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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.

    


 

                                 

 

    

 

                 

                                                                                                                  

                

                                                                                                                  

                 

Thursday, October 30, 2014

04:30 pm - 07:00 pm

The Punk Singer: Film Screening and Discussion

Join us for a screening of the film followed by a panel discussion on the sonic life of third wave feminism, feminist rage, queer and minoritarian politics and aesthetics, queer and feminist archives, and narratives of illness and disability. On the panel will be the film's director, Sini Anderson, Professor of Performance Studies at NYU, Tavia Nyong'o, and Wesleyan faculty, Katherine Brewer Ball, Theater, and Rachel Ellis Neyra, English.

Film Studies 190 (Powell Family Cinema)

Friday, October 31, 2014

06:00 pm - 09:00 pm

English Majors Committee: Open Mic Nite

The English Majors Committee is again hosting an Open Mic Night open to all students. The featured writer will be Lisa Cohen, Associate Professor of English and author of "All We Know: Three Lives".

Russell House All Rooms