César Soto wants to know how the spark of political revolution can transform religious concepts of community and inclusion. To better understand the issue, he’s turning to the literature of England, Ireland, and Mexico in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Soto, a Ph.D. candidate in Notre Dame’s Department of English, has been awarded a Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for 2016-17 to support his project.
News & Events
Thursday, January 26, 2017
There is a Q&A with Claudia at 3:30 pm on January 26th in room 100-104 McKenna Hall--Everyone is welcome!
This biannual literary event commemorates our esteemed colleague, the poet, scholar and teacher, Ernest Sandeen. A distinguished senior poet is invited to give the reading and selects a younger poet to read alongside him or her, thus honoring both Ernest Sandeen’s accomplishment as a poet and his many decades of mentorship at the University of Notre Dame. In this spirit, Claudia Rankine…
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Reading at the University of Notre Dame by the 2016 Sparks Prize Winner, Kyle Muntz
Kyle Muntz will read Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at Hammes Campus Bookstore on Notre Dame. The reading begins at 7:30 PM. It is free and open to the public.
Kyle Muntz is the author of five novels: Scary People (2015, Eraserhead Press), Green Lights…
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Luis Bravo, Javier Etchevarren, and Virginia Lucas will read Wednesday, Feburary 15, 2017, at Hammes Campus Bookstore on Notre Dame. The reading begins at 7:00 PM. It is free and open to the public.
Luis Bravo has published ten books and recordings of poetry since 1984, including Árbol Veloz, a referential work in Latin American multimedia poetry; Tamudando…
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Michael Collins will read Wednesday, Feburary 22, 2017, at Hammes Campus Bookstore on Notre Dame. The reading begins at 7:00 PM. It is free and open to the public.
Michael Collins is the author of ten works of fiction. His work has been translated into seventeen languages. His novel The Keepers of Truth…
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Gregory Howard will read Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Hammes Campus Bookstore on Notre Dame. The reading begins at 7 PM. It is free and open to the public.
Gregory Howard teaches creative writing, contemporary literature, and film studies at the University of Maine. His first novel Hospice was published by FC2 in June 2015. His fiction and essays have appeared in Web Conjunctions, Harp & Altar, and Tarpaulin Sky, among other journals. Hospice…