August 31st Last day to drop or add courses.
September 10th Lunch Table: Cheri Buck-Perry (expert on networks of food, modes of resistance, and early 20th c. women writers) & Fr. Pat Hannon (multiply published writer of creative nonfiction and Christie Pastoral Resident), 12:15pm @ Bauccio Commons.
September 13th Tickets on sale for Everybody Reads 2019: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Celebrate her novel Americanah and her essay We Should All Be Feminists March 14th, 7:30pm @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.
September 24th Last day to apply for the NUCL internship | Lunch Table: Dr. Hiro (American lit.) & Dr. Hersh (British Lit.), 12:15pm @ Bauccio Commons.
October 1st Last Day to apply for a spring Degree | Submission Deadline for the Northwest Undergraduate Conference in the Humanities in Coeur D’Alene, ID. For more information, including how to submit a paper and register for the conference, please visit the conference website or contact Conference Director Nikole King at email@example.com or (208)625-2353.
October 8th Readings & Lectures Series: nonfiction writer Paul Collins, 7:30pm @ UP Bookstore
October 10th English Major/Minor Social hosted by the English Honors Society Sigma Tau Delta 7pm @ Franz 120
October 15th-19th Fall Break
October 19th Deadline for submissions to the fall zine for Collision Literary Magazine at University of Pittsburgh. Students who are currently working or have worked a job in the past year are eligible to submit to the zine, which features writing and black-and-white visual art from student workers. Send undergraduate fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and art submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org with your student email, class year, and genre. For inspiration and guidelines click here.
October 30th Lunch Table: TBA
November 1st Readings & Lectures Series: novelist Omar El Akkad, 7pm @ Buckley Auditorium
November 6th-9th Seniors & Juniors: Spring Registration
November 10th Portland Book Festival, 9am-6pm @ Portland Art Museum & Other Venues
November 12th-15th Sophomores & Freshmen: Spring Registration
November 14th Readings & Lectures Series: poet Matthew Minicucci, 7:30pm @ UP Bookstore
November 21st Last day to withdraw from courses, change pass/no pass
November 22nd & 23rd Thanksgiving Break (begins 4pm Wed, Nov. 21st)
December 7th Last Day of Classes
December 10th-13th Semester Exams
December 14th Winter Break Begins, Residence Halls Close
January 14th Semester Begins
January 30th Readings & Lectures Series: nonfiction writer Elena Passarello, 7:30pm @ UP Bookstore
February 8th Deadline for submissions to Writers Magazine, our very own printed celebration of student voices and Talents. Send your poetry, prose, fiction, nonfiction, photos, paintings, and mixed-media art to email@example.com. For inspiration and guidelines, check out Writers Instagram and Facebook pages.
February 20th Schoenfeldt Distinguished Writers Series: fiction writer Colum McCann, 7pm @ Buckley Auditorium
February 22nd Deadline for submissions to Collision Literary Magazine at the University of Pittsburgh. Send undergraduate fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and art submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org with your student email, class year, and genre.For inspiration and guidelines click here.
March 14th Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Everybody Reads author event, 7:30pm @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
March 23rd Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature at Seattle U
March 26th Readings & Lectures Series: poet Laura Reed, 7:30pm @ UP Bookstore