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

  • All events are free and open to the public unless noted otherwise.
  • Visit the poetics page for poetry-related events

Calendar

Date / TimeLocationDescription
October 12, 2018
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Kent Chemical Laboratory, Room 107What Are Censorship’s Historical Consequences?
This public dialogue series, supported by the Censorship, Information Control, and Information Revolutions from Printing Press to Internet research project at the Neubauer Collegium, brings together s...
October 12, 2018
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901English/Creative Writing - Beginning of the Year Party
Welcome and welcome back to all our English and Creative Writing students, faculty and staff! Join us in celebrating the start of the new academic year. Food and refreshments will be served.
October 19, 2018
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Kent Chemical Laboratory, Room 107Theory and Practice of Freedom of Expression
This public dialogue series, supported by the Censorship, Information Control, and Information Revolutions from Printing Press to Internet research project at the Neubauer Collegium, brings together s...
October 26, 2018
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Kent Chemical Laboratory, Room 107News, Politics and the Ownership of Information
This public dialogue series, supported by the Censorship, Information Control, and Information Revolutions from Printing Press to Internet research project at the Neubauer Collegium, brings together s...
November 02, 2018
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Kent Chemical Laboratory, Room 107Data About Data Suppression
This public dialogue series, supported by the Censorship, Information Control, and Information Revolutions from Printing Press to Internet research project at the Neubauer Collegium, brings together s...
November 09, 2018
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Kent Chemical Laboratory, Room 107Changes in Media Technology Small and Large
This public dialogue series, supported by the Censorship, Information Control, and Information Revolutions from Printing Press to Internet research project at the Neubauer Collegium, brings together s...
November 15, 2018
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Smart Museum of ArtNew Voices in Nonfiction with Joshua Rivkin
Joshua Rivkin will read from his new book, Chalk: The Art and Erasure of Cy Twombly. Rivkin’s poems and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Slate,The Southern Review, The Virginia Quarterly Review...
November 16, 2018
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Kent Chemical Laboratory, Room 107Policing Performance
This public dialogue series, supported by the Censorship, Information Control, and Information Revolutions from Printing Press to Internet research project at the Neubauer Collegium, brings together s...
November 30, 2018
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Kent Chemical Laboratory, Room 107Controlling Readers, Policing Reception
This public dialogue series, supported by the Censorship, Information Control, and Information Revolutions from Printing Press to Internet research project at the Neubauer Collegium, brings together s...