|When:||Friday, April 5, 2019, 6–8 p.m.|
|Where:||Regenstein Library, Room 122
1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL
|Description:||Ariana Reines will read from her work. Named one of Flavorwire‘s 100 best living writers and a “crucial voice of her generation” by Michael Silverblatt, Ariana Reines is a poet, playwright, performing artist, and translator. Her books include The Cow (Alberta Prize, Fence 2006), Coeur de Lion (Mal-O-Mar 2007, Fence 2011); Mercury (Fence 2011), and The Origin of the World (Semiotext(e) for the Whitney Biennial 2014).
A Sand Book, her next poetry collection, is forthcoming in June 2019 from Tin House. Her newest book is Telephone (2018) based on her Obie-winning first play (2009) commissioned by The Foundry Theatre and recently performed in Norwegian translation (2017) and at KW Berlin (2018). Francesca, a play by Nathalie Rozanes based on writings and performances by Reines premiered at the National Theatre of Belgium in 2016. Other performance and theatrical works include: Mortal Kombat (2015), commissioned by Le Mouvement Biel/Bienne and performed at The Whitney Museum, New York, NY, USA, and Gallery TPW, Toronto, CA, and Lorna (2013) at Martin E. Segal Theatre, New York, USA, both in collaboration with Jim Fletcher, The Origin of the World (2013) at Modern Art, London UK, and many others.
She has taught at Columbia University, the European Graduate School, NYU, Tufts, Naropa, The New School, Yale and many other places. In 2009 she was Roberta C. Holloway Lecturer in Poetry at the University of California-Berkeley. Her poetry, essays, and interviews have appeared in Artforum, Art in America, The Believer, The Boston Review, Bomb, Granta, Harpers, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and many others. She has been a MacDowell Fellow, a resident at the TS Eliot House, a fellow at The Center for the Humanities at Tufts, a Brown Foundation Fellow at the Dora Maar House, the Poetry Fellow at the University of East Anglia (UK), has judged the National Poetry Series, and is a nominator for the Foundation for Contemporary Art.
Presented by the University of Chicago Library.
|Contact:||Joseph Regenstein Library
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During the event, the Library will also be offering workshops and a Special Collections Open House to learn more about research tools and materials to support your coursework:
- Jump-Start Research in Your Major, Room A-11, 3:15–3:45 p.m.
Learn about Learn about resources available through the Library to support research in your field of study, including research guides, specialized databases, and subject librarians.
- Special Collections Research Center Open House, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Discover the amazing sources available in the Special Collections Research Center for your coursework or research. The open house features examples of the Library’s holdings in rare books, manuscripts, and University of Chicago Archives. Special Collections staff will be on hand to answer questions about our collections and the many research possibilities they afford.
- Stay Organized and Cite Right with Zotero, Room A-11, 3:45-4:15 p.m.
Zotero is a free citation manager that helps you organize your research and create citations and bibliographies in a variety of styles like MLA, APA, and Chicago. Drop by for a brief demo of this great tool that will change the way you do research.
Registration is not required, but appreciated. Register now!
Students in need of an accommodation to attend the event should contact Rebecca Starkey at firstname.lastname@example.org.