Thursday, March 24, 2011

Upcoming Events

Please note the following and make space on your schedules! Tomorrow, Friday March 25th, the English Department's Jeremy Ecke will be a speaker as part of the department's Spring Lecture Series. The title of his talk is "Runes and the Riddle of Reading," and Dr. Ecke will discuss his recent work on the Frank's Casket, an artifact that combines Anglo-Saxon runes with depictions of Germanic, Christian, and Classical mythology. The event will be at 10:00 a.m. in the Bunch Multi-Media Room, and Culture and Arts Convocation credit will be available for Belmont students. More information about Dr. Ecke can be found on his faculty webpage.

Also, on Monday March 28th at 7 p.m., guest poet Heather Hummel will read from her work and take questions. The event will be in the Vince Gill Room, and convocation credit will be offered to Belmont students. Winner of the 2009 Katherine Susannah Prichard Emerging Writer-in-Residence Award, Heather is a freelance writer living in Nashville and is one of the founding editors of the online literary journal Blood Orange Review. Her work often speaks to intersections of landscape and psyche, and her poetry has been published in Her Mark 2010, Quiddity, Hawk & Handsaw, Merge, and Aquila Review. More information about Heather can be found on her website.