Nov 12 2019

					Jim Rogers Poetry Reading

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Jim Rogers, alumnus and former managing editor of NEW HIBERNIA REVEW, reads from his recently released poetry collection, THE COLLECTOR OF SHADOWS Read More

Nov 08 2019

					Book Conversation with Dr. Kanishka Chowdhury

Friday, November 8, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us as Dr. Kanishka Chowdhury, author of HUMAN RIGHTS DISCOURSE IN THE POST-9/11 AGE, talks about his new book in a conversation with Dr. Todd Lawrence. Read More

Nov 07 2019

					Well-Crafted Reading Presents: Sarah Vap

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Award-winning Poet Sarah Vap will read from her seventh book, WINTER: EFFULGENCES AND DEVOTIONS. Read More

Nov 07 2019

					Let's Discuss Colorblind Racism

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Dr. Meghan Burke will discuss her new book COLORBLIND RACISM and the experiences and research that led her to write it. Read More

Nov 01 2019

					Poetry Reading: Patrick Deeley

Friday, November 1, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Patrick Deeley, the 23rd recipient of the Center for Irish Studies O'Shaughnessy Award for Poetry, reads from his new collection, THE END OF THE WORLD. Read More

Oct 15 2019

					Become An English Major or Minor? What a Great Idea!

Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Learn how smart thinkers, insightful readers, amazing writers, and gifted storytellers can benefit from the St. Thomas English program at this info session! Read More

Oct 14 2019

					How To Get A Literary Agent

Monday, October 14, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Hear from an experienced Literary Agent on tips for finding your literary agent. Read More

Oct 10 2019

					Research Projects for English Majors and Minors

Thursday, October 10, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Learn more about exciting student-faculty research opportunities, writing projects, and grants available to English students. Read More

Sep 24 2019

					Celebrating the Life of Toni Morrison

Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

We celebrate the life and works of Toni Morrison, the beloved author and giant of American literature who passed away in August. Read More

Sep 12 2019

					English Welcome Back Event

Thursday, September 12, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Current and prospective English majors and minors are invited to join us for this back-to-school event! Read More

Sep 06 2019

					Theater Open House and Upcoming Auditions

Friday, September 6, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Students interested in theater are invited to attend St. Kate's Theater open house and learn more about upcoming auditions for DOUBT: A PARABLE. Read More

Sep 03 2019

					Graduate Programs in English Information Session

Tuesday, September 3, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join faculty, students and staff to learn more about our Graduate programs in English, Creative Writing & Publishing, and the Certificate in Teaching College English in the Schools! Read More

Jun 08 2019

					Summer Publishing Institute

Saturday, June 8, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The University of St. Thomas is excited to host our second annual Summer Publishing Institute on Saturday, June 8. Read More

May 22 2019

					Spring 2019 Master of Arts in English Essay Presentation

Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 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

May 16 2019

					Contemporary Poetry Student Readings

Thursday, May 16, 2019, 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Students in Prof. Mary Frandson's ENGL 201 Contemporary Poetry class read their original poems and share related art. Read More

May 10 2019

					SUMMIT AVENUE REVIEW Release Party

Friday, May 10, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Join us as we celebrate the release of the 2019 edition of the SUMMIT AVENUE REVIEW literary magazine! Read More

May 09 2019

					Paul Hague Distinguished Writer Lecture Series: Liesl Olson's CHICAGO RENAISSANCE

Thursday, May 9, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Scholar Liesl Olson gives a public lecture that examines Chicago's innovative and valuable contributions to American Literature and art from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Read More

May 06 2019

					Performances of COLLEGE LIFE

Monday, May 6, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Monday May 6 and Tuesday May 7 at 7:30pm

Four St. Thomas students participate in this workshop performance that gives voice to the daily concerns and challenges of students. Read More

May 07 2019

					English Department End-of-Year Celebration

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

English majors and minors are invited to join department faculty for an end-of-year celebration and to wish our graduating seniors well! Read More

Apr 29 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featuring poet Anders Carlson-Wee, fiction writer Anessa Ibrahim, and translator Damion Searls Read More

Apr 26 2019

					BODIES: An Interdisciplinary Conference

Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

The University of St. Thomas Art History and English graduate programs will hold an interdisciplinary conference on Friday, April 26, 2019. Read More

Apr 26 2019

					ACTC English Majors Conference

Friday, April 26, 2019, 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

English majors from St. Thomas, Macalester, Hamline, Augsburg, and St. Catherine present papers at this annual conference, which has "Prescient Participles" as its theme this year. Read More

Apr 09 2019

					What You Can Do with an English Major!

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

English major alumni share their career tracks post-St. Thomas with current and prospective English majors and minors Read More

Apr 03 2019

					Sacred Arts Festival Poetry Reading: Fady Joudah

Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Poet Fady Joudah, author of four poetry collections, offers a Sacred Arts Festival reading that explores the concept of "origins" Read More

Mar 26 2019

					Real Talk: Life as an Author and Editor

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Learn more about what life is like as an Editorial Director and Published Author Read More

Mar 12 2019

					English Faculty Book Showcase

Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Four English faculty with recent book publications discuss their projects and proudly show off their work Read More

Feb 27 2019

					2019 Slam Poetry Week

Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM February 27-March 1st at Various Times

Join us for the 5th annual Slam Poetry Week, featuring slam poets George Yamazawa, Jasmine Mans, and Danez Smith, as well as returning slam poet workshop host Michael Mlekoday Read More

Feb 25 2019

					Dr. Martin Warren Faculty Spotlight Presentation

Monday, February 25, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

In the sixth installment of our Faculty Spotlight Presentation series, Dr. Martin Warren will open up his spring graduate class on Geoffrey Chaucer. Read More

Feb 22 2019

Friday, February 22, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Learn the best practices for getting accepted into conferences. Read More

Feb 12 2019

					Prospective English Major/Minor Information Session

Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Learn how smart thinkers, insightful readers, amazing writers, and gifted storytellers can benefit from the St. Thomas English program! Read More

Jan 29 2019

Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Learn more about what life is like in a doctoral English program. Read More

Jan 03 2019

					Student Diversity & Inclusion Services Book Club

Thursday, January 3, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join the J-Term book club, which will be reading and discussing THE HATE U GIVE by Angie Thomas during four sessions. Read More

Dec 19 2018

					Fall 2018 Master of Arts in English Essay Presentation

Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 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 19 2018

					Graduate Programs in English Information Session

Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Join faculty, students and staff to learn more about our Graduate programs in English, Creative Writing & Publishing, and the Certificate in Teaching College English! Read More

Dec 04 2018

					Celebrating a New Stained Glass Medallion

Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us as we celebrate a new Mary Shelley stained glass medallion that will be hung in the O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library! Read More

Dec 03 2018

					Auditions for Silent Sky

Monday, December 3, 2018, 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM Monday, December 3 at 6:30 p.m. and Tuesday, December 4 at 6:30 p.m.

St. Thomas students are welcome to audition for the Lauren Gunderson's drama SILENT SKY at the St. Catherine University Frey Theater Read More

Nov 28 2018

					Movies That Matter: Mankiller

Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

View this documentary about Wilma Mankiller, the first woman Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, and then participate in a post-film discussion with the film's director, Valerie Redhorse. Read More

Nov 15 2018

					J. M. Lee Craft Talk and Discussion

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

J.M. Lee, the author of the Dark Crystal young adult series, discusses the craft of writing. Read More

Nov 07 2018

					Poetry Reading: Jim Bohen

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Alumnus Jim Bohen launches his first book of poems -- "I travel in rusting burned-out sedans" -- with a reading and book-signing sponsored by the English Department. Read More

Oct 31 2018

					Frankenreads

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

In this concluding event honoring the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN, we offer this Halloween Day marathon reading of Shelley's novel. Everyone is invited to take a turn reading! Read More

Oct 30 2018

					Lecture & Reception: Celebrating 200 Years of Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN

Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In honor of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN, Dr. Joel Pace (University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire) presents "Reflections on FRANKENSTEIN, Film, and Black Atlantic Autobiography." Read More

Oct 30 2018

					Lecture:

Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

In honor of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN, Dr. Jerry Husak examines the science behind Dr. Frankenstein's monster, a science still relevant today. Read More

Oct 29 2018

					Halloween Reading

Monday, October 29, 2018, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Get into the Halloween spirit by joining Sigma Tau Delta/Literary Club for this spooky reading event! Read More

Oct 29 2018

					THE SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE Film Screening and Post-Film Discussion

Monday, October 29, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:45 PM

In honor of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN, we offer Victor Erice's classic 1973 film, THE SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE, the first of four events offered during the week of Halloween. Read More

Oct 16 2018

					Internships for English Majors and Minors Info Session

Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Undergraduate English majors and minors are invited to learn more about finding and applying for internships in this session offered by our department faculty internship coordinators. Read More

Oct 04 2018

					Poetry Reading and Lecture: Kaveh Akbar

Thursday, October 4, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Poet Kaveh Akbar reads selections from his collection CALLING A WOLF A WOLF and discusses the concept of recovery. Read More

Oct 02 2018

					Disparate Bodies: Research Tracks and Creative Endeavors

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Dr. Kendra Leonard, a musicologist and music theorist whose cross-disciplinary work ventures into creative writing, literature, and film presents a lecture on research and creative endeavors. Read More

Oct 02 2018

					Research is Me-Search

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Learn more about exciting student-faculty research opportunities, writing projects, and grants available to English students, plus effective techniques for writing a successful grant proposal. Read More

Sep 27 2018

					Majors Matter Meeting

Thursday, September 27, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

English majors are asked to attend a meeting to provide feedback about the English program. Read More

Sep 06 2018

					Open House for New SUMMIT AVENUE REVIEW Lounge

Thursday, September 6, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

English majors, minors, and faculty are invited to attend the open house of our new lounge! Read More

Sep 04 2018

					Graduate Programs in English Information Session

Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join faculty, students and staff to learn more about our Graduate programs in English, Creative Writing & Publishing, and the Certificate in Teaching College English! Read More