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Hogrefe Visiting Writer Series: Margot Livesey

The Art of Fiction A Reading & Conversation with Margot Livesey Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:00 pm, Pioneer Room, Memorial Union Margot Livesey is the award-winning author of ten books, including a collection of stories, Learning by Heart, and eight acclaimed novels: Homework, Criminals, The Missing World, Eva Moves the Furniture, Banishing Verona, The House … Continue reading Hogrefe Visiting Writer Series: Margot Livesey

Thursday, April 25, 7:00pm | Pioneer Room, Memorial Union
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Hogrefe Visiting Writer Series: Robin Wall Kimmerer

Renewing Reciprocity: Indigenous Food Systems and the Honorable Harvest Robin Wall Kimmerer Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 7:00 pm, Sun Room, Memorial Union Robin Wall Kimmerer is a plant scientist, writer, professor, mother and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. She is the author of two award-winning books, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of … Continue reading Hogrefe Visiting Writer Series: Robin Wall Kimmerer

Wednesday, April 17, 7:00pm | Sun Room, Memorial Union
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Hogrefe Visiting Writer Series: Kira Obolensky

Epic, Funny, Sad, Strange, True: The Stories We Tell and Why We Tell Them Kira Obolensky Monday, April 8, 2019, 8:00 pm, Pioneer Room, Memorial Union In this lecture, Kira Obolensky will talk about her work as a playwright-in-residence with the award-winning Ten Thousand Things.  Over the course of ten years, Kira has written a … Continue reading Hogrefe Visiting Writer Series: Kira Obolensky

Monday, April 8, 8:00pm | Pioneer Room, Memorial Union
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Hogrefe Visiting Writer Series: David Montgomery

Bringing Our Soil Back to Life David Montgomery Thursday, March 28, 2019, 7:00 pm, Great Hall, Memorial Union David R. Montgomery, author of Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations, is a professor at the University of Washington, where he studies the evolution of topography and how geological processes shape landscapes and influence ecological systems. He will … Continue reading Hogrefe Visiting Writer Series: David Montgomery

Thursday, March 28, 7:00pm | Great Hall, Memorial Union
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Grad Connections Social Hour

Come join us for the departmental happy hour at Torrent Brewing Company! Meet other graduate students and faculty members for a time of fun and fellowship as we near the end of the semester. Snacks will be provided.

Friday, April 26, 5:00-7:00pm | Torrent Brewing Company
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Grad Connections: All-Day Graduate Student Writing Retreat

Grad Connections will be hosting an all-day writing retreat for graduate students. Join your peers for a productive day of writing as we near the end of the semester. If you can’t attend the entire day no worries, just come and go as you are able. Snacks will be provided.

Friday, April 26, 9:00am-4:00pm | 420 Ross Hall
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Grad Connections: Inclusion Workshop

Grad Connections, in partnership with the ISU Graduate College, will be hosting a diversity and inclusion event developed specifically for graduate students. This session will explore the inclusion-related issues graduate students face in the classroom and beyond. Snacks will be provided.

Friday, April 12, 1:00-3:00pm | 212 Ross Hall
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Grad Connections: CV Workshop

Grad Connections is partnering with Phorum and the Center for Communication Excellence to offer this workshop. Graduate students at any level are invited to attend and develop and/or spruce up their CV. Annual reviews will be due soon after for many students pursuing terminal degrees and of course it is never too early to get … Continue reading Grad Connections: CV Workshop

Friday, March 29, 1:30-3:00pm | 212 Ross Hall
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RPC Colloquium

What does it feel like to write under pressure? Panel speakers:  David Russell, Phillip Gallagher, Joshua Taylor, Thomas Cox, Samantha Cosgrove

February 25, 2019, 1:10-2:00pm | 212 Ross Hall