Feb 17 2015
Terese Coe’s Poems Published
Terese Coe’s second full-length collection of poems will be published in February, by White Violet Press. Coe, an adjunct faculty member, English Department, NYIT-MA, is having a Launch and reading (free to the public) on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 3 pm as part of the Carmine Street Metrics series at Otto's, which is at 538 East 14th Street (between Ave. A and Ave. B), New York, NY 10009. The book includes poems and translations published in the Times Lit. Supp., Poetry, Ploughshares, New American Writing, Alaska Quarterly Review, and other eminent publications in the US, the UK, Ireland, and Canada. The NYIT community of faculty and students are invited. The readings take place in the back room at Otto's, and there will be one other poet reading, a Classicist and fine poet, Chris Childers.
Coe recently had a poem from her first book, "Letter to Virginia Woolf," republished at Everse Radio
online and Able Muse
, a hardcopy literary magazine, published her translation of Pierre de Ronsard's "Challenge for a Mounted Tournament in the Form of a Ballet” (excerpt) in their Winter (Dec. 2014) issue. This was a French-to-English translation in rhymed iambic pentameter. Able Muse
has a presence online as well.
Feb 06 2015
Professors Case and DiMatteo Featured Poets at LIU
NYIT Professors Susana Case, behavioral sciences department, and Anthony DiMatteo, English department, will be the poets featured at LIU's Poetry Center, reading from their poetry on February 11, Wednesday, 12:30-1:30. The event will be held in the Steinberg Museum of Art located on the C.W. Post campus of LIU.
Feb 02 2015
Kevin LaGrandeur Participates in Amsterdam Forum
Kevin LaGrandeur, Ph.D., Professor of English, and Director of Technical Writing Programs, NYIT-OW, participated in The International Metabody Forum in Amsterdam, December 8-14, 2014, as part of the five-year European Union Grant. This Forum—which was also a workshop—had the purpose of building parts of a traveling, participatory digital art installation that will be completed by 2018. LaGrandeur provided conceptual and theoretical input and helped principal designers fashion items to be used in interactive digital performances that capped off the week’s work. View a short, ten minute video of the results or the “preview” video.