Welcome Back Department Meeting

Date: Time: 10:00 am–1:00 pm Location: Andrews Hall
All-department meeting and lunch to kick off the fall semester. If you’d like to contribute announcements pertinent to members of the department, contact department chair Marco Abel.

English and Film Studies Welcome Back Party

Date: Time: 11:30 am–1:30 pm Location: Andrews Hall
Meet faculty, learn about internships and concentrations, and enjoy pizza and cookies with your fellow students. Sponsored by the English Advising Office and the Undergraduate Committee of the Department of English.

ESAB Freshmen Mentoring Welcome

Date: Time: 1:30 pm–2:45 pm Location: Andrews Hall
The Department of English freshmen mentoring program is open to all first-year English and Film Studies majors at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. By being part of our peer mentoring program, you will have the opportunity to build strong …

Big Ten Emerging Scholar Lecture: Laura McGrath

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–5:00 pm Location: Andrews Hall
“Comp Titles, Computation, and Contemporary Literature”

Preparing for Graduate School

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–1:30 pm Location: Andrews Hall
Investigate the ins and outs of graduate school applications with a panel of faculty and current graduate students from the Department of English.

Preparing for Graduate School

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–1:30 pm Location: Andrews Hall
Investigate the ins and outs of graduate school applications with a panel of faculty and current graduate students from the Department of English.

Frederick Douglass at 200: ‘Still Doing a Great Job’

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–5:00 pm Location: Andrews Hall
Ezra Greenspan is Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Chair in Humanities at Southern Methodist University. Greenspan is a literary and cultural historian who studies and teaches the history of written communications and media in the United States—from …

Roxane Gay, bestselling author of HUNGER and BAD FEMINIST

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
University of Nebraska alumna Roxane Gay is one of today’s most prolific and visible writers. Gay’s writing appears in BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2014, BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 2012, BEST SEX WRITING 2012, TIN HOUSE, MCSWEENEY’S, PRAIRIE …

Resume Workshop

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–1:30 pm Location: Andrews Hall
Resume writing workshop for English and Film Studies students

Humanities on the Edge presents Kent A. Ono

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Kent A. Ono is a professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Utah.