English Reading Series Continues This Week

Posted: September 10, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Every Wednesday this semester the English Department will host its Wednesday Evening Series from 5:55 to 7:10 p.m. in the Lecture Hall. The series continues tonight with Associate Professor of English Beverly Lowry, who will present, “Form and Non-Fiction.” Lowry is the author of the biography, Her Dream of Dreams: The Rise and Triumph of Madam C.J. Walker, and sensational nonfiction memoir, Crossed Over, about the murder committed by Karla Faye Tucker in Texas, as well as several books of fiction. Listed below is the schedule for the remainder of the semester.

Sept. 17: Margaret Yocom, “‘Have You Heard the One About…’: Folklore, Contemporary Legends, Oral Tradition, and the Point of View”

Oct. 1: Peter Brunette, “Point of View in Film”

Oct. 8: Susan Tichy, “Why is Poetry Poetry?”

Oct. 15: Douglas Wulf, “A Linguistic Exploration of English Sound, Structure, and Meaning”

Oct. 22: Presentation on concentrations in the major; discussion of English Matters

Oct. 29: Rick Davis, “Radio/Drama: A Nervous America, Orson Welles, and The War of the Worlds.” Followed by a performance at 8 p.m. of War of the Worlds

Nov. 5: Amelia Rutledge, “Textual Criticism and Beowulf: Where the Monsters Are”

Nov. 12: Lawrence Butler, “Sutton Who? Archeology and the Temptations of Beowulf”

Nov. 19: Jennifer Atkinson, Creative Writing; Mary Frances Giandra, History; Mark Jacobs, Sociology and Anthropology; Winifred Keaney, English; Maureen Miller, History. Faculty Panel on Beowulf

Nov. 26: (Thanksgiving Holiday)

Dec. 3: Student Poster Sessions in the Johnson Center

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