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Conversations with November
Part II

September 27th

Rachel Tashjian w/ Emmanuel Olunkwa

October 11th

Ishmael Houston-Jones w/ Christine Pichini

October 18th

Sara Marcus w/ Dawn Chan

October 25th

Michael Imperioli w/ Ryan Mangione

November 8th

Suneil Sanzgiri w/ Drew Sawyer

November 15th

Devonté Hynes w/ Emmanuel Olunkwa



Volume 5

On Writing

Interviews with Emma Cline, Bob Colacello, Denise Ferreira da Silva, Malcolm Harris, Lee Edelman, Stephanie LaCava, and Hua Hsu; with an introduction by Ryan Mangione.

Volume 4

On Postmodernism

Essays on the legacies of postmodernism by Aria Dean and deconstruction & alt-lit by Michael Shorris; longform interviews with Hal Foster, Ottessa Moshfegh, Theodore (ted) Kerr, Ann Hamilton, and Reinhold Martin; reflections on The Flue’s December 1980 issue by Barbara Kruger, Louise Lawler, and Sherrie Levine, as well an accompanying essay by Bruce Hainley; and a roundtable conversation on the landmark 1993 exhibition “What Happened to the Institutional Critique?,” featuring Gregg Bordowitz, Tom Burr, Andrea Fraser, James Meyer, and Christian Phillip Müller, organized by Nicholas C. Morgan, and Blake Oetting.

Volume 3

Conversations at Karma

For our inaugural public programming series at the Karma Bookstore, Lucy Sante, Laurie Simmons, Stuart Comer, Keller Easterling, Thelma Golden, and Adrienne Edwards discussed the thinking and processes behind their work, while sharing their diverse views on craft, desire, and the ways in which storytelling has influenced them.

Volume 2

On Architecture

Interviews with Dan Graham, Susan Schuppli, and Tom Burr; essays by Dawn Chan, Alexandra Tell, and Quang Truong, with an introduction by Emmanuel Olunkwa.

Volume 1

On L’informe

Rethinking contemporary aspects of the informe—related to technology, gender, disease, and race—in a Bataillean key through interviews with Matthew Barney, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, and Michael Taussig; a roundtable featuring Bruce Hainley, Ruba Katrib, and November editors; and essays on Black Bataille and the long shadow of catharsis.

Volume 0

Interviews 1-10

Adrian Piper, Frank B. Wilderson III, Christopher K. Ho, Sarah Schulman, Nell Painter, Ruba Katrib, Mimi Thi Nguyen, Mark Wigley, Howardena Pindell, and Hal Foster.