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Former StarTribune editorial writer to read at MSUM April 30

Posted on April 22, 2015

Thursday, April 30 | 4:30 p.m. | Livingston Lord Library Porch

lenfestey-image copyJames P. Lenfestey, a former editorial writer for the StarTribune who won several Page One Awards for excellence, will read from his work at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30 in the university’s Livingston Lord Library Porch. The free reading is part of the Tom McGrath Visiting Writers Series.

Lenfestey has published a collection of personal essays, five collections of poems, a poetry anthology, and co-edited Robert Bly in This World, published by University of Minnesota Press. A memoir with prose and poems, Seeking the Cave: A Pilgrimage to Cold Mountain, published in 2014 by Milkweed Editions, is a finalist for a Minnesota Book Award. Read the rest of this entry →

Students Present at Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature

Posted on April 14, 2015

The following students each presented a paper at the 22nd annual Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature at Mayville State University, April 10-11. Read the rest of this entry →

Yahya Frederickson, English, keynote speaker at this year’s Student Academic Conference

Posted on April 13, 2015

Yahya Frederickson will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Student Academic Conference on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. To view the full schedule and list of presentation abstracts for this year’s Student Academic Conference, visit www.mnstate.edu/sac.

Biography

Yahya Frederickson teaches writing and literature at Minnesota State University Moorhead. He holds a B.A. in The Individual and Society, an individualized major, from MSUM, an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Montana, and a Ph.D. in English from the University of North Dakota. Between graduate degrees he taught for six years in Yemen, initially as a Peace Corps Volunteer. He served as a Fulbright Scholar in Syria in 2005 and in Saudi Arabia in 2011. Read the rest of this entry →

Kevin Zepper, English, to be a featured poet on “The Beat Café” Friday

Posted on April 01, 2015

Kevin Zepper, English, is one of the featured poets on “The Beat Café,” a poetry and music event airing across northern Minnesota on Friday, April 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. Set your FM radio dial to 91.7/Grand Rapids, 90.5/Bemidji, 89.9/Brainerd, or 103.9/Ely to listen.

“Early Modern Superstitions on Stage” scheduled for April 1 has been cancelled

Posted on March 30, 2015

The Religious Studies Speaker Series presentation “Early Modern Superstitions on Stage” scheduled for April 1 has been cancelled due to illness.

Religious Studies Speaker Series continues with “Early Modern Superstitions on Stage”

Posted on March 27, 2015

2014-2015 Religious Studies Speaker Series
1 April 7 PM
Langseth Hall 118

Dr. Verena Theile, NDSU, English, to present “Early Modern Superstitions on Stage.”

MSUM literary programs collaborate to host guest authors

Posted on March 26, 2015

The Soc Glasrud Lecture Series, along with MSUM’s literary press and the McGrath Visiting Writers Series, host three authors in events on and off campus on Monday, April 13. Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM professors Terrie Manno and Kevin Zepper to perform poetry and music this Thursday

Posted on February 24, 2015

On Thursday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m., MSUM professors Terrie Manno and Kevin Zepper will present a free performance that combines Manno’s music and Zepper’s poetry in Fox Recital Hall in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts on the MSUM campus.  Read the rest of this entry →

Author, MSUM Alumnus & English Professor Lin Enger to Read Here Feb. 19

Posted on February 19, 2015

The High Divide published last September

Minnesota State University Moorhead English Professor and novelist Lin Enger will read from his work at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 in the university’s Livingston Library Porch. The free reading is part of the Tom McGrath Visiting Writers Series. Read the rest of this entry →

Poetry reading at Red Raven with professors Kevin Carollo and Kevin Zepper

Posted on February 19, 2015

Professors Kevin Carollo and Kevin Zepper, English, will square off for a poetry reading at Red Raven Espresso Parlor on Wednesday, March 4. This event begins with an open mic before they exchange blows, or poems in this case. This event is free and open to the public. The Red Raven is located at 916 Main Avenue, Fargo, ND.

Award-winning African American poet, Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, returns to MSUM tonight

Posted on February 12, 2015

Award-winning African American poet, Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie returns to MSUM to present a poetry reading in CMU 101 on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 7 pm. Afterward, she will sign the book of her first collection of poetry, Karma’s Footsteps, released by Flipped Eye Publishing in September 2011. Her book Dear Continuum: Letters to a Poet Crafting Liberation is forthcoming in spring 2015. Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Paul Harris to discuss “Racial Uplift and Methodist Education in Georgia and Liberia” tonight

Posted on February 11, 2015

The 2014-2015 Religious Studies Speaker Series continues this Wednesday with Dr. Paul Harris, MSUM, History, who will be discussing “Racial Uplift and Methodist Education in Georgia and Liberia.” The presentation will be this Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. in Langseth Hall 118.

Red Weather submission deadline Feb. 15

Posted on February 10, 2015

Red Weather, the literary journal edited and designed by students at MSUM, is seeking poetry, prose, and/or visual art (photos, drawings, illustrations, paintings, prints, and any creative work that can be presented in an image file) for inclusion in the second issue of its thirty-fourth volume. Read the rest of this entry →

Visiting Author David Treuer at MSUM Feb. 16

Posted on February 09, 2015

Author David Treuer will read from his newest book published this month, Prudence at 4 p.m. and discuss his book Rez Life at 7:30 p.m., both on Monday, Feb. 16 in Weld Hall Glasrud Auditorium. Both events are free and open to the public. Read the rest of this entry →

Submit your poetry, prose, and/or visual art for inclusion in Red Weather

Posted on January 23, 2015

Red Weather, the literary journal edited and designed by students at MSUM, is seeking poetry, prose, and/or visual art (photos, drawings, illustrations, paintings, prints, and any creative work that can be presented in an image file) for inclusion in the second issue of its thirty-fourth volume. Read the rest of this entry →

Katie Meiners published in issue of Orion Magazine

Posted on January 22, 2015

Katie Meiners, English, has published a photograph and short prose piece in the Jan/Feb 2015 issue of Orion Magazine. The piece addresses the landscape and bird life of the Prairie Pothole Region near Wishek, N.D.

Red Weather seeking submissions for inclusion in thirty-fourth volume

Posted on January 20, 2015

Red Weather, the literary journal edited and designed by students at MSUM, is seeking poetry, prose, and/or visual art (photos, drawings, illustrations, paintings, prints, and any creative work that can be presented in an image file) for inclusion in the second issue of its thirty-fourth volume. Read the rest of this entry →

Lines&Notes Performs at International Conference

Posted on January 14, 2015

Terrie Manno (School of Performing Arts) and Kevin Zepper (English) presented their collaborative exhibition of poetry and music (Lines&Notes) at the Hawaii University International Conference on Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Education in Honolulu on January 4, 2015.

Red Weather seeking poetry, prose, and/or visual art

Posted on January 13, 2015

Red Weather, the literary journal edited and designed by students at MSUM, is seeking poetry, prose, and/or visual art (photos, drawings, illustrations, paintings, prints, and any creative work that can be presented in an image file) for inclusion in the second issue of its thirty-fourth volume. Read the rest of this entry →

Attend the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Regional Application Writing Workshop Feb. 13

Posted on January 09, 2015

North Dakota State University, Concordia College, and the North Dakota Humanities Council invite you to attend a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Regional Application Writing Workshop at the NDSU Alumni Center on Friday, February 13, 2015. The workshop is expected to last from 8:30AM-2:30PM. Read the rest of this entry →

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