The Department of English is holding its annual awards ceremony on Friday, March 31. The department offers approximately 25 donor-supported awards for exemplary student work in a wide array of genres, from essays to creative writing (poetry and prose) to rhetoric, professional writing, and digital design. Many of these awards have been made possible by the generosity of student and faculty alumni who are proud to acknowledge the superb calibre and range of work of our students.
Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. and award presentations will begin at 1:00 p.m.
The Department of English Language and Literature Speaker’s Series presents a talk and reading by Dunya Mikhail, Iraqi-American author of The Iraqi Nights (New Directions, 2014); The War Works Hard (New Directions, 2005), shortlisted for the Griffin Prize and named one of “Twenty-Five Books to Remember from 2005” by the New York Public Library; and Diary