You’re invited: The Science Fiction and Fantasy Organization presents this semester’s Bitch Book Club: THE HUNGER GAMES! Join SFF and the English Liaison on March 27th at 7pm in L428 for a discussion of THE HUNGER GAMES.
The Bitch Book Club aims to examine and analyze YA fiction using a feminist and critical lens. All are welcome to attend, but please, no spoilers! We will only being discussing the first novel in this fantastic series.
You can pick up your FREE COPY of The Hunger Games in the English Lounge (C309) while supplies last.
Author and illustrator Maurice Sendak appeared on The Colbert Report this week, and offered some very hilarious commentary on children’s literature and the publishing industry.
Sendak: “I don’t write for children. I write… and someone says, “That’s for children.”
Stephen: You’ve expressed frustration in the media that all they ever want to do is talk about “Where the Wild Things Are”.
Stephen: Let’s talk about “Where the Wild Things Are”. Why not do a sequel?
It’s always exciting to see authors share insight into their work and world. What is your favorite interview with an author? James Fray’s meltdown on Oprah? JK Rowling’s comments on Dumbledore’s sexuality?
Join the Honors Liaison for our first book club of the year: Sarah Gruen’s Water for Elephants! Complimentary copies of “Water for Elephants” are now available in the Honors office while supplies last. Pick up your copy, read this enchanting book and join us December 7 at 6pm in L-006 for a guided discussion on the novel. Circus themed refreshments will be provided. This book club is open to all students, faculty and staff.
Join the Simmons Science Fiction and Fantasy Organization for an evening of discussion about Twilight on December 13 at 6:30 in the Student Activities Conference Room.
Love it? Hate it? Love to hate it? Come and discuss the critical processes at work in Twilight.
This event is supported by the English and Honors Liaison. All students and faculty are invited to participate. Copies of Twilight are available in the English Lounge (C309) while supplies last!
Fabulous flier drawn and created by Meaghan Ingram.