CHSS Faculty at the Montclair Literary Festival

The second annual Montclair Literary Festival runs from March 15 to 18 providing opportunity to see panel discussions with writers and scholars in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Participating members of our full-time faculty include Yasemin Besen-Cassino, David Galef, Patricia Matthew, Lucy McDiarmid, Laura Nicosia, Michael Robbins, and Jason M. Williams, and Leslie Wilson. Part-time faculty and alumni are also involved in the festival including Jim Nicosia, Denise Lewis Patrick, and Shy Williams. For complete details visit the Succeed2gether, download the full program guide, and view a one-page flyer

Yasemin Besen-Cassino

Saturday, March 17
2:45 to 3:45 p.m., Montclair Public Library Auditorium

Panel discussion on "Women, Sex, Power and the #MeToo Movement" including Yasemin Besen-Cassino, professor in the Department of Sociology.

David Galef

Sunday, March 18, 2018
10 to 11 a.m., 11 Pine Street, Montclair, NJ 07042. (Office of Succeed2gether, 1st floor of office building with green awning, NOT residential building.)

Flash fiction workshop with David Galef, English professor and creative writing program director. Tickets: $25 each.

 

‌Patricia Matthew

Saturday, March 17
2:45 to 3:45 p.m., Montclair Public Library Auditorium

Panel discussion on "Women, Sex, Power and the #MeToo Movement" including Patricia Matthew, associate professor in the Department of English.

Lucy McDiarmid

Saturday, March 17, 2018
11 a.m. to noon, The Guild Room at First Congregational Church

Panel discussion on "Irish Women: Revolution, Romance, and 'the Troubles'" including Lucy McDiarmid, Marie Frazee Baldassarre Professor of English.

Laura Nicosia

Saturday, March 17, 2018
11 a.m. to noon, Montclair Public Library Auditorium

Panel discussion on Letters to Secretary DeVos: What We'd Like to Discuss With You About Education including Laura Nicosia, associate professor in the Department of English.

2:45 to 3:45 p.m., The Guild Room First Congregational Church

Panel discussion on reinventing the Sci-Fi/Fantasy Genre co-chaired with Jim Nicosia, adjunct professor.

Michael Robbins

Friday, March 16, 2018
3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Montclair State University Communications Center

Michael Robbins, assistant professor in the Department of English, discusses Equipment for Living: On Poetry and Pop Music.

 

Jason Williams

Saturday, March 17, 2018
4 to 5 p.m., Montclair Public Library Auditorium

Panel on "'They Can't Kill Us All': Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement," with Jason Williams, assistant professor in the Department of Justice Studies.

Leslie Wilson

Saturday, March 17, 2018
11 a.m. to noon, Montclair Public Library Auditorium

Panel discussion on Letters to Secretary DeVos: What We'd Like to Discuss With You About Education including Leslie Wilson, professor in the Department of History.

1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Montclair Public Library Auditorium

Wilson introduces a discussion on Building the Great Society: Inside Lyndon Johnson's White House.