Sarah Schulman and Terry Castle

Thursday, April 7, 2016, 4:30 pm
Photo of Sarah Schulman
Sarah Schulman reads from her new novel The Cosmopolitans (The Feminist Press) and will be interviewed by Terry Castle. Free.
Humanities Building, The Poetry Center
The Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives, Women and Gender Studies Department, RADAR Productions
The Poetry Center
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Sarah Schulman

Sarah Schulman is the author of novels, nonfiction books, plays and movies. Her forthcoming nonfiction book is Conflict is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility and the Duty of Repair (Arsenal). She recently published Israel/Palestine and the Queer International (Duke University Press), The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination (University of California Press) and more. As a screenwriter, her films include The Owls (written with director Cheryl Dunye), Mommy is Coming (written with Dunye) and Jason and Shirley. She is co-producer the feature documentary United in Anger: A History of ACT UP. As a journalist, Schulman has written essays for The New York Times, The Nation and Interview. She has won a Guggenheim Fellowship in playwriting, Fulbright in Judaic studies, two American Library Association Book Awards and the 2009 Kessler Prize for sustained contribution to LGBT studies. Schulman is distinguished professor at City University of New York and a fellow of the New York Institute for the Humanities at New York University.

Terry Castle

Terry Castle, Walter A. Haas Professor in the Humanities at Stanford University, specializes in the history of the novel, especially the works of Defoe, Richardson, Fielding and Austen. Castle’s latest book, The Professor, has been named as a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. She writes regularly for the London Review of Books, New Republic, Atlantic, Slate and other magazines and journals.