Wednesday, November 12, 2014

wednesday, november 12 - thursday, november 20, 2014


Vol. 3, Issue 11


PUBLICATION

Nana Twumasi (MFAW '07) writes about East Bay fun and (bar) games in Alameda Magazine.

KQED Pop's Emmanuel Hapsis (MFAW '09) posts about the Mean Girls cast reunion, Madison Bumgarner's appearance on The Tonight Show, and a leaked Taylor Swift video; Matthew Jent (MFAW '09) marvels at the history behind female superheroes.

Caroline Goodwin (MFAW faculty) blogs about being haunted by specific images in 49 Writers.


ON CAMPUS

WED 12: IMPACT Social Entrepreneurship Awards info session, 3pm in East 3 (SF campus) RSVP here

THUR 13: Lecture: Writer and critic David Levi-Strauss talks at Timken Lecture Hall, 7pm (SF campus) More Info.  

FRI 14: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents the Writers Series with Julia Fierro, 4:30pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF) FB Event

TUE 18/WED 19: IMPACT Social Entrepreneurship Awards info session, 11am in East 2 (SF campus) RSVP here

THUR 20: IMPACT Social Entrepreneurship Awards info session, 11 am and 3pm at A2 Cafe (OAK campus) RSVP here

THUR 20: Lecture: Graduate Studies Lecture Series presents Sound and Vision with Marina Rosenfeld & Chrisoph Cox, 7pm in Timken (SF) More Info   


OFF-SITE

THUR 13 - SAT 15: Conference: Faith Adiele (MFAW faculty) takes part in "Global Mixed Race," the 3rd biennial Critical Mixed Race Conference at DePaul University (Chicago)

SAT 15: Performance: LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs (MFAW '08) performs at The Late Nite Series, 9pm at Pillsbury House Theatre (3501 Chicago Ave S, Minneapolis, MN)

SAT 15: Reading: Donna de la Perrière (MFAW faculty) and Barbara Tomash at The Poetry Center, 4:30 pm (SFSU, 1600 Holloway Ave., SF) FB Page

SUN 16: Writing Party: National Novel Writing Month presents the 2014 Night of Writing Dangerously Write-a-thon, 4pm at the Julia Morgan Ballroom (Merchants Exchange Building, 465 California St., 15th Floor, SF)

MON 17: Lecture: Green Apple Books on the Park presents "A Writer's Life" with writers Namwali Serpell, Susan Steinberg, and Lucy Corin, 7pm (1231 9th Ave., SF) FB Page


COMING UP  

11/21: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents the Writers Series with Brock Clarke, 4:30pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF) FB Event

11/21: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents Student Reading #4, 6:00pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF)

11/23: Improv: Book Club presents The Lab with Sidestage Improv's Book Club members including Matthew Jent (MFAW '09), 8pm at Swedenborg Hall (1531 Tyler Ave, San Diego) TICKETS

11/27-28: THANKSGIVING BREAK

12/2: Lecture: Graduate Studies Lecture Series presents Sound and Vision with Geeta Dayal, 7pm in Timken (SF) More Info

12/5: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents the Writers Series with Gillian Conoley, 4:30pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF) FB Event

12/5: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents Student Reading #5, 6:00pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF)

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

wednesday, november 5 - thursday, november 13, 2014


Vol. 3, Issue 10


NEWS

Denise Newman (MFAW faculty) was invited by the Ministry of Culture of Denmark to attend a meeting of translators from around the world in conjunction with the Copenhagen Book Fair, Nov 4-9.


PUBLICATION

Jønathan Lyons's (MFAW '05) futurist essay was published by The Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies.

KQED Pop's Matthew Jent (MFAW '09) lists some of the scariest scenes you can find outside a horror movie; Emmanuel Hapsis (MFAW '09) posts five videos to inspire voters.


MEDIA

Dodie Bellamy (MFAW faculty) talks about her book The TV Sutras in Fanzine.


ON CAMPUS

FRI 7: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents the Writers Series with Michelle Richmond, 4:30pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF) FB Event

FRI 7: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents Student Reading #3 with Natalie Catasus, Colin Partch (both MFAW '14/MA '15), Phil Lumsden (MFAW '15), LS Jerrett,  Vanessa Flores, Cheramie Leo, Casey Mancino, Keiran King (all MFAW '16), 6:00pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF)

THUR 13: Lecture: Writer and critic David Levi-Strauss talks at Timken Lecture Hall, 7pm (SF campus) More Info.  


OFF-SITE

WED 5: Theater: San Francisco Olympians Festival V: Monster Ball presents NYMPHS, NYMPHS, NYMPHS, short plays by Jennifer Lynne Roberts (MFAW '09), Bridgette Dutta Portman, Marissa Skudlarek, Sam Bertken, Siyu Song, Sam Hurwitt, Carol Lashof, and Leah Halper, 8pm at EXIT Theater (186 Eddy, SF) FB Page

THUR 6: Reading: Kevin Killian (MFAW faculty) and Andrew Durbin read their work at The Poetry Center, 4:30pm (SFSU, 1600 Holloway Ave., SF) FB Page

FRI 7: Reading: Fourteen Hills Press presents Jane McDermott, winner of the Michael Rubin Book Award, reading from Look Busy: One hundred 100-word stories by and for the easily distracted, at Green Apple Books on the Park (1231 9th Ave, SF) FB Page

SAT 8: Release: Featherboard Writing Series presents Tom Comitta (MFAW '11) with a chapbook release, Laura Woltag, and David Koehn, 6pm at Aggregate Space Gallery (OAK)

SAT 8 - SUN 9: TechRaking: Designing the News, a two-day Design Sprint, hosted by The Center for Investigative Reporting and CCA's Center for Art and Public Life and MBA in Design Strategy, invites interdisciplinary teams of CCA students to rapidly explore and collaborate on the needs of media organizations of different disciplines. Register here

THUR 13 - SAT 15: Faith Adiele (MFAW faculty) takes part in "Global Mixed Race," the 3rd biennial Critical Mixed Race Conference at DePaul University (Chicago)   



COMING UP  

11/14: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents the Writers Series with Julia Fierro, 4:30pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF) FB Event

11/15: LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs (MFAW '08) performs at The Late Nite Series, 9pm at Pillsbury House Theatre (3501 Chicago Ave S, Minneapolis, MN)

11/15: Reading: Donna de la Perrière (MFAW faculty) and Barbara Tomash at The Poetry Center, 4:30 pm (SFSU, 1600 Holloway Ave., SF) FB Page

11/16: National Novel Writing Month presents the 2014 Night of Writing Dangerously Write-a-thon, 4pm at the Julia Morgan Ballroom (Merchants Exchange Building, 465 California St., 15th Floor, SF)

11/20: Lecture: Graduate Studies Lecture Series presents Sound and Vision with Marina Rosenfeld & Chrisoph Cox, 7pm in Timken (SF) More Info

11/21: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents the Writers Series with Brock Clarke, 4:30pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF) FB Event

11/21: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents Student Reading #4, 6:00pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF)

11/23: Improv: Book Club presents The Lab with Sidestage Improv's Book Club members including Matthew Jent (MFAW '09), 8pm at Swedenborg Hall (1531 Tyler Ave, San Diego) TICKETS

11/27-28: THANKSGIVING BREAK

12/2: Lecture: Graduate Studies Lecture Series presents Sound and Vision with Geeta Dayal, 7pm in Timken (SF) more info

12/5: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents the Writers Series with Gillian Conoley, 4:30pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF) FB Event

12/5: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents Student Reading #5, 6:00pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF)


Wednesday, October 29, 2014

wednesday, october 29 - thursday, november 6, 2014


Vol. 3, Issue 9

PUBLICATION

Clarissa Mendiola (MFAW '09) has two poems in As Us Journal.

Caroline Goodwin (MFAW faculty) posts about participating in two recent readings on her San Mateo County Poet Laureate blog.  


ON CAMPUS

FRI 31: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents the Writers Series with Miranda Mellis, 4:30pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF) FB Event


OFF-SITE

WED 29: Reading: Phil Lumsden (MFAW '15) reads with other North Beach poets for Poets 11, sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library and curated by former SF Poet Laureate Jack Hirschman, 7 - 8pm at North Beach Library (850 Columbus Ave., SF)

THUR 30: Reading: Al Young and Caroline Goodwin (both MFAW faculty) launch San Mateo County's Poetry Is campaign, 6 - 8pm at the Belmont Library (1110 Alameda De Las Pulgas Rd, Belmont)

SAT 1: Reading: Jeff Von Ward's (MFAW '12) Bernal Yoga Literary Series with Claire Chafee (MFAW faculty), Hollie Hardy, Sarah Kobrinsky, Jacques J. Rancourt, Ethel Rohan, Austin Smith, and Hao Tran, 7:30 - 10 pm at Bernal Yoga (908 Courtland Ave., SF) FB Page  

SAT 1: Improv: Book Club presents An Improvised Horror with Sidestage Improv's Book Club members including Matthew Jent (MFAW '09), 8pm at Swedenborg Hall (1531 Tyler Ave, San Diego) TICKETS

TUE 4: Reading: Award-winning writer NoViolet Bulawayo reads at Mills College, 5 pm (Mills Hall Living Room) FB Page   

WED 5: Theater: San Francisco Olympians Festival V: Monster Ball presents NYMPHS, NYMPHS, NYMPHS, short plays by Jennifer Lynne Roberts (MFAW '09), Bridgette Dutta Portman, Marissa Skudlarek, Sam Bertken, Siyu Song, Sam Hurwitt, Carol Lashof, and Leah Halper, 8pm at EXIT Theater (186 Eddy, SF) FB Event


COMING UP  

11/7: Reading: Fourteen Hills Press presents Jane McDermott, winner of the Michael Rubin Book Award, reading from Look Busy: One hundred 100-word stories by and for the easily distracted, at Green Apple Books on the Park (1231 9th Ave, SF) FB Page

11/7: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents the Writers Series with Michelle Richmond, 4:30pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF) FB Event

11/7: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents Student Reading #3, 6:00pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF)

11/8: Release: Featherboard Writing Series presents Tom Comitta (MFAW '11) with a chapbook release, Laura Woltag, and David Koehn, 6pm at Aggregate Space Gallery (OAK)

11/8 - 9: TechRaking: Designing the News, a two-day Design Sprint, hosted by The Center for Investigative Reporting and CCA's Center for Art and Public Life and MBA in Design Strategy, invites interdisciplinary teams of CCA students to rapidly explore and collaborate on the needs of media organizations of different disciplines. Register here

11/13 - 15: Faith Adiele (MFAW faculty) takes part in "Global Mixed Race," the 3rd biennial Critical Mixed Race Conference at DePaul University (Chicago)   

11/14: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents the Writers Series with Julia Fierro, 4:30pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF) FB Event

11/15: LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs (MFAW '08) performs at The Late Nite Series, 9pm at Pillsbury House Theatre (3501 Chicago Ave S, Minneapolis, MN)

11/16: National Novel Writing Month presents the 2014 Night of Writing Dangerously Write-a-thon, 4pm at the Julia Morgan Ballroom (Merchants Exchange Building, 465 California St., 15th Floor, SF)

11/20: Lecture: Graduate Studies Lecture Series presents Sound and Vision with Marina Rosenfeld & Chrisoph Cox, 7pm in Timken (SF) more info

11/21: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents the Writers Series with Brock Clarke, 4:30pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF) FB Event

11/21: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents Student Reading #4, 6:00pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF)

11/23: Improv: Book Club presents The Lab with Sidestage Improv's Book Club members including Matthew Jent (MFAW '09), 8pm at Swedenborg Hall (1531 Tyler Ave, San Diego) TICKETS

11/27-28: THANKSGIVING BREAK

12/2: Lecture: Graduate Studies Lecture Series presents Sound and Vision with Geeta Dayal, 7pm in Timken (SF) more info

12/5: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents the Writers Series with Gillian Conoley, 4:30pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF) FB Event

12/5: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents Student Reading #5, 6:00pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF)