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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

1st Year MFA Reading

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Location: Geddes Hall Cafe

This is the first reading of MFA candidates from the class of 2019; all three readers kicking off the semester’s MFA reading series are fiction writers.

They’ll be reading at Geddes Hall Coffe Shop at 7:30 PM on January 31.

Jake McCabe: Jake McCabe is from Chicago and holds a BFA from Pratt Institute, where he worked as a creative writing teacher at Pratt’s “Saturday Art School” program, as well as editor of Ubiquitous. His collection Chicago Stories was a finalist for Pratt’s undergraduate thesis award. When not in South Bend, he spends his time between Chicago and New York City.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Lecture: Jessica Brantley

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Location: Salon A, Morris Inn

Jessica Brantley of Yale University will present the lecture "Lydgate’s Kalendare and the Forms of the Hours” at 4:00 pm, Wednesday, February 7, at Salon A in the Morris Inn Ballroom. A reception will follow the lecture. Professor Brantley's lecture is co-sponsored by the Medieval Institute and the Department of English.…

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Friday, February 9, 2018

Kevin Barry Reading

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish studies brings Irish writer Kevin Barry is the author of the novels Beatlebone and City Of Bohane as well as the story collections Dark Lies The Island and There Are Little Kingdoms. His awards include the Author’s Club First Novel Award and the prestigious IMPAC Dublin City Literary Award for City of Bohane,

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Recruitment Day Area Seminars

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Location: O'Shaughnessy Hall

As part of this year's Recruitment Day, Friday, February 9, all our area seminars will meet at 4:00 pm in concurrent sessions on the first floor of O'Shaughnessy Hall:
 
Medieval
Mimi Ensley, "Memory, History, and a Chaucerian Richard Coeur de Lion."
116 O'Shaughnessy
 
Early Modern
TBD
117 O'Shaughnessy Hall
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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Tom Miller & NoNieqa Ramos Reading

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

A thrilling debut from ER doctor turned novelist Tom Miller, The Philosopher’s Flight is an epic historical fantasy set in a World-War-I-era America where magic and science have blended into a single extraordinary art. “Like his characters, Tom Miller casts a spell.” (Matthew Pearl, author of The Dante Club 

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

American Area Seminar: Maria Josefina Saldaña

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Location: 242 O'Shaughnessy Hall

The third meeting of the 2018 American Area Seminar will take place on Friday, February 22, from 4:00 to 5:00 pm in 242 O'Shaughnessy Hall.

Featuring Maria Josefina Saldaña of New York University

The Notre Dame American Area Seminar is a collective of faculty and graduate students from English and affiliated departments meeting monthly to discuss the most exciting new work in the field. For more information, contact Matt Wilkens (mwilkens@nd.edu

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Monday, February 26, 2018

Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi Reading

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

Azareen Van Der Vliet Oloomi is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Fra Keeler (Dorothy, a publishing project). She is the winner of 2015 Whiting Writers’ Award for “early accomplishment and the promise of great work to come,” a National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” honoree, the recipient of a MacDowell Fellowship, a Fulbright Fellowship in Fiction to Catalonia, Spain, and a Fellowship from the Institució de les Lletres Catalanes in Barcelona. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from GRANTA, BOMB, The Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly Journal, Paris Review Daily, Guernica, The Believer, The Brooklyn Rail, Words Without Borders,

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