Two Local ALSCW Meetings at the BU Editorial Institute: 24 Oct: Kalotay and Tabatabai; 7 Nov: Scanlan. 5 pm.

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This semester there will be two ALSCW local meetings of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers. Those who are not members of the Association are likewise welcome.

To be held at the Editorial Institute Library, Second Floor, 143 Bay State Road, a few minutes from Kenmore Square. 5 p.m. – 6.45 p.m. Wine.

Please let us know, with about a week’s notice, if you will be coming. This, either to the ALSCW office,, or to the Editorial Institute,

Wednesday 24 October: A reading of her fiction by Daphne Kalotay and of his poems by Sassan Tabatabai, followed by a discussion.

Daphne Kalotay, who has taught at BU as well as at Middlebury and Skidmore, is the author of Calamity and Other Stories and of Russian Winter.

Sassan Tabatabai, who teaches at Boston College and at BU, is the author of the author of Father of Songs: Rudaki and his Poetry.

Wednesday 7 November: Robert Scanlan, The Need for Principles of Dramaturgy.

Robert Scanlan, who is Professor of the Practice of Theatre at Harvard, has directed productions across the world and been recognized by an award as Outstanding Director.