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“Building a (Better) Book” Student Presentations

12/02/2019 - 12/04/2019

Students in Professor Ryan Cordell’s “Building a (Better) Book” honors course (https://f19bbb.ryancordell.org/) have spent their semester conceiving and producing original book projects, and will be presenting their work during two final class periods: Monday, December 2nd and Wednesday, December 4th, both from 1:35–2:40pm. These projects range from letterpress-printed chapbooks to multi-issue zines to virtual reality…
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Barrs Panel: Demystifying Academic Conferences

12/02/2019

Featuring Dr. Theo Davis, Dr. Mya Poe, & Dr. Ryan Cordell Topics covered include: *at which stages in your graduate career should you attend conferences *what kinds of conferences to attend and how to locate them *how many conferences to attend *how to respond to a CFP with an abstract that will get accepted *strategies…
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The Writing Center & International Education Week

11/20/2019

Come meet the tutors from the International Tutoring Center and Writing Center. Learn their tutoring philosophy, and how they provide a comfortable, fun, and safe environment for students. Join us for food, drinks, and good conversation!

Tess Gerritsen Q&A and Book Signing

11/19/2019

Please join the English Department in welcoming international bestselling author Tess Gerritsen to Professor Gary Goshgarian’s Modern Bestseller class on Tuesday, 11/19 from 9:50-11:30 AM in 215 Shillman Hall. Among other mysteries and thrillers, Gerritsen is the author of the bestselling Rizzoli and Isles novels made into a popular TNT series. This event consists of…
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“Literature as Makerspace” Student Presentations

11/15/2019 - 11/22/2019

Students in Professor Erika Boeckeler’s “Literature as Makerspace” Capstone class will be presenting final work during a set of conference-style presentations at the end of the semester. The topics for each day are as follows: Friday, 11/15: Orientations 19th-Century cookbooks Point of view creative narrative Wednesday, 11/20: Language & Making (2 unessay-style creative projects) Poetic…
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“Discuss the Dragon” Panel

11/07/2019

Local experts from inside and outside academia pair with student researchers from the Dragon Prayer Book Project to discuss the advantages and limitations of traditional and digital/scientific tools for research, non-traditional formats for teaching and presenting research, and the rewards & challenges of interdisciplinary approaches. Speakers include Associate Professor Celia Pearce (CAMD); Jessica Chloros (Isabella…
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Visiting Distinguished Writer Series: Rachel Kadish Master Class with Admitted Students

11/06/2019

Send a prose writing sample, fiction or nonfiction, of no more than three pages to Sebastian Stockman at s.stockman@northeastern.edu by 10/31 for consideration. Rachel Kadish is an award-winning novelist and, the English Department’s Fall Visiting Distinguished Writer.  No less a figure than the late Toni Morrison called her “a gifted writer, astonishingly adept at nuance, narration, and the politics…
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Visiting Distinguished Writer Series: Rachel Kadish Reading & Discussion

11/05/2019

Please join us for a reading and Q&A with Visiting Distinguished Writer Rachel Kadish. This event is free and open to the public, with a book signing to follow. Rachel Kadish is an award-winning novelist and, the English Department’s Fall Visiting Distinguished Writer.  No less a figure than the late Toni Morrison called her “a gifted writer,…
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Visiting Distinguished Writer Series: Rachel Kadish Lunch with English Majors

11/05/2019

English majors are invited to an intimate lunch with our Visiting Distinguished Writer, Rachel Kadish. Spaces are limited! E-mail Sarah Green (sa.green@northeastern.edu) to RSVP. Rachel Kadish is an award-winning novelist and, the English Department’s Fall Visiting Distinguished Writer.  No less a figure than the late Toni Morrison called her “a gifted writer, astonishingly adept at nuance, narration, and the…
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