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Department of English

Upcoming Events

March 2017

Publications Unit Professional Speaker Series with Jamie Koch ’14

Date:
Monday, March 27th
Time:
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Jamie Koch '14 will talk about her experiences using LinkedIn to find jobs in publishing.

Thesis Defense for: Taylor Williams; ENG

Date:
Monday, March 27th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Taylor Williams to defend thesis.

2017 Lois Lenski Children’s Literature Lecture features Betsy Bird

Date:
Monday, March 27th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Betsy Bird, collection development manager of the Evanston Public Library will present "Wild Things Online: How the Internet Will Save Us / Destroy Us All" as the 2017 Lois Lenski Children's Literature Lecture

English Department Spring Faculty Lecture

Date:
Wednesday, March 29th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Professor Amy Robillard will be giving the English Department's spring faculty lecture titled "Story, Stripped: Essaying Narrative Collapse.”

April 2017

Spoon River Poetry Review Annual Lucia Getsi Reading Series

Date:
Thursday, April 6th
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Spoon River Poetry Review (SRPR), published through the Illinois State University Publications Unit, announces its annual reading event.

English Department Graduate Student Forum

Date:
Friday, April 7th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Meet Graduate Program Director position candidates, Professor Mahide Demirci and Professor Angela Haas.

Book Launch: Resist Much/Obey Little: Inaugural Poems to the Resistance

Date:
Thursday, April 13th
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

“we can’t build a wall. we can only spout pure water again and again and drown his lies.” -Eileen Myles

May 2017

Department of English Student Awards Ceremony and Faculty Recognition Reception

Date:
Thursday, May 4th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This annual event features department scholarship awards, graduating student recognition of faculty, and departmental faculty awards for the Department of English.