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Queer Faculty Symposium

Check back for more talks later in the semester!

You are invited to join us for the first talk of the Spring 2015 Queer Faculty Symposium.

Queer Faculty Symposium Series

The purpose of the QFS Series is to highlight work that is furthering the visibility of queer issues in the academy as well as to showcase the work of queer and ally faculty across The Claremont Colleges. The QRC is pleased to announce the first event in the 2015 QFS Series.

Book Launch: The Ghost in Us Was Multiplying
Brent Armendinger, Associate Professor of English and World Literature, Pitzer College

Wednesday, February 4th

4:00 -5:00 pm @ The QRC

Please join the QRC for a reading and celebration of Professor Armendinger's new book of poetry, which explores the relationship between ethics and queer desire, infusing meditations on public life and politics with radical intimacy. Professor Armendinger will be reading from his new book and invites student poets to join him.

Brent Armendinger grew up in the small town of Warsaw, NY, and studied at Bard College and the University of Michigan, where he received an Avery Hopwood Award in Poetry. He is the author of The Ghost in Us Was Multiplying (Noemi Press, 2015) , Archipelago (Noemi Press, 2009) and Undetectable (New Michigan Press, 2009). His poems have appeared in many publications, including Aufgabe, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Diagram, Fourteen Hills, Puerto del Sol, VOLT, and Web Conjunctions. He teaches creative writing at Pitzer College and lives in Los Angeles.

If you are interested in reading your poetry at this event, please arrive early to sign up! FMI please email our friendly staff at