The 7th Annual Spring English Conference, Friday!

This Friday, April 28, 2017 the DePaul English Department invites you to attend our eighth annual student-run conference from 10:00 am – 4:30 pm in Arts and Letters Hall!

The Spring English Conference is an annual daylong event in which DePaul English undergraduate and graduate students showcase their  academic and creative work from the previous year. The conference is a unique opportunity to engage in and demonstrate DePaul’s vibrant literary and English language arts community.  Panels include:

  • Literary Analysis
  • Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Writing/Editing

Natalie Y. Moore, WBEZ’s South Side Reporter, will be presenting this year’s keynote presentation. A WBEZ staff member for a decade, Natalie’s work has also appeared in Essence, Black Enterprise, the Chicago Reporter, In These Times, and elsewhere. She has won several awards for her journalism and community work, including the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism and the Studs Terkel Community Media Award. Her latest book, The South Side: A Portrait of American Segregation, traces the long history of segregation in Chicago and contemporary policies that maintain racial separation. The keynote takes place in ALH 103 from 1:00-2:15 PM.

Find a full schedule of presenters here. See you there!



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