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English professor elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Author: Josh Weinhold

Two faculty from Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters — Declan Kiberd and Dianne Pinderhughes — have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers. They are among more than 200 members of the 239th AAAS class, which includes former first lady Michelle Obama, author Jonathan Franzen, gender theorist Judith Butler, former Indiana governor Mitch Daniels, NPR host Michel Martin, and neuro-oncologist Robert B. Darnell.

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Ernest Sandeen Poetry Prize Reading ft. Leia Penina Wilson

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Location: 232 Decio Hall

Leia Penina Wilson

Leia Penina Wilson is an afakasi Samoan poet hailing from the Midwest. Most recently, she has work in Burning House Press, Heavy Feather Review, Denver Quarterly, Dream Pop Press, and Split Lip Magazine. She is the author of i built a boat with all the trees in your closet (and will let you drown), from Red Hen Press.…

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Zeyn Joukhadar

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Location: 232

Zeyn Joukhadar is the author of the novels The Map of Salt and Stars (Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, 2018) and The Thirty Names of Night (Atria/Simon & Schuster, 19 May 2020). He is a member of the Radius of Arab American Writers (RAWI). His work has appeared in Salon, The Paris Review Daily, The Kenyon Review, PANK Magazine, and elsewhere, and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the Best of the Net. The Map of Salt and Stars, currently being translated into sixteen languages, was a 2018 Middle East Book Award winner in Youth Literature, a 2018 Goodreads Choice Awards Finalist in Historical Fiction, and was shortlisted for the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize. Joukhadar has been an artist in residence at the Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, California; the Fes Medina Project in Morocco; Beit al-Atlas in Beirut; and the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, Michigan.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Creative Writing Sparks Postdoc Reading: Anne Malin Ringwalt

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Location: 232

AM Ringwalt is a writer and musician who is the Spark fellow this year. Her poetry, nonfiction and hybrid works appear or are forthcoming in the Bennington Review, Entropy, Tarpaulin Sky Magazine, Interim and the Kenyon Review. Her manuscript What Floods was a finalist for Essay Press’ 2018 book prize and was long-listed for Tarpaulin Sky’s 2019 book prize. She has taught creative writing at the University of Notre Dame and Interlochen Arts Camp, and has performed her music at the Watermill Center and the New Yorker Festival.…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Anne Carson: 2020 Yusko Ward-Phillips Lecture

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Location: Eck Center Auditorium

Anne Carson

The English Department is pleased to announce that our 2020 Yusko Ward-Phillips Lecturer is Canadian author Anne Carson. Professor Carson's lecture, entitled "Stillness," will take place at 5:30 pm on Thursday, March 19, in the Eck Visitors Center Auditorium. A reception will follow the lecture. This event is free and open to the public, no tickets required.…

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