Upcoming Events

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Ernest Sandeen Memorial Reading with Anne Carson

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Location: Eck Auditorium

This biannual literary event commemorates our esteemed colleague, the poet, scholar and teacher, Ernest Sandeen. 

Canadian author Anne Carson will begin reading at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, March 18, in the Eck Visitors Center Auditorium. A reception will follow the poetry reading. This event is free and open to the public, no tickets required.…

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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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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Edgar Garcia

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Location: 232

Edgar Garcia is a poet and scholar of the hemispheric cultures of the Americas, principally of the 20th and 21st centuries. He is the author of Skins of Columbus: A Dream Ethnography (Fence Books, 2019; winner of the Fence Modern Poets Series award and an award from the Illinois Arts Council) and Signs of the Americas: A Poetics of Pictography, Hieroglyphs, and Khipu (University of Chicago Press, 2020; article excerpt honorable mention for the William Riley Parker Prize from the Modern Language Association); and he co-edited American Literature in the World: An Anthology from Anne Bradstreet to Octavia Butler (Columbia University Press, 2016); and participated in a collaboration with visual artist Eamon Ore-Giron, published as Infinite Regress (Bom Dia Books, 2020). He is presently working on two books: one about divination and migration and the other on the Mayan story of creation, the Popol Vuh. He is Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of English at the University of Chicago, where he also teaches in the department of Creative Writing.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Garth Greenwell

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Location: 232

Garth Greenwell is the author of What Belongs to You, which won the British Book Award for Debut of the Year, was longlisted for the National Book Award, and was a finalist for six other awards, including the PEN/Faulkner Award, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice, it was named a Best Book of 2016 by over fifty publications in nine countries, and is being translated into a dozen languages. A new book of fiction, Cleanness, is forthcoming from FSG in early 2020. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, A Public Space, and he has written criticism for The New Yorker, the London Review of Books, and the New York Times Book Review, among others. He lives in Iowa City.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Undergraduate Creative Writing Reading/ Re:Visions 2020 Launch Party

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Location: 232

The Creative Writing Department will be hosting a reading for Notre Dame undergraduates on Wednesday, April 15th at 7-9pm in 232 Decio Hall. Bring your friends!

Each student will read for 5-10 minutes and we will generate a schedule prior to the reading. Any ND undergrad is free to volunteer to read (whether you're taking / have taken a Creative Writing class or not).

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

2020 Creative Writing MFA Final Thesis Reading

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Location: Eck Auditorium

Readers will include: Kirsten Aguilar, Natasha Ali, Maxime Berclaz, Sebastian Bostwick, Gregory Havrilak, Sara Judy, Jahan Khajavipour, Nazli Koca, and Scarlett Wardrop.…

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