Mon. February 27 - Reading featuring poet Lynnell Edwards, fiction writer Adam Prince, and EIU graduate student and memoirist McKenzie Dial, 6:30 p.m., Bob's Bookstore on the Square in Charleston. Nancy Hennings Memorial Reading Series.
Weds. Mar 8 - English Graduate Student Organization colloquium, 4 p.m.
Mar. 22 - Playwriting lecture and workshop by Dr. Robert Caisley, workshop at 3 p.m., room 2014 Doudna; lecture "In a Dark Room, with Strangers" at 5:30 p.m., Doudna Lecture Hall. Read more here
Mar. 23 - "Home: My Life in Baseball," faculty creative nonfiction colloquium by Dr. Daiva Markelis, 3 p.m., room 3732 Coleman Hall (English Conference room)
Mar. 30 - Lecture by Tabitha Sparks, 5:30 pm, Doudna Lecture Hall. Reception to follow at the home of Dagni Bredesen and Newton Key.
Mar. 31 - Deadline for submission to the Graham R. Lewis Memorial Poetry Award
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.
Fri. April 14 - Finalists announced for the Graham R. Lewis Memorial Poetry Award
Wed. April 19 - English Awards Tea, 3 p.m., Tarble Atrium.
Fri. April 21 - Graham Slam! Student slam competition. Time TBA, Tarble Arts Center
Fri. April 21 - Distinguished Graduate Alumni Awards English Awardee Dr. Umme Al-wazedi
Fri. April 28 - English Major Professionalization Workshop by Angela Scalpello, time and location TBA