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Jarvis to hold reading from acclaimed Vonnegut book

Roger Coda

Department of English Professor Christina Jarvis will give a reading from her new book about Kurt Vonnegut, “Lucky Mud and Other Foma,” on Thursday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. in Diers Recital Hall.

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Cli-fi novelist Allegra Hyde to give public reading

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Allegra Hyde, author of the cli-fi (climate fiction) novel “Eleutheria,” will give a public reading in Rosch Recital Hall on Thursday, Sept. 29 for the Mary Louise White Visiting Writers Series.

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Fredonia introduces new B.A. in Writing degree

Roger Coda

The Department of English at SUNY Fredonia is launching an innovative B.A. in Writing this fall that blends critical, professional and creative writing into a single undergraduate program that offers strong career readiness skills for students.

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McVicker Scholarship winners announced    

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Four students have achieved distinction as recipients of the Jeanette McVicker Scholarship in Women’s and Gender Studies for 2022: Haileigh Pawlak, Kristin White, Amber Ambrose and Jessica Keeler.

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Jarvis’s Vonnegut scholarship continues to shine

Roger Coda

Department of English Professor Christina Jarvis has published the entry on Kurt Vonnegut in “The Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Fiction 1980-2020,” which has been released in electronic format on Wiley Online Library and in print.

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McVicker, alumna Stenson to present scholarly work at Woolf conference

Roger Coda

Department of English Professor Jeanette McVicker will have an essay published in the academic journal Woolf Studies Annual this summer and will also give a paper at the annual conference on Virginia Woolf, sponsored by Lamar University and held virtually June 9-12.

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Buffalo community activist to give poetry performance

Roger Coda

Spoken word artist Jillian Hanesworth, a community activist/organizer in Buffalo and SUNY Fredonia graduate, will give an in-person poetry performance as part of the Mary Louise White Visiting Writer Series at The Spot at Tim Hortons in the Williams Center on April 28.

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Essayist to conduct virtual craft talk, reading in Fredonia writers series

Roger Coda

Aisha Sabatini Sloan, whose writing about race and current events is often coupled with analysis of art, film and pop culture, will give a nonfiction reading on Wednesday, Feb. 9, and craft talk, Thursday, Feb. 10, in the virtual Mary Louise White Visiting Writers Series.

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