Accents on English: Spring-Summer 2015

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Upcoming 2015 Events

Central Arizona Writing Project Invitational Summer Institute  
Mondays-Fridays, Jun. 15-26, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Multiple locations; ASU
The Central Arizona Writing Project (CAWP) in the Department of English hosts the Invitational Summer Institute for K-College educators who are residents of the state of Arizona. The Institute provides a dynamic environment for a diverse group of educators to examine their roles as writers, teachers and leaders...

Rl Txt Youth Writing 2015 Summer Institute: Session B (Tempe campus) 
Monday-Friday, Jun. 15-26, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. daily | Multiple locations; ASU 
Sponsored by the Central Arizona Writing Project and a component of the ASU Department of English's youth programming, rl txt ("Real Text" in cyber-speak) is an institute designed to offer young writers a non-evaluative environment in which to explore the power of writing. Staffed by veteran K-12 English teachers who are National Writing Project trained consultants, rl txt's 2015 institute…

ASU MFA in Creative Writing 30th Anniversary Reading  
Thursday, Oct. 1, time TBA | Hayden Library (LIB) ASU 
ASU English's MFA in Creative Writing Program celebrates its 30th year with readings and a reception at the Hayden Library...

Ortiz/Labriola Lecture by Lori Alvord, Surgeon  
Thursday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m. | Heard Museum (2301 N Central Ave) Phoenix, AZ
Surgeon and Associate Dean of the University of Arizona Medical School Dr. Lori Alvord (Navajo) is the featured speaker in the fall 2015 installment of the Simon Ortiz and Labriola Center Lecture on Indigenous Land, Culture, and Community...

Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference 2015 
Wednesday-Saturday, Oct. 28-31   |   Memorial Union (MU) ASU

ASU English and the Writing Programs host the Tenth Biennial Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference, co-chaired by Professors Maureen Daly Goggin and Shirley Rose...

Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference 2015 
Friday-Saturday, Oct. 30-31   |    Exact locations TBA; ASU

The Department of English at ASU hosts this annual conference, in 2015 themed "Rhetorics and Literacies in Motion."... 

Come Home to English 2015  
Monday-Saturday, Nov. 9-14 | Multiple locations; ASU 
ASU's Department of English presents engaging, accessible, public events in celebration of ASU Homecoming 2015! Faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members are invited to attend…

ASU MFA in Creative Writing 30th Anniversary Celebration  
Tuesday, Nov. 17, time TBA | ASU Art Museum (51 E 10th St) Tempe, AZ 
ASU English's MFA in Creative Writing Program celebrates its 30th year with readings and an art exhibition at the ASU Art Museum…

Provost's Distinguished Lecture by Sir Jonathan Bate  
Monday, Nov. 23, 6 p.m. | Old Main Carson Ballroom (MAIN) ASU 
The Department of English presents Professor Sir Jonathan Bate, playwright, biographer, scholar, and Provost of Worcester College, Oxford, in a lecture supported by the Office of the Provost at ASU…

Header background image from 1911: President Teddy Roosevelt visited ASU campus and spoke to students from the steps of Old Main. UP UPC ASUB O42 #34