Posts Tagged ‘ Yinka Reed-Nolan ’
Congratulations to Cameron Aveson, Stacey Balkun, Jackie Heffron, Yinka Reed-Nolan, and Ashley Wells who have been selected by the Graduate Research and Creative Activities Symposium committee to present their research, creative, or community service work at the spring 2012 Graduate Research and Creative Activities Symposium, to be held in the Henry Madden Library on Thursday, May 3 , 2012, from 1:00 – 8:00 p.m. Out of 2,200 graduate students at Fresno State, they are among the 120 graduate students so honored. Their presentations will begin at 2:30 p.m. in Room 2108.
The San Joaquin Literary Association is at it again, this time at Fresno’s coolest fringe festival. Please come hear MFA students and members of SJLA read their poetry and prose at the 2012 Rogue Festival. All readings will be held at the amazing Spectrum Art Gallery in the tower district (608 E. Olive). Each of four dates (March 8, 9, and 10) features four readers. Admission is five dollars. We hope to see you there!
I’m thrilled to announce that ten of our students, representing four different programs within the English department, have had their panel proposals accepted by the joint MELUS-USACLALS (Commonwealth Lit.) conference, to be held in San Jose next spring:
“Theater of War: Representations of the Post-9/11 Other in Transatlantic Drama”
“Disparate Forces of the U.S-Iraq Wars: Seduction, Interpellation, and Empathy in Brian Turner’s Here, Bullet, and Nuha Al-Radi’s Baghdad Diaries”
Adam Donny Garcia
“Countering Hegemonic Narratives: South Asian American and Arab American Women’s Quest to Tell the Untold”
Big congratulations to all!
This week, we’ve learned that our MFA program has had ten students accepted to the Tin House Writer’s Workshop. Congratulations to Liza Butler, Peter Driscoll, Megan Baptista Geist, Carole Firstman, Jake Kelly, Andrea Mele, Yinka Reed-Nolan, Brandi Spaethe, and Ashley Wells. Great job, everyone!
A special congratulations to Laura Musselman, who received one of the very competitive full ride scholarships.
Let’s take over Portland!