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Writers on Writing: Sarah Schulman
April 4, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:45 pm UTC+0
Writer Sarah Schulman reads from and discusses her work. Free.
Location: Humanities Building, Humanities Auditorium
Sarah Schulman is the author of novels, nonfiction books, plays and movies. Her forthcoming works are The Cosmopolitans (The Feminist Press) and nonfiction bookConflict is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility and the Duty of Repair (Arsenal). She recently published Israel/Palestine and the Queer International(Duke University Press), The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination(University of California Press) and more. As a screenwriter, her films include The Owls(written with director Cheryl Dunye), Mommy is Coming (written with Dunye) and Jason and Shirley. She is co-producer the feature documentary United in Anger: A History of ACT UP. As a journalist, Schulman has written essays for The New York Times, The Nation and Interview. She has won a Guggenheim Fellowship in playwriting, Fulbright in Judaic studies, two American Library Association Book Awards and the 2009 Kessler Prize for sustained contribution to LGBT studies. Schulman is distinguished professor at City University of New York and a fellow of the New York Institute for the Humanities at New York University.
The Creative Writing Department opens its Writers on Writing course to the public every semester. Taught by Dodie Bellamy, the course features faculty and visiting writers reading from their works and discussing their creative process.