Celebrating Writing Week: Thursday highlights

English students will once again show off their creative talents in a couple of Celebrating Writing Week events on Thursday, November 15.

Politics, Passion, and Poetry translates the Victorian passion for social justice to 2012. Students of Susan Drain’s ENGL 3327 course perform their original poems in the tradition of Barrett Browning’s “Cry of the Children” and Hood’s “Song of the Shirt.”   All members of the Mount community (staff, students, faculty) are welcome.  Thursday, November 15, 1:30-3:30 p.m.  Margie O’Brien Faculty Lounge, Seton 404. Refreshments will be provided.

Creative Non-Fiction readings by Jessalyn Burke, Sadie Perron, and Rebecca Power, students from Clare Goulet’s 4000-level Directed Studies in Creative Writing course, will take place in the MacDonald Room, the Library, EMF Centre Main Floor. Thursday, November 15. 1:45-2:45 p.m. All members of the Mount community and the public are welcome to attend. Refreshments provided.

In addition to these English Department events, other Celebrating Writing sessions today include the daily writing session Write Here. Right Now; a story time with BOOG for children from the Mount’s Child Study Centre; Making Books Real with Andrew Steeves of Gaspereau Press; an open class in Mandarin Chinese (Seton 308; 3:05-4:20 p.m.); the Scholartistry Celebration; and a workshop sponsored by the Writing Resource Centre on “Choosing the Best Words” from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in Rosaria Student Centre 404.

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