Tuesday, September 29 | 4:30 p.m. | Library Porch
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Join Red Weather, MSUM’s annual literary and visual arts magazine, for its first meeting this Wednesday, 9/23, at 3:30 in the Weld Hall Library. Learn about the organization and how you can help publish our next issue! We’re looking for anyone who loves reading, writing, editing, and visual arts! Hope to see you there!
If you can’t make the meeting, but are still interested in participating, contact Nayt Rundquist at email@example.com
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Join Red Weather, MSUM’s annual literary and visual arts magazine, for its first meeting this Wednesday, 9/23, at 3:30 in the Weld Hall Library. Learn about the organization and how you can help publish our next issue! We’re looking for anyone who loves reading, writing, editing, and visual arts! Hope to see you there! Check out our Facebook Page.
Interested in editing, publishing, writing, poetry, or visual arts? Come to the first meeting for Red Weather, MSUM’s literary and visual arts magazine. Red Weather has a strong history of presenting the poetry, prose, and visual arts of MSUM’s students, alumni, faculty, and staff, and we need you to help keep up the tradition.
Join us next Wednesday, September 23rd in the Weld Hall Library (second floor of Weld) to see what you can do as a part of Red Weather!
Red Weather, MSUM’s annual literary magazine, is holding its first meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 3:30 p.m. in the Weld Library. Come join the tradition and help in the production of the next excellent issue of Red Weather! Writers, artists, editors, publishers, creatives, and everyone else are all welcome!
Minnesota Center for Book Arts and New Rivers Press are teaming up to bring a weekend of book arts classes to the Fargo-Moorhead community.
On September 12 & 13, two guest teacher artists will be leading a weekend of book arts workshops open to the community. The classes are designed for all levels of adult students to learn a new skill or to expand their knowledge of a hobby. Courses include Pamphlet Binding and Asian Stab Binding, Decorative Techniques on Paper, Intro to Cartonage, Long-Stitch Book, Case-Bound Book, and Sketchbook with Reverse Piano-Hinge Binding. Read the rest of this entry →
Always wanted to join PRSSA? Now is the time. Come join in our first meeting of the year and bring a friend. We know 9 a.m. is a little early for a meeting on Friday, however there will be a make-your-own-waffle bar!
PR, Ad, Business, Marketing, Design, and English majors are all welcome!
Sept. 11, at 9 a.m. in MacLean Rm 262.
Kick off the new year and join the festivities with MSUM PRSSA.
Do you enjoy writing? Do you plan to enter a teaching profession or are you thinking about going to graduate school? Are you a good writer who enjoys helping others with their writing? If the answer to any of these questions is “Yes,” please consider tutoring in the University Writing Support Center. The Center will open for clients around midterm; this will give new writing consultants the opportunity to learn about conference and one-on-one tutoring strategies before they begin working with clients. Writing consultants will also both observe and conduct tutoring sessions. New consultants will be paid during their training period. Your schedule can be fairly flexible. Read the rest of this entry →
Prairie Public Television’s local series “Prairie Musicians – Behind the Scenes,” features Lines&Notes, a duo created by MSUM faculty members Terrie Manno, music, and Kevin Zepper, English. The duo performs Manno’s musical compositions while Zepper reads his poetry. The full show airs Friday, July 24, at 9:30 p.m. on Prairie Public, and will later air on YouTube.
The duo also performed at the Prairie Region Teacher Training Institute in June at Concordia College. The training sessions focused on teaching and learning strategies, and were sponsored by Prairie Public.
When John Early retired from teaching English at Minnesota State University Moorhead last spring, he didn’t want to just sit at home.
“I wanted to do some traveling, and I didn’t want to spend a lot of money doing it,” he says.
In particular, he didn’t want to spend a lot of money on hotels when all he was looking for was a place to sleep after a long day’s drive.
Upon successful completion of the oral defense of their thesis, MFA candidates are required to present a public recital of their work. Please join us in celebrating spring semester 2015 MFA graduates Marcus Bjornson (South Dakota), Angela Jones (Iowa), Samantha Jones (Minnesota), and Nayt Rundquist (Indiana), when they read from their work on Thursday, May 14, 7:00-9:00 p.m., in the Library Porch. All four graduates also earned a Certificate in Publishing while completing their degrees. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Read the rest of this entry →
Dr. Elizabeth Kirchoff, English, is proud to announce that Kasey Karsnia Wacker, a senior majoring in Communication Arts/Literature Education at MSUM, was recently awarded the Stanley Hooper Award for Educational Excellence. This award recognizes outstanding student teachers and is provided through the teachers’ professional organization ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development). Read more about Kasey and her award here. Kasey will be graduating on Friday.
Red Weather features poetry, prose, and visual arts created by MSUM students and alumni. Please join for the launch party in the Library Porch to discuss and hear readings and art from Issue 34 Edition 2!
Current and past issues of Red Weather will be available for sale and refreshments will be provided! Read the rest of this entry →
Dr. Elizabeth Kirchoff, English, and four MSUM alumni presented at the Minnesota Council of Teachers of English annual conference
Dr. Elizabeth Kirchoff, English, and four MSUM alumni (now Language Arts teachers), Andrew Tichy, Moorhead High School; Abby Swegarden, Lake Park Audubon High School; Ashlee Bernhardt Cournia, Shanley High School; and Katie Hansen, Waubun High School, presented at the Minnesota Council of Teachers of English annual conference, held April 30-May 1 in St. Cloud, MN. Read the rest of this entry →
Thursday, April 30 | 4:30 p.m. | Livingston Lord Library Porch
James 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 →
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 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.
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, 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.
The Religious Studies Speaker Series presentation “Early Modern Superstitions on Stage” scheduled for April 1 has been cancelled due to illness.
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.”