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The English program hosts numerous events for its students and faculty.

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Friday Forums

To foster communal intellectual vitality and conviviality, the English Program sponsors Friday Forums weekly. Friday Forums bring to the GC internationally recognized scholars, writers, and publishers to discuss a wide variety of literary and cultural topics. This series of lectures and readings is followed by a reception with food and wine. Forums generally take place at 4 p.m. on Fridays, but many occur in conjunction with all-day conferences and interdisciplinary events. Some Forums are devoted to special issues of student/faculty concern, such as financial aid, adjunct teaching, curricular changes, and the education job market. The first Forum of the Fall Semester is generally an orientation session for new students in the Program, and the last one in each semester, the Winter/Spring Revels, is a party not to be missed.

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Recent News

Sep 15, 2023

Recognizing Leaders of Hispanic Scholarship

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we recognize our scholars who are leaders and pushing the boundaries of knowledge.

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Upcoming Events

Friday, September 29, 2023

Alchemy and Plague in Ben Johnson

Please join us for this Friday Forum talk, "Better living through chemistry: Alchemy and plague in Ben Jonson's London."

4:00 pm

4406: English Student Lounge

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