The Electro-Library

A cabinet of curiosities for your ears.

About the show

A literary and cultural anthology of cross-disciplinary creativity from the Stonehill College English Department and Creative Writing Program. A Stonehill Digital Lab production.

Episodes

  • Short Circuits #3: Conversation with Layli Long Soldier

    November 10th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  46 mins 42 secs
    apology, dakota, forgiveness, lakota, layli long soldier, motherhood, native american, oglala, pandemic, poetry

    Layli joins Amra over Zoom for a wide-ranging conversation about life, art, politics, human connection, and parenting in complicated times.

  • E-L Live: Layli Long Soldier

    November 1st, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 6 mins
    apology, dakota, forgiveness, lakota, layli long soldier, native american, oglala, poetry

    Poet, essayist, and activist Layli Long Soldier joins us via Zoom for a reading from her collection, Whereas, followed by a question-and-answer session.

  • Quarantine, Part 1

    August 7th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  49 mins 54 secs
    abigail donovan, carlos josé perez samano, chinese hermits, clarice lispector, da powell, don delillo, fiction, franz kafka, john keats, maira kalman, medicine, poetry

    First in a two-part series on the experience of quarantine across cultures and historical periods.

  • E-L Live: Ocean Vuong and Rickey Laurentiis

    March 24th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 23 mins
    america, ethnicity, gender, language, love, ocean vuong, poetry, queerness, race, rickey laurentiis, vietnam, violence

    Recording of poets Ocean Vuong and Rickey Laurentiis from the Chet Raymo Series at Stonehill College.

  • Short Circuits #2: Conversation with Fred Moten

    January 10th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  37 mins 58 secs
    blackness, community, fred moten, identity, jazz, literature, performativity, philosophy, race, resistance

    Jared interviews poet and philosopher Fred Moten.

  • E-L Live: Fred Moten

    November 3rd, 2019  |  Season 3  |  51 mins 57 secs
    live, moten, poetry, reading

    On October 16, 2019, Fred Moten was the 2019 Chet Raymo Series speaker at Stonehill College in Easton, MA.