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The sign up sheet for the Open Mic has now been posted on the door of the English Majors Counseling Office, Room 3416B. The Open Mic is coming up on November 7, 2006 from 1:30 to 3:30 in the State Lounge in SUBO.
This week on Thursday 10/19, the Poetry Club will meet from 1:30 'til about 3 pm in room 2307 Boylan to discuss writers who have influenced us. Bring in a sampling of the writer's work to share with the group. We will start off the meeting with a fun writing exercise. We will also also discuss future plans for a debate on form vs. free-verse, an information meeting on how to get published, and other activities and forums. Share your poems, fiction, nonfiction, plays, laundry lists, etc., for comments or critique at the Poetry Club's online forum: http://p067.ezboard.com/bbcpoetryclub
The Law School Application Workshop will be held on Tuesday, October 17 from 1:30 to 3:30 in 1309 James Hall.
The Brooklyn College Women's Center and Health Clinic invite you to attend "Every 28 Days", a Student Health Series the first Tuesday of every month in 227 New Ingersoll, 1:45-3:15pm. On November 7th: Film Screening and Discussion - Notsoprivate: African American women discuss their first sexual experiences; the impact of their familial teachings, their emerging body consciousness, and the way that their own sexual desire and that of others has colored their world. The ages of the women interviewed range from 20s - 70s. This program is co-sponsored by Women's Studies Programs. For more information, please contact Nava Renek at 718-951-5777.
Brooklyn on my Mind is a reading/discussion series about the borough of Brooklyn as home to a community of writers. Leonard Lopate, of WNYC Radio's "The Leonard Lopate Show", will moderate and conduct the audience Q&A. Authors Michael Cunningham, Colum McCann, and Francisco Goldman will participate in a discussion and reading in Whitman Auditorium, on Monday, October 23rd, at 7PM. Tickets are $5 and available at the BCBC box office, but FREE FOR STUDENTS!
Are you thinking about applying to graduate school in English or a related field? Do you need to take the GRE Subject Test in English? If the answer to either of these questions is yes, you might be interested in participating in a graduate school discussion session, and/or a separate review session for the GRE Subject Test in English. If you would like more information about either (or both) of these, please contact Prof. Geoffrey Minter at email@example.com.
Thursday, October 19, Zicklin Lecture Series, II: The Revival of Cosmopolitanism. David Harvey, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center. Cosponsored with the Zicklin Chair in the Honors Academy. 11:30 am to 1:15 pm, Woody Tanger Auditorium, Library.