Monthly Archives: January 2013

Looking for a job? Look no further!

Position: Study Skills and Support Tutor in Grammar and Writing Description: Work with students one-on-one on homework support, study skills, and time management techniques. Specific knowledge of grammar and writing is a must. Students will come prepared with homework or … Continue reading

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“Thinking About Agency” – Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute’s upcoming lecture series

Organized by the “Thinking about Agency” Fellows Seminar, this lecture series will explore the nature of agency- the capacity, condition, or state of acting or exerting power- across a range of disciplines. Find out more: Thinking About Agency

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Learn business and immerse yourself globally with the University of Virginia’s M.S. in Commerce

Please join Emma Candelier, from the University of Virginia, for an information session and dinner on Wednesday, February 6 to learn about the University of Virginia’s M.S. in Commerce, a one-year business degree for non-business majors.  This 40-credit-hour degree is designed specifically for liberal … Continue reading

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Submit your research paper concerning politics, economics, world events, etc. for publication!

The Tower Center Student Forum is now accepting submissions for our undergraduate research journal, dialogue.  If you have written a research paper concerning politics, economics, world events, or the like for a class, independent study, or fellowship please consider submitting it … Continue reading

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SMU Creative Writing Contest & Scholarships

SMU announces its annual Creative Writing Contest.  In the poetry and fiction-writing categories, $200 will be awarded for a first-place winner and $100 for second place. The David R. Russel Poetry Award For the best poem or group of poems … Continue reading

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Attention Writers and Artists: “Outrageous Fortune” wants to publish your work!

  “Outrageous Fortune”, the only online literary magazine made for undergraduates by undergraduates, is now accepting submissions of poetry, short stories, chapters of novels, one act plays, essays, photography, and artwork for their upcoming publication. Visit the website to learn more: http://www.mbc.edu/outrageousfortune-new/submission-guidelines/

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Mapping the Networks of Viral Texts in 19th-Century America

Ryan Cordell February 7, Prothro Hall at 6:30pm “Mapping the Networks of Viral Texts in 19th-Century America” Cordell’s work focuses on identifying texts that “went viral” in 19th-century American newspapers and magazines — including literary texts like Nathaniel Hawthorne’s short … Continue reading

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Professor Willard Spiegelman speaks on his book ‘Seven Pleasures: Essays on Ordinary Happiness’

  PODCAST: Listen to SMU professor Willard Spiegelman, author of Seven Pleasures: Essays on Ordinary Happiness as he tells about his wonderful book, his life, finding joy in the day-to-day world, and more. Click below to listen: http://chimeraobscura.com/vm/podcast-the-magnificent-seven    

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Robert Markley Lecture, Jan 31

Robert Markley – January 31, 6:30pm The Gilbert Lecture Series The Unsustainable Estate: Imagining Nature in Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park Mansfield Park makes us acutely aware of the passing of the seasons, and of the normative weather conditions in England … Continue reading

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Save the Date: LitFest & the Gilbert Lecture Series

To register for these events, please visit our site here.

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