Come Home to English 2009 | Homecoming

Homecoming 2009

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.

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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.

→See also:

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"