To hear a member of the English Faculty lecture during the 2014-2015 school year. On Tuesday, May 5, Associate Professor of English and Remedial Specialist Dr. Naftali Rottenstreich will speak on "The Perils of Being First: Easing the Way for First Generation College Students." Dr. Rottenstreich’s talk will be in Miller Auditorium, Dearlove 211 at 3:30; refreshments will be available.
Dr. Kathleen McCoy’s book of poetry, Green and Burning, will be released in November 2016 by Word Tech Editions. To read more about McCoy (who is also Chair of the English Division), you can check her website, The Real McCoy, at https://kathleenmccoy.wordpress.com/about/.
Professor Charlotte Smith, along with Bill Schwarz, will present a lecture on hiking the Offa's Dyke National Walking Trail on the Welsh/English Border. The lecture, sponsored by the Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club, takes place in Crandall Public Library on Wednesday, March 18, at 7:00 p.m. For more information, see http://adk-gfs.org/programs.php#offa.
Today is George Washington’s birthday.
Poet Lee Slonimsky will inaugurate the Spring Writers Project series with a reading on February 11. Slonimsky, writer of sonnets and author of Talk Between Leaf and Skin (SRLR Press, Austin, TX 2002), hosts a monthly poetry reading in New York City. His reading will be in the Visual Arts Gallery at 12:40 p.m.
Today is Pearl Harbor Day. This is also the last English Division blog of the Fall 2014 semester. Thank you for reading--please check in next semester. The first blog will be posted on January 25, 2015.