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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.

    


 

                                 

 

    

 

                 

                                                                                                                  

                

                                                                                                                  

                 

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

08:00 pm - 10:00 pm

English Department Writing Events

ENGLISH Department presents Dawn Lundy Martin, a poet, essayist, and conceptual video artist. She is the author of three books of poems and three chapbooks, including most recently, Life in a Box is a Pretty Life.

Russell House

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

08:00 pm - 10:00 pm

English Department Writing Events

ENGLISH Department presents Patrick Phillips- his first book of nonfiction, Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America, was published by W. W. Norton in September of 2016. His third collection of poems , Elegy for a Broken Machine (Knopf, 2015), was a finalist for the National Book Award.

Russell House

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

08:00 pm - 10:00 pm

English Department Writing Events

English Department Presents... Parul Sehgal a senior editor and a columnist at The New York Times Book Review. She has been a featured speaker at TED, and her work has appeared in Slate , Bookforum , The New Yorker , Tin House , and The Literary Review , among other publications. In 2011 she was awarded the Nona Balakian Citation from the National Book Critics Circle.

Russell House

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

08:00 pm - 10:00 pm

English Department Writing Event

ENGLISH Department presents Eugene Lim, the author of the novels Fog & Car (Ellipsis Press, 2008), The Strangers (Black Square Editions, 2013) and Dear Cyborgs (forthcoming in 2017 from FSG Originals). His writings have appeared in Fence, Little Star, The Denver Quarterly, The Brooklyn Rail, Jacket2, Gigantic, Your Impossible Voice, The Coming Envelope, Everyday Genius and elsewhere.

Russell House