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What's Happening

The English Department is pleased to bring you a wide variety of events throughout the year. These events may be varying topics from published authors, famous poets, local artists and musicians, to campus professors leading great workshops for all to participate in! 

FALL 2016

Friday, November 4th - "No More Elegies"

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Harding students will be performing their original poetry after a day of workshops with Saint Benedict and Saint John's professors.

11:00 - 12:00 p.m. and 12:45 - 1:45 p.m. at the Black Box Theater 


Tuesday, November 15th - Kimberly Blaeser

Professor and poet, Kimberly Blaeser, will be reading her original work. Kimberly Blaeser is an alum of Saint Benedict and is currently the Poet Laureate of Wisconsin and a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, teaching Creative Writing and Native American Literature.

7:00 p.m. at the TRC Boardroom


SPRING 2017

Wednesday, January 25th - Fanny Howe

Author of over 20 books of poetry and prose, Fanny Howe, will be reading her work at Saint Benedict. Fanny Howe has been the recipient of many awards such as the 2001 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize and the 2009 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize.

7:00 p.m. at Gorecki 294 A&B


Tuesday, March 21st - Susan Stewart

National Book Critics Circle Award Winner, Susan Stewart, will be doing a public reading of her various works at Saint Benedict. Susan Stewart is the poet behind the books Red Rover (2008), The Forest (1995), and Columbarium (2003).

7:00 p.m. at Gorecki 204 A&B