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Department Events - Spring 2015

POET IN RESIDENCE Louise Glück (February 7-11, 2015)  

Poet Louise Glück, author of over a dozen collections of poetry, reads from her recently published Faithful and Virtuous Night on Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 4:15 in the Ena Thompson Reading room.  

Literary Series

February 12, 2015 - Thursday, February 12, 2015, at 4:15 pm in the Ena Thompson Reading Room (CR108).
Laurence Rickels - A reading and conversation with Laurence Rickels and Jonathan Lethem - GERMANY A Science Fiction.   

Lecture Series

February 17, 2015 - Mark Goble at 4:15 pm in the Ena Thompson Reading Room (CR108). 
Mark Goble is Associate Professor of English at UC Berkeley and the author of Beautiful Circuits: Modernism and the Mediated Life.  He teaches courses on U.S. poetry and visual culture, film and media theory, the New York School, and on such figures as Henry James, Edith Wharton, Gertrude Stein, and William Carlos Williams.  He is currently working on a book entitled Downtime: The Twentieth Century in Slow Motion, which explores the systemic relation between the experience of slowness and the limits of high technology across a range of film, literature, and new media art.

February, 20, 2015 - Graham Burnett, Professor at Princeton University at 4:15 pm in the Ena Thompson Reading Room (CR108).
D. Graham Burnett is an American historian of science and writer. He is a professor at Princeton University and an editor at Cabinet magazine, based in Brooklyn.

April 1-13, 2015 - Creative Writing applications.  Submit writing samples to the English Office (CR106) before Monday, April 13, 2015.  No registration will be permitted without a writing sample.  Forms can be picked-up outside CR106, or on this web page.  See Creative Writing Forms under, Courses & Requirements. 

April 2, 2015 - Devoney Looser at 4:15 pm in the Ena Thompson Reading Room (CR108).  Jane Austen Matters.
Devoney Looser is Professor of English at Arizona State University.  She is the author of Women Writers and Old Age in Great Britain, 1750-1850 (2008) and British Women Writers and the Writing of History, 1670-1820 (2000). 


April 8, 2015 - Gordon Teskey, Professor of English - Harvard University at 4:15 pm in the Ena Thompson Reading Room (CR108). Inside Spenser's Faerie Queene, Moment by Moment
GordonTeskey is Professor English at Harvard University and the author of Delirious Milton (2006), and Allegory and Violence (1996). 
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English Prizes - Now accepting writing samples for 2015 English Department Prizes.  Submit writing sample before 4:30 pm on Thursday, April 23, 2015. Turn in your sample writings to the English Office, Crookshank 106. 

April 29, 2015 - Melissa Sanchez, Graduate Chair, Associate Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Arts and Sciences. 4:15 pm in the Ena Thompson Reading Room (CR108).
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