2016 Calendar

 

June 2016

 

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10

Participants arrive.

7:30pm Reception at Kurz Hall

 

 

 

 

11

11am Computer help

Noon Lunch & General Orientation in Seminar Room

6pm Depart dorm for group dinner at Safier

12

10:45am Depart for brunch at Bristol

1-5:00pm Academic Orientation in Seminar room

6:00pm Dinner in kitchen

7:00pm

Depart dorm for shopping

13

8am Computer Help

9:30am Academic Orientation

12:30pm lunch in seminar room

1:30-Per diem Bring passports. Trip to PNC bank & grocery store

7:30pm Depart dorm for Welcome Dinner at University Club

14

8:30am Social Security

10:30am Kentucky Center for the Arts

11:00am Tour Humana

12:30pm Lunch at Bristol

2pm University I.D. Cards

2:30pm Library Tour

5:30 electronics shopping

www.bestbuy.com

www.patelbros.com

15

8am Computer Help


2:00pm Jaffe seminar on poetry (Ginsberg, Rich, Ashbery)

 

 

 

 

 

16

8am Computer Help

Morning and early afternoon library and reading time

2-5pm participant presentations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

10-12:30 Participant presentations

2pm weekly meeting with staff; finish presentations

6PM TARC bus orientation

18

9:30am Depart for city tour.

12:30pmQdoba at Paddock Shops, shopping

Afternoon return to dorm

19

Free Day


1pm
optional visit to 21C Museum Hotel and Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

6:45pm Optional: Shakespeare in the Park - A Winter's Tale

20

9:15am Money

10am seminar on post45 poetry continues (Adams)

Afternoon library and reading time

21

10am
Seminar on Kerouac (Jaffe, Anderson)

Afternoon Library and reading time

22

10am Seminar on post45 fiction, Ellison/Everett (Jaffe, Anderson)

Afternoon free time

6:30pmWalk to Humanities Room 300 for fiction reading with Ryan Ridge

 


23

9:30am Leave for Bloomington

Noon Lunch

2:00pm Seminar on Vonnegut

 

24

10:00am Seminar on Pynchon (Comentale)

1:00pm Lunch

4:00 pm Return to Louisville

Evening: Free

25

10:15am EST Depart for option visit to Cub Run Cave

12:15pm EST Arrive; lunch (bring lunch)

1:00pm EST Tour Cub Run Cave

7:00pm Dinner at Director's Home

 

July 2016

 

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June 26

Free time

1:30pm Optional trip to Half-Price Books and Patel Brothers

June 27

10am Seminar on regionalisms, O'Connor, Mason & Woodrell (Soldat-Jaffe, Ryan)

1:00pm West Coast Orientation

Afternoon Library and Reading time

 

28

10:00am Seminar on diasporic identities Kingston, Cisneros, Lahiri (Soldat-Jaffe, Anderson)

Afternoon Library and reading time

Evening Reading


29

10:00am Seminar on Alexie, Silko, Diaz (Anderson, Mattes)

6:00pm Citizen Cane screening at Speed Cinema with Tom Byers

30

4:50am depart dorm to airport--Fly to San Francisco. Visit Golden Gate Bridge


AfternoonWalk to M.L. King Memorial, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Chinatown, City Light Books for orientation.

1

9:00am Take BART to Berkeley

10:00am Berkeley seminar on Ben Lerner, postwar literature, and new media (Tung)

Lunch, afternoon free time in Berkeley

Evening possible Theatre production

2

9:00am Tour with Rob Browning

Lunch at Mandalay

Afternoon Green Apple Books

Evening Possible Theatre production

3

8:00am Take charter bus to San Luis Obispo, via Pacific Coat Highway 1, stop at Hearst Castle

 

Evening Check into hotel

Free time

4

Arrive in Los Angeles

2:00pm seminar on LA Review of Books, contemporary book reviewing and American nonfiction (Lutz, Kindley)

Evening Optional 4th of July event

 

 

5

10:00am Tour LA with Gabriela Nunez & Nicole Seymour

2:00pm Seminar Blackboard materials

 

6

10:00am Seminar with Percival Everett

2:00pm Tour of LA Noir site and Hollywood

 

7

10:00am Seminar with Warren Liu on Native Speaker and Asian American Poetry

Afternoon free time

8

Return to Louisville

 

9

2:00pm Optional grocery trip

6:30pm Depart for dinner at Associate Director's home

 

10

Free time.

1pm Optional shopping trip

6:45pm Optional activity: Shakespeare in the Park - Romeo & Juliet

11

11:00am Seminar on Mat Johnson (Anderson, Jaffe)

Afternoon Free time

5pm Book mailing

12

10am Seminar on Toni Morrison (Anderson, Ryan)

1:30pm DC trip orientation.

Evening Kiki Petrosino reading


13

8:30am Day trip to National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, in connection with Toni Morrison’s Beloved

14

10am Seminar on contemporary US drama (Kelly, Roof)

Afternoon free time

15

9:30am Depart dorm--fly to DC

2:00pm Seminar on Veselka & Eagen (Lyon)

7:30pm US Army Band at US Capitol (optional)

 

16

9am DC tour incl. MLK & Korean War Memorial, Lincoln Memorial & Vietnam Memorial, exterior of White House


17

11:00am Depart for National Museum of the American Indian

Rest of day Free time for visits to sites of individual interest

 

18

Check out before 9:30am

10:00am tour Library of Congress

1:00pm meet bus at hotel

Afternoon meeting with State Department

Evening Return to Louisville

 

19

Free Day

 

20

10:00amoverview of contemporary poetry with Alan Golding and Mullen

AfternoonReading by Harryette Mullen

5pm Book mailing

21

10:00am Seminar with Mullen, Golding continues

Afternoon Free time

3:00pmFinal shopping trip,book mailing

Evening Participants’ Event

 

22

10:00amSeminar conclusion


Rest of day free time; packing

6:30pm Depart dorm for farewell dinner - University Club

 

23 Participants depart