The University of Chicago Committee on Creative Writing has been proud to host readings and lectures by writers including Daniel Alarcón, Charles D'Ambrosio, Lydia Davis, Karen Russell, Zadie Smith, Nick Laird, Scott Wolven, Elif Shafak, Denis Johnson, Dawn Turner Trice, Neil Gaiman, Danny Hoch, Darcy Frey, Alan Burdick, Ben Doyle, Eula Biss, Sam White, Michael Earl Craig, and Steve Yarbrough. See archive for more details

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Calendar

Date / TimeLocationDescription
May 01, 2015
05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Gray Center Lab, Room 112Poetry & Classics presents: John Tipton, a reading from his new translation of Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes
John Tipton has two books, a translation of Sophocles’ Ajax and surfaces, a collection of his own verse, both published by Flood Editions. A translation of Aeschylus’ Seven Against Thebes and a new co...
May 04, 2015
04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Kent Chemical Laboratory, Room 107Elizabeth Grosz: 'The Stoics: Materialism and the Incorporeal'
The Department of English welcomes Elizabeth Grosz of Duke University for the Frederic Ives Carpenter Lecture Series. Reception to follow.
May 06, 2015
04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Kent Chemical Laboratory, Room 107Elizabeth Grosz: 'Nietzsche and Amor Fati'
The Department of English welcomes Elizabeth Grosz of Duke University for the Frederic Ives Carpenter Lecture Series. Reception to follow.
May 07, 2015
04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Kent Chemical Laboratory, Room 107Elizabeth Grosz: 'Deleuze and the Plane of Immanence'
The Department of English welcomes Elizabeth Grosz of Duke University for the Frederic Ives Carpenter Lecture Series. Reception to follow.