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EIU Department of English


Lucinda A Berry, Instructor

Office: 3741 - Coleman Hall

Lucinda Berry's Vita

Fall 2021 office hours: (virtual on Collaborate) Schedule an appointment on Generally, the times available are Mondays 4:00-5:00 p.m.; Wednesdays 3:00-5:00 p.m.; Thursdays 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Lucinda Berry did her undergraduate work at Indiana State University and Warnborough College, Oxford, England, where she studied Yeats and Renaissance drama. She has a master's degree in linguistics from Indiana University. Her short plays "Sign & Tangent," "Three Wise Guys," "Holiday Greetings," "Tabled," "Democracy Inaction," “Keeping Time,” “Dow Wow Wow” and a monologue, "Duality," have been produced at the Bloomington Playwrights Project, and “Democracy Inaction” was taken to the Indianapolis Fringe Festival. "Commodity Exchange," “Place Value” and “Everyday Matters” premiered at the Halcyon Gallery. “Literary Circle” and “Customarily” were written as site-specific plays for performance at the Vigo County Public Library.

“Dog Eat Dog” based on themes in Jack Londonn's The Call of the Wild,  “My Jim” based on characters in My Antonia by Willa Cather, "The Masque at His Grave" based on the death of Edgar Allan Poe, "Burning Issues" based on themes in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, Sawyerland based on charcters in Tom Sawyer and Talk based on characters in The Magnificent Amberson's were commissioned in conjunction with the Vigo County Big Read, a project of the National Endowment for the Arts. 


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Department of English

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

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