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Alumna’s debut novel is SMU’s 2014 Common Reading

For the incoming class of 2018, SMU has chosen an acclaimed first novel that is also the first Common Reading selection to be written by an SMU graduate. We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo tells the story of 10-year-old Darling, a Zimbabwean girl … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: April 4, 2013

Gilbert Lecture Series: The Department of English presents a lecture on Zimbabwean writer NoViolet Bulawayo by Elizabeth Tshele on Thursday, April 4. Tshele, herself born and raised in Zimbabwe, earned her M.A. from SMU in 2007. She will also read from her … Continue reading

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