Alum Reunion

 UB ENGLISH DEPARTMENT ALUMS REUNION SCHEDULE

Saturday, APRIL 9th (all events held in 107 Capen Hall, unless otherwise indicated)

 

9:00-9:30: Coffee and pastries & English Student Research Posters

9:30-10:00:  Recent developments in the English Department, General Education & Honors College (Professor Stacy Hubbard and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education & Honors College Director Andy Stott)

10:10-11:00: Back to the classroom with Professors Bob Daly & Barbara Bono (Capen 110 & 108)

11:10-12:00: Back to the classroom with Professors David Schmid & Joseph Conte (Capen 110 & 108)

12:00-1:00: Lunch and socializing (Don Shack Lounge, Honors College)

1:00-1:30: Developments at The Spectrum (student editors & writers and faculty adviser Jody Biehl)

1:30-2:00: Current English majors discuss their studies, projects and plans

2:00-3:00: Alums discuss the current state of the humanities: Dr. Virginia Horvath (President, SUNY Fredonia), George Zornick (editor & journalist, The Nation), and Kevin Whalen (SVP Morgan Stanley, Boston)

3:00-3:30: Coffee and cookies

3:30-4:10: Meet the New English Faculty (Professors Walt Hakala, Elizabeth Mazzolini, Dave Alff & Jang Wook Huh)  

4:30-5:30: Reading and Reflections with Elizabeth Willis, Charles Bernstein & Dennis Tedlock (Knox Hall 10)

5:30-6:30: Reception and “Poetry in the Making: 1990-2015” exhibit in the Poetry Collection (420 Capen)

7:15: Light buffet supper, Trinity Church (371 Delaware Ave.)

8:00: Poetics at 25 Conference Poetry Reading, Trinity Church (371 Delaware Ave.)