Public Engagement


Featured Events

An Evening with Chelsea Hodson
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 6:30 pm

Chelsea Hodson is the author of the book of essays Tonight I'm Someone Else and the chapbook Pity the Animal. She is a graduate of the MFA program at...

Launch of the New University in Exile Consortium
Thursday, September 6, 2018 6:00 pm

We are living at a time when scholars around the world are under attack, just as when the original University in Exile was established in 1933 to save...

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Poetry Forum: Fred Moten
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 6:30 pm

Fred Moten reads from and discusses his body of work. Fred Moten is a poet, literary theorist, and Professor of Performance Studies at New York University....

Friday, September 14, 2018 9:30 am

Textiles have the power to brand a collection, communicating a company’s heritage far beyond the talents of mere marketing. Traditional fabrics have traveled...

Best American Poetry Reading 2018
Thursday, September 20, 2018 7:00 pm

Series editor David Lehman and guest editor Dana Gioia headline an all-star cast of poets included in the book's launch reading, an annual rite of Autumn in...

Poetry Forum: Moira Egan and Leah Umansky
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 6:30 pm

Moira Egan is an American poet/translator who lives in Rome. She has published eight volumes of poetry (five in the U.S.; three in Italy); the most recent of...

Fiction Forum: R.O. Kwon
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 6:30 pm

R.O. Kwon’s first novel, The Incendiaries, is forthcoming from Riverhead (U.S.) and Virago (U.K.) in July of 2018. She is a National Endowment for the Arts...

Nonfiction Forum: Patricia Hampl
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 6:30 pm

Patricia Hampl’s newest book is The Art of the Wasted Day. She is the author of six other prose works, including A Romantic Education and, most recently, The...

2018-19 Schneider Concerts Season - WindSync wind quintet
Sunday, November 11, 2018 2:00 pm

WINDSYNC Program approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes, including intermission This prizewinning Houston-based wind quintet builds highly thematic programs...