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Dec 12- 19


Progressive Era

Prof. McRae's Honor Seminar

Reed Library Display
Courtney Poirier Courtney Poirier

(Courtney Poirier's Display)

 Prof. McRae's Honors Seminar (HONR 225.1) will have a display on the Progressive Era (1865-1915). This will include archival images and artifacts from that period such as patent medicine ads, freak show cabinet cards, minutes from town hall meetings, images from Lily Dale and other Spiritualist and Second Great Awakening religious communities, information about labor strikes, and institutions such as the Perrysburg Sanitarium.

Dec 12- 19






Fredonia & Chautauqua County History

Prof. McRae's English Senior Capstone

Reed Library Display

Katarina Kleine - Dewittville Poorhouse

Prof. McRae's English Senior Capstone class (ENGL 400) will have

informational posters on display about various intriguing moments in Fredonia and Chautauqua County history, contextualized within larger American historical trends. Some of these include: "BJs--An American Dive," "The Dewittville Poorhouse," "Enoch Curtis--the Architect of Fredonia," "The Students Awaken: SUNY Fredonia and Vietnam War Protests," "Welch's Grapes in 1910," "The Fredonia Women's Temperace Union," "Everything you Always Wanted to Know about Club 35," "When they Changed the Drinking Age," "Lucille Clifton and Racism in Fredonia in the 1950s," "The Abortion Underground Railroad in the 1970s," and "Fredonia Implements the 504 Plan."

Kathryn Haro(Kathryn Haro's Display)

Mar 26 2015





JerichoJericho Brown


MLW visiting writers series


Brown’s newest book, The New Testament, will be released this fall from Copper Canyon Press. His first book, Please (New Issues), won the American Book Award and was a finalist for the Lambda Award for gay poetry. He is the recipient of the Whiting Writers Award and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the Krakow Poetry Seminar in Poland. He is assistant professor of English at Emory University.

9 2015





Ethan Rutherford Ethan


MLW visiting writers series

Ethan Rutherford’s book, The Peripatetic Coffin and Other Stories, was named a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Pick, and a “Best Book of the Summer” by Publishers Weekly. He received his MFA from the University of Minnesota, and has taught creative writing at Macalester College, the University of Minnesota, and the Loft Literary Center. He is the guitarist for the band Pennyroyal. He is currently at work on a novel set in the Alaskan wilderness.






7th Annual
Albert A. Dunn Day of Poetry and Prose

Bartlett Theater


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