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Writing as Healing During COVID-19: “Chronicle of Healing” with Cat Tyc

04/27/2020 - 05/01/2020

The Writing Program and Writing Center are thrilled to sponsor three weeks of online writing workshops for NU faculty, staff, students, and the community at large. How can we begin to process and account for our experience during this time of unrest, loss, and suspension? We believe that writing can be a powerful tool for…
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English Graduate Programs Webinar


Prospective students, applicants and admitted students are invited to attend our English Graduate Programs Webinar to hear from current students and faculty. This webinar will feature short presentations from students and faculty on the unique features our graduate program has to offer, including research opportunities, fields of study, experiential learning specific to the English Department,…
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Cancelled: Hanson Writing Awards Ceremony


This event has been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions set in place regarding large gatherings. Winners will still be chosen and celebrated – stay tuned!  

Postponed: Arsalan ul Haq Dissertation Defense


*NOTE* This defense has been postponed until the summer. The event will be reposted with the new date and time once this information is available. “Graphic Acts: Narrative Desire and Design in Comics and Architecture” Advisor: Professor Hillary L. Chute All are welcome to attend.

Jonathan Osborne Dissertation Defense


“Difference within Difference: A Study of Modern Black Conservative Rhetoric” Advisor: Professor Ellen Cushman All are welcome to attend. Join via Teams.

Eric Sepenoski Dissertation Defense


“Land Claims and Community Literacies of the North Fork” Advisor: Professor Ellen Cushman All are welcome to attend. Join via Teams.

Third World Liberation: A Roundtable Discussion


Join us for Third World Liberation: On the Histories and Possibility of Coalitional Praxis, A Roundtable with Mari Matsuda, Charles Lawrence and Patricia Williams. This once-in-a-lifetime roundtable will examine the trajectory of third world liberation. Keynote speakers Mari Matsuda, Charles Lawrence and Patricia Williams will discuss their scholarship which range from the racial tensions that…
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Huskiana Letterpress Valentine’s Day Event


Recently Huskiana student researcher Violet Lingenfelter created a fantastic heart cut, which we wanted to share with the community. Come to the press this Thursday, February 13 between 2:30-4:30pm to print your own Valentine using Violet’s design, which you can then embellish however you wish! See the attached image for a few examples that might…
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Criticism Slam


Join Nicole Aljoe, Theo Davis, Abbie Levesque, and Arsalan ul Haq for a departmental showcase of their current ideas and projects, followed by larger discussion with audience members. Dinner will be provided.