote Address at 5:30pm
Carrie Hintz (Associate Professor of English, CUNY Graduate Center and Queens College)
"Carbon Diaries, or, How to Talk to Young Adults about the End of the World"

For more info, click to download the conference schedule and the conference flyer.

Click to download the conference CFP​.

Talk by Richard McCoy: "Shadows, Dreams, and Poetic Faith in Shakespeare"

​Wednesday, April 30, 2014; 12:15-1:30pm
Rosenthal 230
Light refreshments will be served

Richard McCoy is Distinguished Professor of English at Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY. He is the author of four books – Sir Philip Sidney: Rebellion in Arcadia (Rutgers, 1979), The Rites of Knighthood: The Literature and Politics of Elizabethan Chivalry (California, 1989), Alterations of State: Sacred Kingship in the English Reformation (Columbia, 2002), and Faith in Shakespeare (Oxford, 2013), as well as numerous articles on Renaissance poetry and Shakespeare’s plays. He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the American Council for Learned Societies, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Folger Shakespeare Library, and the Huntington Library. He is Chair of the Council of Scholars for New York’s Theatre for a New Audience and has served as a speaker and consultant for Shakespeare performances at Classic Stage Company, the Pearl Theater Company, Target Margin, the Public Theater, and the Shakespeare Society, as well as the Royal Shakespeare Company and Canada’s Stratford Shakespeare Festival.

MFA Writers-in-Residence Read New Work Inspired by the Armstrong Archives

​Saturday, May 17; 1:00pm

Louis Armstrong House Museum
34-56 107th Street, Corona

Reading by the 2014 MFA Program Graduates

​Thursday, May 29; 2:00pm

Klapper Hall
Godwin-Ternbach Museum

Against... Genre, History, Nation

The faculty of the English Department at Queens College presents a conference on the futures of literary studies

Genre, Against History, Against Nation

October 27, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Rosenthal Library, room 230

Keynote Lecture by REY CHOW (Anne Firor Scott Professor of Literature, Duke University)
Space, Scales, and Remains:
Some Evolving Conceptual Thresholds in Our Time”

Click to download the conference schedule.

Literary Legacies

Please join us at our first MFA Program event of the fall: a reading by poets Terrance Hayes and Lyn...
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Winter 2015 Study Abroad Program

​click here for the study abroad brochure.

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Chair: Glenn Burger
Office: Klapper Hall 607
Phone: 718-997-4600

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