Events

February 14, 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
What Learning Communities Can and Can't Teach Faculty about Writing Across the Curriculum

Dr. Bradley Hughes Writing Center Director and Writing Across the Curriculum Director, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

Based on a study of faculty participating in a... View >

March 1, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:30pm
Composition Assessment View >
February 22, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Composition Assessment Norming Session View >
April 7, 2019 - 5:00pm
Toi Derricotte Book Launch

Acclaimed poet, Cave Canem Co-Founder and Pitt Professor Emerita Toi Derricotte celebrates the launch of her new book, “I”: New and Selected Poems, co-sponsored by City... View >

March 21, 2019 - 7:00pm
Claudia Rankine and Carrie Mae Seems

Reading, lecture and conversation with two MacArthur winners, poet Claudia Rankine and visual artist Carrie Mae Weems, co-sponsored by Pittsburgh Arts &... View >

March 20, 2019 - 7:00pm
Community Workshop with Claudia Rankine

Join Claudia Rankine, MacArthur-winning author of Citizen: An American Lyric, for a community writing workshop, co-sponsored by the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater

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February 28, 2019 - 6:30pm
Race and Horror: Film, Performance, Poetry, Criticism

Poet Simone White, filmmaker/performance artist M. Lamar, writer/director Zandashé Brown, and scholar Ashlee Blackwell discuss... View >

February 15, 2019 - 5:30pm
Ross Gay and Saretta Morgan Reading

Reading featuring the poet and text-based artist Saretta Morgan, the recipient of the inaugural CAAPP-City of Asylum residency, and Ross Gay, author of three... View >

January 24, 2019 - 7:00pm
CAAPP presents: Terrance Hayes and Rickey Laurentiis

Reading and conversation with Terrance Hayes, CAAPP co-founder, author of seven books, and a National Book Award and MacArthur-winning poet, and Rickey Laurentiis, current CAAPP fellow, author of... View >

April 8, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Workshop on Qualitative Coding with Dr. Cheryl Geisler

Workshop from 10:00am-1:00pm and Individual consultations from 1:00pm-4:00pm

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February 26, 2019 - 6:00pm
Gabriel Gudding: "Literature for Nonhumans"

Gabriel Gudding is the author of Literature for Nonhumans (Ahsahta Press, 2015), Rhode Island Notebook (Dalkey Archive, 2007) and A Defense of Poetry (University of... View >

October 11, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
CAAPP: A Reading and Q&A with Jonah Mixon-Webster at Boom Concepts

Jonah Mixon-Webster reads at BOOM Concepts, a communal artist space in East Liberty Pittsburgh. The event is co-sponsored by the Black Unicorn Library... View >

October 10, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
CAAPP: Co-Lab and Reading with Jonah Mixon-Webster

Jonah Mixon-Webster is a poet-educator and conceptual/sound artist from Flint, MI. His debut collection, Stereo(TYPE), was selected by Tyrone Williams for the 2017 Sawtooth Poetry Prize from... View >

June 16, 2018 - 6:30pm
CAAPP event: Because Blackness Like Poetry Means Many Things

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March 21, 2019 - 7:30pm
PCWS presents: Wesley Morris

Wesley Morris is a critic at large for The New York Times, where he also is the cohost, with Jenna Wortham, of the podcast Still Processing. Morris has written for the San... View >

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