This week, the Writing Arts department is interviewing three different candidates for a position as an assistant professor in creative writing with a specialization in creative nonfiction to begin next fall.
There are three different kinds of events for students to attend: a teaching demo, a meeting with students only, and a reading followed by a Q and A. Participation is particularly encouraged for Friday, the day people are least likely to be on campus.
Students are especially encouraged to attend the gathering with only students (no faculty allowed!), listed in red below.
Wednesday – 1/27/16
Teaching Demonstration – 11:00-12:00pm – Bunce 350
Student Meeting – 3:45-4:45pm – Bunce 332
Reading/Q&A – 5:00-6:15pm – Bunce 350
J.C. Hallman was raised in Southern California, and studied at the University of Pittsburgh, the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins. He has taught at a number of colleges and universities. His books include B & Me: A True Story of Literary Arousal, Wm & H'ry: Literature, Love and the Letters between William and Henry James, The Story About the Story: Great Writers Explore Great Literature.
Friday – 1/29/16
Teaching Demonstration – 11:00-12:00pm – Bozorth 129
Student Meeting – 2:00-3:00pm – Bozorth 108
Reading/Q&A – 5:00-6:15pm – Bozorth 118
Karen Babine is the author of the essay collection Water and What We Know: Following the Roots of a Northern Life (Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2015), has an MFA in Creative Writing Nonfiction and a PhD in English from the Univ. of Nebraska. She has also published over two dozen essays and was awarded a notable essay in 2014 in Best American Essays
Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, filmmaker--and undocumented immigrant-- will be speaking at Rowan University during "Define American: An Evening with Jose Antonio Vargas" on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m. in the Eynon Ballroom of the Chamberlain Student Center, 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro. The evening is free and open to the public.
Vargas's work explores the changing definition of America's identity amid current battles over immigration and immigration rights. Read more about Vargas and his upcoming program at Rowan here.
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