Daniel L. Squadron's Events

An Ethics Occurs at the Edge of What We Know: A Seminar with Brenda Hillman

Author of Practical Water, among other poetry books, Brenda Hillman discusses poetry and activism, writing about the elements and ecopoetics, and the writing process in relation to political commitment and spiritual ideas.Part of Ecopoetic Futures, a series of events that examine poetry and the environment. Programs in this series are funded, in part, by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Council for the Humanities.$25, $20 for students and seniors, $15 for Poets House Members

May 29, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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River of Words with Robert Hass

Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Robert Hass shares his own poems of the natural world as well as those by children across the country. A discussion about connecting watersheds and imaginations through poetry and art will follow.Part of Ecopoetic Futures, a series of events that examine poetry and the environment. Programs in this series are funded, in part, by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Council for the Humanities.Admission Free

May 29, 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Elements & Energies: Robert Hass & Brenda Hillman on Poetry, Ecology & Environmental Action

Robert Hass, former U.S. Poet Laureate, and Brenda Hillman, author of eight lauded collections, share their experiences of activism and writing in response to the natural world.Part of Ecopoetic Futures, a series of events that examine poetry and the environment. Programs in this series are funded, in part, by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Council for the Humanities.$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

May 27, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Ecopoetical Futures: A Panel with Marcella Durand, Brenda Iijima, Ted Mathys & Tyrone Williams

Four emerging poets investigate how poetry might marshal diverse languages, ethnicities and identities to engage with a global ecosystem under duress.Part of Ecopoetic Futures, a series of events that examine poetry and the environment. Programs in this series are funded, in part, by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Council for the Humanities.$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

May 25, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Sweethearts of Rhythm: An Evening with Marilyn Nelson & Jerry Pinkney

Acclaimed poet Marilyn Nelson and artist Jerry Pinkney, winner of the 2010 Caldecott Medal, discuss their collaborative book, Sweethearts of Rhythm, which profiles the all-female, interracial band of the 1940s.$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

May 20, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Language of the Neighborhood: Chinese Poetry Today with Arthur Sze & Lucas Klein

Poet, translator and editor of the new volume Chinese Writers on Writing, Arthur Sze reads and discusses modern and contemporary Chinese poetry with scholar and translator Lucas Klein.$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

May 18, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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My Life as a Blue Elephant with Calef Brown

Author and illustrator of prize-winning children's books, Calef Brown reads from his most popular works and reveals how he creates his illustrations and madcap poems.Admission Free

May 15, 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Back Home: A Conversation & Reading with Maurice Manning & Norman Minnick

Poets Maurice Manning and Norman Minnick share poems, tall tales and conversation about the nature of Kentucky poetry, from the lyric to the comic.$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

May 13, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Urban Field Poetics: A Writing Workshop with Jonathan Skinner

$140, pre-registration required; call (212) 431-7920 or email classes@poetshouse.org    Building on the concerns uncovered in Skinner's two previous seminars, this workshop is an ecopoetics field audit that focuses on Poets House's location along the Hudson River and introduces site-based writing.Jonathan Skinner's poetry collections include With Naked Foot and Political Cactus Poems. He edits the journal ecopoetics and writes ecocriticism on contemporary poetry and poetics. He also teaches in the Environmental Studies Program at Bates College.

May 15, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Poetry & Watersheds: A Public Seminar with Jonathan Skinner

$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members; pre-registration is not requiredPoet and ecocritic Jonathan Skinner examines how poets are responding to our relationship to water, taking into account emerging science, politics, and social and ecological inequities.

May 14, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Poetry & Biodiversity: A Public Seminar with Jonathan Skinner

Poetry & Biodiversity: A Public Seminar with Jonathan SkinnerWednesday, May 12, 7:00–9:00pm$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members; pre-registration is not required

In recognition of the International Year of Biodiversity, this seminar with poet and ecocritic Jonathan Skinner looks at current poetics and cultures of biodiversity, including forest languages and invasive activity in disturbed ecosystems.

May 12, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Poetry & Biodiversity: A Public Seminar with Jonathan Skinner

Poetry & Biodiversity: A Public Seminar with Jonathan SkinnerWednesday, May 12, 7:00–9:00pm$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members; pre-registration is not required

In recognition of the International Year of Biodiversity, this seminar with poet and ecocritic Jonathan Skinner looks at current poetics and cultures of biodiversity, including forest languages and invasive activity in disturbed ecosystems.

May 12, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Praises & Offenses: Women Poets from the Dominican Republic with Linda M. Rodriguez Guglielmoni, Judith Kerman, Ylonka Nacidit-Perdomo & Angela Hernández Núñez

Dominican poets Ylonka Nacidit-Perdomo and Angela Hernández Núñez are joined by their english-language translator, Judith Kerman, and scholar Linda M. Rodriguez Guglielmoni for a reading and conversation.

$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

May 11, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Chile’s Dante: An Evening with Raúl Zurita & Anna Deeny

Chile’s Dante:  An Evening with Raúl Zurita & Anna Deeny

The uncompromising Chilean poet Raúl Zuritareads from his work and talks with Anna Deeny, the English-language translator of his volume Purgatory.

$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

May 6, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Close Observation: The Poetics of Flora & Fauna

Close Observation: The Poetics of Flora & FaunaA Reading & Conversation with Diane Ackerman & Kimiko Hahn

Diane Ackerman, acclaimed essayist and author of Dawn Light: Dancing with Cranes and Other Ways to Start the Day, talks with Kimiko Hahn, author of Toxic Flora and other poetry collections, about the role of environmental issues and science in their writing.

$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

May 5, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Annual Chapbook Festival

Now in its second year, this two-day national festival of workshops and readings celebrates the microbook. Cosponsored by the MFA Programs in Creative Writing of the City University of New York; the Office of Academic Affairs and the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY; the Center for Book Arts; the Poetry Society of America; and Poets & Writers.

@ The CUNY Graduate CenterFor more information, please visit www.centerforthehumanitiesgc.org/festival

Admission free

May 4, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Annual Chapbook Festival

Now in its second year, this two-day national festival of workshops and readings celebrates the microbook. Cosponsored by the MFA Programs in Creative Writing of the City University of New York; the Office of Academic Affairs and the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY; the Center for Book Arts; the Poetry Society of America; and Poets & Writers.

@ The CUNY Graduate CenterFor more information, please visit www.centerforthehumanitiesgc.org/festival

Admission free

May 3, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Poetry for Children

"How Does a Bird Imagine? What Does a Tree Know?" with Richard Lewis

This performance, art and writing workshop led by children's poet extraordinaire Richard Lewis features a parade in spring-time imagining hats.

Admission free

Part of Ecopoetic Futures, a series of events that examine poetry and the environment. Programs in this series are funded, in part, by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Council for the Humanities.

May 1, 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Committee Meeting: Social Services Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Social Services Senator Daniel Squadron, Chair 2:00 PM, Tuesday, April 27, 2010 Room 123 CAP

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April 27, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Are You Prepared? What to do in an Emergency

Do you know what to do in an emergency? Join us for an interactive event to learn emergency preparedness tips for you, your family and your home Gain practical information from guest speakers from

Beth Israel Medical Center

New York City Fire Department

New York City Office of Emergency Management

April 28, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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