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.
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
08:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Neel Mukherjee's first novel, A Life Apart (2010), won the Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award for best fiction. His second novel, The Lives of Others (2014), was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, the Costa Award, and won the Encore Prize for best second novel. His third novel, A State of Freedom , is out in the USA in January 2018. He lives in London.
Thursday, May 04, 2017
04:30 pm - 06:00 pm
Theory Certificate Series: Contours of the Present Crisis Marguerite Nguyen (Wesleyan) lectures on refuge and refugees. Boger 112