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Elizabeth Strout Visits ENGL 2440 Modern Bestsellers


Writer Elizabeth Strout visits Professor Gary Goshgarian’s ENGL 2440 Modern Bestsellers classroom to talk about the novel, Olive Kitteridge, take questions from the floor, and sign books. Professor Goshgarian is opening up his classroom to the public that day. All are welcome…
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2017 Peter Burton Hanson Lecture: Emily Skillings


Emily Skillings will be reading from her new book, Fort Not, with a book signing to follow. Emily Skillings is the author of the poetry collection Fort Not (The Song Cave, 2017), which Publisher’s Weekly called a “fabulously eccentric, hypnotic, and hypervigilant debut,” as well as two chapbooks, Backchannel (Poor Claudia) and Linnaeus: The 26…
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Sarah Hastings Dissertation Defense


“Women Are Words”: Marriage, Language, and the Production of “Woman” in Eighteenth-Century British Women’s Fiction All are welcome.

Blessington Poetry Reading


Professor Francis Blessington reads from his latest volume of poems, Poems from Underground (Deerbrook Press, 2017).