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The Femme Fatale in Literature with Dean of Wilkinson College Patrick Quinn

October 19, 2010 by | News

The archetypal figure of the femme fatale as a literary construct is a masculine creation. This lecture will explore the development of the femme fatale from her literary inception in France about 1840 through to her development in American literature which ends about 1920, a period that produced an unprecedented number of manifestations of her

Tabula Poetica Poetry Reading Series – Patty Seybum 9/28

September 27, 2010 by | Events

Patty Seyburn’s third book of poems, “Hilarity,” won the Green Rose Prize given by New Issues Press. Her two previous books of poems are “Mechanical Cluster” and “Diasporadic,” which won the 1997 Marianne Moore Poetry Prize and the American Library Association”s Notable Book Award for 2000. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals including The

Department of English

September 17, 2010 by | English

Mark Axelrod, Ph.D., professor of English, Wilkinson, is serving as a film mentor for HATCH and its signature event, HATCHfest 2010, a film festival that will be held in Bozeman, Montana Sept. 22-25.  HATCH is a year-round non-profit organization, based in Bozeman, designed to develop and foster the growth of creative minds in various industries

Orange County Register’s Award-Winning Food Columnist, Nancy Luna

September 15, 2010 by | News

The Humanities in the Workplace lecture series continues this fall with the Orange County Register’s award-winning food columnist and Fast Food Maven, NANCY LUNA, appearing Sept. 21 at 10 a.m. and again at 11:30 a.m. in Leatherby basement, Room 17. Once you hear Ms. Luna speak, you’ll never eat at McDonald’s again. The lecture is free

Pulitzer-winning poet opens Chapman series

September 8, 2010 by | English

If you want to open a poetry series with a bang, best start with the poet who writes “little thought-bombs detonating in the mind long after the first reading.” That’s how the Pulitzer Committee described the work of Rae Armantrout, who won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for poetry and opens Tabula Poetica’s Poetry Reading Series