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OCTOBER 22, 2013

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AFTER OCTOBER 22

      • Wed 10/23/13
        10:00 am – 3:00 pm
      • Literature Department Colloquium: Apocalypse Now
      • Battelle-Tompkins Atrium
      • Annual colloquium this year features Francis Ford Coppola's 1979 film Apocalypse Now.

        Type: Conference
        Host: Literature Department

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      • Thu 10/24/13
        5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
      • Visiting Writers Series Q&A with Justin Torres
      • Battelle-Tompkins Atrium
      • JUSTIN TORRES
        Q&A -Battelle Atrium, 5:30 pm
        Main Event - Mary Graydon Center (Rooms 4 and 5), 7pm

        Justin Torres's debut novel, We the Animals, won the 2012 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award and was a finalist for both a 2012 Indies Choice Book Award and an NAACP Image Award. Of his novel, Marilynne Robinson writes: "In language brilliant, poised and pure, We the Animals tells about family ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Literature Department

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      • Thu 10/24/13
        7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Visiting Writers Series: Justin Torres, 7:00 PM
      • Mary Graydon Room 4
      • PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE: 7:00 is now the event start time.

        Justin Torres's debut novel, We the Animals, won the 2012 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award and was a finalist for both a 2012 Indies Choice Book Award and an NAACP Image Award. Of his novel, Marilynne Robinson writes: "In language brilliant, poised and pure, We the Animals tells about family love as it is felt when it is frustrated or ...more

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        Host: Literature Department

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      • Fri 10/25/13
        5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
      • Graduate Speaker Series 2013 with Chih-ming Wang, "Transpacific Crossings: Study Abroad and Asian American Literature"
      • Hughes Formal
      • The Graduate Speaker Series brings two to three outside scholars to speak to students and faculty in the Literature Department each semester. The series has attracted diverse dynamic intellectuals of national and international standing to speak about their work. We attempt to key the speakers to graduate classes offered each semester in order to highlight the scholarly debates occurring in the ...more

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        Host: Literature Department

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      • Wed 02/05/14
        2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      • Master of Arts in Literature Committee Meeting
      • Leonard Classroom 121
      • Master of Arts in Literature Committeee Meeting

        Type: Meeting
        Host: Literature Department

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