Upcoming Events

“Welcome Back” Department Meeting

10:30 am Andrews Hall
For Department faculty, including lecturers and graduate students.

Department Meeting

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Andrews Hall
For Department faculty, including lecturers and graduate students.

English Department Welcome for Majors

11:00 am–1:00 pm Andrews Hall
Welcome back for all English and film studies majors! Students may pick up their FREE department t-shirt, enjoy FREE pizza, and learn more about our classes.

English Student Advisory Board (ESAB) Freshman Welcome

2:00 pm–3:30 pm Andrews Hall
Welcome of and orientation for the freshman English and Film Studies cohort.

The American Pavilion Visit (Exact date TBD)

All Day TBD
Learn more about the American Pavilion’s Film Studies internship opportunities.

Many Thousands Still Coming: The Black African Diasporas in the 21st Century

5:30 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
Dr. Michelle M. Wright is Professor of African American Studies and Comparative Literary Studies at Northwestern University. (Full bio at http://www.afam.northwestern.edu/people/faculty/michelle-wright.html)

The Schindelmeisser Factor: Willa Cather’s First Encounters with Wagner and Wagnerism in Nebraska

3:30 pm Great Plains Art Museum
Alex Ross is a music critic for THE NEW YORKER and author of THE REST IS NOISE: LISTENING TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (2007) and LISTEN TO THIS (2011).

Preparing for Graduate School II Panel

12:30 pm–1:30 pm Andrews Hall
Details about the application process. Advice on the writing sample and faculty recommendations. For all majors and minors who plan to apply to humanities graduate programs.

Department Meeting

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Andrews Hall
For Department faculty, including lecturers and graduate students.