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Thursday, May 3, 2018

MFA Thesis Reading


Location: Eck Center Auditorium

Abby Burns earned her BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she studied English literature, creative writing, and rhetoric. Her writing primarily focuses on how grief and loss work to shatter our sense of normality. Queer rhetorical theory and writers like James Baldwin, Jeanette Winterson, and Toni Morrison, all influence her work. Abby’s other interests include social movements, intersectional feminism, migration studies, and cheese curds.  

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Undergraduate Creative Writing Honors Concentrator Reading


Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

Undergraduate students graduating with a Creative Writing Honors Concentration will read short selections from their theses.


Alison Bartoszewicz is a writer, a sprinter, a painter, a yoga instructor, and a really amateur juggler. Her thesis, The Island of Misfit Humans Sings its Anthem of Rapport, is a collection of short stories about the “strangers” who point us homeward. Next fall, Alison will be teaching English at Finca del Nino in Trujillo, Honduras

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Friday, May 18, 2018

English Department Recognition Ceremony


Location: Decio Theatre (DPAC)

The English Department Recognition Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 18, at 7:30 pm in the Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. A reception will follow in the DPAC Upper Lobby.…

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