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2024

September

24 – Paris: The American Library (Webster)
12 – Amherst: The W. E. B. Du Bois Center at the University of Massachusetts (James)
11 – Amherst: Amherst Books (James)

June

28 – Paris: After 8 Books (Serra)
20 – The London Magazine: Jamieson Webster on Disorganisation & Sex
12 – London: Verdurin (Webster)
08 – London: The Site for Contemporary Psychoanalysis (Webster)
07 – Zurich: Galerie Francesca Pia (Divided)
07 – London: Freud Museum (Webster)
07 – Amsterdam: Eye Filmmuseum (Serra)
04 – Basel: Kunsthalle Basel (Leung)

May

15 – HERO: Cult auteur Albert Serra selects five influential films
01 – A Rabbit's Foot: Read an exclusive excerpt from Albert Serra’s exciting new book

April

29 – Manchester: Theatre A, University Place, Manchester University (James)
27 – London: Revolutionary Love, ICA (James)
26 – London: A Toast to St Martirià launch, Waterstones Gower Street (Serra)
25 – Oxford: 5-7pm, Lady Brodie Room, St. Hilda’s College (James)
25 – Online (Los Angeles): Regroup reading and study group on Disorganisation & Sex (Part Four) (Webster)
23 – Leicester: Stephen Lawrence Research Centre, De Montfort University (James)
18 – Los Angeles: Teach-In, Noname Book Club (James)
17 – Claremont: Sojourner Truth Lecture, Pitzer College (James)
15 – San Diego: San Diego College (James)
09 – New Haven: Yale Divinity School, Niebuhr Hall (James)
04 – Washington: Society for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology Conference (James)

March

28 – Milan: Illicit Bookshop, Image Culture (Guo)
28 – Online (New York): Montez Press Radio (Leung, Zupančič)
28 – Online (Los Angeles): Regroup reading and study group on Disorganisation & Sex (Part Three)
25 – Online (Los Angeles): Virtual Book Study with Dr. Joy James, USC (James)
24 – Perth: Adult Contemporary Reading Group discuss Carla Lonzi's Self-portrait
23 – New York: Segue Reading Series, Artists Space (Howe)
14 – Copenhagen: Art Hub Copenhagen (Guo)
14 – Online (London): Abolition, Settler Colonialism and State Crime, Queen Mary University (James)
12 – London: What about the Translation of Non-fiction Works? London Book Fair (Divided)
09 – Chicago: The Renaissance Society (Leung)
07 – Philadelphia: Book talk with Charisse Burden-Stelly, Making Worlds Bookstore (James)

February

25 – Perth: Adult Contemporary Reading Group discuss Ghislaine Leung's Bosses
22 – Online (Los Angeles): Regroup reading and study group on Disorganisation & Sex (Part Two)
03 – New York: Hard To Read, Picture Room (James)
03 – London: Terminal Projects (Guo)
01 – Athens: Hyper Hypo (Sagri)

January

30 – Online (Los Angeles): Tavis Smiley on KBLA 1580 AM Talk Radio (James)
25 – Online (Los Angeles): Regroup reading and study group on Disorganisation & Sex (Part One)
08 – Rev Left Radio: Joy James on Du Bois, Liberation Struggles, & Revolutionary Love

2023

December

17 – London: Cafe OTO Christmas Fair
17 – London: Flock for Palestine, Avalon Cafe
16 – Brussels: Delay Today, NICC (Zupančič)
03 – London: we shape ourselves with the force of each other, ICA (Guo)

November

30 – Rochester: Neilly Author Series: In Pursuit of Revolutionary Love: Precarity, Power, Communities (James)
30 – Glasgow: Reading at The Common Guild (Guo)
28 – London: Reading at Hollybush Gardens (Guo)
25 – London: Reading at Peer (Guo)
22 – Front Row: Ghislaine Leung, BBC Radio 4
20 – Online (Lisbon): Jamieson Webster: Breathing and The Unconscious, Film and Death: Film-Philosophy as a Meditation on Death, Nova Institute of Philosophy
18 – London: Palestine Solidarity Market, The Horse Hospital
18 – Brussels: Delay Today, NICC (Leung)
17 – Online (London): 'Masturbation Fantasies', Royal Holloway, University of London (Webster)
15 – Cambridge: Woodberry Poetry Room (Howe)
14 – Berlin: Knowledge Ties, Sinema Transtopia (Zett)
10 – Cambridge, MA: Joy James
07 – London: Burley Fisher Books with Amy Ching-Yan Lam (Guo)
04 – London: London Radical Bookfair
02-05 – Montreal: Bedour Alagraa and Felicia Denaud, 'Love, Study, Revolution: (A Roundtable) On the Recent Works of Joshua Myers & Joy James', American Studies Association annual meeting (James)
02 – Online (London): ESEA Archives Book Club: World of Interiors (Guo)

October

31 – e-flux: Excerpt from Alenka Zupančič's Let Them Rot
23 – Amsterdam: Autotheory and its Negativity: Ghislaine Leung, NICA (Divided)
19-22 – Frankfurt: HOW(EVER), Portikus Art Book Festival
16 – Online (Tehran): Disorganisation & Sex, Psychoanalysis Wednesdays (Webster)
09 – London: Bosses launch, Cabinet Gallery (Leung)
07 – London: Anarchist Book Fair, Rich Mix
03 – Lux Magazine: Interview with Joy James
01 – Genk: Apples and Oranges Book Fair

September

30 – freize: Excerpt of Ghislaine Leung's Bosses
30 – London: ESEA Archives, Hackney Chinese Community Services (Guo)
10 – Brussels: rile* (Guo)
06-09 – Eugene: Hypatia 40th Anniversary Conference, University of Oregon (James)

August

25 – The New York Times: Jamieson Webster: 'I Don’t Need to Be a "Good Person." Neither Do You.'
12 – London: Cafe Oto Summer Fair

July

10 – Worms: Interview with Joy James

June

23 – The Readings Podcast: Aurelia Guo in conversation
22-27 – Chicago: The American Library Association Annual Conference (James)
19 – Lady Gaga reads In Pursuit of Revolutionary Love
18 – Berea: Dissident Feminisms: Inaugural bell hooks Symposium, The bell hooks center (James)
07 – Fanny Howe receives Lifetime Recognition Award at the 2023 Griffin Poetry Prize Readings: a poet who is 'most at home in bewilderment'
01 – Paris: After 8 Books, with Santiago Amigorena and Sinziana Ravini (Webster)

May

28 – Houston: Texas People's Tribunal, Thurgood Marshall School of Law (James)
25 – The Deep Dive: Making Revolutionary Love w/ Dr. Joy James
25 – Online (Durham): Night School Bar: Joy James, Felicia Denaud, and Stevie Wilson discuss IPORL
23 – Brussels: rile* (Webster)
19 – Melbourne: Sick Leave, Collingwood House (Guo)
17 – Melbourne: Debris Magazine, The Alderman (Guo)
12-14 – London: Offprint, with After 8 Books

April

27 – Scalawag: 'We may not know what this "exit plan" actually looks like ... '
26 – Scalawag: 'the labor of the captive is driven by the love of their people ...'
24 – Williamstown: Williams College with Alexandra Nicome and Nat Sorscher (James)
21 – Asymptote: 'Allison Grimaldi Donahue’s excellent English translation of Self-portrait represents the beginning of Lonzi’s international renaissance.'
21 – Scalawag: 'James's shift to agape implies a new definition of death and maternity'
19 – Scalawag: 'James's opening explanation of agape ...'
14 – Chicago: Inga Bookshop with Charles H. F. Davis III and rosalind hampton (James)
14 – Scalawag: 'James' exploration of how the desires and the shame of the Black living inform ... the stories of our dead'
13-16 – Chicago: AERA (James)
12 – Scalawag: 'Joy James understands that the generative power of the womb is the wild card'
07 – Paris: After 8 Books with Sam Riviere (Guo)
07 – Scalawag: 'James' formulation offers transparency and uncensored truth ...'
05 – Scalawag: 'For James, agape is a form of political will as love.'
04 – Red Medicine Podcast: Joy James: Revolutionary Love and Black Liberation

March

31 – Scalawag: 'Revolutionary Love becomes the force through which I understand death to be an essential and vital part of revolution.'
31 – Atlanta: Charis Books & Auburn Avenue Research Library: Joy James, Da'Shaun L. Harrison, Jalessah T. Jackson
30 – Scalawag: 'James remains the most formidable political theorist of our contemporary moment'
28 – Red Medicine Podcast: Jamieson Webster: Sexuality, Psychoanalysis, and Useless Organs
28 – Inquest: Excerpts of Joy James' In Pursuit of Revolutionary Love: Precarity, Power, Communities
24-26 – St. Louis: ANWO Black Women's Convention (James)
24 – Time Talks Podcast: Joy James on Revolutionary Love, Captive Maternals, and Autonomy
23 – Online (Berkeley): University of California with David Antonio Maldonado and Ruth Wilson Gilmore (James)
19 – New York: The Word Is Change with RAW Wilcox (James)
16 – Online (Atlanta): Emory University (James)
15 – Black Agenda Report: Captive Maternal Roundtable on In Pursuit of Revolutionary Love: Da'Shaun L. Harrison
15 – Black Agenda Report: 'James’s text makes a subversive attempt to reclaim revolutionary struggle from the academy and deliver it back to communities'
13 – junge Welt: Für Radikale und Revolutionäre
11 – Denver: Mutiny Info Cafe with Chris Time Steele (James)
11 – Ann Arbor: University of Michigan (James)
10 – Ann Arbor: Third Mind Books (James)
04 – junge Welt: Liebe als revolutionärer Akt

February

22 – Lewisburg: Griot Institute, Bucknell University (James)
16 – Millennials Are Killing Capitalism Podcast: Joy James and K. Kim Holder, In Pursuit of Revolutionary Love
15 – By Any Means Necessary: Revolutionary Love, Struggle and Abolition with Joy James
14 – The Malcolm Effect Podcast: Joy James' In Pursuit of Revolutionary Love
13 – The Oxonian Review: 'It seems like an appropriate trace of the kind of excitation that Webster elicits through her writing and thinking—propulsive, associative, scribbled'
06 – Online: Guerrilla Intellectual University with Felicia Denaud (James)
02 – PW-Magazine: Excerpt of Anna Zett's Artificial Gut Feeling

January

23 – Online: Guerrilla Intellectual University with K. Kim Holder (James)
20 – London: Natalie Mariko's Hate Poems at Burley Fisher Books (Guo)
17 – Amsterdam: Material Monopolies, Sandberg Instituut (Divided)

2022

December

18 – SPAM: 'Even as subjecthood fissures and coalesces uneasily, the text is marked by an undeniable defiance. As Guo says herself, the book is testament to "how strong and indomitable the will can be."'
13 – Various Artists: 'a recreation of an event, an occupation of 60 Wall Street in New York, an endangered public atrium, by psychoanalyst Jamieson Webster, her publisher Divided and Hard to Read, a literary social practice'
09-11 – Vienna: Prosopopoeia Book Shop (Howe, Lonzi/Donahue, Webster)
09 – European Journal of Psychoanalysis: 'Webster lets us in on some of the moments in her practice when she experiences sometimes painful ambiguities of working with the transference'
09 – Paris: Palais de Tokyo (Sagri)
08 – The White Review: Fanny Howe and Jamieson Webster chosen as 'Books of the Year'
02 – Los Angeles Review of Books Radio Hour: 'Sex, Webster writes, is sometimes felt as a curse, not a cure—and by extension its disorganizing force is both highly guarded and legislated against'

November

29 – Online (San Francisco): Eileen Myles' Pathetic Literature at City Lights (Howe)
17 – Literary Hub: '[Webster is] one author whose psychoanalytic writing feels like an X-ray of my brain (and who is helping me finally approach reading Lacan)'
16 – Cambridge: Eileen Myles' Pathetic Literature at Harvard Book Store (Howe)
15 – Online (Williamstown): Ontology of Betrayal: a conversation on Politics, Theory, Antiblackness, Gender and Freedom at Williams College (James)
10 – Evanston: Northwestern University (James)

October

31 – Parapraxis: Excerpt from Jamieson Webster's Disorganisation & Sex
30 – New York: Woodbine (Sagri)
28 – Spike Art Magazine: Excerpt from Jamieson Webster's Disorganisation & Sex
25 – New York: Hard to Read (Webster)
14 – New Books in Psychology Podcast: Jamieson Webster's Disorganisation & Sex
08 – London: Iklectik (Guo)
05 – Online (New York): The Brooklyn Rail (Webster)
04 – London: The Cock Tavern (Guo)

September

30 – Stillpoint: 'Webster details both her own training as a psychoanalyst, case studies of several patients, and dream analysis ...'
14 – Paris: Radicants (Ettinger w/ Kandis Williams)
07 – Allison Grimaldi Donahue's translation of Carla Lonzi's Self-portrait shortlisted for the American Literary Translators Association's Italian Prose in Translation Award

August

22 – New Books in Psychoanalysis Podcast: Jamieson Webster's Disorganisation & Sex
06 – Prishtina: Manifesta 14 (Zett)
04 – Anna Zett's Artificial Gut Feeling back in stock
02 – The New Inquiry: Excerpt from Aurelia Guo's World of Interiors

July

09 – rile books Podcast: Carla Lonzi's Self-Portrait, with Allison Grimaldi Donahue and Giulia Crispiani
02 – Online (London): Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research (Webster)

June

30 – London: ICA (Guo w/ Charlie Markbreiter)
26 – Online (New York): Wendy's Subway (Guo)
24 – Online (Berlin): ICI Berlin (Webster)
11 – Venice: Bruno (Lonzi/Donahue)
01 – Berlin: a.p. books (Guo w/ Mira Mattar)

May

27 – Online (Belfast): Sublation Media with Douglas Lain (Webster)
16 – The Baffler: 'Howe, like many of her fictional heroines, is at heart a wanderer, transfixed by the revolutionary potentialities opened through geographic, identitary, and spiritual restlessness.'
13 – Bologna: Arte Fiera (Lonzi/Donahue)
11 – Online (New York): The Brooklyn Rail (Howe)
09 – Art Monthly: 'Arranged as an imaginary gathering which takes place only on the page, Lonzi constructs a polyvocal, fictional conversation ...'
05 – Glasgow: Good Press (Guo w/ Caspar Heinemann)
01 – Harper's Magazine: Excerpt from Fanny Howe's London-rose

April

26 – Bookforum: 'A Story of Supernatural Kindness', excerpt from London-rose
02 – Milan: Libreria delle donne di Milano (Lonzi/Donahue)
01 – Queen Mob's Teahouse: Excerpt from Self-portrait

March

21 – Online (Northampton): The Art of Translation, Smith College (Lonzi/Donahue)
10 – Florence: Lyceum Club Internazionale di Firenze (Lonzi/Donahue)
03 – Online (Durham): Durham University, Centre for Poetry and Poetics (Howe)

February

23 – Online (New York): Dia Art Foundation (Lonzi/Donahue)
19 – Donostia/San Sebastián: Tabakalera (Sagri)
18 – ArtReview: 'no one else has exited so comprehensively or so stylishly as Lonzi.'
08 – Online (Rome): Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea (Lonzi/Donahue)
07 – NERO: Excerpts of Carla Lonzi’s Self-portrait (trans. Allison Grimaldi Donahue)

January

07 Jan – 4Columns: 'Lonzi was not interested in tradition; she saw and heard what it did.'

2021

December

23 – frieze:'Lonzi remains the conscious agent of a self-effacing self-portrait: one which refuses the death mask of its own success.'
22 – Berlin: Dyke Night Presents Artificial Gut Feeling (Zett)
12 – London: Cafe OTO Xmas Fair (Howe, Lonzi/Donahue, Sagri, What the Fire Sees)
05 – Online (New York): Testing Assembling (Sagri)

November

26 – Athens: Misc (Sagri)

October

23 – Hamburg: Kunstverein in Hamburg (Lonzi/Donahue)
05 – Mousse: 'Sagri is at her core an anarchist, hyperaware of the bureaucratization of action'

September

29/30 – St Erme: SpringMeeting, Performing Arts Forum (Sagri)
28 – Paris: After 8 Books (Sagri)
25 – Brussels: rile* (Sagri)
23 – Amsterdam: San Serriffe (Sagri)
22 – Brussels: Erg (Sagri)
20 – Frankfurt: Städelschule (Sagri)
18 – Berlin: Hopscotch (Sagri)
11/12 – Athens: Athens Art Book Fair (Teflon)

August

08 – Online (Bonn): Bonner Kunstverein (Howe)

July

10 – Art Monthly: 'Sagri reminds us to take responsibility as a right not bestowed upon you by a board of trustees or the market or anyone else.'
02 – Online (London): Burley Fisher Books (Sagri)

June

15 – Rome: Artists' Library: 1989–2021, MACRO (Sagri)

May

19 – Online (Yerevan): HayArt Cultural Center (Sagri)
14 – NERO: Excerpts of Georgia Sagri's Stage of Recovery

January

21 – Online (London): Night Philosophy Reading Group, Carlos Ishikawa
16 – Online (Brussels): Studio K hosts Divided w/ Moesha 13 (Adamczak, Guo, Teflon, Lemmey)

2020

December

23 – 032c: 'There’s a new press in London called Divided that’s pursuing an agenda of philosophy, literature, and activism.' – Chris Kraus

October

29 – The White Review: 'Howe rarely grants interviews and undermines the authority others might claim given her talents and family.'

September

26/27 – Athens: Athens Art Book Fair (Teflon)
11 – Online (Marseille): NTS Radio w/ Moesha 13 (Adamczak, Guo, Teflon, Lemmey)


August

13 – Action Books: 'Howe generates a mutually enriching constellation of the poetic, the personal and the political.'

July

30 – Online (London): Ignota Hosts (Howe)
10 – TLS: 'The pieces are held together by the strength of Howe’s thought and desire to understand where she has been as a person and writer ... this book is a spiritual autobiography.'

June

30 – Online (Manchester): Murmur Reading Series (Guo)
17 – Brussels: Passa Porta (Howe)
16 – DC's: 'Mine for yours: Dennis Cooper's favorite fiction, poetry, non-fiction, film, art, and internet of 2020 so far: Fanny Howe NIGHT PHILOSOPHY (Divided Publishing Ltd)'
10 – Passa Porta: Public message: Two new poems by Fanny Howe

May

28 – Co Limerick: Glenstal Abbey (Howe w/ Myles, Reines)
27 – Co Mayo: [venue TBC] (Howe w/ Myles, Reines)
26 – Dublin: Connolly Books (Howe w/ Myles, Reines)
25 – Liverpool: Tate Liverpool (Howe w/ Myles, Reines)
24 – Liverpool: Bidston Observatory (Howe w/ Myles, Reines)
23 – Cambridge: Faculty of English (Howe w/ Myles, Reines)
22 – London: Miranda Bar, Ace Hotel (Howe w/ Myles, Reines)
14 – Full Stop: 'Zett steers AI and AGF toward metaphors for society, casting heat as a metaphor for climate, social unrest, ideological urgency ...'


April

10 – Vilnius: Six Chairs Books (Zett)
04 – Tallinn: Lugemik (Zett)

March

28 – Berlin: TV bar (Zett)
20 – Online (Berlin): HAU/dgtl fmnsm (Zett)
13 – Leipzig: ROTORBOOKS (Zett)

February

17 – Bookforum: '"Utopia cannot include parents," Howe wrote ... and this line might be her credo.'

2019

November

29 – Amsterdam: San Serriffe (Zett)
14 – AQNB: 'Zett looks for solace from a variety of spaces: feminist communities, other texts, boxing, myths, and science fiction'
03 – Berlin: M.I/mi1glissé (Zett)
01 – Berlin: ICI Berlin (Zett)

October

29 – New York: Codex Books (Zett)
20 – Vancouver: Vancouver Art Book Fair (Zett)