Past and Future

The Gregory Brothers incoming to EMU campus November 28th. That’s one week after thanks giving. They will be “speaking” in the Student Center Grand Ballroom, their performance begins at 7:00pm. The Gregory Brothers, of auto tune the news fame, are sure to brighten a dreary November with their unique comedy.

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Tilting Time (Undergraduate Poetry Reading) – Wed., Jan. 25, 6:00 p.m.

Hear Creative Writing Undergraduate students Nick Compton, John Farmer, Chris LeBlanc, G. Matthew Mapes, Elizabeth Mikesch, Jonah Mixon-Webster, and Brenna York read their work when The Temporal Arts Collective presents Tilting Time: An Evening of Contemporary Poetry, taking place Wednesday, January 25, at 6:00 p.m. in the Halle Library, room 300 (note: this is a room change due to flooding on the first floor of the Library).

This is a free event, so don’t miss out!

Welcome to Fall Semester!

Greetings to incoming students and welcome back to returning grads and undergrads.  Take note of the important information below as we head into Fall semester.

 All students: Effective for fall semester, the application to graduate will be online through the student’s emich account with fee payment to their student account.  Click here for details.

Graduate students: Take note of the following events to kick off the semester and orient newcomers:

Creative Writing Grad Student/Faculty Get-Together
Thursday, Sept 1st, 7-10 p.m.
Corner Brewery
720 Norris Street, Ypsilanti
Show up to welcome our seven new grad students! Feel free to bring partners, spouses, significant others etc.

Mandatory New Grad Student Orientation
(all grad students encouraged to come)
Friday, Sept. 9th from 4-6 pm.
Pray-Harrold building
The first hour will be in Pray-Harrold Rm. 421 and will be a Creative Writing specific orientation; the second hour will be a general English Dept orientation in Pray-Harrold Rm. 301. Later on that evening, all graduate students, faculty and lecturers are invited to Christine Neufeld’s home for a Back to School Party. See your e-mail for details.

Creative Writing and Incoming Grad Student Orientation, Sept 10

Mark your calendars for Friday, Sept. 10th, 4:00-7:00 p.m.  Come to Mark Jefferson Rm. 101 for Creative Writing Program Orientation followed by General Orientation for Incoming Grads.  These two meetings are mandatory.  Please bring your questions and concerns!

These events will be followed by a Grad Student mixer, with faculty, at 7:30 p.m.  English Grad Students, check your e-mail for details!