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FEBRUARY 4, 2013

Monday
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      • 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
      • Visiting Writers Series: Prose Reading by Ted Conover
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • Prose Reading by Ted Conover

        Of Ted Conover’s most recent feat of literary journalism, The Routes of Man: Travels in the Paved World, Eric Schlosser (Fast Food Nation) writes: “Ted Conover is one of the great writers of my generation, and this may be his finest book. Fearless and compassionate, with echoes of Conrad and Kerouac, it explores how the road, once a symbol of limitless possibility, ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Literature Department

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AFTER FEBRUARY 4

      • Wed 02/06/13
        11:00 am – 1:00 pm
      • College Writing Council
      • McDowell Formal
      • This is a council meeting for the College Writing faculty.

        Type: Information Session
        Host: Literature Department

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      • Wed 02/13/13
        10:00 am – 12:30 pm
      • Reappointment & Promotion Committee Meeting
      • School of International Service Northwest Conference Room (SIS 349)
      • This is a meeting of the CWP Reappointment and Promotion committee

        Type: Meeting
        Host: Literature Department

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      • Tue 02/26/13
        5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
      • Department of Literature Presents Daniel Shore, "The Lonely God, or How Milton Thinks about Secularization."
      • Battelle-Tompkins Atrium
      • The Department of Literature Presents Daniel Shore, "The Lonely God, or How Milton Thinks about Secularization."

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Literature Department

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      • Wed 02/27/13
        noon – 1:00 pm
      • Teaching Round Table: Teaching Critical Reading Skills in the Classroom
      • Ward Circle Classroom 105
      • A round table event concerning teaching critical reading skills in the classroom.

        Type: Meeting
        Host: Literature Department

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      • Wed 02/27/13
        8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Visiting Writers Series: Poetry Reading by Ishion Hutchinson and Valzhyna Mort
      • Butler Board Room
      • Poetry Reading by Ishion Hutchinson and Valzhyna Mort

        Born in Port Antonio, Jamaica, Ishion Hutchinson is the author of Far District, a debut collection that received the 2011 PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry. Of Far District, Yusef Komunyakaa writes: “Not only does this collection travel through an abiding language and far reaching imagery, but it also transports the reader to a complex ...more

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        Host: Literature Department

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