The Museum of disABILITY History is excited to
welcome its latest addition to the Dialogues on disABILITY
Speaker Series: Anthony Antek, author of Bipolar Buffalo
– A Mosaic of Minds Journey. The presentation, “The
Bipolar Advantage: The Link to Creativity,” will be held
on Friday, January 31, 2014, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 3826
Main Street in Buffalo.
Howard Wolf gave a talk entitled "Henry James and the Gilded
Age: Some Reflections on Gardens and Literature" at the New York
Botanical Gardens (Bronx) on October 31, 2013. His essay, "Pavane
for a Lost World: My Florida" appeared in Evening Street Review,
No. 9, Autumn, 2013.
Rachel Kempster (BA '97) will publish her fourth book with
Sourcebooks in January 2014. The Big You, Little Me Book,
co-written with Meg Leder, is a guided journal packed with fun
prompts and activities for kids to do with the grown-ups in their
lives--from moms to uncles to grandmas. Kempster also made her
sixth appearance on The Today Show in early December in her
capacity as the Director of Marketing and Publicity for DK
Emeritus Professor Howard Wolf has been invited to give a talk
at Wolfson College (Cambridge) in May, 2014. His topic will be:
"The Role of Creative Nonfiction in the American Literary
Curriculum." The talk will reflect on his many decades teaching
Literary Journalism in UB's Department of English. It will reflect
also on the teaching he has done in the past four years on Travel
Writing in UB's Discovery Seminars Program.
UB is proud to serve as the administrative host for the
Northeast Modern Language Association, a scholarly organization for
professionals in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and
other modern languages.