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Close Readings Series: Jess Row on “Attempts at Description are Stupid”

Jess Row, author and English Prof., "Your Face in Mine" (photo from
Jess Row, author and English Prof., “Your Face in Mine” (photo from

WHO? Jess Row, associate professor of English

WHAT? on “‘Attempts at Description are Stupid’: George Eliot’s Meta-realism,” light lunch provided.

WHERE? in Science Complex P101

WHEN? on April 17, 12:30-1:30pm

THIS WEEK: Events and Opportunities

Events Mon., Apr. 13      “The End of the Civil War:  Reflections 150 Years Later,” a lecture by Dr. Daniel Crofts, Professor Emeritus of History, at 4 pm in the Library Auditorium. Mon., Apr. 13      Visiting Writer Series and INK Present Edward Hirsch, a celebrated poet and the winner of a MacArthur Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship,…Continue Reading

THIS WEEK: National Poetry Month in Events + Opportunities

Events Mon., April 6       Bill Marimow, the top editor at The Philadelphia Inquirer, is coming to JPW 309 Media Ethics class from 12:30 to 1:50 p.m. in Bliss 31:  there are seats available for guests to come and hear this two-time Pulitzer Prize winner. Tues., April 7      War of the Words: Come to a fun…Continue Reading

TODAY at 7 pm: “Semper Fi Always Faithful” film screening and Q&A

WHAT? Screening of the film “Semper Fi Always Faithful” at 7-9 pm in Kendall Screening Room (125 Kendall) about one man’s fight to reveal a grave injustice at Camp Lejeune and a looming environmental crisis at military sites across the country. WHO? The screening of the film will be followed by a Q&A with the…Continue Reading

TODAY: “Mothers of Bedford” film screening and talk with Director Jenifer McShane

WHAT and WHO? “Mothers of Bedford” Film screening and discussion with Director, Jenifer McShane. MS. JENIFER MCSHANE spent four years visiting Bedford Hills Correctional Facility and following the women and their families. A mother herself, Jenifer was drawn to the universal themes of motherhood and the staggering power of the mother-child relationship. As we watch…Continue Reading