Upcoming events and deadlines. If you have any events you’d like to see on the calendar, just leave a message in the comments and we will add it on!
April 11 (Wed): Levinthal Reading, 7pm in the Terrace Room
April 13 (Fri): PANEL DISCUSSION - *What To Do with an English Major: Write! Edit!*
a panel discussion comprised of local English alumni who are working as writers or editors in various industries. They will be discussing how their experiences as English majors have contributed to success in their chosen careers
April 16 (Mon): Ryan Teitman (Stegner Fellow) & Jennifer DuBois (Jones Lecturer) Reading
April 23 (Mon): Jesmyn Ward Reading, former Stegner Fellow
April 25 (Wed): Mira Rosenthal & Juliana Wang Reading, Stegner Fellows
April 30 (Mon): Abraham Verghese Reading — followed by Colloquium on May 2.
Mar 1: Deadline for Honors Applications, 4pm
Feb 9 (Thurs): CSN Undergrad Colloquium Meeting. Creative vs. Critical discussion continuation. 7:00-9:00pm
Feb 17 (Fri): CUPCAKE MIXER! Come hang out with Professors, fellow English majors and prospective English majors. 2-3:30pm
Feb 23 (Thurs): CSN Ungrad Colloquium Meeting. Margaret Cohen discussion. 7:00-9:00pm
Jan 12 (Thurs): Lawrence Wright in conversation with Tobias Wolff
Lawrence Wright is an author, screenwriter, playwright, and a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine. His history of al-Qaeda, The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11, was published to immediate and widespread acclaim.
Jan 17 (Tues): Helen Vendler: “Wallace Stevens as an American Poet”
Helen Vendler, the A. Kingsley Porter University Professor at Harvard in the Department of English, will argue that American literary history needs to broaden its concept of what counts as American in American poetry.
Jan 24 (Tues):
“Historical Narratives and the Construction of National Identities”
Mario Carretero, Professor of Psychology at Universidad Autonoma, Madrid, will present the ways in which historical knowledge is understood by students from 12 to 18 years of age and by adults.
Jan 25 (Wed): Stegner Reading: Chiyuma Elliot & Anthony Marra
Jan 26 (Thurs): Pizza and Improv Social Event 6:15-7:30
Jan 26-28 (Thur-Sat): STAMP’s production of The Merchant of Venice
Tickets are free, but you can reserve a seat here.
Jan 30 (Mon): Reading by Ann Pratchett