Dec 09 2011

December 2011 Writer's Bloc, a student organization at Cornell University, provides a literary platform for the self-expression of incarcerated students of teh Cornell Prison Education Program at Auburn and Cayuga Correctional Facilities.  The bi-annual journal includes works of poetry and prose that underscore the experience of incarceration by documenting feelings of loss, triumph, sorrow and growth. This year, Writer's Bloc will host Avi Steinberg, author of Running the Books, to...

Feb 18 2011

Cornell University Sustainable Design (CUSD) Student Organization, dedicated to providing technical and strategic solutions related to human development and environmental challenges through creative architectural design. CUSD has partnered with Education Africa, a South African non-profit organization, to design a pre-school for a new mixed-income development outside Johannesburg.  Research and design models have been combined in a book that will serve as a manual for architecure...

Feb 01 2011

Goldwin Smith / February 2011 Julie Phillips Brown presents THE ADJACENT POSSIBLE, a book-length, linked sequence of poems centered on the problems of consciousness, inter-subjective relation, theories of emergence, and Buddhist philosophy and practice.  These thematic concerns emerge through a dialogue between two figures, in a variety of poetic modes, including free verse, invented forms, and the traditional Japanese forms of baibun, tanka, and renga.  What The Adjacent Possible...