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April 12, 2018

Movsesian Presents as Guest Speaker at Columbia

On April 2, Professor Mark Movsesian participated as a guest faculty member in a Columbia Law School seminar, “Reading Group in the American Constitutional Tradition.”


Mark Movsesian

The seminar, for 2Ls, 3Ls, and LLM students, examines important texts in American constitutional history. The session in which Professor Movsesian participated, hosted by Columbia law professor Philip Hamburger, focused on excerpts from Tocqueville’s “Democracy in America.”

April 12, 2018

Joseph Publishes Chapter on Narrative and Metaphor, Speaks at Georgetown and Minnesota, and has Book Reviewed in NY Times, Wall Street Journal and Other Newspapers

Professor Lawrence Joseph article “Through Narrative and By Metaphor: Creating a Lawyer-Self in Poetry and Prose” is included in Narrative and Metaphor in the Law, edited by Mike Hanne and Robert Weisberg (Cambridge University Press, 2018).  larry joseph photo

On February 1, 2018, he spoke at Georgetown University in its Faith and Culture Series, through the office of Georgetown President John J. DeGioia.

So Where Are We?, Professor Joseph’s most recent book of poems, was praised by David Skeel” in the Wall Street Journal, on September 11, 2017 as including poems both “relevant and lasting.”  On October 5, 2017, he read from his poetry at the University of Minnesota, and, on November 2 and 3, 2017, he was a featured writer at the University of Florida’s Writer’s Festival.  An interview of Professor Joseph with Marianne Szegedy-Maszak appeared in Mother Jones on November 25, 2017.  On December 22, 2017, So Where Are We? was named among the “Ten Best Books of Poetry for 2017” in the New York Times Book Review. In the Times Literary Supplement on January 9, 2018, Declan Ryan describes So Where Are We? as “poetry of the immediate present built to outlast ephemerality.”An interview with Professor Joseph by Philip Metres is featured in the Winter-Spring 2018 issue of the Michigan Quarterly Review.

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