Literary House Events
Each year, The Rose O’Neill Literary House offers two themed semesters of programming. Recent themes include “The Verbal & the Visual” and “Queer Voices.” In 2017-2018, the Literary House will host readings by guests Lia Purpura, Terrance Hayes, Natalie Diaz, Amy Hempel, and Amber Dermont.
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.
September 28th, 2017
Sophie Kerr & C.V. Starr Center: A Talk by Craig Steven Wilder
Come join us in a discussion with Craig Steven Wilder!
September 29th, 2017
Sophie Kerr & C.V. Starr Center: Ebony and Ivy—Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of American Universities, A Panel Discussion
Join us for a panel discussion with Professor Wilder.
October 6th, 2017
Fall Movie Night: Dead Poets Society
Literary films, popcorn, and snacks—what could be better? Come enjoy films picked by students and Lit House staff. Be sure to stay afterward for a rousing discussion of the evening’s movie.
October 9th, 2017
Sophie Kerr Lecture Series: A Creative Nonfiction Reading by James Allen Hall
Please join us for a fun reading by our very own Literary House director!
October 19th, 2017
Literary House Series: Scream—A Literary House Press Book Launch with Lia Purpura
Join us for a creative nonfiction reading and book signing as the Literary House Press releases a special, limited-edition letterpress chapbook by Lia Purpura!