A publication of the Department of English & Philosophy at Drexel University

2008 Week of Writing Schedule

Overview | Location | Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday |

Overview

Monday, May 5th

”Fact or Fiction?” Panel Discussion
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Living Arts Lounge
Faculty and Student Reading Marathon
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mandell Theatre Lobby, 33rd and Market Streets
”Why I Blog” Panel Discusion
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Living Arts Lounge

Tuesday, May 6th

”Does Poetry Matter?” Panel Discussion
11:00 am – 4:00p pm
Living Arts Lounge

Wednesday, May 7th

”Writing for Performance” Panel Discussion and Workshop, hosted by Maya
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Living Arts Lounge
Open Mic, hosted by Maya
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Creese Student Center Lobby, 33rd and Chestnut Streets

Thursday, May 8th

National Poetry Month Celebration, co-sponsored by the University Writing Program
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Living Arts Lounge

All Week of Writing events will take place in the Creese Student Center, accessible via Chestnut Street entrances. Please check the individual events for details on which part of the Creese Student Center those events will take place within.

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Monday, May 11th


”Fact or Fiction?” Panel Discussion
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Mandell Lobby, Creese Student Center, 33rd and Chestnut Streets

Featuring three panelists:
Jay Kirk
Robert Huber
Albert DiBartolomeo

Faculty and Student Reading Marathon
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mandell Lobby, Creese Student Center, 33rd and Chestnut Streets

11:00am-11:20am – Ken Bingham, Faculty
11:20am-11:35am – Don Riggs, Faculty
11:35am-11:50am – Deborah Yarchun, Honorable Mention for Fiction
12:00pm-12:15pm – Andrew Florentino, First Place for Humor
12:15pm-12:30pm – Regina Ram, First Place for Poetry; Michael Harris, Second Place for Opinion/Editorial
12:30pm-12:50pm – Chris McSween, Faculty
1:00pm-1:15pm – Ali Cahill, Second Place for Creative Non-Fiction
1:15pm-1:30pm – Michael Harris-Peyton, Honorable Mention for Humor
1:30pm-1:50pm – Harriet Levin Millian, Faculty
2:00pm-2:15pm – Ali Cahill, First Place for Fiction
2:15pm-2:35pm – Paul Marantz Cohen, Faculty
2:35pm-2:50pm – Michelle Pagnani, Second Place for Humor; Sarah Munroe, Second Place for Poetry

”Why I Blog” Panel Discussion
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Living Arts Lounge

Panelists include:
C. A. Conrad
Cecily Kellogg
Ed Petit

Tuesday, May 6th


”Does Poetry Matter?” Panel Discussion
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Living Arts Lounge

Featuring three panelists:
Leonard Gontarek
Elizabeth Scanion
Elaine Terranova

Faculty and Student Reading Marathon
11:00am-4:00pm
Mandell Theatre Lobby, Creese Student Center, 33rd and Chestnut Streets

11:00am-11:15am – Ian Micir, Honorable Mention for Creative NonFiction
11:15am-11:30am – Tom Bennet, Honorable Mention for Poetry
11:30am-11:50am – Robert Watts, Faculty
11:50am-12:05pm – Eric Zrinsky, Honorable Mention for Opinion/Editorial
12:30pm-12:50pm – Stacey Ake, Faculty
12:50pm-1:05pm – Kathy Volk Miller, reading Amber Turner’s 1st Place for Creative NonFiction
1:05pm-1:25pm – Don Riggs, Drexel Publishing Group’s “Man of the Year” Award
1:25pm-1:40pm – Eric Zrinsky, Second Place for Fiction
2:00pm-2:20pm – Fred Siegel, Faculty
2:20pm-2:35pm – Furrah Qureshi, Honorable Mention for Fiction
2:35pm-2:55pm – Scott Warnock, Faculty
3:00pm-3:15pm – Albert DiBartolomeo, Faculty
3:15pm-3:30pm – Scott Stein, Facutly
3:30pm-3:40pm – Kathy Volk Miller, Faculty
3:40pm-4:00pm – Lynn Levin, Faculty

Wednesday, May 7th


”Writing for Performance” Panel discussion and Workshop, hosted by Maya
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Creese Lobby, Creese Student Center, 33rd and Chestnut Streets

Hosted by Maya, the undergraduate literary journal of Drexel University
Featuring three panelists:
Post Midnight
Ian Abrams
Lili Bita

Thursday, May 8th


National Poetry Month Celebration, co-sponsored by the University Writing Program
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Living Arts Lounge

Poetry readings by:
Jane Miller
Catherine Pierce