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UW-Eau Claire To Host
English Festival
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MAILED: April 20, 1999

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire English department will sponsor English Festival 1999, titled "teXt Files: The Truth Between the Lines" April 28-29.
Activities scheduled for April 28 include:
  • 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sigma Tau Delta book sale, West Lobby, Davis Center
  • 10-10:30 a.m., "The Women Behind Mark Twain," Eagle Room, Davies Center.
  • 10-11 a.m., "'Heaven for Climate; Hell for Society: Mark Twain and Religious Satire" and "The Controversy Over Mark Twain's Sexual Preference," Indianhead Room, Davies Center.
  • 10-11 a.m., "Sam Clemens and Racism" and "Should Huck Finn Go to School Issues of Censorship" Arrowhead Room, Davies Center
  • 10-11 a.m., "Mark Twain: Role Switching and Confused Identities" and "To Use the 'N' Word or Not...That is the Question," Tamarack Room, Davies Center
  • 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Open Creative Writing Workshop, Eagle Room, Davies Center
  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m., "The Future of Technical Communication," Indianhead Room, Davies Center
  • 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Local Author Feature: Yvette Flaten, Arrowhead Room, Davies Center
  • 12-2 p.m., Poetry Booth, Central Campus Mall
  • 12-1 p.m., Happy Birthday Shakespeare, Central Campus Mall
  • 12-1 p.m., BYOBeatnik Poetry (Open Reading), The Cabin, Davies Center
  • 12-1 p.m., "World of Dance" performance, Davies Theater, Davies Center
  • 2-3 p.m., Favorite Authors Panel, Arrowhead Room, Davies Center
  • 3-4 p.m., Local Author Feature: Sandra Lindow, Indianhead Room, Davies Center
  • 4-5 p.m., Children's Prose and Poetry Contest Reading, Davies Theater, Davies Center
  • 6-8 p.m., "Othello" by the Bare Bones Theatre Co., Schofield Auditorium.
  • 7:30-11 p.m., NOTA Multimedia Event, Davies Theater, Davies Center.
The schedule for April 29 includes:
  • 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sigma Tau Delta book sale, West Lobby, Davies Center
  • 10-11 a.m., Local Author Feature: Norma Duprez, Clearwater Room, Davies Center
  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Senior Capstone Projects Display, Council Fire Room, Davies Center
  • 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Local Author Feature: Alan Jenkins, "Poetry as an Instrument of History: A Reading and Discussion," Arrowhead Room, Davies Center
  • 12-2 p.m., Poetry Booth, Central Campus Mall
  • 12-1 p.m., Daily Chimp Breakdance Session, Central Campus Mall
  • 1-2 p.m., Live Music: Jeremy Adam and Jeff White on the Campus Mall
  • 1 to 2 p.m., Banned Books Panel, Badger Room, Davies Center.
  • 2-3 p.m., MOSAIC "Educating for a Multi-Cultural Nation: Interactive Bafa-Pafa," Council Fire Room, Davies Center
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m., Magical Realism Panel, Clearwater Room, Davies Center; 6-8 p.m., "Othello" by the Bare Bones Theatre Co., Schofield Auditorium
  • 8 p.m., English Faculty Reading, The Cabin, Davies Center
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    UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

    Janice B. Wisner
    UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
    Schofield 218
    (715) 836-4741
    newsbur@uwec.edu

    Updated: April 20, 1999