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Chapbooks available, Press 254 launch event article thumbnailChapbooks available, Press 254 launch event. Students enrolled in English 254 (Introduction to Professional Publishing) have produced 150 chapbooks this semester as part of PRESS 254, a teaching chapbook press and publishing workshop.  [Read the rest]
Holocaust survivors’ guilt spreads through generations article thumbnailHolocaust survivors’ guilt spreads through generations. Illinois State University faculty look at Holocaust survivors’ guilt as it is passed from generation to generation, and comment on the idea that no one could see the Holocaust coming.  [Read the rest]
Chapbook launch to feature reading by authors, April 26 article thumbnailChapbook launch to feature reading by authors, April 26. The Publications Unit will host a launch for the new chapbooks Things Are Tough All Over and The Next Train Home at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26. [Read the rest]
Diane Smith retirement reception, April 27 article thumbnailDiane Smith retirement reception, April 27. A retirement reception for Diane Smith, an administrative aide in the Department of English, will be from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, in the Founders Suite at the Bone Student Center.  [Read the rest]
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Calendar

Wright Dottore English Studies Presentation
Location: Stevenson 409G
Start Time: 5/2/2016 2:00 PM
End Time: 5/2/2016 3:00 PM
Description: Michelle Dottore-Wright will be giving her English Studies presentation titled, "The Body in Words: Language Study and Sound Symbolism as Techniques for Creative Meaning-Making" on Monday, 5/2/16, at 2:00 pm in STV 409G.
Spring 2016 English Department Awards Ceremony
Location: Old Main Room, Bone Student Center
Start Time: 5/2/2016 7:00 PM
End Time: 5/2/2016 9:00 PM
Description: Details forthcoming.
Macarthy English Studies Presentation
Location: Stevenson 409G
Start Time: 5/3/2016 1:00 PM
End Time: 5/3/2016 2:00 PM
Description: Frank Macarthy’s English Studies presentation titled, "Why so Digital? Using Articulation Theory to Better Understand the Presence of Multimodal Composition in the Classroom," will be held Tuesday, 5/3/16, at 1:00 pm in STV 409G.
CW Commencement & Alumni Reading
Location: University Galleries
Start Time: 5/3/2016 7:00 PM
End Time: 5/3/2016 9:00 PM
Description: We have rescheduled the commencement reading for Tuesday May 3 at 7 pm in the University Galleries, which will, incidentally, be exhibiting the work of their program graduates. There will be special appearances by program alumni.
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