Thursday, March 5, 2015
The English Department will host author Jacob Appel on campus
Thursday, 5 March
. He will lead a Master Class from
in the Cartwright Room in Memorial Center.
This is a great opportunity to discuss the craft of writing with an accomplished author and a dynamic teacher.
, he will read from his own work in the Joslin Atrium in Memorial Center.
Jacob Appel is a fiction writer, essayist, and playwright. He is the author of six literary works and has published short fiction in more than 200 literary journals. His first novel, The Man Who Wouldn’t Stand Up, won the Dundee International Book Award in 2012 and his short story collection, Scouting for the Reaper, won the 2012 Hudson Prize. He’s received numerous awards for his work, including the Sherwood Anderson Foundation Writers Grant and the Arts & Letters Prize for Fiction. Appel is also a physician, attorney, and bioethicist. He currently teaches at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
If you have questions, need additional information, or want to read some of Appel’s work in advance, contact Brandi Reissenweber ( email@example.com ).
Saturday, March 7-Sunday, March 15, 2015
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Alan Shapiro will visit IWU on Tuesday, March 17, delivering a lecture on translating Greek drama at 4 p.m. and giving a poetry reading at 7 p.m.
Shapiro is one of today's most interesting and insightful poets. It's a real treat and honor, that he will visit campus. If you so wish, you can deepen your own engagement with his visit by doing some thinking about (and enjoying of!) his work in advance of it.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Saturday, April 4, 2015
Lincoln in Limbo, a drama by Robert Bray, IWU Professor Emeritus, will be performed at the 10am at the Newberry Library in Chicago. Admission is without ticket and without charge. Seating is limited. Easter Weekend, 1865/Easter Weekend 2015. 150th Anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's Assassination.
Monday, April 6, 2015
Lincoln in Limbo, a drama by Robert Bray, IWU Professor Emeritus, will be performed at the 7:30pm at the Illinois Wesleyan University Hansen Student Center. Admission is without ticket and without charge. Seating is limited. Easter Weekend, 1865/Easter Weekend 2015. 150th Anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's Assassination.