Tuesday: Antiracist Workshop with SURJ

Next Tuesday, May 16, the Women’s Center will be holding an antiracist conversation and workshop sponsored by the Chicago chapter of Showing Up For Racial Justice (SURJ). The SURJ team will guide participants on the history of SURJ and racial justice organizing in Chicago and then go through skills training on alternatives to policing and […]

DHC Presents Laureate Award to the Natives at Standing Rock

This year the DePaul Humanities Center’s annual Humanities Laureate Award will be given to the Natives at Standing Rock in recognition of the ethical, political, and cultural importance of their heroic resistance against the Dakota Access Pipeline and continued struggle against state oppression of Native Americans. Three Native activists will be accepting the award on […]

American Writers Museum Opens this Month!

One the first museum’s dedicated explicitly to celebrating the work, lives, and legacies of American writers will be opening in Chicago this month! The American Writers Museum will open to the public on May 18. The modern museum features not only some rare literary items – including Jack Kerouac’s On the Road scroll – but also […]

New Letters Literary Awards Due Date Approaching

Entries of fiction, essays, and poetry are being accepted for the New Letters Literary Awards until Thursday, May 18. Winners receive a $1,500 cash prize and publication, all entries are considered for publication, and entrants receive a year-long subscription to New Letters. Find full information online, and send inquiries to Ashley Wann at wannk@umkc.edu.

MONDAY: New Lecture Series, “Women in Science” from the Field Museum

This Monday, May 8 the Field Museum will be hosting “Where Will Millennials Take Us: A New Generation Transforms the Gender Structure” by Dr. Barbara J. Risman from the University of Illinois at Chicago. The lecture takes place at 12:00 PM in the Founders’ Room. The event is part of the Field Museum’s new lecture […]

Six More Summer Internships – Including Research Positions!

Six more summer internship courses are now available to DePaul MAE and MAWP students! 1-2) The wonderful Young Adult and children’s publisher, Albert Whitman & Co. has an opening for both an editorial and a marketing intern this summer. Information regarding the editorial position is available here, and for the marketing position here. 3) Prime […]

A Flash Fiction Contest from PEN America, Poets & Writers, and The Masters Review

The Masters Review, in collaboration with PEN America and Poets & Writers, is hosting a flash fiction contest with a $2,000 prize! The contest is for emerging writers only, and only accepts previously unpublished stories. All submissions must be under 1,000 words. First prize also includes publication; second and third place winners receive $200 and $100 respectively. […]

This Friday Join Building Communities, Ending Violence for The Practices of Healing

Building Communities, Ending Violence is hosting an event featuring professors and community members discussing healing justice practices, self-love in movement building. The event takes place May 5 in Arts and Letters Room 306. The event will feature a roundtable and conversation with Laila Farah, Ann Russo, Misty De Berry, Mary Hazboun, and Shana Bahemat as well as Misty […]

Summer and Fall ’17 Internships

Chicago Gallery News has announced two new summer internships, one editorial and one administrative. More information on the PDF’s here: administrative internship, editorial internship. Contact Chris Green at cgreen1@depaul.edu for more information and to register for internship course credit. Also available this coming fall is a new teaching internship with Harold Washington College. See the […]

Part-Time Copy Writing Job with Ambir Technology

Ambir Technology is searching for a DePaul student for part-time copy writing work. See the message below from Ambir’s Chief Marketing and Sales Coordinator, John Capurso, for more information. Ambir Technology is a 16 year old Chicago-area technology company. We provide document capture solutions largely for the healthcare market, such as ID card scanners that capture […]

Two Spring Quarter Congratulations

Ex Libris would like to extend congratulations to two professors with exciting news this Spring Quarter. First off, a huge congrats and a best wishes to adjunct faculty member Chris Eagle! Chris has accepted a full-time position as a Senior Lecturer in the Medical Humanities at Emory University’s Center for the Study of Human Health. For […]

Trying to Say ‘God’: Reenchanting Catholic Literature at Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame has formally invited DePaul English students to attend their event, Trying to Say ‘God’: Reenchanting Catholic Literature this summer, June 22-24. Confirmed speakers include Mary Karr, Mar Szybist, Natalie Diaz, Heather King, and more. For more information visit the event website, or see the message below. From the organizers: In […]