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English at the 2016 Academic Excellence Conference

Memory, Identity, Meaning: A Memoir Reading Memoir, a subgenre of creative nonfiction, has come to be known as the “fourth genre” of creative writing. In combining true stories with creative narrative techniques, memoir contains both fact and fiction. Writer and theorist … Continue reading

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2016 Janet Grayson Lecture in Literary Studies

imur’s Theatrical Journey: Or, When did Tamburlaine Become Black?Lecture by Dr. Linda McJannet Wednesday, April 20, 2016  4 p.m. Centennial Hall Alumni Center Keene State College Productions of Christopher Marlowe’s play, Tamburlaine, and historical interpretations of its main character, the … Continue reading

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“A Metaphysician in the Dark”: A Poetry Reading

Featuring the work of Keene State College English faculty Monday, April 18, 2016 4:00 PM Student Center, Room 309 William Doreski ‘s  most recent book of poetry is The Suburbs of Atlantis (2013). He has published three critical studies, including … Continue reading

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Randall Horton

The Black Writers at Keene Series presents Randall Horton Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 7pm, Redfern Arts Center,  Alumni Recital Hall. Dr. Horton will read from his new work HOOK, a memoir of  his transformation from a cocaine smuggler, felon and convict to a … Continue reading

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Spring 2016 Shakespeare Events

“AGE CANNOT WITHER ….” WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE AFTER 400 YEARS   “Sonnet and Song” –   Poetry Reading, Shakespeare’s Music, and Reception. February 10th 2016 at 2pm – Marion Wood Reading Room, Mason library “I lov’d my books…” :  Shakespeare in Print. An … Continue reading

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Spring 2016: The Local and the Global in the Middle Ages

We are delighted to announce that the 37th annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum will take place on April 15 and 16, 2016 at Keene State College in Keene, New Hampshire. This year’s keynote speaker is Suzanne Conklin Akbari, Professor of English … Continue reading

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2015 Medieval and Renaissance Forum

On Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25, Keene State College will host the 36th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum. The two-day academic conference includes faculty panels with undergraduate presentations. Associate professor of English, Meriem Pages, is the director of … Continue reading

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2015 Janet Grayson Lecture

This year the annual Janet Grayson Lecture Grayson will be the Keynote Address at the Medieval and Renaissance Forum. Coppélia Kahn will be presenting at 4:30 PM on Saturday April 25 in the Mountain View Room on    “The Making of … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Student Scholarship

A Symposium on Undergraduate Research in Romantic Studies Thursday, May 7, 3.30 to 5.30 in the Thorne Sagendorph Conference Room This symposium on Romanticism features students in William Stroup’s ENG 495 Romanticism sequence: English majors Natalie Barnett, Bridget Goodwin, Joshua … Continue reading

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Keene is Reading 2013-14: Andrew Solomon’s Far from the Tree

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