Renee Gladman Zoom Lecture on Figuration

Here’s a link to an upcoming Zoom lecture — follow the link for details to register!

Next week, Renee Gladman continues her series of linked lectures, in partnership with the Center for Imagination in the Borderlands at Arizona State University.

October 21, 2021: “Figuration: The Transversal Properties of Fictional Knowing.”  4:30pm PST / 7:30pm EST. This event will take place on Zoom.

Renee Gladman is a writer and artist preoccupied with crossings, thresholds, and geographies as they play out at the intersections of poetry, prose, drawing and architecture. She is the author of thirteen published works, including a cycle of novels about the city-state Ravicka and its inhabitants, the Ravickians—Event Factory (2010), The Ravickians (2011), Ana Patova Crosses a Bridge (2013) and Houses of Ravicka (2017)—as well as two collections of drawings, Prose Architectures (2017) and One Long Black Sentence, a series of white ink drawings on black paper, indexed by Fred Moten (2020). Plans for Sentences, an image/text-based work about future lines and future spaces, is forthcoming from Wave Books in 2022. Recent essays and visual work have appeared in The Paris ReviewGulf Coast, Granta, Harper’s, BOMB magazinee-flux and n+1. She has been awarded fellowships, artist grants, and residencies from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, the Lannan Foundation, and KW Institute for Contemporary Art (Berlin), among others, and is the recipient of a 2021 Windham-Campbell prize in fiction. For more information, visit

h/t Professor Lee Ann Brown!

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