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Diversity Initiative

The English Program's diversity initiative includes the following event series: Please use the links above to view upcoming events from the series.  

Friday Forum

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  • Black Girls and their Nineteenth-Century Autograph Albums

    10/05/2018 04:00 PM

    Nazera Wright (University of Kentucky) argues that histories of black girlhood are often “buried” in literary genres less likely to be studied. Recovering these histories involves using... Read more

  • Placement Workshop: Hiring Committees

    10/12/2018 02:00 PM

    This panel discussion calls upon the expertise of faculty members who have sat on hiring committees.  They will relay their first-hand knowledge about hiring committees to de-mystify this angst... Read more

  • An Alumni Panel

    10/12/2018 04:00 PM

    We hear from four alumni on their recent work and current projects plus ample time for current student questions and discussion. Read more

  • Open House for Prospective English Program Students

    10/19/2018 03:00 PM

    Current graduate students and faculty share information about the program, and advice on developing successful applications. Read more

  • David Richter Retirement Tribute

    10/26/2018 02:00 PM

    Carrie Shanafelt, current student Eugene Slepov, and Janne Gillespie discuss the legacy of David Richter's teaching and mentorship at 2 pm. Christopher Fanning, Queen’s University, will discuss... Read more