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Spring 2007 News & Events

Congratulations to Spring 2007 English & Journalism majors who graduated with honors: Brett Bayne, Andrea Bonner, Heidi Cox, Kesha Durand, Noelle Ebert, Melissa Grubbe, Holly Popkin, Carlos Richmond, Joseph Roderick, Carrie Smith, Lauren Spindler, Melissa Vestal, and Jennifer Will.

Read our Spring 2007 Newsletter for more events, news, and happenings!

Archives

July

  • July 5: Classes Resume
  • July 4: Independence Day, University Closed
  • May 13: Commencement, Quad Cities.
  • May 12: Undergraduate Commencement, Macomb.
  • May 11: Graduate Commencement, Macomb.
  • May 2: "Live in the Along" reading and signing, Gwendolyn Brooks Cultural Center, 3:30pm.
  • May 1: Retirement reception for Jay Balderson & Dan Colvin, Alumni House, 4:30-7:00pm.
  • May 1: "Live in the Along" reading and signing, McDonough Cty Housing Authority Community Room, 5:00pm.
  • May 1: "Live in the Along" reading and signing, New Copperfields, 2:00pm.

April

  • Mon Apr 30: CAS Spring Awards and Retirement Reception. 4:00pm, Lamoine Room, University Union.
  • Wed Apr 25: Department scholarships & Leland Essay Contest Awards. 6:00 pm, University Writing Center.
  • Wed Apr 25: Faculty meeting, 12:00pm, Simpkins 027.
  • Tues Apr 24: Elements reading, 6:00pm, University Writing Center.
  • Tues Apr 24: Ed Bishop, journalism speaker, 12:30pm, Simpkins 308.
  • Mon Apr 23: Creative Writing Festival, Grand Ballroom, University Union.
  • Fri Apr 20: Andrea Spain, "Unhinging time: Postcolonial politics of the leap." 7:00pm, Simpkins 027. Reception 8:30pm, Wine Sellers.
  • Wed Apr 18: Media panel featuring Helen Thomas and Clarence Page. 7:00pm, Western Hall.
  • Wed Apr 18: Faculty meeting, 12:00, Simpkins 027.
  • Tues Apr 17: Creative Writing Awards, 4:30pm, University Writing Center.
  • Wed Apr 11: Faculty meeting, 12:00, Simpkins 027.
  • Fri Apr 6: English Education student teachers meet with mentors, English Education faculty, & administrative personnel. 11:30, Simpkins 025.
  • Fri Apr 6: Grad Prep Day, 9:00am to 2:00pm, University Union Concourse.
  • Thu Apr 5: Poetry reading by Case Writer-in-Residence Mandy Smoker, 7:00 pm, University Art Gallery.
  • Wed Apr 4: Journalism candidate research presentation. 1:00pm, Simpkins 027.
  • Wed Apr 4: Case Writer-in-Residence Mandy Smoker Question & Answer, 4:00pm, University Writing Center (Simpkins 341).
  • Wed Apr 4: Executive Committee, 12:00pm, Simpkins 027.
  • Mon Apr 2: Shakespeare candidate visit. Research talk: 3:15, Simpkins 027.

March

  • Wed Mar 28 & Thurs Mar 29: NCTE Booksale from 9:00 to 2:00 each day, first floor hallway.
  • Thurs Mar 22: Poetry candidate visit. Research talk at 3:30pm in 027.
  • Wed Mar 21: Department meeting at 3:30 in 027 with Provost Rallo.
  • Mon Mar 12 to Fri Mar 16: SPRING BREAK!
  • Tue Mar 6: Professional development seminar: Applying to Graduate School. Prof. David Banash and Prof. Penny Kelsey. Simpkins 020, 5:30pm.
  • Thu Mar 1: Third American Lit. candidate visit. Research talk: 3:30pm, Simpkins 027.

February

  • Tue Feb 27: Second American Lit. candidate visit. Research talk: 3:30pm, Simpkins 220.
  • Wed Feb 28: Elements meeting. 3:00pm, Simpkins 214.
  • Thu Feb 22: First American Lit. candidate visit. Research talk: 3:30pm, Simpkins 027.
  • Tue Feb 20: Third modern poetry candidate visit. Research talk: 3:30pm, Simpkins 027.
  • Thu Feb 15: Second modern poetry candidate visit. Research talk: 3:30pm, Simpkins 027.
  • Tue Feb 13: First modern poetry candidate visit. Research talk: 3:30pm, Simpkins 027.
  • Thu Feb 8: Faculty Meeting, 3:30 pm, Simpkins 027.
  • Tue Feb 6: Professional development seminar: Curriculum Vita and Résumé presentation & workshop. Prof. Bradley Dilger and Prof. Penny Kelsey. Simpkins 020, 5:30pm.
  • Mon Feb 5: Third Shakespeare candidate visit. Research talk: 3:00pm, Simpkins 027.
  • Fri Feb 2: Second Shakespeare candidate visit. Research talk: 3:00pm, Simpkins 027.

January

  • Wed Jan 31: Visit from first Shakespeare candidate.
  • Mon Jan 29: Visit from media law candidate (tentative).
  • Fri Jan 26: Elements meeting. Simpkins 213, 3:00pm.
  • Fri Jan 26: Visit from media law candidate (tentative).
  • Wed Jan 17: Elements meeting. 5:00pm, Simpkins 213.
  • Tue Jan 16: Classes begin.