Calendar for 2013-14
Aug. 22: Fall Writing Program Workshop (with lunch provided), 9:00 am - 3:30 pm, Minard 112
Aug. 23: Graduate Student Advising Meeting, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Aug. 26: Full Department Meeting, 1:00 pm, Minard 112
Aug. 26: Faculty Meeting, 2:00 pm, Minard 318F
Sept. 6: Department Picnic, 5:30 pm, Lindenwood Park Main Shelter, Fargo (burgers and veggie burgers will be provided; please bring a dessert, salad, or side to share)
Sept. 11: AHSS College Picnic, 5:30 pm, Oak Grove Park Main Shelter, Fargo
- Last name A-J, bring dessert to serve 8
- Last name K-Z, bring salad to serve 10
- RSVP by Sept. 6: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sept. 12: English Capstone Faculty Meet and Greet, 12:30-1:45 pm, Hidatsa
Sept. 12: Ahab's Wife Book Discussion (discussion will be led by Dr. Kelly Sassi), 7:00 pm -8:00 pm, Fargo Public Library, visit 321fm.org for more information
Sept. 12: Lecture by author Sherman Alexie, 7:00 pm, Hansen Theater - MSUM, visit the MSUM webpage for more information
Sept. 13: Moby-Dick Film Screening, 1:00 pm, Fargo Public Library - Carlson Branch, visit 321fm.org for more information
Sept. 14: Moby-Dick Film Screening, 2:00 pm, West Fargo Public Library, visit 321fm.org for more information
Sept. 14: Moby-Dick Film Screening, 2:00 pm, Moorhead Public Library, visit 321fm.org for more information
Sept. 22: Moby-Dick Marathon Read, 12:00 am - 10:00 pm, Plains Art Museum, visit 321fm.org for more information
Sept. 26: Panel Presentation on Moby-Dick, Plains Art Museum, visit 321fm.org for more information
Sept. 30: Workshop with Melanie Hoffert, author of Prairie Silence: A Memoir, 2:00 pm, Beckwith Recital Hall
Oct. 1: "Loving and leaving the places we love: a talk about growing up gay in rural North Dakota", Melane Hoffert, author of Prairie Silence: A Memoir, 6:30 pm, Arikara
Oct. 2: Presentation by Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte, author of Nowhere, A Story of Exile, 2:00 pm, Arikara
Oct. 7: "Lunch and Learn Presentation on Writing Today." Jackie Eberlein, Pearson Publishers, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, Memorial Union, Meadow Lark
Oct. 10: Ahab's Wife Book Discussion (discussion will be led by Dr. Colleen Sheehy), 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Plains Art Museum, visit 321fm.org for more information
Oct. 17: Public Reading of Ahab's Wife by author Sena Jeter Naslund, NDSU Barry Hall, visit 321fm.org for more information
Oct. 19: Red River Valley Writing Project Open Institute, visit 321fm.org for more information
Oct. 20: National Day on Writing, visit 321fm.org for more information
Dec. 3: Capstone Presentations, Hidatsa, 12:30-1:45 p.m.
Dec. 5: Capstone Presentations, Hidatsa, 12:30-1:45 p.m.
Dec. 6: First Year Writing Brown Bag Session, Morrill 109, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Dec. 6: Sigma Tau Delta Formal Induction Ceremony, Memorial Union Hidatsa Room, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Dec. 10: Capstone Presentations, Minard 214, 12:30-1:45 p.m.
Dec. 12: Capstone Presentations, Mandan, 12:30-1:45 p.m.
Dec. 13: First-Year Writing Assessment, 8:30 am -12:30 pm, Memorial Union Meadow Lark Room.
Dec. 13: Holiday Luncheon, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm, Hidatsa
Jan. 9-12: MLA Annual Convention, Chicago
Mar. 4: McGraw-Hill lunch-and-learn session regarding our newest FYW writing program rhetoric—Carolyn E. Channell and Timothy W. Crusius' Engaging Questions, 11:30-1:00, Arikara
Mar. 19-22: CCCC Anual Convention, Indianapolis
April 23rd: Brown Bag seminar by Brady Bergeson, Jessica Jorgenson, Cindy Nichols, and Heather Steinmann on "Addressing style and voice in the composition classroom: tools from creative writers," 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., EML 378
April 28th: Book reading by Gerald Vizenor on his new novel “Blue Ravens”. A book signing and reception will follow. For more information, click here, 3:00 p.m., Beckwith Recital Hall
May 7: A Northern Eclecta Showcase - Meet this year’s Northern Eclecta staff and hear readings by people whose work has been accepted for publication in the current issue, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m., Memorial Union Lark Room
May 9th: Spring First-Year Writing Program Assessment, 8:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m., Memorial Union Arikara Room