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Iovannone to deliver lecture in ‘Rust and Stone: Stonewall 50’ speaker series

Tuesday October 22, 2019Roger Coda

Jeffry Iovannone, coordinator of the Women’s and Gender Studies program, will give a lecture at the third biennial E. H. Butler Library Archives and Special Collections Charles Rand Penney Speaker Series, “Rust and Stone: Stonewall 50,” at the Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State on Saturday, Nov. 2.

VanDette reintroduces novel that spurred animal rights movement

Monday September 30, 2019Roger Coda

Department of English Professor Emily E. VanDette has published a critical edition of “Trixy,” a 1904 novel by the best-selling American author and women’s rights activist Elizabeth Stuart Phelps. The novel exposes the ethical issues surrounding the practice of vivisection, or scientific experiments on live animals.

Gerber presents paper at Wallace Stevens conference

Monday September 30, 2019Roger Coda

Department of English Professor Natalie Gerber was one of 13 international scholars, all of whom currently or formerly served on the board of The Wallace Stevens Journal, who participated in “Sincerely Yours, Wallace Stevens,” the first conference to consider Stevens, a highly regarded American modern poet in the first half of the 20th century, as a correspondent.

Acclaimed ‘Lucky Man’ author Brinkley to give readings at Fredonia

Monday September 23, 2019Roger Coda

Fiction writer Jamel Brinkley will give a craft talk and read excerpts from “A Lucky Man: Stories,” a collection of nine powerful stories set in Brooklyn and the South Bronx that have cast him as a significant new voice in fiction, at Fredonia as part of the Mary Louise White Visiting Writer Series established through the Fredonia College Foundation.