• Spring 2015 Gallatin Writing Program Events

    Authors in Action, featuring Jennifer Clement & Vanessa Manko
    Wednesday, January 28 | 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

    Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts

    A reading and discussion with Gallatin alumni Jennifer Clement (BA ’82) and Vanessa Manko (MA ’05).

    Students Reading Their Writing, featuring multidisciplinary arts writing
    Wednesday, February 18 | 12:30 to 1:45 p.m.

    Dean’s Conference Room (801)

    Gallatin students Cameilla Hartman, Ethan Jacobs, Joe Kozlowski, and Nathanial Nelson share their writing about the arts with the Gallatin community. Professors Chris Bram, Julie Malnig, and Amanda Petrusich, who each teach courses in different genres of arts writing, will introduce student readers and moderate a discussion.

    Writers in Progress, featuring Kim Foote and KC Trommer
    Monday, March 2 | 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

    Dean’s Conference Room (801)

    Kim Foote, Assistant Director of Global Programs, and KC Trommer, Writer and Editor in Communications, share their creative work with the Gallatin community.

    Kim Coleman Foote is a 2014 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellow. She was a Fulbright Fellow in Ghana, where she conducted research on the slave trade for a novel-in-progress. Her fiction, essays, and experimental prose have appeared in Obsidian, The Literary ReviewThe Places We’ve Been: Field Reports from Travelers Under 35, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA from Chicago State University.

    KC Trommer is the author of the chapbook The Hasp Tongue (dancing girl press, 2014). She holds an MFA from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and her poems have appeared in AGNI, The Antioch Review, Prairie Schooner, and other journals. She lives in Jackson Heights, Queens with her son.

    David Foster Wallace and the Ethics of Writing
    Thursday April 2 | 3:00 to 9:00 p.m.

    Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts

    This interdisciplinary symposium sponsored by New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study and the Gallatin Writing Program will explore the ethical and moral side of writing through the work of David Foster Wallace. With panels, roundtable, and performances by scholars, authors, students, and actors, the symposium will engage with topics such as Wallace and religion, Wallace and race, Wallace and self-help, and the ethics of biographical writing.  Organized by Gallatin professors Gregory Erickson and Scott Korb(co-editor of Gesturing Toward Reality: David Foster Wallace and Philosophy), participants will included Samuel Cohen (co-editor of The Legacy of David Foster Wallace), D.T. Max (author of Every Love Story is A Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace), David Lipsky (author of Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace).

    Gallatin Teachers Reading, featuring Anne DeWitt, Hannah Gurman, and David Moore
    Thursday, April 9 | 5:00 to 6:20 p.m.
    Dean’s Conference Room (801)

    Gallatin Teachers Reading is a Writing Program event series at which faculty read from their recently published books. This installation features Anne DeWitt, who will read from Moral Authority, Men of Science, and the Victorian Novel; Hannah Gurman, who will read from Hearts and Minds: A People’s History of Counterinsurgency; and David Moore, who will read from Engaged Learning in the Academy: Challenges and Possibilities.

    Gallatin Review Celebration Reading
    Thursday, April 30 | 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
    Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts

    Gallatin students read from their poetry, fiction, and essays published in the Gallatin Review, Volume 30, with visual art from volume on display. The event is introduced by faculty adviser Professor Sara Murphy and moderated by student editors.