Author Events

Jan 19, 2017 6:00 PM

509 Knox Hall
606 West 122nd Street
New York, NY, 10027
 

Amy Starecheski author of Ours to Lose: When Squatters Became Homeowners in New York City, presents a lecture titled "Property, History, Peoplehood and Collective Claims on the City."

For more information see the event description on the Columbia University website.

The Works of Paul Laffoley
Jan 19, 2017 2:00 PM - Jan 22, 2017 6:00 PM

Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street
New York, NY 10011
 

Paul Laffoley whose works are featured in the recently released The Essential Paul Laffoley: Works from the Boston Visionary Cell will be the focus of a memorial exhibition at the 2017 Outside Art Fair in New York City.

For more information see the Outsider Art Fair website.
 

Jan 19, 2017 7:00 PM

160 South Street
Litchfield, CT 06579
 

Alice Kaplan speaks about her recent book Looking for The Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic.

For more information and to register see the Oliver Wolcott Libary events calendar.
 

Jan 22, 2017 2:00 PM

740 East 56th Place
Chicago, Illinois 60637
 

Famed African American quilt-maker Peggy Hartwell and director, writer and producer John Sorensen (also the editor of A Sister's Memories: The Life and Work of Grace Abbott from the Writings of Her Sister, Edith Abbott) discuss their new documentary film The Quilted Conscience – the story of Hartwell's work with a group of sixteen young Sudanese-American refugees to tell their stories through the creation of a wall-size mural, composed of dozens of small story-panels.

For more information and to RSVP see the Dusable Museum website.
 

Jan 24, 2017 6:00 PM

One Fine Arts Drive
Forest Park, St. Louis, MO 63110-1380
 

Darby English, the Carl Darling Buck Professor of Art History and the College, Universtiy of Chicago, and author of 1971: A Year in the Life of Color, discusses the painting Untitled (policeman), 2015, by Kerry James Marshall at the Saint Louis Art Museum.

For more information and to register for the event see the Saint Louis Art Museum website.
 

Jan 24, 2017 6:30 PM

455 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY, 10016
 

Amy Starecheski gives an  illustrated lecture on her recent book Ours to Lose: When Squatters Became Homeowners in New York City.

For more information see the Mid-Manhattan Library events calendar.
 

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