Saving Homer: Oscar Kenshur
October 29th, 2013
Tuesday October 29th--Oscar Kenshur on how defenders of the ancients became more modern than the moderns. 4pm-6pm, Williams Center S-204
2012 Mary Louise White Lecture Series
"Three Women Reside Within Me"
"Cuban Artists Across the Diaspora: Setting the Tent Against the House"
October 4th and 5th, 2012
Launching the Mary Louise White Lecture Series, Andrea Herrera is presenting two talks on Cuban diasporic art and literature. Thursday, Oct. 4 (3:30 p.m. Williams Center 204) and Friday, Oct. 5 (3:00 p.m. Japanese Garden--Reed Library, Reception 4:30 p.m.)
Sponsored by the Department of English, the Department of World Languages and Cultures, Latinos Unidos, Latino Studies-Interdisciplinary Programs, and Faculty-Student Association.
Wednesday, April 20--An Introduction to Elizabeth Dodd: Exploring the Mind's Eye
Thursday, April 21--Reception 4pm, Talk 5pm
Special Thanks to the Mary Louise White Fund and the English Department
2010 Mary Louise White Symposium
In coordination with the SUNY Fredonia Walter Gloor Mainstage Production of Sophocles' Electra, the Department of English is sponsoring two events for campus discussion of this classic Greek tragedy.
Keynote Talk:Carolyn Higbie, Professor of Classics, SUNY Buffalo
Wednesday, February 17, 4:30 p.m., Horizon Room in the Williams Center
Roundtable Discussion: Dr. James Ivey, Professor of Theatre and Dance, SUNY Fredonia,
Dr. Ted Steinberg, Professor of English, SUNY Fredonia, and Student Director Jordan
2009 Mary Louise White Symposium
Remapping World Literature
Wai Chee Dimock of Yale University is the keynote speaker for the English Department’s fourth annual Mary Louise White Symposium, “Remapping World Literature.” Professor Dimock will put her work on deep time, remapping genre, transnational citizenship, and American literary globalism in the context of histories of and debates over world literature in a talk entitled “High to Low: World Migration of Genres.” She will also participate in a roundtable discussion on implications of her work for pedagogy, curriculum, professional development, and strategic planning in English at SUNY Fredonia. Both these events are free and open to the public.
“High to Low: World Migration of Genres,” Wai Chee Dimock, William Lampson Professor of English and American Studies, Yale University
Keynote, Wednesday, May 6, 3:00 – 4:30 pm, Fenton 105
“Remapping World Literature,” includes Wai Chee Dimock, Shannon McRae, Bruce Simon, and Birger Vanwesenbeeck
Roundtable, Thursday, May 7, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, Rosch Recital Hall
2008 Mary Louise White Symposium
Teaching Global Literature: A Faculty Retreat
Department of English faculty convened at the SUNY Fredonia College Lodge for a faculty development initiative focused on strengthening instruction in our world literature core classes: Epic and Romance, Drama and Film, Novels and Tales, and World Poetry.
2007 Mary Louise White Symposium
Thursday, March 8: All events are in McEwen, G-26
4:30-5:15 pm Multimodal Literacies: Teaching and Learning English in the Digital Age
Dr. Suzanne Miller, Associate Professor of English Education,
Graduate School of Education at the University at Buffalo
Friday, March 9: All events are in Café G
Dr. Patricia Dunn, Associate Professor of English and English, Education, SUNY Stony Brook
12:30-1:30 pm The Information Literacy Equation: Millennials, Research, and Critical Thinking
Stewart Brower, Coordinator of Information Management Education,University at Buffalo Health Sciences Library; library liaison, UB Schoolof Pharmacy
2006 Mary Louise White Symposium
Being Human: Taking the Humanities Beyond the Classroom