Calendars


Solveig Robinson Reading

Date(s)
9/29/2016 7:00 p.m.
Description
Dr. Solveig Robinson is an associate professor in English at Pacific Lutheran University, where she is also the director of the Program in Publishing and Print arts. She serves as reviews editor for Victorian Periodicals Review, and managing editor for Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. Her books include The Book in Society: An Introduction to Print Culture, and A Serious Occupation: Literary Criticism by Victorian Women Writers.
Location
Hixson Union Building (HUB) Crow's Nest
Fee
None
Contact
Karly Rasmussen, (509) 777-3253 or krasmussen@whitworth.edu
 
 

Westminster Round Game Night

Date(s)
9/30/2016 7:00 p.m.
Description
This is a fun game night for English majors, minors, and anyone else who wants to attend to get to know others in the department and have fun together. We will play some boardgames and some active games. We (Westminster Round, the English department club) have held this event for the last few years and have had a lot of success with it.
Location
Westminster Hall 252, 141, 125, 113, 100, lounge (as much of the building as possible)
Fee
None
Contact
Courtney Murphy, (509) 777-3253 or cmurphy18@my.whitworth.edu
 
 

Faculty Scholarship Forum

Date(s)
9/19/2016 11:45 a.m.
10/3/2016 11:45 a.m.
10/6/2016 11:45 a.m.
10/20/2016 11:45 a.m.
11/7/2016 11:45 a.m.
11/17/2016 11:45 a.m.
12/12/2016 11:45 a.m.
2/9/2017 11:45 a.m.
2/20/2017 11:45 a.m.
3/2/2017 11:45 a.m.
3/9/2017 11:45 a.m.
4/24/2017 11:45 a.m.
4/27/2017 11:45 a.m.
5/1/2017 11:45 a.m.
Description
The Faculty Scholarship Forum exists to provide grassroots support for faculty scholarship, serve as a forum for presentation of research, grant an opportunity to educate colleagues and receive feedback regarding research, and be a place for friendships to begin and flourish.
Location
Hixson Union Building (HUB) Crow's Nest
Fee
None
Contact
Jennifer Lorenz, (509) 777-3270 or jlorenz@whitworth.edu
 
 

Susanna Childress Reading

Date(s)
4/6/2017 7:00 p.m.
Description
Susanna Childress’ first book, Jagged with Love, was selected by Billy Collins for the 2005 Brittingham Prize in Poetry from the University of Wisconsin and the Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Her second book, Entering the House of Awe, was published in the Green Rose Series from New Issues Press and won the 2012 Society of Midland Authors Award. In 2015, Sherman Alexie selected one of her poems for The Best American Poetry series. She is an associate poetry editor at 32 Poems, writes short fiction and creative nonfiction, and comprises half of the music group Ordinary Neighbors, whose full-length album, The Necessary Dark, draws on her writing. She is an Assistant Professor of English at Hope College.
Location
Seeley G. Mudd Chapel Main room
Fee
None
Contact
Karly Rasmussen, (509) 777-3253 or krasmussen@whitworth.edu
 
 

Writing Awards

Date(s)
5/4/2017 4:00 p.m.
Description
Join the English Department and the University Writing Program as we honor quality student writing through the Annual Writing Awards.
Location
Hixson Union Building (HUB) ABC
Fee
None
Contact
Karly Rasmussen, (509) 777-3253 or krasmussen@whitworth.edu
 
 

BBQ and Book Sale

Date(s)
5/12/2017 11:30 a.m.
Description
The annual English Department BBQ and Book Sale to benefit the courtyard shared by Westminster and Lied Center for the Visual Arts.
Location
Westminster Hall Courtyard between Westminster and Lied
Fee
None
Contact
Karly Rasmussen, (509) 777-3253 or krasmussen@whitworth.edu
 
 

Script Reading

Date(s)
5/12/2017 4:00 p.m.
Description
Students will read their entries in Script, a Whitworth University literary publication.
Location
Westminster Hall Courtyard between Westminster and Lied
Fee
None
Contact
Karly Rasmussen, (509) 777-3253 or krasmussen@whitworth.edu
 
 

English Department Senior Breakfast

Date(s)
5/20/2017 9:30 a.m.
Description
Annual breakfast for families of graduating seniors and faculty
Location
Hixson Union Building (HUB) MPR
Fee
None
Contact
Karly Rasmussen, (509) 777-3253 or krasmussen@whitworth.edu