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Events Calendar 2021-2022


Adult Education Series, May 12-26, 2022, taught by Dr. Estes, EN faculty. Go to MCA webpage.
Dr. Heide Estes will teach the Adult Education Series, “Climate Crisis: What Can We Do?”
May 12-26, 2022. Register here.
Adult Education Series, Monmouth University Center for the Arts


Sigma Tau Delta presents “Living with Poetry: Reflection and Compassion in Everyday Life” with Prof. Thomas
Thursday, April 21, 6:15 p.m. on Zoom.


MUArts Climate Crisis lecture 4.22.22
Special Earth Day Lecture, “Climate Crisis: What Can We Do?” taught by Heide Estes
Friday, April 22, 5:00 p.m. on Zoom.


Scholarship Week — April 18-24, 2022




Image of Tuesday Night Book Club Series selection, May 2022. Go to MCA Series Events.Logo for MCA Tuesday Night Book Club. Go to the MCA Series page.
Jonathan Franzen, Freedom — 7:30 p.m., May 10.
Register here.
Tuesday Night Book Club Series 2021-2022


Tuesday Night Book Club

Visiting Writers Series

Espresso Visits


Image of Mortar Board with message, Congratulations Graduates! Visit the Commencement web site
Summer Commencement — 10:00 a.m., August 26.


New EN & CW Graduate Student Orientation — 4:30 p.m., Sept. 2.
Via Zoom.


It's a great time to be a Hawk. It's a great time to be an English major.
Classes begin — 8:30 a.m., September 7.
Fall 2021 semester.

Image of the Great Hall exterior. View more information on convocation when available.
Fall Convocation, September 10.
Additional details forthcoming.


Image taken from Image of flyer for EN.MA/MFA event, Sept. 30, 2021
Guest Poet Adrienne Su (EN-615 Craft Seminar), September 30.


Image of flier for Climate Crisis Teach-In 2021: Lit Workshop. View School of Science page. Image of Climate Crisis Teach-In 2021 poster: Heide Estes. Go to School of Science webpage. Image of Climate Crisis Teach-In Panel Discussion flier, Oct. 4, 2021. Go to School of Science webpage Image of Climate Crisis Teach-In 2021 flyer. Go to School of Science link.

Climate Crisis Teach-In, October 4-9:
ow do we convince the public/politician to do more on climate change?
, Panel Discussion.
Dr. Stephen Chapman, Prof. Patrick Murray, Dr. Marina Vujnovic; Dr. Heide Estes, moderator, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., October 4.

Climate Rhetoric: Student Panel in History of the English Language
Dr. Heide Estes, 1:15-2:35 p.m., October 5.

Environment and Literature, Student Panel in Environment and Pre-Modern Literature on Ecocriticism in EN211, Student Presentations.
Dr. Heide Estes, 2:45 – 4:10 p.m., October 5.

Incorporating Environmental Readings in Literature Courses: LIT Faculty Workshop
Dr. Heide Estes and Dr. Jeffrey Jackson, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., October 8.


Image of Monmouth hat on beach. Go to the Monmouth University Admission pages.
Fall Undergraduate Open House, October 10.


Image of Sigma Tau Delta "LIfe After Monmouth" seminar, 11.10.21. Go to Sigma Tau Delta events page.
“Life After Monmouth” Seminar, Sigma Tau Delta — 3:00-4:00 p.m., November 10.
Sigma Tau Delta


Image of Interdisciplinary Conf. on Race, 11.12.21. Go to History and Anthropology web pages.
The Interdisciplinary Conference on Race: Researching and Teaching on Race — 8:30 a.m. – 4:10 p.m., November 12.
8:30 a.m. Panel: Equity, Standard English, and Writing Instruction (Courtney Werner, Linda Sacks, Lynn Kraemer-Siracusa, Noel Belinski)
1:15 p.m. Panel: Language, Arts, and Culture (Aaron Furgason, Christopher Bogart, Heide Estes, Annie Humphrey, Richard Scherl)


Sigma Tau Delta’s Double Good Popcorn Fundraiser, November 29 through December 3, 2021.


MA/MFA Creative Writing Reading flyer for 12.8.21. Go to English Events webpage.
M.A./M.F.A. Creative Writing Reading — 7:30-9:00 p.m., December 8.
Great Hall, Room 104. Masks required.


Reading Day 12.14.21. Go to English events webpage.
Reading Day — December 14.


Congratulations to January 2022 EN graduates. Go to English Events webpage.
Winter Commencement, January 14.


Toni Morrison Day Program pg.1 Go to Toni Morrison Day events webpage or English Events. Image of program schedule from flyer - click or tap to visit Toni Morrison Day site for complete schedule
Toni Morrison Day, February 18.
Events will include a discourse by Keynote Speaker, Dr. Regina Duthely, and Faculty and Student Scholarship Panels.
View the 2022 program details.


Sigma Tau Delta workshop, March 9, 2022. Go to Sigma Tau Delta events webpage.
“Fulbright U.S. Student Program” Workshop, facilitated by Dr. Mihaela Moscaliuc — 4:00-5:00 p.m., March 9.
Sigma Tau Delta


English Student Awards & Sigma Tau Delta Induction Announcement
English Student Awards Ceremony and Sigma Tau Delta Induction — 5:30 p.m., Friday, April 8.


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