Visiting Speakers

May Adrales


May Adrales  is a freelance director based in New York city, working primarily with new plays and new play development.

Michele Alacevich

Assistant Professor of History and Director of Global Studies
Loyola University, Maryland

Michele Alacevich is Director of Global Studies and Assistant Professor of History at Loyola University, Maryland.

Timothy Alborn

Professor of History

Timothy Alborn was chair of the History Department at Lehman College from 2005 until 2009 when he became Dean of Arts and Humanities, a position he served in until 2012. Alborn also teaches at the CUNY Graduate Center, both in the History Department and the Masters of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) program. Before coming to Lehman, Alborn taught for eight years in the History and Social Studies Departments at Harvard (with a brief sojourn at the University of Puget Sound in the Fall of 1998). He holds a BA and Ph.D. from Harvard in the History of Science

Sally Alexander

Professor of Modern History
Goldsmiths, University of London

Sally Alexander is Professor of Modern History at Goldsmiths, Univeristy of London.

Jenny Allen

Writer and Monologist

Jenny Allen is a writer and monologist.

Hilton Als

Critic and Author

Hilton Als is a prolific author and theater critic at the New Yorker.

Bonnie Anderson

Professor Emerita
Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York

Bonnie S. Anderson is a Professor Emerita from Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York.

Ellis Avery

Author and Assistant Professor of Writing
Columbia University

Ellis Avery is the author of two novels, a memoir, and a book of poetry. Her most recent novel, The Last Nude (Riverhead 2012) was inspired by the Art Deco painter Tamara de Lempicka and is set in 1920s Paris. She teaches fiction writing at Columbia University and lives in New York City.  Website: