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Fred Moten Talk & Reception

On Feb. 6, 2018, award-winning poet and critic Fred Moten visited campus to present a riveting talk, "I Wanted to Write a Poem," to a standing-room-only audience. Moten is a professor of English at the University of California, Riverside. His published works include The Little Edges, I ran from it...

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End-of-Semester Cocoa Social

On Dec. 6 and 7, 2017, Instructor Teresa Nugent and the Undergraduate Student Advisory Council hosted a social event in the Dilts Lounge for hot chocolate, doughnuts, and conversation! The first fifty guests, each day, received an official CU English travel mug!

Attendees at the event

Argue-Seum: Curating the Controversial

On Nov. 16, 2017, Professor Thora Brylowe's First Year Seminar class: Saving the World: Museums, Archives and Collections , showcased their work at the CU Arts Museum. It was truly impressive.

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2017 George Norlin Award Recipient Professor Yusur Al-Madani

On Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, 2017 George Norlin Award Recipient Professor and Department of English alum Yusur Al-Madani visited Boulder to deliver her talk: 'Such a Transformation!' Shakespeare Re-made, Sulayman Al-Bassam's Richard III, an Arab Tragedy For more than three decades, Professor Yusur Wajih Al-Madani of Kuwait University has made...

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Spring 2017 Commencement

On Friday, May 12, 2017, graduate and undergraduate students in literature and creative writing filled the Mary Rippon Theater with friends and family to celebrate the well-earned receipt of their BA, MA, MFA and Doctorate Degrees. Congratulations, as well, to 2017 Class Valedictorian Breanne Marie Pye!

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Undergraduate Fall Welcome Picnic

On Thursday, September 7, 2017, the Department of English held its annual Welcome Picnic for new and returning students in the Mary Rippon Outdoor Theater. Tacos and drinks were on hand for the opportunity to reconnect with students, faculty and staff in the English Department.

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Dodgy Works

On Wednesday, Sept. 27, Ali Hasan and Grant Souders read selections of their poetry from published and in-progress works. Sponsored by the English Student Advisory Council and the Literary Buffs.

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2017 Graduate Student Welcome BBQ

On Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, the department held its annual Graduate Student Welcome BBQ. Lawn games were on hand, and some dynamite bbq was served.

Attendees at the luncheon

2017 Department of English Donor & Faculty Luncheon

On Friday, March 17, 2017, the Department of English faculty held a luncheon at the Koenig Alumni Center, to celebrate its donors and their involvement with and contributions to the department's faculty, staff and students. A terrific time was had by all who attended.

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Pizza, Pins & Pool!

On Wednesday, Feb. 1st, 2017, Instructor Teresa Nugent and the Student Advisory Council hosted a "roll out the semester" bowling, billiards and pizza event, as they do every year, for students, faculty and staff.