Thursday, April 4th, 2019

April 11: Stadler Center Hosts Annual Student Reading

The Stadler Center for Poetry & Literary Arts will host its annual student reading on Thursday, April 11 at 5 p.m. in Bucknell Hall. The free, public event brings together the winners of Bucknell's two literary contests, the Cadigan Prizes for Younger Writers and the Julia Fonville Smithson Memorial Prize, for a formal reading in Bucknell Hall.

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Friday, July 6th, 2018

July 17: Bucknell Centennial Memorial Service to Mark Victims of the ‘Red Terror’

Orthodox Christians in the area will commemorate the centennial with an Akathist prayer service led by the Very Rev. Archpriest Claude Vinyard and conducted by vocalist Matushka Anna Sharonoff at Bucknell's Rooke Chapel on Sunday, July 17, from 7-8 p.m. The service will include brief historical talks by Bucknell English professor Alf  Siewers and Father George Sharonoff.

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Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Feb. 6: Poet-in-Residence Camille Dungy to Present Reading

The Stadler Center for Poetry will welcome Bucknell's 2018 Poet-in-Residence Camille T. Dungy, author of four books of poetry, for a reading on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall. A reception and book-signing will follow the reading. All Stadler Center Writers Series events are free and open to the public.

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Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Feb. 14: Professor to Present Reading and Conversation of His Novel, Erasure

Percival Everett, a distinguished professor of English at the University of Southern California and author of nearly 30 books, will read from his novel, Erasure, and then lead conversation on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre, Elaine Langone Center. His talk is co-sponsored by the English Department and made possible through the support of the University Lectureship Committee. It is part of the semester-long, interdisciplinary series "Erasure: Blackness and the Fight Against Invisibility," by the Griot Institute for Africana Studies.

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Monday, March 12th, 2018

April 5: Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Peter Balakian ’73 is the 13th Janet Weis Fellow

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Peter Balakian ’73 is the 13th Janet Weis Fellow in Contemporary Letters at Bucknell University, becoming the first Bucknell graduate to receive the honor. The Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor of the Humanities in the Department of English and Director of Creative Writing at Colgate University, he will accept the award during a ceremony on Thursday, April 5, at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall. After the presentation, Balakian will read from his poetry and memoir, and then engage in a moderated discussion with Bucknell Professor of English Harold Schweizer. A book-signing will follow. The event is free and open to the public.

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