General Department Events

Department Events

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

 

Prof. L. Lamar Wilson Reading and Film Screening on Oct. 15

On October 15, 2019, Wake Forest University students, faculty and staff are invited to meet L. Lamar Wilson, who joined the Wake Forest University Creative Writing faculty this year, as he shares his PBS film and discusses his poet-scholar worldview and his new work. Dr. Wilson’s film screening and reading… Continue Reading: Prof. L. Lamar Wilson Reading and Film Screening on Oct. 15

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Kenneth Price, co-director of the Walt Whitman Archive, to give a talk on Sept. 24, 2019

Kenneth Price, co-director of the Walt Whitman Archive and Hillegass University Professor of American Literature at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will give a talk about his work editing the Walt Whitman Archive, followed by a ZSR Special Collections pop-up exhibit on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at 4 p.m.. This talk… Continue Reading: Kenneth Price, co-director of the Walt Whitman Archive, to give a talk on Sept. 24, 2019

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Julie Park to give a talk on “The Eighteenth-Century Commonplace Book: Index, Table, Self,” Thursday, Oct. 24

Visiting scholar Julie Park will give a talk on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 3 p.m. in ZSR Special Collections & Archive (Room 625). Her talk, “The Eighteenth-Century Commonplace Book: Index, Table, Self” is about her research on eighteenth-century commonplace books, with a reception to follow. This lecture is co-sponsored… Continue Reading: Julie Park to give a talk on “The Eighteenth-Century Commonplace Book: Index, Table, Self,” Thursday, Oct. 24

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Author Abbey Mei Otis to give a reading on November 21 for the Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series

Abbey Mei Otis, author of Alien Virus Love Disaster, will give a reading for the Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the ZSR Library Auditorium (404). The reading, which is free and open to the public, will be followed by a brief… Continue Reading: Author Abbey Mei Otis to give a reading on November 21 for the Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series

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Nathaniel Mackey and the Our True Day Begun Soon Come Qu’ahttet to perform on October 29

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6 pm in Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Art Center (Doors open at 5:30 pm.) The inaugural Edwin G. Wilson Distinguished Artist will be poet and prose artist Nathaniel Mackey, who will perform work from his forthcoming collection Double Trio with musical accompaniment from the Our True Day Begun Soon… Continue Reading: Nathaniel Mackey and the Our True Day Begun Soon Come Qu’ahttet to perform on October 29

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Author Julie Schumacher to give a talk on October 21 for the Dean Family Series

Julie Schumacher, author of Dear Committee Members and The Shakespeare Requirement, will give a lecture for the Dean Family Speaker Series on October 21, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. in the ZSR Library Auditorium. The talk, which will be followed by a brief reception and book signing, is free and open to the… Continue Reading: Author Julie Schumacher to give a talk on October 21 for the Dean Family Series

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Spring 2019 English Department Newsletter

The Spring 2019 edition of the newsletter is now online! You can view the PDF here or visit the Newsletters section of this website to view it along with past newsletters. This edition summarizes department news and events from the 2018-19 academic year, with a look forward to fall 2019… Continue Reading: Spring 2019 English Department Newsletter

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Entanglements: A Conference on the Intersections of Poetry, Science, and Art May 13-16

The 2019 Reynolda Conference at Wake Forest University, Entanglements: A Conference on the Intersections of Poetry, Science, and Art, will bring together a diverse range of 10 leading poets, scientists, artists, and scholars from around the world whose work and/or teaching engages with transdisciplinary investigations into shared principles and methods in literature,… Continue Reading: Entanglements: A Conference on the Intersections of Poetry, Science, and Art May 13-16

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English Department 2018-19 Student Awards

Majors, minors, and graduate students in the English department were recognized at the annual awards reception on April 24, 2019 in the Magnolia Room.   ENGLISH DEPARTMENT AWARD RECIPIENTS 2018-2019   Robert N. Shorter Medieval Prize: Andrew Murphy Robert N. Shorter was the principal medievalist in the English department for 41 years. Professor… Continue Reading: English Department 2018-19 Student Awards

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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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