English Festival

Join us for a year-long celebration of language & art


The UW-Eau Claire English Festival is a year-long celebration of texts, including an annual international poetry reading, keynote speakers, featured authors, and more. English Fest also includes music recitals and other cultural events.

Join us in celebrating the great diversity of language!

English Festival Student Organization
We are a dedicated group of students who organize a language arts events throughout the academic year. Through our organization you can gain valuable event planning experience while getting to know fellow students (many of whom are English majors/minors) and faculty of UW-Eau Claire.

Meeting Times: Tuesdays @ 5pm

News & Updates


Upcoming Events

International Poetry Reading
April 2, 2014 at 7:00pm
Ojibwe Ballroom
Davies Center

Phong Nguyen Reading & Book Signing
April 9, 2014 at 6:00pm
Hibbard Hall

CERCA Research Presentations
April 30 & May 1, 2014
Davies Center

English Department End-of-Year Celebration:
Students, Faculty, and Alums
May 9, 2014, 3:30-5:30pm
Dakota Ballroom
Davies Center


Dates & Deadlines

International Poetry Readingl

Phong Nguyen Reading


English Dept. End-of-Year Celebration



This Year's Theme

Landscape of Language

Drawing on the ideas of our diverse offerings this year, language has the power to transcend boundaries and take us on an adventure. It narrates
our past, present, and future while teaching us about ourselves.