Events

2021 Events

February 21, 4 pm PST/ 7 pm EST. Henry Miller Library, Big Sur, CA, Lines Online Poetry Series. Joint Reading with Kathleen McClung, Indigo Moor, and Maya Phillips. https://henrymiller.org/lines-online/

March 3, 1 pm, EST. Solo reading in Poetry: Medicine for the Soul series, Stockbridge Library, Stockbridge, MA. Bookstore Contact: The Bookstore in Lenox: https://www.bookstoreinlenox.com/    Event Contact: https://stockbridgelibrary.org/events/. YouTube Recording: https://youtu.be/DbFsvzILq3c

March 4, 10 am CST/ 11 am EST. “Life Studies: Poets Writing Biographies of Poets,” a panel discussion moderated by Peter Filkins with Angela Jackson, Terese Svoboda, Rosanna Warren, and David Yezzi, AWP Virtual Conference. https://cdn.awpwriter.org/pdf/conference/2021/2021_Conference_Schedule_2.pdf

April 5, 5 pm EST. Solo Reading at Bard College at Simon’s Rock. Bookstore Contact: The Bookstore in Lenox: https://www.bookstoreinlenox.com/. Recording at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ry90SaP39Rw54lzSgoGNpwyYvAUbUJ1V/view?usp=sharing

April 5. Podcast Interview with Skylight Books, Los Angeles, CA. Link: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9za3lsaWdodGJvb2tzLnBvZGJlYW4uY29tL2ZlZWQv

April 7, 7:30 pm, EST, Community Bookstore, Brooklyn. Joint reading with Vijay Seshadri. https://www.communitybookstore.net/events YouTube Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTWwSzi58Jo

April 8, 7 pm, MST, 9 PM EST, Tattered Cover Bookstore, Denver. Joint reading with Sidney Wade. https://www.tatteredcover.com/event/2021-04 YouTube Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFfik_KvAvM

April 13, 7 pm CST/ 8 pm EST. Magers and Quinn Books, Minneapolis. Joint reading with Sidney Wade and David Yezzi. Register at: https://www.magersandquinn.com/index.php?main_page=event#event_2833

April 15, 6 pm EST. Northshire Bookstore, Saratoga Springs, NY/Manchester/VT. Joint reading with Rosanna Warren. Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/144261625405

April 16, Time 7 pm CST/ 8 pm EST. The Book Cellar, Chicago. Joint reading with John Hennessy. https://www.bookcellarinc.com/event. Recording: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XvuQjoMrLgmJz0jsoJCPrJKKj0KkR8PC/view.

April 19, 7 pm EST. McNally Jackson Books, New York. Joint reading with Rosanna Warren. Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kfuqgqDguG93dFVgxGIhrs3CaOwb6JTAJ

April 20, 6 pm PST / 9 pm EST. Vroman’s Bookstore, Los Angeles. Joint reading with Major Jackson, Didi Jackson, and Rowan Ricardo Phillips. Recording: https://youtu.be/UXJQbYCp5uY.

April 22, 7 pm EST. Grolier Poetry Bookshop, Cambridge, MA. Joint read with Lawrence Raab and Prageeta Sharma. Register at: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ehmx7s2w525f5096&llr=6hztvkcab

April 27, 7 pm EST. Bookstore 1, Sarasota, FL. Solo Reading. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-special-poetry-reading-with-peter-filkins-tickets-140691862147

May 12, 6 pm PST/ 9 pm EST. Green Apple Bookstore, San Francisco. Joint reading with Rosanna Warren. https://www.greenapplebooks.com/event

June 22, 7 pm EST. Reading in First and Last Word Reading Series, Somerville, MA.

July 8, 7 pm EST. Brookline Booksmith. Joint Reading with Kendra DeColo, and Danielle Legros Georges. https://www.brooklinebooksmith.com/events

September 22, 7 pm, EST. Joint Reading with Major Jackson, Hudson Valley Writers Center, Sleepy Hollow, NY. https://www.writerscenter.org/calendar/?tribe_eventcategory%5B%5D=23

November 5, 7:30 pm, EST.  Reading in Words Out Loud Series, Glen Echo Park, Maryland.

2020 Events

Sunday, March 1, 12:30 pm: “Translation Matters,” panel discussion on the challenges of translation, Jewish Book Week, London.

Monday, March 2, 7 pm: “Fictionalizing the Holocaust,” panel discussion on Holocaust fiction, Jewish Book Week, London.

Tuesday, March 3, 6 pm: “Bachmann Celan Bachmann,” the biennial Ingeborg Bachmann Lecture, delivered for the Ingeborg Bachmann Centre, University College, London.

Monday, March 9, 4 pm: Poetry Reading, Crookshank Hall, Pomona College, Claremont, CA.

Tuesday, March 10, 12 pm: “Writing History, Writing Biography: Capturing H.G. Adler’s Many Worlds,” Oldenborg Colloquium, Oldenborg Center, Pomonoa College, Claremont, CA.

Tuesday, August 25, 6 pm: Online Provincetown Arts Poetry Contributors Reading, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA.

2019 Events

Monday, February 25,  4 p.m.:  “H.G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds.” Debut Reading and      Lecture, McConnell Theater, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington, MA.

Friday, March 1, 12:30 p.m.: “Biography and History,” a talk on H.G. Adler: A Life in Many   Worlds, New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU.

Thursday, March 14, 6:30 p.m.: Peter Filkins in Conversation with Eric Banks, Segal Theater, CUNY Graduate Center, New York

Thursday, March 28, podcast release, interview with Francesca Rheannon, The Writer’s Voice, Progressive Radio Network, https://www.writersvoice.net/2019/03/damion-searls-on-uwe-johnsons-anniversaries-peter-filkins-h-g-adler/

Friday, March 29, 10:45 a.m., Peter Filkins presents H.G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds, Hevreh of Southern Berkshire, Great Barrington, MA

Tuesday, April 2. “Writing History, Writing Biography: Capturing H.G. Adler’s Worlds,” Dartmouth College, Hannover, NH.

Thursday, April 16, 6 p.m. “H.G. Adler: A 20th-century Life for the 21st Century. Peter Filkins and Joshua Cohen in Conversation. Deutsches Haus, New York University.

Wednesday, April 24, 4 p.m., “Writing History, Writing Biography: H.G. Adler’s Many Worlds,” 108 Harris Hall, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

Friday, April 26, 4:30 p.m., “Writing History, Writing Biography: Capturing the Life of H.G. Adler’s Many Worlds,” 104 Van Hise Hall, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

Saturday, April 27, 3 p.m., a reading and discussion of H.G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds, Seminary Co-op Bookstore, Chicago, IL. https://www.semcoop.com/event/peter-filkins-hg-adler

Thursday, May 2, 6:30 p.m.: Peter Filkins and Jeremy Adler in Conversation with George Prochnik, Wiener Library, London

Friday, May 3: Peter Filkins on H.G. Adler’s life and work. Launch for A Modernist in Exile: The International Reception of H.G. Adler, ed. Lynn L. Wolff (Oxford Legenda) British Comparative Literature Association, University College, London.

Tuesday, May 7, 4:15 p.m., “Writing History, Writing Biography: Capturing the Life of H.G. Adler’s Many Worlds,” University of Paderborn, Paderborn, Germany.

Wednesday, May 8, 7:30 p.m., “Writing History, Writing Biography: Capturing the Life of H.G. Adler’s Many Worlds,” Villa Ichon, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany.

Thursday, May 9, 6 p.m. Reading and presentation on H.G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds, Room UC 40.256, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Lüneburg, Germany.

Thursday, May 16, 4:30 p.m. “‘Haß ist kein Programm’ (‘Hate is no way to go about life’) – H.G. Adler’s Historical Empathy,” Lecture for the Bard Center for Hate Studies, Olin 205, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.

Wednesday, June 12, 4 p.m. James Marcus in conversation with Peter Filkins on H.G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds, Edith Wharton’s The Mount, Lenox, MA.

Monday, August 12, 10:45 a.m. “H.G. Adler’s Many Worlds,” Jewish Federation of the Berkshires, Congregation Knesset Israel, Pittsfield, MA.

Tuesday, August 20. “History Is Written By Those Who Write It Down, ” Academic Minute broadcast nationally by WAMC, and available at: https://academicminute.org/2019/08/peter-filkins-bard-college-at-simons-rock-h-g-adler/

Thursday, September 5, 5 p.m. “Writing History, Writing Biography: Capturing H.G. Adler’s Many Worlds,” American University, Washington, D.C.

Monday, September 9,  4 p.m.”Writing History, Writing Biography: Capturing  H.G. Adler’s Many Worlds,” Mendenhall Lab 191 , Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Thursday, September 12, 12 – 2 p.m. “Writing History, Writing Biography: Capturing  H.G. Adler’s Many Worlds,” Faculty Club Lounge, Brandeis University.

Sunday, September 22, 5 p.m. Lecture on H.G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds, Stonington Library Sunday Lecture Series at the La Grua Arts Center, Stonington, CT.

Tuesday, September 24. “H.G. Adler’s Many Worlds,” Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA.

Thursday, September 26. “H.G. Adler’s Many Worlds,” Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

Thursday, October 3, “Writing History, Writing Biography: Capturing the Life of H.G. Adler’s Many Worlds,” Auburn University, Auburn, AL.

Thursday, October 10, lecture on H.G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI.

Friday, October 11, lecture on H.G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Monday, October 14, lecture on H.G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Sunday, October 20, 4 p.m., lecture on H.G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds, Distinguished Lecture Series, Lenox Memorial Library, Lenox, MA.

Tuesday, October 22, 4:15 p.m., “Writing History, Writing Biography: Capturing the Life of H.G. Adler’s Many Worlds.” Williams College, Williamstown, MA.

Tuesday, November 5, 5 p.m., lecture on H.G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.