Creative Writing Award Winners Read, VLP Magazine Unveiled April 26
A message from Vermillion Literary Project faculty adviser Marcella Remund:
Please join us this Thursday evening, April 26, 7 p.m. in the MUC (Muenster University Center) Pit Lounge for the presentation of the English
Department Creative Writing awards. Some of this year's award winners
will be reading their work. The presentation will be followed by the
unveiling of the 2012 VLP magazine, "Kick it into Low Gear" (fingers
crossed that it gets here in time!!), with some of this year's
contributors to the magazine also reading their work. The evening will
be MC'd by this year's VLP Editor-in-Chief, Dan Swanson. Hope to see you
USD Students Travel to Blackfriars Theatre in Staunton, Virginia
Everyone, here is a video-story of Assistant Professor Darlene Farabee's trip with her students over spring break to the renowned Blackfriars Theatre in Staunton, Virginia, where they saw Renaissance plays, including the works of Shakespeare, of course. The video-story features students Sammi Geppert, Thai Hoang, and Bethanne Sherard. Technology fellow Morgan Ellefson put together the video-story.
Corroborations 2012 Reception & Reading April 20
A message from English Department chair John Dudley:
Dear English faculty and students,
Please note that there will be a reception and reading featuring English majors, graduate students, and faculty today at 4:30 in I.D. Weeks Library. Here is the event announcement:
“Corroborations 2012” is on display in the University Libraries’ 2nd floor Exhibition Cases. This exhibit pairs USD visual arts and poetry majors in order to create new collaborative work and to both broaden acceptance and appreciation. A campus reception for all spring semester University Libraries exhibitions is scheduled for 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 20, at the University Libraries. Poetry will be read at the reception.
Presentation "Langston Hughes's Snapshots of Haiti" April 23
Sarah Ehlers, PhD candidate from the University of Michigan, will present, “Langston Hughes's Snapshots of Haiti: Photography and the Formation of Radical Poetics” this coming Monday, April 23, at 4 p.m. in Beacom 208. This event is free and open to everyone. Join us!
English Dept. Colloqium April 19
This colloquium, scheduled for 4 p.m. on Thursday 19, in Farber Hall (Old Main) features two speakers on 19th-century British literature; Valerie Kolbinger will present, “‘When you say that I killed George Talboys, you say the truth’: Misreading in Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s Lady Audley’s Secret” and Stephanie Marcellus will present, “Remaking the Rural Home: Feargus O’Connor’s The Northern Star and Elizabeth Gaskell’s North and South.”
Vermillion Writing Marathon April 21
Vermillion Writing Marathon SATURDAY, April 21, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., Muenster University Writing Center, room 216, University of South Dakota: Get in a writing groove! Write with other writers in small groups while exploring Vermillion. We start out in MUC 216 on the USD campus and move to other parts of Vermillion, rain or shine. Bring tools with which to write (pen, paper, and/or laptop computer); bring cash in case your group stops at a coffee shop or café. Wear comfortable walking shoes and/or be prepared to drive; dress appropriately for the weather. This event is free and open to the general public. Marathon conducted by Michelle Rogge Gannon, Writing Center Director and Dakota Writing Project Director. Co-sponsored by the South Dakota Humanities Council, the Writing Center, and the Dakota Writing Project.