EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

APRIL 9, 3PM PST

MARA PASTOR

A conversation with award winning Puerto Rican poet Mara Pastor on poetry, translation, natural disasters, and colonialism.

This poetry reading and discussion will be a unique opportunity to learn about what it is like to live and to thrive as a Puerto Rican in the oldest colony of the world.

Event hosted by the Spanish section of the Department of Literature, Journalism, Writing, and Languages. 

 

This is a PLNU Intercultural Pathways Event.

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APRIL 20, 11-11:30AM PST

CHARNELL PETERS

Writer & Communication Scholar

Author of Un-Becoming

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Meeting ID: 977 0468 4985
Passcode: CWPoetry!

APRIL 22, 3PM PST

CRYSTAL ELLEFSEN

 

Learn more about book launches and building author marketing/platform.

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Meeting ID: 988 1190 1647

Last Saturday of every month

WRITERS GONNA WRITE

Join Dr. Katie Manning, LJWL students, alumni, and faculty for a time to write in community. 

These casual, drop-in style events take place the last Saturday of each month from 9am-12pm PST.

Contact us for the Zoom link! 

MAY 6, 3PM PST

GEOFF LEDFORD

Learn more about freelancing and branding.

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Meeting ID: 993 5620 9654

PREVIOUS EVENTS

DRIFTWOOD STUDENT SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

Watch the winners of the Driftwood Student Short Film Contest, followed by interviews with their directors and Dr. James Wicks. 

This event is hosted by Driftwood, Dept. of LJWL and Dept. of Communication Studies.

This event was part of the 2021 Writer's Symposium by the Sea.

Click here to watch.

Click here for more info about Driftwood.

2021 WRITER'S SYMPOSIUM BY THE SEA

 

(Click links below to watch events online)

  • Driftwood Student Short Film Festival. Moderated by James Wicks. 

  • Theology Writing Discussion with Brad Kelle, Michael Lodahl, & Montague Williams. Moderated by Rebecca Laird.

  • Poetry Workshop with Katie Manning & Margarita Pintado Burgos

  • Interview with Katie Manning & Margarita Pintado Burgos by Dean Nelson

  • Academic Writing Panels (Moderaded by Hadley Wood):

    • PANEL 1: Alain Lescart, Max Butterfield, Bettina Tate Pedersen, Kara Lyons-Pardue, and Karl Martin.

    • PANEL 2: Stephanie Smith Matthews, David Cummings, Carol Blessing, and Linda Beail.

  • Interview with Dean Nelson by Stephen Goforth

 

LJWL CREATIVE WRITING CELEBRATION

Original creative writing from PLNU alumni, current students, and faculty. 

Hosted by Dr. Katie Manning

 

Click here to watch the 2021 Creative Writing Celebration

 

POETRY DAY with Genevieve Kaplan

Click the links to watch this year's events:

Workshop

Reading and Q&A

FRENCH CLUB Film Night

Back to Burgundy

6:00PM, ONLINE

For the event link, sign up for the French Club's canvas account.

"Examining Blackness in Mexico": Talk and Q&A with Ebony Bailey

 

6:00PM, ONLINE

Click here to watch the recording from this event.

Passcode: ?%rgt3Nb  

French Club Film Night

Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis

 

6:00PM, ZOOM

POETRY ON POINT

ONLINE

A celebration of poetry at PLNU, featuring works by current and retired faculty from across disciplines.

CLICK HERE FOR POETRY ON POINT