Join us for a zoom reading and Q&A with author Saïd Sayrafiezadeh. Saïd Sayrafiezadeh is the author, most recently, of the story collection, American Estrangement. His memoir, When Skateboards Will Be Free, was selected as one of the 10 best books of the year by Dwight Garner of The New York Times, and his story collection, Brief Encounters With the Enemy, was a finalist for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Fiction Prize. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The Best American Short Stories, Granta, McSweeney’s, The New York Times, and New American Stories, among other publications. He is the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award for nonfiction and a Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers’ fiction fellowship.
Join us for a World Cinema Series zoom discussion illuminating the theme “Living on the Edge: Displacement, Identity, and Resilience” by analyzing the message and impact of the 2019 film, Atlantics. Atlantics (French: Atlantique) is a internationally co-produced supernatural romantic drama film directed by Mati Diop, in her feature directorial debut. It was selected to compete for the Palme d’Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. Diop made history when the film premiered at Cannes, becoming the first Black woman to direct a film featured in competition at the festival.
Intergenerational Partnerships with Universities: Advancing Age Inclusivity in Higher Education Presented by Faculty Lecturer: Jeanne M. Koller, Ph.D., MSW, LCSW 2021 Alumni Award Winner: Ekta Shah ’13 ’14 All Monmouth […]
Selections from the Monmouth University permanent collection featuring works by various artists, including: Nick Aristovulos, Leonard Baskin, Bernarda Bryson Shahn, Richard D. Crammer, Jacob Landau, Stefan Martin, Robert E. Mueller, Ed Schlinski, Charles Schucker, Sylvia Schuster, Adam Wurtz
It’s just like book club but with albums! With new advances in technology, the way we consume music through our devices, apps and on demand streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and iTunes is making the idea of the “album” as an art form extinct. Get together with other music enthusiasts on Tuesday nights to discuss some of the greatest records of all-time! Listen to the album beforehand and then come prepared to discuss. This event will feature Simon and Garfunkel, Bridge over Troubled Water.