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Engage with top writers, poets, and teachers—including Norton's award-winning authors and editors—for thought provoking talks and student lectures throughout the academic year.

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Death and the King's Horseman

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A Conversation with Rita Dove
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"Engaging Students in American Literature"

With editors Robert Levine and GerShun Avilez

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Archived Events

"Helping English Majors Pivot from College to Career." Hosted by Cathy Day, Ball State University

This workshop emphasizes how faculty members have an important role to play in professionalizing English majors, and shares best practices for maintaining strong English enrollments and aiding in graduates' success.

"Teaching Challenging Poems: Race, Appropriation and the Elegy." Hosted by Paisely Rekdal, University of Utah

This workshop explores the complex and sometimes incendiary ways that three contemporary poets have depicted race, racism, and their own identity formation.

"Transforming the Canon: The Challenge of World Literature." Hosted by Martin Puchner, Harvard University

In this online event, Martin Puchner discusses reimagining the English Department as a center of world literature—with practical steps that departments and faculty members can take to effect this transformation.

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