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Senior Research Projects

Kinesiology majors all complete a research project in their senior year.

 

Fall 2007 Calendar

 

Poet
Maurice Manning

Reading
Thursday, September 20
7:30 p.m.
Peeler Auditorium

Maurice Manning's new book of poems, Bucolics, was released in April, 2007. His first collection of poems, Lawrence Booth's Book of Visions, won the Yale Younger Poets Award. He is also the author of A Companion for Owls, poems from the perspective of Daniel Boone. A former DePauw professor, he now teaches at Indiana University, and divides his time between Bloomington, Indiana, and Danville, Kentucky.

 

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Author
Kent Haruf
reading
Wednesday, October 3
7:30 p.m.
Meharry Hall
East College

Kent Haruf is the author of four novels, most recently Eventide. His novel Plainsong was nominated for the National Book Award, the Los Angeles Book Prize, the New Yorker Book Award, and won the Mountains & Plains Booksellers Award. His next book, a work of nonfiction, will feature the photography of Peter Brown, and he is currently working on his next novel. He lives in Colorado with his wife Cathy.

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Author & Poet
Barbara Ras
reading
Monday, October 29
7:30 PM
Peeler Art Center Auditorium

Barbara Ras is the author of two books of poetry: Bite Every Sorrow, which won the Walt Whitman Award and the Kate Tufts Discovery Award, and One Hidden Stuff. Her work has appeared in many magazines and anthologies, including the New Yorker, TriQuarterly, Gulf Coast, Massachusetts Review, and others. Ras has also edited an anthology of Costa Rican fiction in translation, Costa Rica: A Traveler's Literary Companion. She directs Trinity University Press in San Antonio.

 

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Sterling Plumpp
reading
Wednesday, November 7
7:30 p.m.
Peeler Auditorium

Sterling Plumpp has written numerous works of poetry, biography, and criticism over the course of his decades long career. Most recently, he published Velvet BeBop Kente Cloth through Third World Press. In this collection and in much of his other creative work, he weaves in the nuanced rhythms and language of blues and jazz, making his work an amalgam of African American imaginative expression. Although he retired from teaching at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2001, he still resides in the Windy City with his family.

 

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GLCA Award Winning Fiction Writer
Tony D'Souza

Reading
Wednesday, December 5, 2007
7:30 p.m.
Peeler Auditorium

Tony D'Souza was born and raised in Chicago. He earned Masters degrees in writing from Hollins University and the University of Notre Dame, and served three years in the Peace Corps in West Africa, where he was a rural AIDS educator. Tony has contributed to The New Yorker, Playboy, Salon, Esquire, Outside, the O.Henry Awards, Best American Fantasy, McSweeney's, Tin House, and elsewhere, and has appeared on Dateline, The Today Show, the BBC, NPR, and other venues. He received a 2006 NEA Fellowship, a 2007 NEA Japan Friendship Fellowship, and a 2008 Lannan Foundation Residency. Tony's first novel, Whiteman, received the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the GLCA New Writers Award. His second novel, The Konkans, will be released in February, 2008.