Michael Garriga selected as inaugural Carol Lucas Visiting Author

February 11, 2019 | English
Marietta College will be hosting Michael Garriga as its inaugural Carol L. Lucas ’70 Visiting Author. Garriga will be giving a public reading at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, February 28th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium with a question and answer session following his work.
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Poet/essayist Lia Purpura to conduct public reading on March 31st

March 8, 2017 | Public Reading
What is poetry for — and can it still matter in a world of tweets and images? Poet and essayist Lia Purpura asserts that poetry is “not the same kind of communication found in texting and fast images” but instead “writing is about living in and offering to others fragile and nuanced states of being that would not otherwise exist.”
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Marietta College inducts six into Sigma Tau Delta; one into Sigma Delta Pi

April 17, 2018 | English
Marietta College’s Department of English & Modern Languages recently inducted six students into Sigma Tau Delta and one student into Sigma Delta Pi as part of a larger awards program on April 3 in the Prince Forum. The students inducted into Sigma Tau Delta were Brianna Dietry ’19 (Doylestown, Ohio), Rachel Ewing ’20 (Stockton,...
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Annual Shakespeare Conference returns to Marietta June 28-30

June 5, 2019 | English
The world’s most famous playwright is coming to Marietta. At the end of June, the Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference will return to Marietta College for the first time since 2012. This is the 43rd annual meeting of the OVSC, a regional academic organization. The weekend will include expert speakers, workshops run by American Shakespeare...
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Poetry Reading: Dave Lucas

7:30pm | Poetry
The English Department is pleased to welcome Dave Lucas, Ohio's Poet Laureate, will conduct a reading at 7:30 p.m., Monday, October 22nd, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. A reception will follow. The event is free and open to the public.
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Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference

8:00am to 5:00pm | Shakespeare Conference
Marietta College is hosting an academic conference of scholars from around the nation dedicated to the works of Shakespeare. The conference opens at 8:00 a.m., Friday, June 28th, and concludes at 5:00 p.m., Sunday, June 30th. Conference gatherings will happen across campus.
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Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference

8:00am to 5:00pm | Shakespeare Conference
Marietta College is hosting an academic conference of scholars from around the nation dedicated to the works of Shakespeare. The conference opens at 8:00 a.m., Friday, June 28th, and concludes at 5:00 p.m., Sunday, June 30th. Conference gatherings will happen across campus.
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Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference

8:00am to 5:00pm | Shakespeare Conference
Marietta College is hosting an academic conference of scholars from around the nation dedicated to the works of Shakespeare. The conference opens at 8:00 a.m., Friday, June 28th, and concludes at 5:00 p.m., Sunday, June 30th. Conference gatherings will happen across campus.
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Pizza, Poetry & Prose

5:00pm | English
The Marietta College English Department is hosting Pizza, Poetry & Prose at 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 5th, at The Gathering Place.
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