All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, October 17

Department Meeting

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–5:00 pm Location: Andrews Hall
Faculty meeting of the Department of English.

Jesmyn Ward, essayist, memoirist, and National Book Award winner

Reading and book signing

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:30 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
MacArthur Genius and two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward has been hailed as the standout writer of her generation, proving her “fearless and toughly lyrical” voice in novels, memoir, and nonfiction. Betsy Burton of the American …