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Sept 8


         

 

 

 

Department picnic

6:30-8:30pm

Russell Joy Park lower pavilion

English department faculty, majors, minors, and graduate students are invited to celebrate the start of a new school year!


Sept 11    

 

 

 

carolyn turgeon  Carolyn Turgeon

   (young adult/prose)

  4:00pm & 7:00pm
  202 McEwen

  MLW visiting writers series


Turgeon is the author of five novels: Rain Village, Godmother: The Secret Cinderella Story, Mermaid, the middle-grade The Next Full Moon, and The Fairest of Them All (Simon & Schuster, 2013) all re-imaginings of fairy tales. Turgeon teaches in the University of Alaska Low-Res MFA program. http://carolynturgeon.com


Oct 6


       

 

 

 

“Stefan Zweig and World War I”

Official opening of exhibit

3:00pm

Reed Library

Organized by the grad students in ENGL 514

Oct 21


        

 

 

 

“The Last Days of Stefan Zweig”

7:30pm

Bartlett Theatre

Staged reading of the play “The Last Days of Stefan Zweig” (Laurent Seksik) by students in the Theatre & Dance Department, directed by Jessica Hillman.


Oct 22


    

 

 

 

3rd Biannual Stefan Zweig Lecture

by French novelist Laurent Seksik

6:00pm

Rosch Recital Hall


Nov 6


    

 

 

 

Daisy Fried

Daisy Fried

(poet)

4:00pm & 7:00pm
202 McEwen

MLW visiting writers series

Daisy Fried is the author of three books of poetry, Women's Poetry: Poems and Advice (University of Pittsburgh, 2013), My Brother is Getting Arrested Again (University of Pittsburgh, 2006), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and She Didn't Mean to Do It, (University of Pittsburgh, 2000), which won the Agnes Lynch Starrett Award. For her poetry, she's received Guggenheim, Hodder and Pew Fellowships, as well as a Pushcart Prize and the Cohen Award from Ploughshares. Recent poems have been published in the London Review of Books, The Nation, The New Republic, Poetry, The Threepenny Review and in Best American Poetryhttp://daisyfried.weebly.com


Nov 13


    

 

 

 

Brian Castner

Talk & Roundtable / Veterans Book Project

5:30-7:30pm

Located in Rosch Recital Hall, followed by reception 7:30-9:00 in Reed Library

 


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