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Graduate English Meet-Up

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A goosebump inducing evening of perfect readings for the season. Enjoy spooky readings of the season from faculty members and students. Meet and mingle with other Graduate students.

For more information, contact Michele McBride at mmcbride@monmouth.edu.

Afrofuturist Design: Ancient Dogon To Wakandan Futures

We are extending this invitation for you to join us as we host Afrofuturist Design: Ancient Dogon To Wakandan Futures, beginning in September and ending in November 2019. We hope that you are able to join us.

Opening Reception
Saturday, September 27
6 p.m.–8 p.m.

Black Speculative Arts Movement: Black Brain Belt Symposium
Saturday, November 16
10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Annual Graduate Symposium (English Dept.)

Call for Papers

The Graduate Symposium presents students with the unique opportunity to not only present their work before their peers, but also to hone their speaking skills while simultaneously building their resume.

All English Graduate students are welcome to submit papers and presentation proposals to Jennifer Broman (jennifer.l.broman@monmouth.edu).

Threesis Competition

What is the Threesis? Consider it an elevator pitch for your thesis (or any research you’ve done). Present a 3-minute long, non-jargon prose description of your thesis or research paper, and compete against your fellow Grad students for $25 Barnes & Noble gift card!

Who Cares about Diversity? We Do! And So Should You

What does diversity mean to you as a graduate student at Monmouth? What role will issues of diversity and inclusion play for you in the workplace? How should you prepare? Join us for a candid conversation addressing these important questions and much, much more! This discussion will also help determine content for future episodes in the podcast series. Come be part of the action and lend your voice to this critical conversation!

This event is hosted by the Office of Graduate Studies as part of Graduate Student Appreciation Days 2019.

Hatchet Throwing (Graduate Students)

The Office of Graduate Studies will host a hatchet-throwing get-together at Stumpy’s Hatchet House for current Monmouth graduate students. This is a BYOB event featuring catered food.

Please note that this meetup will be limited to 30 graduate students. RSVP is required. Register via the Graduate Student Appreciation Days 2019 SurveyMonkey page.

De-Stress for Success

The period right before the end of the semester can be an especially stressful time for graduate students as they prepare for final exams, papers and presentations. De-Stress for Success provides an outlet for students to practice self-care and wellness in a fun and relaxing environment. De-Stress for Success activities include therapy dogs, coloring, chair massages, free refreshments, and much, much more!

This event is hosted by the Office of Graduate Studies as part of Graduate Student Appreciation Days 2019.

Grads Give Back

The Office of Graduate Studies will hold its second Grads Give Back event: a day of service for Monmouth’s graduate students to contribute to local organizations that provide aid to the community. This year, our students will team up with Coastal Habitat for Humanity. An optional lunch will follow at a nearby restaurant.

RSVP is required. Interested in volunteering? Register by April 3 via the Graduate Student Appreciation Days 2019 SurveyMonkey page.

Graduate Assistant Appreciation Reception

The Office of Graduate Studies is pleased to hold a reception in honor of our 2018–2019 Graduate Assistants. All current graduate assistants, graduate research assistants, graduate teaching assistants, and their supervisors are welcome to attend. Refreshments and light fare will be served.

Please note that RSVP is required. Register via our Graduate Appreciation Days 2019 SurveyMonkey page.

Free Professional Headshot Photos for Graduate Students

Graduate Student Appreciation Days are back! To kick off this month of events, the Office of Graduate Studies is pleased to offer free professional headshot photos for Monmouth University’s graduate students.

Public Forum to Discuss Redistricting Reform for a Fairer New Jersey

Join the League of Women Voters of New Jersey and their Fair Districts NJ coalition partners for a public forum on the legislative redistricting process in New Jersey, gerrymandering, and ideas for reforms.

Speakers include Patrick Murray, director of the Monmouth University Polling Institute, and Yurij Rudensky, redistricting counsel with the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law.

This event is free and open to the public. Parking will be available on campus in Lot 13.

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