Thursday, November 19, 2009

Composition Across Cultures

Discussion and tutoring for non-native speakers of English

Thursday, Nov 19 2:00 - 3:00

SUB Luminaria

All non-native speakers of English enrolled in composition classes (101, 102, 219, 220) are invited to:
  • Discuss your classroom experience with other non-native speakers of English
  • Get help on papers from experienced English composition instructors
In order to better serve non-native speakers in composition classes, the English department's Office of Core Writing wants to know more about your experiences writing and taking classes in English.

In return for your valuable input, our instructor volunteers will help you to revise a paper for your composition class.

We hope to see you there!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Works in Progress Seminar: Institute for Medieval Studies

Anglo-Saxon Law: A Recently Rediscovered Manuscript
Timothy C. Graham, Director of the Institute for Medieval Studies, Professor of History

Friday, November 20, 12:00 - 1:15 PM
Mesa Vista Hall 1104 (History Department Commons)

Refreshments will be served

Monday, November 16, 2009

Margaret Atwood reading

Margaret Atwood will read from her newest work, The Year of the Flood

Woodward Hall

Monday, November 16th at 7:00 PM

Margaret Atwood was born in Ottawa and grew up in Northern Ontario, Quebec, and Toronto. She received her undergraduate degree from Victoria College at the University of Toronto and her master's degree from Radcliffe College.

Atwood has received numerous awards and honorary degrees. She is the author of more than thirty-five volumes of poetry, children's literature, fiction, and non-fiction and is perhaps best known for her novels. Ms. Atwood's work has been published in more than forty languages. In 2004 she co-invented the Long Pen (TM)

The Beggar's Opera - Remix!

English 294 presents: The Beggar's Opera, remix!

Humanities 235

Tuesday, Nov 17th 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Lover's Vows! Rehearsal announcement

Rehearsals will be held in Humanities 235

Thursday Nov 19 & Tues Nov 24 from 3:00 - 5:30 PM

Feroza Jussawalla and Deborah Weagel in the News

The special issue of The South Asian Review (2008 Special Topic issue: vol.29.number 1) which Deborah Weagel and Feroza Jussawalla co-edited entitled Perspecitives on South Asian Women's Writing has just been published. Its emphasis is on lesser known South Asian women's writing from across Asia and the Pacific, women such as Chandani Lokuje, Yasmine Goonaratne, Jean Arsanayagam and many others. It includes: an essay by Dr Jussawalla on South Asian Muslim women's writing, which came directly out of a class she taught for the Women's Studies program; an interview with an Indo- Australian writer, Yasmine Goonaratne by Deborah Weagel; a review by one of our grad students, Mariam Durrani; and an essay by one of Dr Jussawalla's UTEP colleagues, Maryse Jayasuriya.

The editors are grateful to David Jones for departmental support and to Deans Brenda Claiborne and Phelipe Gonzalez, and to all the staff in the departmental office, Dee Meier, Ezra Meier and Deanna Montoya who helped us with our various print jobs and other technical support.

The issue will be officially launched at the South Asian Literature Association meeting at the MLA in Philadelphia this December. Dr Jussawalla also extends special thanks to Dr. Verma and his staff for the final edits.

516 Words

516 Words Poetry Reading & Music: Borderlands

When: Saturday, December 12th, 7:30 PM

at 516 Central Avenue SW between 5th and 6th streets, Downtown Albuquerque

Cost: Free!

516 ARTS presents a reading with Albuquerque poets Demetria Martinez and Margaret Randall and Taos poet Amalion Madueno along with traditional Mexican and New Mexican music with Frank McCulloch y sus Amigos.

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