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Events Calendar 2020-2021

Events Calendar 2020-2021

Seth Fishman, MFA Virtual Guest Speaker, Sept. 24, 2020
MFA Virtual Guest Speaker, Seth Fishman — 4:30 p.m., September 24.
Register for Zoom event with Michele McBride (mmcbride@monmouth.edu)

 

Heide Estes, Professor (EN)
M.A. Coffee House with Dr. Heide Estes — 3:00-4:00 p.m., September 26.
Register for Zoom event with Michele McBride (mmcbride@monmouth.edu)

 

Image of logo for Monmouth University's Department of EnglishAlena Graedon, Asst. Professor, EN
Free Write Happy Hour (Hosted by Alena Graedon) — 6:00-7:00 p.m., October 1.
Register for Zoom event with Michele McBride (mmcbride@monmouth.edu)

 

Logo for Monmouth University's Department of EnglishAlex Gilvarry, Asst. Professor, EN
Free Write Happy Hour (Hosted by Alex Gilvarry) — 6:00-7:00 p.m., October 8.
Register for Zoom event with Michele McBride (mmcbride@monmouth.edu)

 

Kenneth Womack phono
M.A. Coffee House with Dr. Kenneth Womack — 3:00-4:00 p.m., October 14.
Register for Zoom event with Michele McBride (mmcbride@monmouth.edu)

 

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Virtual Open House, October 25.
Register here.

 

Megha Majumdar, MFA Virtual Guest Speaker, Oct. 8. 2020
MFA Virtual Guest Speaker, Megha Majumdar — 4:30 p.m., October 8.
Register for Zoom event with Michele McBride (mmcbride@monmouth.edu)

 

Click this image to register for book club event: Madeline Miller’s Circe.

Virtual Tuesday Night Book Club: Madeline Miller’s Circe — 7:30 p.m., October 27.
Visiting Writers Series 2020-2021

 

Monmouth University Department of English
Free Write Happy Hour –November 2020
Date/Time TBD
Register for Zoom event with Michele McBride (mmcbride@monmouth.edu)

 

Sarah Gerard, MFA Virtual Guest Speaker, Nov. 12, 2020
MFA Virtual Guest Speaker, Sarah Gerard — 4:30 p.m., November 12.
Register for Zoom event with Michele McBride (mmcbride@monmouth.edu)

 


M.A. Coffee House with Dr. Mihaela Moscaliuc — 1:00-2:00 p.m., November 18.
Register for Zoom event with Michele McBride (mmcbride@monmouth.edu)

 

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Virtual Tuesday Night Book Club: Clare Beams’ The Illness Lesson — 7:30 p.m., November 17.
Visiting Writers Series 2020-2021

 

Click image to register for book club event: Amor Towles' A Gentleman In Moscow

Virtual Tuesday Night Book Club: Amor Towles’ A Gentleman In Moscow — 7:30 p.m., December 15.
Visiting Writers Series 2020-2021

 

M.A. Coffee House with Dr. Patrick Love — December TBD.
Register for Zoom event with Michele McBride (mmcbride@monmouth.edu).

 


Virtual Tuesday Night Book Club: Raymond Carver’s What We Talk about When We Talk about Love — 7:30 p.m., January 26.
Visiting Writers Series 2020-2021

 

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Virtual Tuesday Night Book Club: Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man — 7:30 p.m., February 23.
Visiting Writers Series 2020-2021

 

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Virtual Tuesday Night Book Club: Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks — 7:30 p.m., March 30.
Visiting Writers Series 2020-2021

 

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Virtual Tuesday Night Book Club: Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad — 7:30 p.m., April 20.
Visiting Writers Series 2020-2021

 

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Virtual Tuesday Night Book Club: Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Daisy Jones and the Six — 7:30 p.m., May 11.
Visiting Writers Series 2020-2021

Past Events


SHSS Academic Welcome, 2:45 p.m., September 9.


Virtual Graduate Meet and Greet, 3:00 p.m., September 9.

Virtual Tuesday Night Book Club: Jordy Rosenberg’s Confessions of the Fox— 7:30 p.m., Sept. 15.
Visiting Writers Series 2020-2021


Virtual Tuesday Night Book Club: Jeanine Cummins’s American Dirt— 7:30 p.m., August 11.
Visiting Writers Series 2019-2020

 

Student Awards and Sigma Tau Induction Ceremony - May 2020
English Student Awards and Sigma Tau Delta Virtual Induction Ceremony — May 2020.

Photo of Students in Graduation Gowns Throwing Their Mortarboard Hats in the Air. Click for larger display

Summer Commencement, August 27 — Pollak Theatre

Image of Flyer Cover Announcing Orientation for Students in the MA and MFA Graduate Programs. Click for larger display.
M.A. and M.F.A. Orientation, September 4 — 4:30 pm, Library, Rooms 101 and 102

Photo of Wilson Hall Exterior. Click for larger display.
Fall Convocation, September 6 — 12:00 pm, OceanFirst Bank Center

Photo of Alexandra Kleeman, upcoming Visiting Writer. Click for larger display.
Alexandra Kleeman, September 17 — 4:30 pm, Wilson Auditorium
Visiting Writers Series 2019-2020

Image Shows Announcement for Open House on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Monmouth University. Click to register online.
Monmouth University Open House, October 13

Q&A with Dr. Daniel Weeks, Oct. 25 — 4:00 pm, English Lounge


Ghost Stories Reading on Oct. 29 — 7:00 pm, Withey Chapel

Life After Monmouth Workshop Series: “Thinking About Graduate School?”, Oct. 30 — 3:00 pm, Wilson 310

Ink & Electricity Lecture, Dr. Priya Joshi, October 30 — 5:00 pm, Wilson 104

Photo of Taije Silverman, upcoming Visiting Writer. Click for larger display.
Taije Silverman, November 18 — 4:30pm, Wilson Auditorium
Visiting Writers Series 2019-2020

Life After Monmouth Workshop Series: “Thinking About Academic Conferences?”, Nov. 21 — 3:00 pm, Bey Hall 201

“Reading and Celebration with Melissa Febos, Mihaela Moscaliuc, and Michael Waters,” Dec. 11 — 6:30pm, words! Bookstore

Photo image of Toni Morrison Day schedule of events at Monmouth University
Toni Morrison Day, February 18 — 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Wilson 104, Magill Commons 107, Library 101 & 102

Photo image of flyer for Blind Date with a Book event on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. Click for larger display image
Blind Date with a Book, March 4 — 10-4 p.m., Library
Sigma Tau Delta

 

Life After Monmouth Workshop Series: “How to Talk to Editors & Agents”, March 11 — Cancelled due to University closure.
Sigma Tau Delta

Photo image of flyer for Lives of the 'Brows" lecture event on March 11, 2020. Click for larger display imagePhoto of Dr. Max Cavitch. Click for larger display image.

“Lives of the ‘Brow’: Autobiography, Taste, Ethics” by Dr. Max Cavitch, March 11 –Cancelled due to University closure.
Lowbrow, Middlebrow, Highbrow: Interventions in Cultural Studies Lecture

 

Photo of Jordy Rosenberg, upcoming Visiting Writer. Click for larger display.
Jordy Rosenberg, POSTPONED
Visiting Writers Series 2019-2020

 

 

Virtual Tuesday Night Book Club: Colm Tóibín’s Brooklyn, April 21, 2020.
Visiting Writers Series 2019-2020

 


Student Scholarship Week 2020

 

Photo of Visiting Writer Michael Imperioli. Click for larger display image.
Michael Imperioli, CANCELLED
Visiting Writers Series 2019-2020

 


Virtual Tuesday Night Book Club: Joan Didion’s Play It As It Lays — 7:30 p.m., May 12, 2020.
Visiting Writers Series 2019-2020

Virtual Tuesday Night Book Club, May 26, 2020
Virtual Tuesday Night Book Club: Jeffrey Eugenides’ The Virgin Suicides — 7:30 p.m., May 26, 2020.
Visiting Writers Series 2019-2020


Virtual Tuesday Night Book Club: James Baldwin’s Go Tell It on the Mountain— 7:30 p.m., June 23.
Visiting Writers Series 2019-2020


Virtual Tuesday Night Book Club: Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale— 7:30 p.m., July 14.
Visiting Writers Series 2019-2020

 

2018-2019 Events