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University of Alabama Press editor to speak at Pub Unit article thumbnailUniversity of Alabama Press editor to speak at Pub Unit. Vanessa Rusch, managing editor at the University of Alabama Press, will present From Trade House to University Press: Managing Editorial and the Ps of Publishing at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, at the Publications Unit in Williams Hall Annex, room 103. [Read the rest]
Staged reading of Beebo Brinker Comes to Town article thumbnailStaged reading of Beebo Brinker Comes to Town. A staged reading of the play Beebo Brinker Comes to Town will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 13, in the Center for the Visual Arts, room 151. Admission is free. [Read the rest]
Sondheim and the American musical theatre focus of College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lectureship March 24 article thumbnailSondheim and the American musical theatre focus of College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lectureship March 24. Professor of English Robert McLaughlin will present "So Many Possibilities: Stephen Sondheim and the American Musical Theater" for the College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lectureship at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, in the Old Main Room of the Bone Student Center. [Read the rest]
GGGEO lecture on films of Patricio Guzmán article thumbnailGGGEO lecture on films of Patricio Guzmán. Rebecca Saunders will present Mobilizing Memory: Geographies of (De)memorialization in the Films of Patricio Guzmán at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, in Schroder Hall, room 238 as part of the Geography/Geology/Geohydrology Explorations and Observations (GGGEO) series.  [Read the rest]
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Sondheim and the American musical theatre focus of College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lectureship March 24 article thumbnailSondheim and the American musical theatre focus of College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lectureship March 24. Professor of English Robert McLaughlin will present "So Many Possibilities: Stephen Sondheim and the American Musical Theater" for the College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lectureship at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, in the Old Main Room of the Bone Student Center. [Read the rest]
Digital desserts make history article thumbnailDigital desserts make history. English class publishes The Redbird’s Word: Sweets and Tweets, a review of desserts at local eateries. The book is entirely digital and interactive with Twitter.  [Read the rest]
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Publications Unit Professional Speaker Series: Vanessa Rusch
Location: Publications Unit, Williams Hall Annex
Start Time: 4/1/2015 11:00 AM
End Time: 4/1/2015 12:30 PM
Description: Vanessa Rusch, managing editor at the University of Alabama Press, will visit the Publications Unit via Skype to discuss her work and have a Q&A with interested students and faculty. Light refreshments will be served.
Oral Defense deadline for May graduates with MA/MS
Start Time: 4/2/2015 7:00 PM
End Time: 4/3/2015 6:59 PM
Description:
Final Deposit Filling deadline for May graduates with MA/MS
Start Time: 4/5/2015 7:00 PM
End Time: 4/6/2015 6:59 PM
Description:
Staged Reading of Beebo Brinker Comes to Town
Location: CVA 151
Start Time: 4/13/2015 7:30 PM
End Time: 4/13/2015 9:30 PM
Description:
Playwright Paula Ressler has created a new play based on Ann Bannon’s famous 1962 lesbian pulp fiction novel, Beebo Brinker.
Following the staged reading Paula and Duane will be on hand to discuss the play and the production.
Admission is free
This staged reading is funded partly through a generous grant from the Town of Normal Harmon Arts Grant.
Sponsored by
Prairie Pride Coalition, Inc.
ISU LGBT/Queer Studies and Services Institute
ISU Department of English and ISU School of Theatre and Dance
If you need a special accommodation to fully participate in this program, please contact Dave Bentlin at 309-438-5454 or dmbentl@ilstu.edu. Please allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.
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