General Department Events

Department Events

For information on upcoming department speakers and events, view our department calendar.

 

George Saunders to speak on campus April 10

George Saunders, author of Lincoln in the Bardo and recipient of the 2017 Man Booker Prize, will give a reading on Wake Forest University’s campus on April 10, 2019. His visit is made possible by a generous gift from the family of alumna Betty Jo Beeson Fitzpatrick ’50 to the… Continue Reading: George Saunders to speak on campus April 10

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Irish poet Paul Muldoon to give a reading at Wake Forest

The English Department’s Dean Family Speaker Series and the Wake Forest University Press present an evening with poet Paul Muldoon at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, in the Porter Byrum Welcome Center on Wake Forest’s campus. This event is free and open to the public.  Muldoon is a poet and… Continue Reading: Irish poet Paul Muldoon to give a reading at Wake Forest

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Matthew Rubery talk on March 4: “Confessions of a Synesthetic Reader”

  Professor Matthew Rubery of Queen Mary University of London will give a lecture titled “The Confessions of a Synesthetic Reader” for the campus community and the public on Monday, March 4.    The talk will take place at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 4 in DeTamble Auditorium, Tribble Hall… Continue Reading: Matthew Rubery talk on March 4: “Confessions of a Synesthetic Reader”

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Author Danielle Dutton to give a reading on February 21

Join us for a reading by Danielle Dutton at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 21 in the ZSR Library Auditorium (Room 404). Danielle Dutton is the author of Attempts at a Life, SPRAWL (a finalist for the 2011 Believer Book Award), and Margaret the First, named a best book of… Continue Reading: Author Danielle Dutton to give a reading on February 21

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Dean Franco to speak on his upcoming book The Border and the Line on February 12, 2019

English literature professor Dean Franco will give a talk on his new book The Border and the Line: Race, Literature, and Los Angeles on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, in the ZSR Library Auditorium. The Border and the Line will be available from Stanford University Press in January 2019. This talk will be open… Continue Reading: Dean Franco to speak on his upcoming book The Border and the Line on February 12, 2019

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Nine students honored with induction into Sigma Tau Delta

This fall, nine students were inducted into Wake Forest University’s Sigma Omega chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honors society. Students honored with Sigma Tau Delta induction are junior or senior English or Writing majors/minors who are in the top 35 percent of their graduating class. English department… Continue Reading: Nine students honored with induction into Sigma Tau Delta

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Get to know this year’s visiting speakers and writers with our end-of-summer reading list

We’ve compiled an end-of-summer reading list featuring some of the exciting literary scholars and writers who are coming to Wake Forest this year. You can learn more about these speakers and other English department events on our events calendar. Fall 2018 Literary Events: An End-of-Summer Reading List   A. R. Ammons “About… Continue Reading: Get to know this year’s visiting speakers and writers with our end-of-summer reading list

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Carmen Giménez Smith will give a poetry reading on October 18 for the Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series

The Wake Forest University Creative Writing program’s Dillon Johnston Writer Reading Series presents an evening with poet Carmen Giménez Smith on Thursday, October 18, at 6:00 p.m. in the Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery in Scales Fine Arts Center. The reading will be followed by a reception and a book signing. This… Continue Reading: Carmen Giménez Smith will give a poetry reading on October 18 for the Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series

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Author John Crowley will give a reading on September 26 for the Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series

The Wake Forest University Creative Writing program’s Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series presents an evening with author John Crowley on Wednesday, September 26, at 6:30 p.m. in the Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery in Scales Fine Arts Center. The reading will be followed by a reception and a book signing. This… Continue Reading: Author John Crowley will give a reading on September 26 for the Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series

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Scholar Devoney Looser to speak on the “Afterlife of Austen’s Sense & Sensibility” on Oct. 23

Devoney Looser, author of The Making of Jane Austen, will give a talk titled “The Afterlife of Austen’s Sense and Sensibility”  for the English department’s Dean Family Speaker Series October 23, 2018, at 4:30 p.m. in the ZSR Library Auditorium (Room 404). A book signing and reception will follow.  Dr. Looser, whose upcoming… Continue Reading: Scholar Devoney Looser to speak on the “Afterlife of Austen’s Sense & Sensibility” on Oct. 23

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