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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Juan Felipe Herrera

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Location: Decio, DPAC

The son of migrant farm workers, Herrera was educated at UCLA and Stanford University, and he earned his MFA from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. His numerous poetry collections include 187 Reasons Mexicanos Can’t Cross the Border: Undocuments 1971-2007Half of the World in Light: New and Selected Poems

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Lecture: Ernest Morrell

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Location: Morris Inn Ballroom Salon A

The Department of english and the Department of Africana Studies are pleased to announce a lecture by Ernest Morrell, "On Literatures, Literacies, and Liberation: The Discourse of English," Tuesday, October 25, at 5:00 pm in the Morris Inn Ballroom Salon A. A reception will follow.

Ernest Morrell is the Macy Professor of English Education and Director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. He received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. Morrell’s scholarship focuses on how to provide youth the skills they need to succeed academically and function more powerfully as citizens in a multicultural democracy. Morrell is the author of Becoming Critical Researchers: Literacy and Empowerment for Urban Youth

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

SENS: Sara Maurer

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Location: 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall

The Seminar in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-century Studies (SENS) in the Department of English is pleased to announce its third presentation of the semester, "Repetitive Reading," by Sara Maurer, Associate Professor, Department of English.Please join us for the talk on Wednesday, October 26 at 5:00 pm in 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall, with discussion and conviviality to follow.…

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Friday, October 28, 2016

American Area Seminar: Kerry Larson

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Location: Notre Dame Room, LaFortune

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The next meeting of the American Area Seminar will feature Kerry Larson of the University of Michigan on "The Hidden Prospect of Early American Poetry."

Using the so-called prospect or progress poem as a point of departure, this talk explores the verse written in the United States in the late 18th Century from the standpoint of its commitment to the concept of civilization. It asks what it would mean to take this commitment seriously as an aesthetic resource and suggests that our discomfort with the concept of civilization as such blocks our ability to understand the aims and interests of this body of verse. It concludes by considering some of the ways in which early American poetry did, after all, establish some important precedents for poets of subsequent generations.…

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Lily Hoang

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

Lily Hoang is the author of five books, including A Bestiary (winner of the inaugural Cleveland State University Poetry Center’s Nonfiction Contest) and Changing (recipient of a PEN Open Books Award). With Joshua Marie Wilkinson, she edited the anthologyThe Force of What’s Possible: Writers on Accessibility and the Avant-Garde

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Bruno Latour

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Location: McKenna Hall Auditorium

Bruno Latour

The English Department is pleased to announce that our 2016 Yusko Ward-Phillips lecturer is Bruno Latour. Professor Latour will speak at 6:30 pm Thursday, November 3, on "Does the Body Politic Need a New Body?" in the McKenna Hall Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public, no tickets required.…

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Thomas McGonigle

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Biography: Thomas McGonigle of Patchogue, Brooklyn, Dublin, Sofia, Douglas, AZ.

Lives in Manhattan.

Educated at St. Francis de Sales School, Patchogue High School, University College, Dublin, Beloit College, Hollins College and Columbia University for what it was all worth……

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Lecture: Ann Curzan

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Location: Morris Inn Private Dining Room

Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of English at the University of Michigan, Anne Curzan also holds appointments in the Department of Linguistics and the School of Education. Widely published on historical and contemporary linguistics, especially gender and language, Curzan currently is completing a popular guide to English usage and serving as a regular contributor to blogs and public radio. Her groundbreaking Gender Shifts in the History of English

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Benjamin Kohlmann, “Slow Politics: Modernism, Reform, and the Idea of the Welfare State”

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Location: 214 O'Shaughnessy Hall

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Benjamin Kohlmann  is the author of Committed Styles: Modernism, Politics and Left-Wing Literature  in the 1930s  (Oxford UP), on the Auden circle's flirtation with Communism. He is also the editor of Edward Upward and Left-Wing Literary Culture in Britain (Ashgate) and co-editor of Utopian Spaces of Modernism: British Literature and Culture 1885-1945 

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Cynthia Cruz

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Location: Eck Center Auditorium

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Cynthia Cruz is the author of four collections of poetry, including three with Four Way Books: The Glimmering Room (2012), Wunderkammer (2014), and How the End Begins (2016). Cruz has received fellowships from Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony as well as a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University. She has an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College in writing and an MFA in Art Criticism & Writing from the School of Visual Arts. Cruz is currently pursuing a PhD in German Studies at Rutgers University. She teaches at Sarah Lawrence College.…

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Religion & Lit Conversation: Dante, Dracula, Delillo

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Location: B024 McKenna Hall

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Please join us as we welcome issues 47.2 and 47.3 into print with another stimulating conversation hosted in the Religion & Literature conference room. Our open forum conversation begins with a short panel titled “Dante, Dracula, and DeLillo” presented by Notre Dame graduate students Thomas Graff, Cesar Soto, and Finola Prendergast.…

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MFA 2nd Year Reading Fall 2016

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Location: Hospitality Room, Reckers, South Dining Hall

Kelsey Castaneda, Bailey Pittenger, & Sarah Snider promise a reading that will twist you in your seat while taking you to the end of enchantment. Television, radio, texting, and social media are helpless.

Kelsey Castaneda received her BA in 2014 from Georgetown College, where she studied English and Classics and edited the college literary magazine, the Georgetown Review

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Friday, December 2, 2016

American Area Seminar: Daniel Silliman

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Location: 242 O'Shaughnessy Hall

The next meeting of the American Area Seminar will feature Daniel Silliman of Notre Dame on "The Secular Fantasy of the First Evangelical Romance Novel."

There is no sex in the first evangelical romance novel, Janette Oke's Love Comes Softly, but there are lots and lots of descriptions of household chores. What kind of fantasy is this? Looking at the history of evangelical publishing and this landmark novel, I explore the ways in which American evangelicals imagined religious belief as something secular.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

MFA 2nd Year Reading Fall 2016

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Location: Hospitality Room, Reckers, South Dining Hall

Taeyin ChoGlueck, Luis Lopez-Maldonado, & Tania Sarfraz will help you discover that writing is an art and an art and beyond.

Taeyin ChoGlueck is a third culture kid birthed by North America and South Korea. She is the co-founder of Stage for Change, a non-profit group that puts unheard voices that question identity on the stage. Taeyin’s play (through ND Theater NOW), The Pink Pope

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