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TODAY, March 24, is the Deadline to RSVP for the CAALS VIP Reception and Dinner

Posted by mgcollege

Mar 24, 2014 1:43:05 PM

This year, Marygrove's Contemporary American Authors Lecture Series welcomes US Poet Laureate NATASHA TRETHEWEY. She will read from her works at 8:00 p.m., April 4, 2014, in Alumnae Hall, with a book signing and reception to follow.

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Topics: All Campus News, CAALS, Contemporary American Authors Lecture Series

Want to watch CAALS speaker Terrance Hayes? You've got 3 options.

Posted by mgcollege

Apr 19, 2013 4:57:48 PM

You're only hours away from watching the 25th annual CAALS speaker, acclaimed author and poet Terrance Hayes!

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Topics: All Campus News, CAALS

Get your 25th anniversary CAALS t-shirt before they're gone!

Posted by mgcollege

Apr 3, 2013 3:39:54 PM

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Contemporary American Authors Lecture series, we've made some snappy looking t-shirts. They are $15 and you can purchase them from Laurie Kopack: lkopack@marygrove.edu or 313-927-1383.

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Topics: All Campus News, CAALS, Contemporary American Authors Lecture Series

25th Annual CAALS Special Exhibit

Posted by mgcollege

Mar 28, 2013 3:19:30 PM

The 25th Annual Contemporary American Authors Lecture Series Special Exhibit  begins on March 28th at 6:00 p.m.

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Topics: All Campus News, CAALS

Mary Helen Washington Writing Award Contest Winners Announced

Posted by mgcollege

Mar 6, 2013 4:56:31 PM

The Department of English and Modern Languages at Marygrove College has just completed the judging for the third year of the Mary Helen Washington Writing Award Contest, offered in conjunction with its Contemporary American Authors Lecture Series (CAALS). Named after nationally-renowned scholar, editor, essayist, and teacher Dr. Mary Helen Washington, and supported through the generosity of series sponsors Lillian and Don Bauder, this annual contest asks students to write essays in response to the works of the CAALS guest artist. This year’s students were asked to write essays or poems in response to the works of this year's guest artist, National Book Award-winning poet Terrance Hayes.

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Topics: All Campus News, CAALS, Department of English and Modern Languages, Mary Helen Washington, Student News, writing award winners

Students are invited to submit work for upcoming writing award-- cash prizes

Posted by mgcollege

Feb 7, 2013 4:02:24 PM

The Marygrove College English and Modern Languages Department announces

The Amy S. McCombs-Frederick P. Currier Writing Award

Cash Prizes Totaling $1,000

In honor of award-winning poet Terrance Hayes’s appearance on campus as the 25th guest speaker of the Contemporary American Authors Lecture Series, we invite student writing inspired by Mr. Hayes’s work. You may submit a poem, short story, or play; a personal, reflective essay; or a critical analysis of some aspect of Hayes’s writing.

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Topics: All Campus News, CAALS, Contemporary American Authors Lecture Series, Student News, Terrance Hayes, The Amy S. McCombs-Frederick P. Currier Writing Aw

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