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Monday, October 1, 2012

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Poetry & Poetics Presentation

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Location: 232 DeBartolo Hall

Oct 3: Chris Chapman: On Ezra Pound's Quia Pauper Amavi

The Poetry & Poetics Group returns in the fall and we have exciting plans in store. Our aim is for meetings to be lively, structured, and regular, and to that end we’ve come up with a format that is equal parts reading group and traditional workshop. Each of the five scheduled sessions will feature a speaker giving a targeted and fairly brief (not more than 20 minute) presentation centered in most cases on a book of poems, which will be followed by a group-wide conversation. We hope to obtain funds from ISLA that will allow us to provide all participants with copies of the books under discussion.…

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Monday, October 8, 2012

Norman MacLeod: "Geometric Ecomorphology: Shape Analysis, Taxonomy, Ecology, and the Modeling of Morphological Adaptation"

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Location: 283 Galvin

Professor Norman MacLeod will speak on the topic "Geometric Ecomorphology: Shape Analysis, Taxonomy, Ecology, and the Modeling of Morphological Adaptation." Professor MacLeod is Keeper of Paleontology at the Natural History Museum of London (http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/paleonet/MacLeod/

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John Wilkinson: Lecture and Poetry Reading

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Location: Special Collections Room, 102 Hesburgh Library

John Wilkinson will first offer us a lecture he delivered at Cambridge University over the summer entitled “Repeatable Evanescence,” and then, after a break with wine and cheese and chatter, a reading from his poetry.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Brown Bag Discussion with Norman MacLeod

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Location: Dooley Room, LaFortune

Faculty and grad students are invited to join Professor Norman MacLeod for a brown bag discussion on the topic "Images, Totems, Types, and Memes: Perspectives on an Iconological Mimetics." Professor MacLeod is Keeper of Paleontology at the Natural History Museum of London.

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Terry Eagleton Undergraduate Lecture "Happy Endings in the English Novel"

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Location: 136 DeBartolo Hall

An Undergraduate Lecture by the English Department

presented by Terry Eagleton, Excellence in English Distinguished Visiting Professor

Happy Endings in the English Novel

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
4:30 pm
136 DeBartolo Hall

 

Terry Eagleton is a British literary theorist widely regarded as Britain’s most influential living literary critic. Author of over 40 books primarily in literary criticism and theory, he resides at Notre Dame three weeks each semester through Spring 2014. Each semester he gives a lecture geared towards undergraduates. This is his fifth undergraduate lecture at Notre Dame.…

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Americanist Area Group Meeting

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Location: 339 O'Shaughnessy

The Americanist Area Group is open to faculty and students from any department or discipline who have an interest in American literature and culture. Meetings are informal and are typically led by one or more members, who discuss recent and important developments in the field. For our October 10 meeting, Joel Duncan, Dallin Lewis, and Erik Larsen will present on aspects of "origin" in relation to the US, especially via Sacvan Bercovitch's Puritan Origins of the American Self

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Creative Writing Reading: Laura Mullen

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Location: Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library

Laura Mullen is the author of six books: The Surface, After I Was Dead, Subject and Dark Archive (University of California Press, 2011), The Tales of Horror, and Murmur. Recognitions for her poetry include Ironwood’s Stanford Prize, and she has been awarded a Board of Regents ATLAS grant, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and a Rona Jaffe Award, among other honors. She has had several MacDowell Fellowships and is a frequent visitor at the Summer Writing Program at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa. Her work has been widely anthologized and is included in American Hybrid

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Poetry & Poetics Presentation

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Location: 232 DeBartolo Hall

Oct 24:  Ailbhe Darcy & Nathaniel Myers: On Paul Muldoon's Moy Sand and Gravel

The Poetry & Poetics Group returns in the fall and we have exciting plans in store. Our aim is for meetings to be lively, structured, and regular, and to that end we’ve come up with a format that is equal parts reading group and traditional workshop. Each of the five scheduled sessions will feature a speaker giving a targeted and fairly brief (not more than 20 minute) presentation centered in most cases on a book of poems, which will be followed by a group-wide conversation. We hope to obtain funds from ISLA that will allow us to provide all participants with copies of the books under discussion.…

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Creative Writing Reading: Carole Maso

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Location: Eck Visitors Center

Carole Maso is a contemporary American novelist and essayist, known for her experimental, poetic, and fragmentary narratives, often called postmodern.

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Creative Writing Program Open House

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Location: O'Shaughnessy Great Hall

Thinking about declaring a concentration in Creative Writing? Not sure how to go about it? The English Department's Creative Writing Program is hosting an Open House on Thursday, October 25 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm in the Great Hall (O’Shaugnessy).

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