Visiting Writers Series: Fiction Reading by Dinaw Mengetsu
Butler Board Room
Fiction reading by VWS guest Dinaw Mengetsu, 8:00pm - 9:30pm. This event is free and open to the public.
Dinaw Mengestu was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. When he was two, his family fled the civil war and immigrated to the United States. He is the author of three novels: The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears, How to Read the Air, and, most recently, All Our Names. For his work, he has been ...more
The Literature Colloquium will gather undergraduates, graduates, and faculty in a conference setting to present on Seamus Heaney's Beowulf through close readings of the text on subjects ranging from adaptation to literary translation.
Visiting Writers Series: Nonfiction Reading by Richard Rodriguez
Mary Graydon Conference Room 4
Nonfiction reading by VWS guest Richard Rodriguez, 8:00pm - 9:30pm. This event is free and open to the public.
Rigoberto González was born in Bakersfield, California, and raised in Michoacán, Mexico. The son and grandson of migrant farm workers, González is the author of more than a dozen books of poetry and prose, including the acclaimed memoir Butterfly Boy: Memories of a Chicano Mariposa ...more