Come Home to English 2009 | Homecoming
A Department of English Celebration of ASU Homecoming.
COME HOME TO ENGLISH EVENTS, OCTOBER 26-31, 2009
Art & Archives Gallery
Mon.-Fri., Oct. 26-30, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily | Language and Literature 316 (LL 316) ASU, Tempe campus
Display of original artwork by faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends of the Department of English at ASU.
SILVER: ASU's Creative Writing MFA Program Enters Its 25th Year. Hayden Library, Entrance Level (LIB) ASU. Wednesday, Oct. 28-Thursday, Dec. 17. Letterpress exhibit sponsored by Hayden Library opens during Homecoming week and features work by ASU English's Creative Writing Program Manager Karla Elling. More information: http://lib.asu.edu/librarychannel/tag/exhibits/
Vernissage: Meet the Artists
Mon., Oct. 26, 3-5 p.m. | Language and Literature 316 (LL 316) ASU, Tempe campus
Celebrates the opening of the Come Home to English Art and Archives Gallery. Assistant Professor (and Come Home to English co-chair) Django Paris emcees. Free of charge and open to the public. Refreshments served.
"Dust Storm": Emeritus Series Lecture by Roger Murray | McCraw Helms Writing Awards Presentation
Wed., Oct. 28, 3:15-5 p.m. | Language and Literature 316 (LL 316) ASU, Tempe campus
Introduced by Regents' Professor Alberto Ríos, Professor Emeritus Roger Murray reads from his new collection of poetry, "Dust Storm." Also: recipients of the Randel and Susan McCraw Helms Homecoming Writing Awards read from their winning entries. Free of charge and open to the public. Refreshments served.
CLAS Block Party and Picnic
Sat., Oct. 31, Time TBA | Alumni Lawn: English Booth at Piper Writers House (PWH) ASU, Tempe campus
Part of the annual CLAS celebration, features a giant crossword puzzle created by ASU English Regents’ Professor Alberto Ríos, and story time with ASU English Professor Alleen Nilsen and students for youngsters age 3-8.
CLAS Block Party website
ASU News story (10/19/09), "Liberal Arts and Sciences brings bits and pieces of labs and classrooms to Homecoming Block Party"