Department of Languages and Literatures

DLL News Archive

 

Monday, Jun 25, 2018
Click here for a brochure that contains information about Spanish for Heritage Speakers (in English; Word document). Click here for a brochure that contains information about Spanish for Heritage...

 

Sunday, Jan 21, 2018
On October 1, 2016, the L&L's own NAR Press launched its latest book, Manifold Nature: John Burroughs and the North American Review, which collects essays by and about the naturalist, philosopher...

 

Monday, Oct 16, 2017
David Grant speaking as part of the Graduate College Brown Bag Lecture Series, titled "Writing Wakan: Native American Culture and New Materialism." Tuesday, Nov. 14 12:30-1:30pm Rod Library 287.

 

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017
Languages and Literatures graduate students will perform a live, radio-style adaptation of "The Woman Who Was Forgotten" by Bess Streeter Aldrich as part of the Cedar Falls Authors Festival on...

 

Monday, Sep 18, 2017
Documentary filmmaker Luis Argueta returns to our community to debut the third in his trilogy of films about immigration in the Midwest. In preparation, we will screen the first two films on the UNI...

 

Thursday, Aug 31, 2017
Several September events highlight James Hearst (1900-1983), who gave us more than 600 poems in many volumes. Called “the Robert Frost of the Midwest,” Hearst also published essays and his...

 

Friday, Aug 18, 2017
Join the Final Thursday Reading Series for its 17th season. Featured regional authors are preceded by a creative writing open mic.  All events are the last Thursday of the month at the Hearst Center...

 

Thursday, May 11, 2017
Former L&L creative writing student, Sayeeda T. Ahmad, one of Bangladesh’s most sublime new voices, recently published her first collection of poetry, Across Oceans (Bengal Lights Books). Dubbed...

 

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017
The Department of Languages and Literatures, along with the Immigration Working Group and Chief Diversity Officer, will be sponsoring Immigration Forum: A Conversation about Immigration in Iowa. The...

 

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017
Join Poet Laureat of Kansas Emeritus Wyatt Townely in an exploration of home -- what is it, where is it, and how does it intersect with poetry. "Poetry is a place we can return to in all kinds of...

 

Monday, Apr 10, 2017
On Wednesday, April 12, at 3:30pm, in Bartlett Hall 2055, Dr. David M. Grant of the Department of Languages and Literatures will present "Writing Tools: Looking at the Window of Teaching Writing as a...

 

Sunday, Apr 9, 2017
The documentary Story of Shelley v. Kraemer will be shown on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at 7:00pm in CAC 108. After the film, Dr. Jeffrey Copeland of the Department of Languages and Literatures,...

 

Sunday, Apr 9, 2017
Corpus Linguistics is coming to UNI. The TESOL Mini Conference, sponsored by TESOL Club, Department of Languages and Literatures, and NISG, will feature three important speakers from the TESOL...

 

Friday, Mar 24, 2017
The August Wilson Festival, celebrating the writer of the play Fences, will take place on Friday, March 31st and Saturday, April 1st. Lou Bellamy, founder of the Penumbra Theatre in Saint Paul,...

 

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017
Dr. Jeremy Schraffenberger of the Department of Languages and Literatures will be presenting a Sigma Tau Delta (the international English Honor Society) lecture. The Lecture, titled "Poetry Will Save...

 

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Joseph Scapellato will be reading from his book Big Lonesome on Thursday, March 23, at 7:00 pm. The reading will be held in Bartlett 0081.  Reinventing a great American tradition through an ...

 

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
L&L's Rachel Morgan will be having a book release reading for her poetry collection Honey & Blood, Blood & Honey. This thematic chapbook uses poetry to explore the historical and personal...

 

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
L&L's Kim Groninga will be hosting a professional development workshop about the I-Search writing assignment in Bartlett 2055 at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22. She will discuss how she...

 

Friday, Feb 10, 2017
L&L's Julie Husband will give a lecture entitled "Frederick Douglass's Oratory and Political Leadership" on Wed. Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in Seerley 115. Husband is a co-author of the forthcoming...

 

Thursday, Jan 26, 2017
L&L's Jim O'Loughlin will read from his new collection of flash fiction, Dean Dean Dean Dean, on Friday, February 3 at noon in the Thompson Commons (Bartlett 081) as part of the Writers Talk...

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