Unless otherwise noted, all events are open to the public and free of charge.

Spring 2002

1/17/02

Michael Hofmann and Padgett Powell will read new and published work. 8–9:30 PM, Harn Museum of Art.

1/24/02

January meeting of the Group for Applied Psychology. Dr. Harvey Greenberg (Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York). “A Field Guide to Cinetherapy: On Celluloid Psychoanalysis and Its Practitioners.” 5:30–9 PM, Reitz Union 400. Advance registration is required.

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1/28/02

Lindsay Waters (Executive Editor for the Humanities, Harvard University Press). “Going from Zero to Sixty Miles Per Hour in Six Years: Getting Published in a Time of Cholera.” 3–5 PM, Ruth McQuown Room (219 Dauer Hall).

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1/31/02

David Leavitt and Sidney Wade will read new and published work. 8–9:30 PM, Harn Museum of Art.

2/12/02

Susan Miller (Professor of English, University of Utah) will give a lecture on the politics of composition instruction. 2–3 PM, 215 Dauer Hall.

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2/14/02

February meeting of the Group for Applied Psychology. Dr. Donald Carveth (Department of Sociology, York University). “Fugitives From Guilt: Postmodern De-Moralization and the New Hysterias.” 5:30–9 PM, Reitz Union 400. Advance registration is required.

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2/15–2/16/02

“Circulations: ‘America’ and Globalization.” A conference sponsored by UF’s nascent Center for the Humanities in the Public Sphere, the Department of English, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Speakers include: Manthia Diawara (Comparative Literature and Film and Africana Studies, New York University); John Nguyet Erni (English and Communications, City University of Hong Kong); Caren Irr (English, Brandeis University); Elaine Tyler May (History and American Studies, University of Minnesota); and Aihwa Ong (Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley.) Follow the “more” link for more information on the conference.

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2/20–2/21/02

The Will Eisner Symposium: University of Florida Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels 2002. This new conference on the art and literature of the comics medium will be an annual event at the University of Florida. The inaugural topic, in honor of Will Eisner, will be “The Graphic Novel: Form and Function.” Conference speakers include artists Will Eisner, Joe Sacco, Eddie Campbell, Daniel Clowes, and Terry Zwigoff; and comics scholars Charles Hatfield, Thomas Inge, Joseph Witek, and Donald Ault. All panels and presentations are free and open to the public. Follow the “more” link, below, for more information, including a conference program and schedule of events.

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2/21/02

Poet Mark Jarman will read new and published work. 8–9:30 PM, Harn Museum of Art.

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2/28/02

Goerings Creative Writing Graduate Student Series. Chris Bachelder and Laura Roesler. 8–9 PM, Goerings Books, 3433 West University Avenue (Westgate Regency Shopping Center).

3/11/02

Photographer and children’s author Martin W. Sandler will give a lecture at the Millhopper Branch Public Library, beginning at 7 PM. The Library is located at 3145 NW 43rd Street, in Gainesville. The lecture is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

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3/13/02

Jill Ciment will read new and published work. 8–9:30 PM, Keene Faculty Center, Dauer Hall.

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3/14/02

Goerings Creative Writing Graduate Student Series. Anton Janulis. 8–9 PM, Goerings Books, 3433 West University Avenue (Westgate Regency Shopping Center).

3/14–3/16/02

“Refusing Our Way of Life: Praxis for a Radical Present,” the 2002 annual conference of the UF Marxist Reading Group. Keynote speakers include Cesare Casarino and Randy Martin. Follow the “more” link for a tentative conference program.

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3/21/02

March meeting of the Group for Applied Psychology. Professor Pawel Dybel (University of Bialystok). “Psychoanalysis and the Polish Novel from 1920 to 1939: Stanislaw I. Witkiewicz, Bruno Schulz, and Witold Gombrowicz.” 5:30–9 PM, Reitz Union 400. Advance registration is required.

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3/21/02

Goerings Creative Writing Graduate Student Series. Ryan Meany and Charles Wuest. 8–9 PM, Goerings Books, 3433 West University Avenue (Westgate Regency Shopping Center).

3/21/02

Barbara Klinger (Indiana University). “Over the Edge: The Woman, the Piano, and the Deep, Deep Sea (On Jane Campion’s The Piano).” 7:30–9 PM, Williamson Hall, Room 100. On Friday, March 22, Professor Klinger will take part in a colloquium on Film Studies. For more information on these events, follow the “more” link, below.

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3/26–3/27/02

Electronic poet and Internet filmmaker John Cayley will perform new and published work, March 26, 8–9:30 PM, Harn Museum of Art. On March 27, Cayley will take part in an informal seminar on his work, electronic poetry and poetics. For more information on these events, follow the “more” link, below.

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3/28–3/29/02

Florida Writers Festival. Public readings and seminars by invited authors and poets, including Lydia Davis, Barry Hannah, David St. John and C.K. Williams. For a complete schedule of Festival events, follow the “more” link, below.

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4/1/02

James Naremore (Indiana University). “A.I. and CGI.” 7:30–9 PM, Flint Hall, Room 50. On Tuesday, April 2, Professor Naremore will take part in a colloquium on Film Studies. For more information on these events, follow the “more” link, below.

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4/4/02

Goerings Creative Writing Graduate Student Series. Andrew Kozma and Emily Miller. 8–9 PM, Goerings Books, 3433 West University Avenue (Westgate Regency Shopping Center).

4/4–4/6/02

“Theoretical Misfits,” the 2002 annual interdisciplinary conference of the UF English Graduate Organization. The conference keynote speaker is James R. Kincaid (University of Southern California). Follow the “more” link for the conference program.

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4/11/02

Goerings Creative Writing Graduate Student Series. Hillary Commins and Chandler Gifford. 8–9 PM, Goerings Books, 3433 West University Avenue (Westgate Regency Shopping Center).

4/12–4/13/02

Creative Writing Editors Seminars. A series of seminars with fiction and poetry editors from book publishers and literary journals. Participants include Brian Henry (Verse), K. Pories (Algonquin Press), Elissa Schappell and Rob Spillman (Tin House), and Peter Stitt (Gettysburg Review). This event is open only to students in the Department’s creative writing programs.

4/18/02

Goerings Creative Writing Graduate Student Series. Rachel Carroll and John Elderkin. 8–9 PM, Goerings Books, 3433 West University Avenue (Westgate Regency Shopping Center).

4/18/02

April meeting of the Group for Applied Psychology. Professor Madelon Sprengnether (Department of English, University of Minnesota). “Jane Campion’s The Piano: A Memoir Essay.” 5:30–9 PM, Reitz Union 400. Advance registration is required.

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4/25/02

Goerings Creative Writing Graduate Student Series. Nicky Schildkraut and Tanya Zarlengo. 8–9 PM, Goerings Books, 3433 West University Avenue (Westgate Regency Shopping Center).

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Fall 2001

9/6/01

Goerings Creative Writing Graduate Student Series. Michael Dietz and Chris Stokes. 8–9 PM, Goerings Books, 3433 West University Avenue (Westgate Regency Shopping Center).

9/13/01

Goerings Creative Writing Graduate Student Series. Jon Brandon and Chris Jones. 8–9 PM, Goerings Books, 3433 West University Avenue (Westgate Regency Shopping Center).

9/13/01

September meeting of the Group for Applied Psychology. Norman Holland (Marston-Millbauer Professor of English, UF). “Where Is a Text?: A Neurological View.” 5:30–9 PM, Reitz Union 400. Advance registration is required.

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10/4/01

Goerings Creative Writing Graduate Student Series. Stephanie Harrison and Stephanie Kartalopoulos. 8–9 PM, Goerings Books, 3433 West University Avenue (Westgate Regency Shopping Center).

10/4–10/5/01

Peter Stallybrass (Department of English, University of Pennsylvania). “Indexical Reading: Books and Scrolls from the Cinema and the Computer to Classical Antiquity.” The lecture will take place in Lecture Hall 282 of the Reitz Student Union, and is open to the public. On Friday, October 5, from 10:40 AM to 12 PM, Professor Stallybrass will lead a graduate student colloquium and lunch, in the Ruth McQuown Room, 219 Dauer Hall.

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10/11/01

Goerings Creative Writing Graduate Student Series. Sharla Benedict and Eric Nolan. 8–9 PM, Goerings Books, 3433 West University Avenue (Westgate Regency Shopping Center).

10/11/01

October meeting of the Group for Applied Psychology. Professor Bertram Wyatt-Brown (Department of History, UF). “O. Henry, Uncle Remus, and Mark Twain: Subversive Humor and Melancholy Dualities.” 5:30–9 PM, Reitz Union 400. Advance registration is required.

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10/18/01

Goerings Creative Writing Graduate Student Series. Joy Gonsalves and Peter Grimes. 8–9 PM, Goerings Books, 3433 West University Avenue (Westgate Regency Shopping Center).

10/25/01

Novelist Catherine Bush will read new and published work. 8–9:30 PM, Harn Museum of Art.

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10/30/01

Filmmaker Alan Berliner will introduce a screening of his new film, The Sweetest Sound. 7–9 PM, Harn Museum of Art.

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11/2/01

Goerings Creative Writing Graduate Student Series. J.C. Piazza and Suzanne Zweizig. 8–9 PM, Goerings Books, 3433 West University Avenue (Westgate Regency Shopping Center).

11/5/01

Chinese novelist and screenwriter Wang Anyi will give a talk, 4–6 PM, in Reitz Union 286. The talk will be preceded by a roundtable discussion, including several UF faculty, of her work from both a Chinese and a transnational perspective.

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11/8/01

Novelist Shyam Selvadurai will read new and published work. 8–9:30 PM, Harn Museum of Art.

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11/8/01

November meeting of the Group for Applied Psychology. Professor Bernard Paris (Department of English, UF, Emeritus). “No Longer the Same Interpreter: Changing Responses to George Eliot.” 5:30–9 PM, Reitz Union 400. Advance registration is required.

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11/9/01

“Rethinking Deconstructions” Symposium. 10 AM–6 PM, Ruth McQuown Room (morning sessions) and Keene Faculty Center (afternoon sessions), Dauer Hall. Speakers include John P. Leavey, Maureen Turim, Gregory L. Ulmer, Julian Wolfreys (all are members of the Department of English, University of Florida); Peggy Kamuf (University of Southern California); Jane M. Love (Furman University) and J. Hillis Miller (University of California, Irvine). The Symposium is sponsored by the Department of English and the nascent Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere.

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11/13/01

Nora Alter, UF Associate Professor of German and Film and Media Studies, will introduce a screening of German filmmaker Volker Schlöndorff’s film The Legend of Rita. 7:30–9 PM, Harn Museum of Art.

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11/15/01

Goerings Creative Writing Graduate Student Series. Chris Bachelder. 8–9 PM, Goerings Books, 3433 West University Avenue (Westgate Regency Shopping Center).

11/29/01

Goerings Creative Writing Graduate Student Series. Anne Bronston and Becky Soppe. 8–9 PM, Goerings Books, 3433 West University Avenue (Westgate Regency Shopping Center).

12/6/01

December meeting of the Group for Applied Psychology. Professor Anne Wyatt-Brown (Linguistics Program, UF). “Bravado and Bonding: Young Jewish Men in the Camps.” 5:30–9 PM, Reitz Union 400. Advance registration is required.

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