First day of classes.
Upcoming Events By Year
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Monday, January 20, 2020
Diane Nash will be the keynote speaker at this luncheon. Nash became a leader in the Civil Rights Movement in 1959 while a student at Fisk University. By the time she was 22, Nash was a Freedom Rider and had co-founded the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). She worked closely with Dr. King and played a pivotal role in the Selma Voting Rights Movement.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Come listen to the first MFA reading of the semester on January 22nd. Readers include Marie Burns, Greg Havrilak, PJ Lombardo, and Misael Osorio-Conde.…
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Leia Penina Wilson is an afakasi Samoan poet hailing from the Midwest. Most recently, she has work in Burning House Press, Heavy Feather Review, Denver Quarterly, Dream Pop Press, and Split Lip Magazine. She is the author of i built a boat with all the trees in your closet (and will let you drown), from Red Hen Press.…
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Zeyn Joukhadar is the author of the novels The Map of Salt and Stars (Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, 2018) and The Thirty Names of Night (Atria/Simon & Schuster, 19 May 2020). He is a member of the Radius of Arab American Writers (RAWI). His work has appeared in Salon, The Paris Review Daily, The Kenyon Review, PANK Magazine, and elsewhere, and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the Best of the Net. The Map of Salt and Stars, currently being translated into sixteen languages, was a 2018 Middle East Book Award winner in Youth Literature, a 2018 Goodreads Choice Awards Finalist in Historical Fiction, and was shortlisted for the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize. Joukhadar has been an artist in residence at the Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, California; the Fes Medina Project in Morocco; Beit al-Atlas in Beirut; and the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, Michigan.…
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
AM Ringwalt is a writer and musician who is the Spark fellow this year. Her poetry, nonfiction and hybrid works appear or are forthcoming in the Bennington Review, Entropy, Tarpaulin Sky Magazine, Interim and the Kenyon Review. Her manuscript What Floods was a finalist for Essay Press’ 2018 book prize and was long-listed for Tarpaulin Sky’s 2019 book prize. She has taught creative writing at the University of Notre Dame and Interlochen Arts Camp, and has performed her music at the Watermill Center and the New Yorker Festival.…
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Come listen to the second MFA reading of the semester on February 26. Readers include Ahmad Aljawad, Maxime Berclaz, Elise Houcek, and Jasmine Ortiz.…
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Thursday, March 19, 2020
We regret that Anne Carson's appearance has been cancelled.
The English Department is pleased to announce that our 2020 Yusko Ward-Phillips Lecturer is Canadian poet, essayist, and translator Anne Carson. Professor Carson's lecture, entitled "Stillness," will take place at 5:30 pm on Thursday, March 19, in the Eck Visitors Center Auditorium. A reception will follow the lecture. This event is free and open to the public, no tickets required.…
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Thursday, April 30, 2020
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Are you an incoming student who wants to learn more about programs in English?
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Those interested in joining from the English department can register by emailing Alissa Doroh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What can we do to fight against racism (and its intersections with other structural oppressions) within our own community RIGHT NOW? This Zoom conversation intends to connect Notre Dame students, faculty, staff, and alumni with Black Lives Matter- South Bend (BLM-SB). Dr. Dé Bryant, the founder and director of Social Action Project (SOCACT), will give a short introduction to the current issues BLM-SB is working to address and explain how ND community members can take part in the struggle for racial justice. The talk will be followed by a structured Q&A. …
Monday, August 10, 2020
First day of classes.
The University will welcome students back to campus for the 2020-21 fall semester the week of Aug. 10, two weeks earlier than originally scheduled, and will forgo fall break in October and end the semester before Thanksgiving, the University’s president, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., announced in letters to the campus community.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Research Uncorked is a monthly speaker series featuring informal interviews with leading scholars and scientists from the University. Typically hosted at Ironhand Winebar in South Bend, the series has temporarily moved online because of the coronavirus.
In August, we’re excited to be joined by John Duffy…
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Friday, September 4, 2020
Featuring Neda Maghbouleh, Associate Professor of Sociology and Canada Research Chair in Migration, Race, and Identity, University of Toront. oLiteratures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Global Middle East and North Africa is a bi-annual symposium and lecture series that focuses on the study of literatures that have been shaped by histories of territorial and linguistic politics, colonialism, military domination, and gross human rights violations.
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Friday, September 25, 2020
Interested in Publishing? Calling all interested undergraduate and graduate students -- Re:Visions is looking for editorial team members to put together the next issue to be published in Spring 2021!
Re:Visions is a creative journal that publishes undergraduate prose, poetry, visual art, and everything hybrid and in-between. Published in collaboration with the University of Notre Dame's Creative Writing program and Department of English, this journal is an annual showcase of Domer creativity.…
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
This will be a faculty book launch for Professor Joyelle McSweeney's Toxicon and Arachne and Professor Valerie Sayers' The Age of Infidelity and Other Stories. This reading will be taking place via zoom on Wednesday, Sept. 30th at 7:00 pm.
Registration for the event must take in advance of the reading. Registration can be completed here…
Friday, October 2, 2020
Featuring Ibtisam Azem, Palestinian Short Story Writer, Novelist, and Journalist.
Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Global Middle East and North Africa is a bi-annual symposium and lecture series that focuses on the study of literatures that have been shaped by histories of territorial and linguistic politics, colonialism, military domination, and gross human rights violations.