Here is a list of events that are eligible for extra credit this spring. Show up, be engaged, get extra credit. See you there!
Friday, March 3, 7:30 p.m.: Publications Unit Movie Night in Williams Hall Annex, showing “The Book of Conrad,” a documentary about poet CAConrad’s search for justice after the murder of his boyfriend Earth.
Saturday, March 25, 12 to 5 p.m.: @Salon/Gwendolyn Brooks Centennial at the McLean County Arts Center in downtown Bloomington, 601 N. East St. featuring National Book Award winner Daniel Borzutzky, author of The Performance of Becoming Human; ISU’s Duriel E. Harris reading from No Dictionary of a Living Tongue, winner of the Nightboat Poetry Prize; and a book launch for Infrastructures by ISU’s Elizabeth Hatmaker, with a tribute reading. Also, experience visual art, sound poetry, music, and works-in-progress presentations, as well as appetizers and wine. Come for an hour or two or stay for the whole afternoon.
Wednesday, March 29, 7 p.m.: Cornelius Eady Poetry Reading at Illinois Wesleyan University’s Beckman Auditorium,
Thursday, March 30, 4 p.m.: Cornelius Eady Talk on Fostering Literary Communities, IWU’s Turfler Room
Thursday, April 6, 7 p.m.: The The SRPR Lucia Getsi Reading Series Gala Event. A poetry reading featuring Nancy Hewitt, winner of the 2016 SRPR Editors’ Prize and other poets TBA. The event includes a reading and reception with wine and appetizers.
Thursday, April 13, 7 p.m.: Resist Much/Obey Little book launch at University Galleries, with ISU’s Kass Fleisher, Joe Amato, Gabriel Gudding, and more.
Tuesday, May 9, 6–7:30 p.m.: ISU Creative Writing Program Commencement Reading at University Galleries.