Upcoming Events

Friday, September 22, 2017

American Area Seminar: Dan Sinykin

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Location: 242 O'Shaughnessy Hall

The first meeting of the 2017-18 American Area Seminar will take place on Friday, September 22, from noon to 1:30 pm in 242 O'Shaughnessy Hall.

Dan Sinykin, postdoctoral fellow in the department of English, will give a talk titled "Great Divides: A Computational History of Economic Language in the US Novel, 1950-2000."

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Christina Pugh, Poetry Reading

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

Christina Pugh is the author of four full-length books of poems: Perception(Four Way Books, forthcoming 2017); Grains of the Voice (Northwestern University Press, 2013); Restoration (TriQuarterly Books, 2008); and Rotary (Word Press, 2004); and the chapbook Gardening at Dusk (Wells College Press, 2002). Her poems have appeared in journals such as the Atlantic Monthly

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Monday, October 2, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Digital Humanities Lightening Panel

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Location: Scholars Lounge, Hesburgh Library

Digital Humanitites

5-minute presentations by the following faculty speakers on their Digital Humanities projects, followed by Q+A:

Dan Johnson (ND, Center for Digital Scholarship) on “New Developments in Digital Humanities”…

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Johannes Göransson Reading

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Johannes Göransson will read on October 4, 2017 in the Hammes campus bookstore.

Johannes will read from his three recent books of translation - Hackers by Aase Berg, Which once had been meadow by Ann Jäderlund and Sense Violence

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

2017 Duffy Lecture: Robert Levine

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

Robert Levine

The English Department is pleased to announce that our 2017 Joseph M. Duffy Lecturer is Robert S. Levine, Distinguished University Professor of the University of Maryland. Professor Levine's lecture, "Frederick Douglass in Fiction: From Harriet Beecher Stowe to John Updike and James McBride" will take place at 5:30 pm, Thursday, October 5, in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Snite Museum of Art. A reception will follow.…

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

2nd Year MFA Reading

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Location: Geddes Hall Auditorium

Oct 11

Daniel Uncapher studied philosophy and classics at the Universities of Edinburgh and Mississippi, where his creative non-fiction and poetry won first and third place in the 2013 Southern Literary Festival. He operates a private letterpress in Water Valley, Mississippi called Ridge & Furrow, collects incunabula and mid-century jacketed hardcovers, and used to be a hip-hop videographer. His most recent interests include the work of the Water Valley writer Hubert Creekmore and the unique literary legacy of Gogol, Chekhov, Kafka and Borges. His short fiction has appeared in Neon Literary Magazine 

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Lidia Yuknavitch Reading

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

Lidia Yuknavitch reads on November 1, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (location Hammes Campus Bookstore).

Lidia Yuknavitch is the author of the National Bestselling novels The Book of Joan and The Small Backs of Children, winner of the 2016 Oregon Book Award's Ken Kesey Award for Fiction as well as the Reader's Choice Award, as well as the novel Dora: A Headcase. 

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Jeannine Pitas Translation Reading

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

Jeannine will read from I Remember Nightfall by Marosa Di Giorgio (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2017).

Jeannine – is a writer, teacher, and Spanish-English literary translator currently living in Dubuque, Iowa, where she teaches at the University of Dubuque. She is the author of two poetry chapbooks and the translator of several Uruguayan poets. She has published translations of acclaimed Uruguayan writer Marosa di Giorgio's work, The History of Violets

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017