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Sept 8





Department picnic


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.

Oct 6





“Stefan Zweig and World War I”

Official opening of exhibit


Reed Library

Organized by the grad students in ENGL 514

Oct 21





“The Last Days of Stefan Zweig”


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


Rosch Recital Hall

Nov 6





Daisy Fried

Daisy Fried


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 Poetry

Nov 13





Brian Castner

Talk & Roundtable / Veterans Book Project


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


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