Authorship Seminar Series

In addition to the CITYterm faculty, each semester students meet with a wide variety of New Yorkers, including scholars, artists, activists, and policymakers.  These experts serve as “adjunct faculty” by participating in CITYterm’s Authorship Seminar Series. 

Authorship Seminars have featured the following scholars, artists, activists, and policymakers:

  • Christina Chiu,  author, Troublemaker and Other Saints
  • Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize Winning Author, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
  • Moira Egan,  poet, Cleave
  • Rudy Giuliani, former Mayor of New York City
  • Joseph O’Neill, author, Netherland
  • Kenneth T. Jackson, journalist and Professor at Columbia University
  • Mira Jacob, author, The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dreaming
  • Jeffrey McDaniel, poet, Chapel of Inadvertent Joy
  • Jan Ramirez, Chief Curator, National 9/11 Museum and Memorial
  • Douglas Rushkoff, author, Program or Be Programmed
  • Danzy Senna, author, Caucasia and Where Did You Sleep Last Night?
  • Vijay Seshadri, Pulitzer-Prize Winning Poet, The Long Meadow
  • Lee Stringer, memoirist, Grand Central Winter
  • Alex Timbers,  Broadway Director, Peter and the Starcatcher, Rocky, Here Lies Love
  • Amy Waldman, author, The Submission
  • Harvey Wang,  photographer, Harvey Wang’s New York
  • Christina Ziegler-McPherson, Curator, Museum of the City of New York
  • Lisa Ko, author, The Leavers


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