| C: Campus Activities Board General Body Meeting
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Office of Student Life Presents
Campus Activities Board Meeting
Old Student Center
This is your opportunity to use your voice and help bring great large scale programs to campus. Students interested in joining should stop by the Office of Student Life for more information.
| Poetry Reading
Poetry Reading by Poet William Wright
Monday, April 10, 11:00am
COAS Arts Complex Theatre - Macon Campus
Poet William Wright will read from his
work on Monday, April 10, 11:00am, in the COAS Arts Complex Theatre on
the Macon campus. This event, which is sponsored by Knowledge@Work and
hosted by the Honors Program, is free and open to the public. Please encourage your students to attend. Classes are welcome.
William Wright is author of five full-length collections of poetry, most recently Tree Heresies (Mercer University Press, 2015) and Night Field Anecdote (Louisiana
Literature Press, 2011). Three new books are forthcoming from Iris
Press and Mercer UP in 2017 and 2018. Wright is series editor of The Southern Poetry Anthology,
a multivolume series celebrating contemporary writing of the American
South, published by Texas Review Press. Additionally, Wright serves as
assistant editor for Shenandoah, translates German-language poetry, and is co-editor of Hard Lines: Rough South Poetry (with
Daniel Cross Turner, U of South Carolina P, 2016), as well as two books
focused on the work of Gerard Manley Hopkins (Clemson UP, 2016 and
2017). Wright has recently published in The Kenyon Review, Oxford American, The Antioch Review, and Southern Poetry Review. In 2016, he served as Writer in Residence at the University of Tennessee, received the Terrain.org Poetry
Award, and won Georgia Author of the Year. Currently a part of
Reinhardt University's core MFA faculty, he will teach poetry at Emory
University beginning in the fall. Wright is married to the writer
| M: Honors Program
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Macon Campus - Arts Complex
A reading by poet William Wright.
| C: Research Workshop
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cochran Campus - Roberts Memorial Library
STRESSED OUT OVER THOSE FINAL PAPERS AND PROJECTS?
Help is available! Stop by Roberts Memorial Library on the Cochran Campus during a Research Workshop to receive help from our knowledgeable librarians. You will leave with a worksheet that will guide you to research material for your paper or project.
Workshop dates are Monday, April 10th from 1-4PM and Tuesday, April 11th from 1-4PM
Reservations are recommended and can be made at 478-934-3179 or by emailing Ann Williams. If possible, please provide paper/project topics when you make reservations. Walk-ins are welcome.
| Panel Discussion - Professional Opportunities for Creative Writers
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Panel Discussion - Professional Opportunities for Creative Writers
Monday, April 10, 2:00pm
The Writing Center - Macon Campus
will include poets Kelly Whiddon and William Wright; Danielle Grisamore
(alumna, ""I direct Lost Keys Literary Festival. (The 2016 festival is
scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8.) I'm also the AARP recruitment
specialist for the Experience Corps through United Way, a program
dedicated to placing volunteer tutors in Bibb county public schools.");
Mercer University Press student intern Rachel Maddox; Writing Center
student intern Katelyn Gill
| C: Student Art League
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
An Awards Ceremony/Opening Reception for the 5th Annual MGA Juried Student Art Exhibition will be held in Russell Hall Lobby.