Literary House Events
Each year, The Rose O’Neill Literary House offers two themed semesters of programming. Recent themes include “Jewish Voices” and “Writing in Wartime.” In 2013-2014, the Literary House will focus on the subjects of “Chicano & Latino Voices” and “Writing for (and about) Young Adults.”
The Literary House also partners with the English Department and the Sophie Kerr Committee to host the Sophie Kerr Lecture Series, which includes visits by poets, fiction and nonfiction writers, scholars, and imaginative thinkers from across disciplines.
March 4th, 2014
Faculty Tea & Talk with Professors Deckman and Prud’homme
Professors Melissa Deckman and Joseph Prud’homme will be giving a lecture at the Rose O’Neill Literary House called “Curriculum and the Culture Wars: Debating the Bible’s Place in Public Schools.” This event is part of the Spring series: “Writing for (and about) Young Adults.”
March 25th, 2014
An Evening of Fiction with Emily Danforth
Danforth is the third speaker in the Spring series: Writing for (and about) Young Adults.
March 26th, 2014
Sophie Kerr Speaker Series: Baratunde Thurston is a politically-active, technology- loving comedian from the future. He co-founded the black political blog Jack and Jill Politics and served as Director of Digital for The Onion.
April 8th, 2014
An Evening of Poetry with Meg Kearney
Kearney is the final speaker in the Spring series: Writing for (and about) Young Adults.
April 15th, 2014
4:30pm - 6:00pm:
Oh, the Places You’ll Go: Writing from Experience
2014 Mary Wood Fellow, poet Shara Lessley gives an informal talk on her writing craft.