The Center for the Humanities: December Events
This December, the Center for the Humanities is proud to present these exciting events and collaborations: a reading and conversation on radical writing, feminism and black futures with visionary writers and poets Saidiya Hartman, Erica Hunt, Dawn Lundy Martin and Claudia Rankine; a “Listening Party” as an experimental collaborative exploration into voice, multiplicity, and listening with radical empathy in collaboration with The Laundromat Project; a youth-led summit on educational justice, art, and activism for students and their allies in educational justice to up-pack issues, concerns, and realities in education through creative and artistic expression; readings and performances framed around the practice of “poetry, philosophy and performativity” in collaboration with the Queens Museum; short plays on caregiving at CUNY written and performed by PSC-CUNY members in collaboration with Working Theater.
Radical Writing, Feminism and Black Futures: with Saidiya Hartman, Erica Hunt, Dawn Lundy Martin and Claudia Rankine
Thu, Dec 6, 6:30 PM | Proshansky Auditorium
Saidiya Hartman, Erica Hunt, Dawn Lundy Martin, Claudia Rankine
QueensEnglish International 2018 at Queens Museum
Sat, Dec 8, 3:00 PM – 4:45 PM | Queens Museum, Corona, NY 11368
Carla Harryman, Paolo Javier, Kyoo Lee, Maria Lisella, Thurston Moore, Tracie Morris, Eileen Myles, and The Urban Mythfits – A Corona Group (Omar Montana, Elijah Kuan Wong, Yeong Ran Kim, Elizabeth Polanco, Jansiel Polanco, Una Chung, Mac Morris, and Patricia Clough)
Listening with Radical Empathy: A Listening Party!
Wed, Dec 12, 6:00 PM | The Skylight Room (9100)
Jamie San Andres, Arita Balaram, Pelenakeke (Keke) Brown, Jessica Caplan, Jaime Shearn Coan, Rachel Corbman, Lizania Denisse Cruz, Oriana Elisa Gonzales, Allison Guess, Prithi Kanakamedala, Arielle Knight, Logan McBride, Nadia Mohamed, Dhipinder Walia
YOUth Education Summit (Y.E.S)
Sat, Dec 15, 2018, 10:30 AM – 04:00 PM | Bank Street College Graduate School of Education, 610 West 112 Street, New York, NY, 10025
Keynotes: Grace Callwood, Hawwaa Ibrahim, Haile Thomas.
Performance Partner: Epic NEXT Theatre Ensemble.
Workshop Partners: FloraMind, IntegrateNYC, Ignited Voices; Teens Resisit
TheaterWorks! Short Plays On Caregiving at CUNY
Mon, Dec 17, 7:00 PM | A.R.T./New York Theatres, Mezzanine Theatre 502 W 53rd St (just west of 10th Ave), New York, NY 10019
Susan Naomi Bernstein, Mimi Gisolfi D’Aponte, Magda Doyle, Tami Gold, Alyse Keller, Ellen Lewis, Sarah Ann Standing, Pamela Stemberg