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Events

The English Department sponsors a variety of lectures, talks, and discussions each year. The English Lecture Series began in the 2010-2011 academic year, while the Majors Talk Series began in 2011-2012 as the brainchild of the Majors Committee. Various panels and discussions have included English major alums discussing the importance of the English major in their careers, as well as faculty describing their interest in the field of literature. Listed here are events past and present.

    


 

                                 

 

    

 

                 

                                                                                                                  

                

                                                                                                                  

                 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

06:00 pm - 07:30 pm

Sarah Stillman: Journalism and Social Justice

Sarah Stillman is a staff writer at The New Yorker , where she covers criminal justice reform, immigration, and other social policy issues. Stillman also directs the Global Migration Project at Columbia Journalism School, and has taught writing at Yale and at the Cheshire Correctional Institution in Connecticut. Her award-winning work has appeared in The Washington Post , The Nation , The New Republic , Slate and The Atlantic , and been anthologized in The Best American Magazine Writing 2012 and The Best American Magazine Writing 2017 . Currently, she is focused on studying U.S. immigration enforcement and mass incarceration trends. She is a 2016 MacArthur Fellow. Sponsored by the Writing Certificate and the Nathan Cummings Foundation - Sarah Stillman for The New Yorker - The Global Migration Project - MacArthur Interview

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