Upcoming Events

Thursday, September 20, 2018

2018 Duffy Lecture: Deidre Lynch

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Location: Eck Auditorium

The English Department is pleased to announce that our 2018 Joseph M. Duffy Lecturer is Deidre Shauna Lynch, the Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Literature at Harvard University. Professor Lynch's lecture, "The Unwritten History of the Woman of Genius (Austen, Staël, Siddons):  What She Says, Goes," will take place at 5:30 pm Thursday, September 20, in the Eck Visitors Center Auditorium. A reception will follow.…

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Monday, September 24, 2018

From Iceland to the Americas Conference

Location: Notre Dame Conference Center, McKenna Hall

Iceland Poster

A three-day international conference exploring the impact brief medieval Norse settlements have had on cultural imagination in and of the Americas--in novels, poetry, history, politics, arts and crafts, comics, films, and video games.…

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Farid Matuk

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Location: Eck Visitor Center

An evening of poetry and conversation with poet Farid Matuk, Associate Professor, Department of English, The University of Arizona.

Matuk, whose linguistic inventiveness continually presses against the confining syntaxes of racist, sexist, and colonialist dehumanization, was born in Peru to Peruvian and Syrian parents, immigrated to the US at 6 and was undocumented until the age of 13. Matuk will read from his latest collection, The Real Horse, sign books and take questions from the audience.  …

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Friday, October 5, 2018

&NOW 2018, & Whenever It's Needed: A Festival of New Writing (Oct. 5-7, 2018)

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Location: Snite Museum, University of Notre Dame

October 5-7, 2018

&Now is a biennial literary festival known for presenting innovative writing, thinking about writing, and interdisciplinary explorations such as new poetics, performances, narrative, critical, electronic and multimedia projects. In addition to presenting new work, its book fair, panels and readings foster conversation about past, present, and future literary concerns and movements.

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Saturday, October 6, 2018

&NOW 2018, & Whenever It's Needed: A Festival of New Writing (Oct. 5-7, 2018)

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Location: DeBartolo Hall

October 5-7, 2018

&Now is a biennial literary festival known for presenting innovative writing, thinking about writing, and interdisciplinary explorations such as new poetics, performances, narrative, critical, electronic and multimedia projects. In addition to presenting new work, its book fair, panels and readings foster conversation about past, present, and future literary concerns and movements.…

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Sunday, October 7, 2018

&NOW 2018, & Whenever It's Needed: A Festival of New Writing (Oct. 5-7, 2018)

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Location: DeBartolo Hall

October 5-7, 2018

&Now is a biennial literary festival known for presenting innovative writing, thinking about writing, and interdisciplinary explorations such as new poetics, performances, narrative, critical, electronic and multimedia projects. In addition to presenting new work, its book fair, panels and readings foster conversation about past, present, and future literary concerns and movements.…

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Eileen Myles

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Location: 102-104 McKenna Hall

Eileen Myles is the author of more than twenty books, including Afterglow (a dog memoir), Inferno (a poet’s novel), Chelsea Girls, and Cool For You. Myles’s many honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, four Lambda Literary Awards, the Clark Prize for Excellence in Arts Writing, as well as grants from Creative Capital (nonfiction) and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts (poetry), and the an Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers grant.…

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

John Mort

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Location: Hammes Bookstore

The Creative Writing department proudly presents the Sullivan Prize winner (University of Notre Dame Press), John Mort, to give a reading.…

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