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Spring 2016 Events

Quiz & Quill's Haiku Death Match
Thurs, Feb 18 ~ 7-9:00 pm
 ~ 3rd floor of Bag of Nails
Bring your original haiku to compete against fellow writers. Last year's Haiku Death Match Master, Claire Winslow, will defend her much-coveted victor's sash. 

Department-Wide Meeting for Majors, Minors, and Faculty
Fri, Mar 11 ~ 4:30-6:00 pm ~ Towers 112

As mandatory as we can make it. Faculty want to hear from current students about what courses, events, visiting writers, and happenings they'd like the department to focus on in the future. We'll also preview the special topics courses, travel, and internship opportunities to look for in 2016-17. And there may be pizza. 

Sigma Tau Delta's Literary Heroes Party
Sat, Mar 12 ~ 7 pm ~ location TBA

Celebrate and inhabit the guises of your favorite literary characters, authors, and thinkers at Sigma Tau Delta's masquerade gathering.

A Celebration of Claudia Rankine's Citizen
Mon, Mar 21 ~ 7-9:00 pm ~ Science 104, Campus Center
Note: Even though Claudia Rankine has canceled her visit to Otterbein, we will still gather to celebrate and discuss her work.

Writers & Scholars Series: Paola Corso
Mon, Mar 28
3:00 ~ Literary Reading ~ location TBA
12:15-1:25 ~ Open class session in Advanced Fiction Writing ~ Roush 117

Senior Readings

Sun, Apr 3 ~ 12-4:00 pm ~ Towers 112
Senior Writing Project writers from the Literary Studies and Creative Writing programs read from their Senior Projects. Readings will be grouped into distinct sessions, which will be announced in mid-March. 

Writers & Scholars Series: Iliana Rocha & Emilio Rodriguez
Mon, Apr 4

4:30 ~ Literary Reading ~ location TBA
Tues, Apr 5
10-11:45 ~ Open class session in Intermediate Playwriting ~ Towers 122
2-3:45 ~ Open class session in Studies in Women's Literatures ~ Towers 122

English Department's End of Year Celebration
Thurs, Apr 21 ~ 4 pm ~ Towers 110

/ Department of English

Shannon Lakanen
Department Chair
Towers Hall 228

p / 614.823.1211
e / slakanen@otterbein.edu 

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