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2021 Julian Clement Chase Prize Award Ceremony

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
The annual Julian Clement Chase Prize Award Ceremony will be held virtually this year. The prize honors this year's awardee, Chase Kleber.
Painting of a person wearing a mask with text "Conference on Community Writing" and the date October 21-23, 2021

Conference on Community Writing

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:00am to Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 8:00pm

In partnership with the Coalition for Community Writing and the Honey W.

Eckles Prize Virtual Award Ceremony

Saturday, October 16, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

University Writing students swept the Eckles Prizes this year. The winners are:

 

University Writing & Research Conference Program Fall 2021

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 8:30am to Friday, October 15, 2021 - 9:00pm

University Writing & Research Conference
Thursday, October 14 & Friday, October 15
Online on Zoom

Fall 2021 Conference Schedule

The Moth & The Milky Way

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 5:00pm

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Fall 2021 WID Orientation

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 9:55am to 4:00pm

We're excited to have you join us for WID training next month. Enclosed is the schedule for Day 1 (Thursday, August 26) and Day 2 (Friday, August 27).

Fall 2021 WID GA Orientation

Repeats every day until Fri Aug 27 2021.
Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, August 27, 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

We're excited to have you join us for WID training next month. Enclosed is the schedule for Day 1 (Thursday, August 26) and Day 2 (Friday, August 27).

Fall 2021 WID GA Orientation

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, August 27, 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

We're excited to have you join us for WID training next month. Enclosed is the schedule for Day 1 (Thursday, August 26) and Day 2 (Friday, August 27).

WID GA Reflections on the Semester

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 12:30pm

For WID Graduate Assistants (WID GAs): This is an opportunity to get together and have a frank conversation about what worked, what didn't work, what we're thinking about trying next semest

University Writing & Research Conference Program Spring 2021

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 5:00pm to Friday, March 5, 2021 - 8:00pm

Spring 2021 Conference Schedule

University Writing & Research Conference Program Fall 2020

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 5:00pm to Friday, October 16, 2020 - 6:00pm

Fall 2020 Conference Schedule

2020 Julian Clement Chase Prize Award Ceremony

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 5:00pm to Friday, October 16, 2020 - 6:00pm
The annual Julian Clement Chase Prize Award Ceremony will be held virtually this year. The prize honors this year's awardee, Beatrice Mount.
collage of singer Jonathan Meiburg overlay on a dock (left) and a house (right)

2020 WID Distinguished Lecture

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Jonathan Meiburg, lead singer and songwriter of acclaimed band Shearwater, is also a writer and researcher whose travels have led him to some of the world’s most remote places. His forthcoming book describes South America’s wildlife and landscapes through the eyes of the crow-like falcons called caracaras and of Victorian naturalist William Henry Hudson.
Johan Meiburg (Photo courtesy of Matt Condon)

Ethnomusicology seminar: “Inside the Secret Museum”

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 12:45pm to 2:00pm
Meiburg, together with Professor Kip Lornell, will explore tracks from The Secret Museum of Mankind, a wild and mysterious compilation of early musical recordings from around the world released on Yazoo Records. The full 8-volume set is available on Spotify, and held in reserve in Gelman Library on CD.
Johan Meiburg plays the guitar on a stage with colorful lighting

Music master class: “Making (and not making) a living in music”

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 7:15pm to 8:30pm
Meiburg's band Shearwater has released nine studio albums for Matador and Sub Pop records, including Palo Santo, Rook, The Golden Archipelago, Animal Joy, Fellow Travelers, and Jet Plane & Oxbow. In 2018 they re-created David Bowie’s“Berlin” Trilogy of albums for WNYC’s New Sounds program (available on Bandcamp). Meiburg has collaborated with Sharon Van Etten, Xiu Xiu, Bill Callahan, and Brian Eno, and toured with Coldplay, St. Vincent, Clinic, Wye Oak, and Dinosaur Jr, and co-founded the band Loma with members of Cross Record. Join him to discuss the pitfalls and opportunities of pursuing a musical career in the digital age.

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