Category Archives: News & Events

Great Works Staged Reading: One Thousand and One Nights, Oct. 21-24

Productions of this semester’s Joel Segall Great Works Staged Reading, One Thousand and One Nights, will run from Monday, 10/21 to Thursday, 10/24. A complete schedule is listed below: Mon 10/21/19: 10am & 12:30 pm (Engelman Hall) Tues 10/22/19: 3pm & 6:05 pm (Mason Hall) Wed 10/23/19: 10:45am & 3pm (Mason Hall) Thu 10/24/19: 10am & 12:30 pm (Engelman Hall)

Visiting Poet John Balaban Reads Oct. 21

Please join us for a poetry reading by John Balaban. Balaban is a critically acclaimed poet and translator and is visiting Baruch to celebrate the publication of his most recent collection, Empires​. Time: Monday, October 21 at 5:30pm Location: NVC 14-270 Space is limited; please to confirm. John Balaban is the author of thirteen books of poetry and prose, including four volumes which together have won The Academy of American Poets’ Lamont prize, a National Poetry Series Selection, and two nominations for the National Read More +

Writing Program Spring Symposium, Thurs. 4/4

Please join us on Thursday, April 4, 12:30-2:30, for the Writing Program’s annual Spring Symposium. This year the focus is the new Reader for ENG 2100: Writing I, Join the Conversation. Faculty teaching the course are highly encouraged to begin using the text as a supplement this fall in the wide scale rollout. The symposium is a good chance to hear how others have used it in their classes during a pilot phase this year and to exchange ideas. VC 7-205 / lunch served RSVP Read More +

Prof. Ian Singleton reading at Bowery Poetry, Sun. 1/6

Prof, Ian Ross Singleton, Baruch Writing Program faculty, will be a featured reader alongside other acclaimed others for the ongoing Why There Are Words series (WTAW-NYC) hosted by the Bowery Poetry Club, on Sunday, January 6 (2019). Doors open at 5:45 pm; readings begin at 6 pm sharp. $10 at the door or $8 in advance. Get tickets here. Prof. Singleton is a writer and translator His short stories, translations, reviews, and essays have appeared in journals such as New Madrid; Digital Americana; Midwestern Gothic; Fiddleblack; Asymptote; Ploughshares, Read More +

Now Streaming! Prof. Safia Jama on CUNY TV

Baruch English Professor Safia Jama appeared on the premiere episode of CUNY TV’s “Shades of U.S” on Thursday 10/18 on the CUNY TV. Prof. Jama was the final segment of three spotlights of the 30-minute program. Watch here! Safia’s story starts at 17:05 min.  In the premiere of Shades of U.S.: After competing in America’s Next Top Model, Shei Phan, an artist of white and Vietnamese descent from Oklahoma expresses her individuality through art. MaNishtana, a blogger and public speaker, who is 100% African American Read More +

This week: Hedda Gabler, Joel Segall Great Works Staged Reading Series

Please bring yourself and your classes to the Joel Segall Great Works Staged Reading of Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler (dates and times below). Mon Oct 22nd: 10am & 12:30pm Tue Oct 23rd: 3:00pm & 6:05pm* Wed Oct 24th: 10:45am & 3pm Thu Oct 25th: 10am & 12:30pm Please note, all but the 6:05pm performance will be staged in Engelman Recital Hall, located in Baruch’s Vertical Campus building; the 6:05pm performance will be held in Mason Hall in the 23rd Street building. We’re also sharing a link Read More +

Prof. Ian Singleton at Cornelia Street Café, Wed. Oct. 10

Prof. Ian Singleton, Baruch Writing Program faculty, will be reading poetry for the launch of Cardinal Points ,The Journal of the Slavic Studies Department of Brown University, on the occasion of its 8th issue, Wednesday 10/10 at Cornelia Street Café in Greenwich Village (29 Cornelia Street), 6–9 p.m. Details The StoSvet Literary Project, Russian American Cultural Center, and Cornelia Street Café Bilingual Series present the 8th Issue of Cardinal Points, The Journal of the Slavic Studies Department of Brown University Issue Editor: Boris Dralyuk The Read More +

Tuesday 5/22: Great Works End-of-Semester Meeting

Please join us Tuesday, May 22, from 12-3 for the Great Works end-of-semester meeting in room 7-205. Lunch will be provided, and all part-time faculty will be compensated for their time at the non-teaching rate, thanks to the support of the Schwartz Institute. In addition to providing an open forum for discussion, the meeting will feature a brief presentation by a few of our colleagues (exact subject matter TBD) and a workshop on stretch-course time management. Please note that since we do not have assigned reading Read More +

Marathon Reading 4/12: Hound of the Baskervilles

Please join us on Thursday, April 12, for a marathon reading of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles (1901-2)—the novel that staged the return of Sherlock Holmes and inspired countless adaptations. We’ll start reading at 9am in the English Department Lounge (7-244) and read throughout the day, wrapping up by 5pm. Refreshments and books will be provided, and we’ve planned some surprises throughout the day. Stop by to read a sentence, a chapter, or just to follow along. Please consider bringing your Read More +

Workshop 10/5: Educational Tech Support for Your Teaching

Educational Tech Support for Your Teaching Th, October 5th, 12:30-2:00 VC 7-205 If you’ve wondered how to use time-saving support for your classes such as the “Comment” feature in Microsoft Word to cut down on feedback time, or how to set up and use Blogs@Baruch to better use digital spaces to extend your classroom beyond your face-to-face time, this is a good space to come learn and connect with staff to help you one-on-one. Even if you don’t teach hybrid courses or consider yourself a Read More +