Category: Kelly Writers House

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Orhan Pamuk: watch via live video stream

Orhan Pamuk is visiting Penn tomorrow—and I’m proud that Kelly Writers House & the Middle East Center have joined together to make these events possible. Pamuk’s 6 PM reading at KWH is full (no seats left), but we will be streaming the event live. That’s tomorrow—Thursday, October 12—starting at exactly...

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ModPo in London

Some members of the ModPo team spent nearly a week in London. We hosted a live webcast at Queen Mary University of London on Thursday, October 5th, and a meet-up on Saturday, October 7th at Birkbeck University of London, where with a group of 35 ModPo people who came from...

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Representations of the holocaust

Today in “Representations of the Holocaust” we discussed Spiegelman’s Maus and were visited by the family of one of the students (including her survivor grandmother) and also by Diane & Jerry Rothenberg. It was an intense session and ended with Jerry’s preface to Khurbn in which he turns around Adorno’s...

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Video recording of Herman Beavers reading

Video recording of Herman Beavers‘s recent reading from his new book of poems—at Kelly Writers House: http://writing.upenn.edu/wh/multimedia/tv/reruns/watch/215160  I was honored to give the introduction, which included a page or so of a review I’m writing of the book. Save Save