Featured Events within the College

Jan 25 2017
Graduate English Students at commencement

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join faculty, students and staff to learn more about our Graduate program in English and the Certificate in Teaching College English! Read More

Jan 03 2017

Tuesday, January 3, 2017, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM January 3rd to January 26th

The Biology Department is offering several courses during J-term, including two study abroad options. Read More

Jan 29 2017
BrassChix logo framed with a purple band.

Sunday, January 29, 2017, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

A day of networking, mentoring, learning, and music making for high school girls and women brass players Read More

Jan 30 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The new semester starts... Read More

Feb 04 2017

Saturday, February 4, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Global Music Traditions for Choirs: Bulgaria Read More

Feb 08 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 5:15 PM - 6:00 PM

Learn more about the English department's Summer 2017 course that includes a trip to New York City! Read More

Feb 18 2017

Saturday, February 18, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Chapter Sharing with Minnesota Orff and the Kodály Chapter of Minnesota. Read More

Feb 20 2017
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Monday, February 20, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Shakespeare scholar Ralph Alan Cohen takes on Oregon Shakespeare Festival's "Play On!" project, which plans to translate Shakespeare's 39 plays into contemporary English. Read More

Feb 24 2017
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Friday, February 24, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Heather Bouwman reads from her new historical fantasy adventure novel for middle grade readers, A CRACK IN THE SEA (G. P. Putnam's Sons). Read More

Feb 24 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

A rowdy celebration of very contemporary, innovative, and avant-garde music for solo piano Read More

Feb 27 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Guest Speaker, Bruce Cole Read More

Mar 01 2017
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Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reyna Grande, author of THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US, discusses her memoir and the issue of immigration Read More

Mar 04 2017

Saturday, March 4, 2017, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Crystal Henricks presents: Honoring children: Fostering Creativity and Exploration Read More

Mar 07 2017
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Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

English instructor Paula Cisewski reads from her two new award-winning poetry collections, THE THREATENED EVERYTHING and QUITTER. Read More

Mar 11 2017

Saturday, March 11, 2017, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Matt McCoy presents: From Beginning Steps to Leaps and Bounds: Recorder Pedagogy in the Orff Schulwerk Classroom Read More

Mar 12 2017

Sunday, March 12, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Dr. Matthew George and Dr. Douglas Orzolek, conductors Read More

Mar 12 2017

Sunday, March 12, 2017, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Featuring arias performed by members of the St. Thomas vocal studios Read More

Mar 13 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Spring 2017 Read More

Mar 14 2017
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Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Get an early jump start on National Poetry Month with a poetry reading of VOYAGE OF THE SABLE VENUS by the 2015 National Book Award winner Robin Coste Lewis. Read More

Mar 15 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 7:00 PM

Lecture by Jeannine Hill Fletcher, Ph.D. Read More

Mar 15 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 8:15 PM - 9:30 PM

Dr. Matthew George, conductor Read More

Mar 29 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

In the fourth installment of our Faculty Spotlight Presentation series, Dr. Lucia Pawlowski will open up her spring graduate class on Teaching College English to the public. Read More

Mar 30 2017
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Thursday, March 30, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us as Minnesota writers Bao Phi and Sequoia Nagamatsu read from their work and discuss what "sacred spaces," the 2017 theme of the Sacred Arts Festival, means in terms of the Twin Cities. Read More

Mar 30 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Thursday, March 30, 2017, 7:00 PM

Lecture by Mirsolav Volf, Ph.D. Read More

Apr 04 2017
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Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The English Department celebrates the opening of National Poetry Month with this poetry reading of TULA by Chris Santiago, winner of the 2016 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for poetry. Read More

Apr 06 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017, 11:45 AM - 12:53 PM Thursday, April 6, 2017, 11:45 a.m.

lecture by Timothy Snyder Read More

Apr 06 2017
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Thursday, April 6, 2017, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us for this ongoing American Culture and Difference program series of interdisciplinary discussions on representations of power, race, gender, and class in American popular culture. Read More

Apr 07 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017, 5:45 PM - 8:30 PM Fri., April 7, 2017; Reception 5:45pm, Program 6:45pm

All are welcome to this special evening with NY Times Op-Ed columnist, Ross Douthat, and professor and political commentator, Dr. Cornel West. Read More

Apr 21 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The University of St. Thomas English graduate program will hold an interdisciplinary conference on Friday, April 21, 2017. Read More

Apr 21 2017
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Friday, April 21, 2017, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Katie Donovan, the Center for Irish Studies O'Shaughnessy Poetry Award recipient for 2017, reads from her new poetry collection, OFF DUTY Read More

Apr 23 2017

Sunday, April 23, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Concert organist Vincent Dubois performs on the Gabriel Kney pipe organ Read More

Apr 25 2017
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Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library hosts its annual Poetry on the Patio event to celebrate National Poetry Month Read More

Apr 26 2017
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Close out National Poetry Month by joining other participants in this open reading of all of Emily Dickinson's poems, from #1 to #1789. Read More

Apr 28 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Sacred Space: 2016-2017 Department of Art History Speaker Series Read More

May 01 2017

Monday, May 1, 2017, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

A student and faculty music collaboration Read More

May 04 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Dr. Angela Broeker, conductor Read More

May 07 2017

Sunday, May 7, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Dr. Matthew George and Dr. Douglas Orzolek, conductors Read More

May 07 2017

Sunday, May 7, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Angela Mitchell, conductor Read More

May 08 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

A high-caliber evening of music featuring student soloists performing in front of a seasoned professional orchestra conducted by Dr. Matthew George Read More

May 09 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Joan Griffith, director Read More

May 10 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Jeff Rinear and Shon Parker, directors Read More

May 10 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 8:15 PM - 9:30 PM

Dr. Matthew George, conductor Read More

May 17 2017
Graduate Students present their capstone projects.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Graduating students will provide an overview of their Master's Essay for friends, family, faculty, and current students. Read More

Jan 30 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Jan. 30 - May 20, 2017

Spring 2017 Exhibition Read More

Jan 30 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Jan. 30 – July 31, 2017

Spring 2017 Exhibition Read More

Additional CAS Events

Feb 02 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:41 PM Thursday, February 2, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion at Augsburg College Read More

Mar 15 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 7:00 PM

Lecture by Jeannine Hill Fletcher, Ph.D. Read More

Mar 30 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Thursday, March 30, 2017, 7:00 PM

Lecture by Mirsolav Volf, Ph.D. Read More

Apr 06 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017, 11:45 AM - 12:53 PM Thursday, April 6, 2017, 11:45 a.m.

lecture by Timothy Snyder Read More

Apr 07 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017, 5:45 PM - 8:30 PM Fri., April 7, 2017; Reception 5:45pm, Program 6:45pm

All are welcome to this special evening with NY Times Op-Ed columnist, Ross Douthat, and professor and political commentator, Dr. Cornel West. Read More