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October 2016


Wed. October 26 - Celebration of Publications, Creative Work, and Grants 3:30-5:00 p.m., University Ballroom, MLK Union

November 2016

Tues. November 1 - English Club Poetry Slam, 5:30-7:00 p.m., Lumpkin Auditorium (room 2030)

Weds. November 2 - Career talk with alumnus Heidi Stevens of the Chicago Tribune, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Lumpkin Auditorium (room 2030)

Wed. November 9 - English Department Faculty Meeting, 4:45 p.m., room 3160 Coleman.

Fri. November 11 - Reading featuring poet Jordan Zandi with local writer Marjorie Hanft and EIU MA student Trevor Fischer, 2:00 p.m., Bob's Bookstore on the Square in Charleston. Nancy Hennings Memorial Reading Series.

Mon., November 14 - Theatre Research Symposium. 7 p.m., Lecture Hall, Doudna Fine Arts Center.

January 2017

Fri. & Sat., January 27-28 - Lions in Winter annual literary festival, featuring Laura Van Den Berg, Gangstagrass, Janice Harrington, Jerald Walker, James Davis May, and Erica Wright. Doudna Fine Arts Center. Read on for more details...

February 2017

Mon. February 27 - Reading featuring poet Lynnell Edwards, 6:30 p.m., Bob's Bookstore on the Square in Charleston. Nancy Hennings Memorial Reading Series.

April 2017

Tues. April 11 - "We Need Diverse Comics & Graphic Narratives," English Student Conference kick-off event with Dr. Tim Engles, location and time TBA. 

Wed. April 12 - English Student Conference, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 3rd floor of Coleman Hall. Keynote speaker, Dr. Robin Murray.

Wed. April 12 - Poetry reading by Mary Jo Bang, 7 p.m., Doudna Recital Hall. The Allen Neff Memorial Poetry Reading.


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Department of English

600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-2428
Fax: (217) 581-7209

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