General Department Events

Department Events

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

 

Special Collections Exhibit on Books, Authors, and Readers in 18th-Century England Curated by English 335 Students

“Books, Authors, and Readers in Eighteenth-Century England” is a student-curated collection that will be on exhibit in ZSR Special Collections & Archives (ZSR 625) from January 20 through April 1, 2020.  The exhibit was designed by students in Dr. Jessica Richard’s fall 2019 Eighteenth-Century British Fiction course and shows some… Continue Reading: Special Collections Exhibit on Books, Authors, and Readers in 18th-Century England Curated by English 335 Students

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Fiction Collective Two presents writers Sarah Blackman and Marream Krollos in new FC2 Reading Series on April 16, 2020

Founded in 1974, FC2 (FC2.org) is an independent press dedicated to publishing artistically adventurous fiction. In 2017, the editorial operations of FC2 moved to Wake Forest, where student fellows and interns have the opportunity to participate in the publishing process. This spring, the Creative Writing Program is inaugurating the FC2… Continue Reading: Fiction Collective Two presents writers Sarah Blackman and Marream Krollos in new FC2 Reading Series on April 16, 2020

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Author Eula Biss to give a reading on April 2 for the Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series

Author Eula Biss will give a reading for the Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series on Thursday, April 2, 2020, at 6:30 pm in the ZSR Library Auditorium (404). The reading, which is free and open to the public, will be followed by a brief reception and book signing.  Biss is… Continue Reading: Author Eula Biss to give a reading on April 2 for the Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series

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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 4 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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