Sep 15 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Victorian Periodicals Review 50th Anniversary Gala will feature a lecture from Dr. John Morton. Read More

Sep 15 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Dr. Kathryn Ledbetter of Texas State University will lead a seminar on Using Periodicals in Creative Research and Teaching Read More

Sep 05 2017
Graduate English Students at commencement

Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

Jul 01 2017
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Saturday, July 1, 2017, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM July 1 - July 31, 2017

Join the all-new online Tommie alumni book club! Each month, a title written by a St. Thomas faculty member or friend will be announced. First up: Matthew Batt's humorous memoir SUGARHOUSE. 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

May 12 2017
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Friday, May 12, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us as we celebrate the release of the new 2017 issue of SUMMIT AVENUE REVIEW, the St. Thomas literary arts magazine, and honor the winner(s) of the Lon Otto Creative Writing Prize! Read More

May 05 2017
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Friday, May 5, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Professor Emeritus of English Thomas Dillon Redshaw reads from his newly released poetry collection, MORTAL: POEMS 2007-2016 Read More

Apr 27 2017
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Thursday, April 27, 2017, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Senior Rachel Dosen (pen name V.M. Stone) presents her experimental play-in-progress 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 26 2017
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Anthony Roche (University College Dublin) gives a lecture on the greatest Irish playwright of the last half-century, Brian Friel 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 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 21 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017, 11:00 AM - 6:15 PM

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

Apr 20 2017
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Thursday, April 20, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Julia Dinsmore, author of MY NAME IS CHILD OF GOD...NOT "THOSE PEOPLE," shares her personal experiences of poverty and homelessness. Read More

Apr 19 2017
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Student Letizia Mariani will present her original poetry. 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

Mar 31 2017
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Friday, March 31, 2017, 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Five English majors from St. Thomas will be representing the department at this annual conference, held this year at Augsburg College. 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 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 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 (April) with a poetry reading and craft talk about VOYAGE OF THE SABLE VENUS by the 2015 National Book Award winner Robin Coste Lewis. 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

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 23 2017
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Thursday, February 23, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Munch pizza, meet other prospective majors and minors, and learn about the benefits of studying English at St. Thomas! Read More

Feb 20 2017
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Monday, February 20, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

Feb 14 2017
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Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 6:00 PM - 5:00 PM Tuesday, February 14th - Friday, February 17th, 2017

Participate in slam poetry workshops, attend a slam poetry performance by Sarah Ogutu and Donte Collins, and enter the St. Thomas slam poetry contest! Read More

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

Dec 14 2016
Graduate Students present their capstone projects.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Current students, faculty, alumni, family, and the local community are invited to hear graduating M.A. in English students present their master's essay. Read More

Dec 06 2016
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Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Auditions are being held for the St. Thomas/St. Catherine musical NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT and the improv COMEDYSPORTZ: COLLEGE EDITION. Read More

Nov 29 2016
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

English majors and minors are invited to learn more about exciting research opportunities and grants available to them! Read More

Nov 03 2016
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Thursday, November 3, 2016, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Milkweed Editions celebrate the release of Chris Santiago's new poetry collection, TULA, winner of the Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry. Read More

Nov 01 2016
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Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Discover what it means to close read a video game! Read More

Oct 26 2016
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Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Assistant Professor of English, Dr. Chris Santiago, will present his current research. Read More

Oct 25 2016
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Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Sigma Tau Delta/Literary Club invites the St. Thomas community to this annual Halloween reading event. Read More

Oct 21 2016

Friday, October 21, 2016, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Learn the best practices for preparing and applying to Ph.D. programs from those who have done it! Read More

Oct 18 2016
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Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Undergraduate English majors are invited to learn more about finding and applying for internships in this session offered by former and current English major interns! Read More

Oct 11 2016
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Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

We welcome back to campus Nathan Hill, Associate Professor of English at St. Thomas and author of the bestselling novel, THE NIX. Read More

Sep 29 2016
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Thursday, September 29, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Emily St. John Mandel participates in a conversation about her bestselling novel STATION ELEVEN and gives a brief reading. Read More

Sep 23 2016
RSVP to our Digital Humanities Panel

Friday, September 23, 2016, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Join current English faculty as they present a roundtable discussion on the Digital Humanities Read More

Sep 06 2016
Graduate English Students at commencement

Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

Sep 01 2016
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Thursday, September 1, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Assistant Professor of English Sal Pane discusses his new book MEGA MAN 3 in conjunction with a reading of Sequoia Nagamatsu's WHERE WE GO WHEN ALL WE WERE IS GONE Read More