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Writer’s Garret featuring Lori Ann Stephens

The Writer’s Garret, a non-profit literary center in North Texas, is hosting a reading by our own Lori Ann Stephens along with Rebecca Balcarcel and Merritt Tierce on Saturday evening, October 20, 2012 from 5:30 – 7:00 P.M. Lori Ann Stephens is currently a lecturer in … Continue reading

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Regis Philbin is Coming to SMU!

SMU’s Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series Presents Regis Philbin Legendary media personality; actor and singer; host of talk and game shows for more than 50 years Tuesday, October 9, 2012 TURNER CONSTRUCTION/WELLS FARGO STUDENT FORUM 4:45 p.m. Hughes-Trigg Student … Continue reading

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Marilynne on the Daily Show

October 25 & 26 is around the corner! Take a look at this clip from the Daily Show where Marilynne Robinson chats with Jon Stewart about her book Absence of Mind and her beliefs that quality of science and religion … Continue reading

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The Guardian’s Review on Marilynne Robinson

What do you know about Marilynne Robinson? She is the author of the bestselling novels Home, Gilead (winner of the Pulitzer Prize), Housekeeping, and two books of nonfiction, Mother Country and The Death of Adam. She teaches at the University … Continue reading

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Raffle prizes!

As you all know, our first Gilbert lecture is in 2 days! And as a reminder, we will also be having a raffle and give away 2 copies to the lucky winners. This is a really great opportunity for Caballero is a rare … Continue reading

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Raúl Coronado Recommends…

Raúl Coronado recommends : A Historical Novel, a feminist romance written by Jovita González and Margaret Eimer (pseudonym Eve Raleigh) in the 1930s and 40s and published in 1996 by Texas A&M University Press. This rare novel will be available at the September 27 … Continue reading

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Anthony Mora Lecture on Sept. 20, 2012

Anthony Mora is an associate professor of history, American culture, and Latina/o studies at the University of Michigan.This is a free event, but please register online at www.smu.edu/swcenter/MoraLecture.htm   

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Get ready for our first speaker!

I hope everyone is excited about our first speaker, Raul Coronado, coming to SMU in exactly two weeks! Remember to RSVP and get a free ticket to attend the event: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4257690868?ref=ebtnebregn It’s really simple. Just click on ”Register,” fill out your … Continue reading

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Fall Lecture Series

Get excited for our Gilbert Lecture Series which is hosted by the English Department. It is a free lecture open to the public. Interested in Latino studies? Our first guest is Raúl Coronado (Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago) who focuses on Latina/o literary … Continue reading

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