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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Roy Scranton

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Location: Morris Inn, Carmichael Room

Roy Scranton reads on February 2, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. in the Morris Inn, Carmichael Room.

Roy Scranton is the author of Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of a Civilization (City Lights, 2015), and co-editor of Fire and Forget: Short Stories from the Long War (Da Capo, 2013). His journalism, essays, criticism, and fiction have been published in The Nation, Rolling Stone, the New York Times, Contemporary Literature, The Appendix, LIT, Theory & Event, and elsewhere. He holds an MA in Liberal Studies from the New School for Social Research and a PhD in English from Princeton. He is currently a post-doctoral research fellow at the Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences at Rice University. His novel, War Porn, will be published this fall from Soho Press. He is currently working on a book about the politics of trauma in American World War II literature.…

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

SENS: Katie Osborn

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Location: 117 O'Shaughnessy Hall

The next meeting of the Seminar in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-century Studies (SENS) will take place Wednesday, February 3, at 5:00 pm in 117 O'Shaughnessy Hall. Katie Osborn will speak on "Introspection, Experience, and the 'Rhetoric of Fallenness' in Mary Barton." A reception will follow.

SENS provides a regular gathering point for the Notre Dame interdisciplinary community of faculty and graduate students engaged with this area of studies.  Seminars include lectures, workshops, works-in-progress, and much conversation by Notre Dame faculty and graduate students. Each semester's schedule includes external speakers, with the Fall 2015 line-up featuring James Chandler from the University of Chicago and Josephine McDonagh from King's College, London.…

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MFAs Reading

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Location: Great Hall of O'Shaughnessy

Luis Lopez-Maldonado marries poetry, theatre, and dance to create fresh and provocative art dealing with race, displacement, gender, sex, feminism, terrorism, externalism, and masculinity and everything in-between.

Tania Sarfraz writes short prose that meanders, finds its way. Or stays lost, it's all the same. She grew up in Lahore, Pakistan.…

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Undergraduate Reading I

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Location: Breen Phillips Hall Bsmt

The Undergraduate Reading Series was founded in the fall semester of 2015 by senior McKenzie Hightower to connect undergraduate students to both the creative writing program and the broader community. For some, it is their first opportunity to share their work aloud with an audience and the Series is intended to instill confidence in the work of Notre Dame undergraduate creative writers.

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Reading: Paul Cunningham

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Location: Hammes Bookstore

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Paul Cunningham will read Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at the Hammes Bookstore on Notre Dame’s campus.The reading begins at 7:30 p.m.

Paul Cunningham (b. 1989) founded Radioactive Moat Press in 2009 and he manages an online journal called Deluge. He is a former assistant editor of Action Books, a managing editor of Action, Yes

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Martin Ott

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Location: Hammes Bookstore

Martin Ott reads on February 17, 2016 at 7:30 PM in the Hammes bookstore.

In Underdays, Martin Ott writes a book about love and war in poems that represent different eras, voices, and influences. This is a journey that combines the author’s new work, old work reimagined, and multiple voices (internal and external) in a conversation with his older and younger selves – his Underdays – to chart a path forward. The author combines global concerns alongside personal ones, in conversation between poems or within them, to find meaning in his search for what drives us to love and hate each other.…

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar: Hazel Carby

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Location: Jordan Auditorium: Mendoza College of Business

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The English Department cordially invites you to a lecture by Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Hazel Carby of Yale University. Professor Carby will speak on "Black Futurities: Shape-shifting beyond the Limits of the Human” at 5:00 pm Thursday, February 25, in the Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business. A reception will follow.…

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