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April
23

Creative Writing: Undergraduate/Faculty Reading Series

5PM, SAU Reading Room

Students Phillip Shaw and Catherine Alternburger will join faculty member/poet David Yockel, Jr. for an excellent afternoon of poetry and prose reading as well as the everpresent pizza. Come and bring your friends!

April
1

Creative Writing Awards Submission Deadline

It's time to submit your work to the creative writing awards, which include a cash prize! Deadline is April 1st. Submission guidelines can be found at https://signature.submittable.com/submit.

February
26

Undergraduate/Faculty Reading Series

5:00PM, SAU Reading Room

Our monthly English-sponsored faculty/student reading series continues  on Thursday February 26, 5-6:30 pm at the Reading Room, Campus Center, SAU, with Chandra McKenzie, Asst. Provost for Academic Affairs, plus RIT students and creative writing minors Erin Hutson (4th yr. Advertising and Public Relations) and Jamal Henderson (5th yr. Multidisciplinary Studies). Come join us for a celebration of RIT creativity, and enjoy some pizza, too!

December
4

Undergraduate/Faculty Reading Series

5pm, SAU Reading Room

The third reading in this year's English Department Undergraduate/Faculty creative writing series will be held this Thursday, December 4, at 5pm in the SAU Reading Room. This reading will feature speculative fictions written by Professors Trent Hergenrader and Jessica Lieberman’s Steampunk Rochester! students. This will be a multi-media event, with live readings and new media presentations.  I hope you can make it!

November
13

Faculty / Undergraduate Reading Series

5:00PM, SAU Reading Room

The second installment of this year's Undergraduate/Faculty reading series features student Mimi Ace and faculty member Gail Hosking. It should be a great reading! Pizza and drinks provided...

November
6

Creative Writing - Poetry Reading

4:00PM, Shop One2

Creative Writing Faculty Catherine Faurot and Gail Hosking will be giving a poetry reading on Thursday, November 6 at the lovely, on-campus Shop One2 (in Global Village). Do stop by!

October
23

Distinguished Computational Linguistics Lecture

12:30 pm, Golisano Auditorium

The 2014 Distinguished Computational Linguistics Lecture will be given by Dan Roth - the title of his lecture is "Learning and Inference for Natural Language Understanding". Here's the press release:

September
25

Creative Writing: Undergraduate/Faculty Reading Series

5:00PM, Campus Center Reading Room

As Signatures, R.I.T.’s literary and arts journal kicks off its 30th year, come celebrate with a reading devoted to Signatures editors, contributors, and faculty advisors. Readers include students Meghan Boilard, Angela Freeman, Sayre Harvell, Anna Latzer, and Carolina Rago as well as faculty members Robert Glick, John Roche, and past Signatures contributors. It should be a fantastic reading!

April
24

The Globe Goes to the Movies Symposium

Bamboo Room (2650) and Reading Room Center for Campus Life

Organized by Dr. Elena Rakhimova-Sommers (Department of English), The Globe at the Movies Symposium aims to celebrate and reflect upon the rich and multifaceted nature of global film. This event features film screenings and invited talks by film scholars and directors. The public forum format is an opportunity for students and faculty to ask probing questions about the film directors’ vision pertaining to complex issues faced by the rapidly changing global community.

For more information please visit the Symposium website or contact elena.sommers@rit.edu.

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March
20

Undergraduate / Faculty Reading Series #5: Women's Reading

5pm, Campus Center Reading Room (2nd Floor)

Special Event: “RIT Women Read." Featuring Paulette Swartzfager and Chandra McKenzie. Creative writing students will be featured, and an open mic for RIT women writers will follow.

We look forward to seeing you: great readings, good fun, free food!

 

 

 

 

Creative Writing Awards!

Join us on April 22nd at 4:00PM in the SAU Reading Room for our annual Creative Writing Awards! Writer David Schickler is our guest speaker, along with live readings from our CW award winners...

To submit your work for the CW awards:  https://signatures.submittable.com/submit

David Schickler's web site:  http://www.davidschickler.com/