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Forms of Grief

Monday, February 3, 2020, 5:30 – 7pm

Common Room, CSWR, 42 Francis Ave.

Kate Zambreno Forms of Grief


This talk will meditate on the forms that grief can take, in the work of Zoe Leonard, Peter Hujar, David Wojnarowicz, and John Constable.

Kate Zambreno is the author of several acclaimed books, including Screen TestsHeroines, and Green Girl. She has recently published a collection of talks and essays, Appendix Project, in the shadow of Book of Mutter, her meditation on grief. Her writing has appeared in The Paris ReviewVQR, and elsewhere. A novel, Drifts, is forthcoming in May 2020. She teaches in the writing programs at Columbia University and Sarah Lawrence College.



Professor Charles Stang. Photo: Justin Knight
Professor Charles M. Stang
Director, CSWR

The CSWR seeks to promote the study of the world’s religions in their classical and contemporary forms, serving both as a residential community of students and scholars and an international “think tank” in the study of religion.



Thirteen apartments located within the CSWR are available for rent by students and affiliates of Harvard University by application to the Center.

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Sherah Bloor

Sherah Bloor

PhD student Sherah Bloor speaks on her work in poetry, philosophy, religion, and community. 

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