Dec. 8: Nathalie Handal
Nathalie Handal is a French-American poet, playwright, translator, critic, and editor. Her books include the flash collection The Republics, which Patricia Smith lauds as “one of the most inventive books by one of today’s most diverse writers;” the bestselling bilingual collection La estrella invisible / The Invisible Star; and the critically acclaimed Poet in Andalucía. Handal is the editor of the The Poetry of Arab Women: A Contemporary Anthology, and her work has appeared in publications such as Vanity Fair, The Guardian, The New York Times, and The Nation. She is a professor at Columbia University. 4 pm.
Mar. 3: Lisa Randall
Lisa Randall studies theoretical particle physics and cosmology at Harvard University. Her research connects theoretical insights to puzzles in our current understanding of the properties and interactions of matter. Her books include Warped Passages: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe’s Hidden Dimensions and Knocking on Heaven’s Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World, and Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs. 4 pm.
Mar. 8: Tony Hoagland
Award-winning poet and critic Tony Hoagland will read new work. 4 pm.
April 25: Gregory Pardlo
Gregory Pardlo received the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his collection, Digest.