Upcoming Events By Month
Friday, October 2, 2015
Saturday, October 3, 2015
East-West Transnationalism | Literature | Modes of Existence
A two day symposium exploring the intersection of Bruno Latour's sociology of literature and east-west transnational literary studies. Saturday and Sunday, October 3-4, 210-214 McKenna Hall. For more information and to register, please visit www.transnationalstudiesnd.com…
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Friday, October 9, 2015
We are delighted to announce the first meeting of the 20th Century British and Irish Studies Area Seminar. Friday, October 9 at 4:00 pm in 109 O'Shaughnessy.
Kara Donnelly, post-doctoral fellow in the Department of English, will be reading her paper "Salman Rushdie, the Booker Prize, and the Creation of Global Literature in Britain."…
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Orlando Menes will read on October 14, 2015 at 7:30 PM in the Hammes campus bookstore.
Menes will read from his most recent publication, Heresies, which has been deemed an invocation of Latin American and Caribbean culture, history, and spirituality. Through free verse and poetic forms, the collection is visually charged and sonically rich. The poems incorporate history, legend, and magical realism to create a cross-cultural baroque feeling.…
The next meeting of the Seminar in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-century Studies (SENS) will take place Wednesday, October 14, at 5:00 pm in 109 O'Shaughnessy Hall. Melissa McCoul will speak on "Playing in the Garden: Empathy, Imagination, and Exercise in Late-Victorian Girls’ Fiction."
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Thursday, October 29, 2015
The English Department is pleased to announce that our 2015 Duffy Lecturer is writer and artist Tom McCarthy, whose most recent novel, Satin Island, has been shortlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize. The 2015 Duffy Lecture, entitled "Nothing Will Have Taken Place Except the Place," will take place (or not) at 5:30 pm, Thursday, October 29, in the Eck Center Auditorium. A reception will follow.…