Events Calendar Archive

2013-14 Calendar

Summer 2014 Events
Date, Time, Location

Steering Toward Normal, by
MFA Alumna Rebecca Petruck,
Book Launch Party

hosted by Pomegranate Books

Saturday, May 17

3 p.m., Pomegranate Books

4418 Park Ave, Wilmington

'The Great American Songbook Live: Wilmington's Hit Parade'

Join hosts Phil Furia and George Scheibner and musicians Grenoldo Frasier, Jack & Julia and Nina Repeta for an evening of the most enduring songs and songwriters of the 20th century.

Saturday, June 14

7:30 p.m., Kenan Auditorium

UNCW Main Campus

(click here for poster)

Tuesday, June 17 – Saturday, June 21

UNCW Main Campus

UNCW Summer Writers Conference

www.uncw.edu/writersconference

Friday, June 20 – Sunday, June 22

UNCW Main Campus

Thursday, June 26th
7:30 p.m., MC Erny Gallery at WHQR
254 N. Front Street, Downtown
Spring 2014 Events
Date, Time, Location

A Reading with Tim O'Brien,
National Book Award winner and 2013 recipient of the $100,000 Pritzker Military Library Award for Lifetime Achievement

Wednesday, January 15
7 p.m., UNCW Kenan Auditorium

A Reading with Visiting Writer

A. Van Jordan

Thursday, February 20
7 p.m., KE 1111

MFA Thesis Reading

(Livingood, Nolan, Sklar, Richardson,
Jarachovic, Vaughan)

Thursday, March 13
7 p.m., CIS 1008

A Reading with Visiting Writer

Hope Edelman

Thursday, March 20
7 p.m., KE 1111

MFA Thesis Reading

(K. Jones, Morris, Ulmer, Rasmussen,
S. Johnson, McInnis, Osowski)

Friday, March 28
7 p.m., CIS 1008

"What Matters": A Reading with
Lavonne Adams and Michael White

hosted by Pomegranate Books

Saturday, March 29

4 p.m., Pomegranate Books

4418 Park Ave, Wilmington

MFA Thesis Reading

(Crouch, Dotsey, Wood, Willis,
Hennessey, Warren)

Thursday, April 3
7 p.m., CIS 1008

MFA Thesis Reading

(Alvarez, Baker, Derobertis-Theye,
Pastorini, Worthen, Johnsen, McClelland)

Thursday, April 10
7 p.m., CIS 1008

Thursday, April 17

8 p.m., Jengo's Playhouse

815 Princess St, Wilmington

BFA Thesis Reading

(Holman's CRW 496-001 Class!)

Tuesday, April 22
4 p.m., KE 1111

The Randall Library
Flash Fiction 2014 Reading

(featuring MFA student winners Chrissy Hennessey, Rachel Richardson & Bethany Tap!)

Wednesday, April 23

6 p.m., Sherman Hayes Gallery

UNCW Randall Library, 1st Floor

Thursday, April 24
7 p.m., KE 1111

Ecotone Spring Party: Migration

(click for all the fun details!)

Friday, April 25

5:30 p.m., Kenan Hall Courtyard

$8 admission

BFA Thesis Reading

(de Gramont's CRW 496-002 Class!)

Monday, April 28
5 p.m., KE 1111

Writers in Action Reading

(Rasmussen's 7th Grade
Roland Grise Class!)

Wednesday, April 30
7 p.m., KE 1111
Fall 2013 Events
Date, Time, Location

The Thirsty Tome

featuring Xhenet Aliu

(event hosted by Randall Library)

Tuesday, August 27
6 p.m., Sherman Hayes Gallery,
Randall Library first floor

Chautauqua Issue 10
"Journeys & Pilgrimages"

Book Launch

Thursday, August 29
7 p.m., Old Books on Front St.
249 N. Front St., Downtown Wilmington
Thursday, September 12
7 p.m., McNeill Hall 1005

A Reading with George Bishop Jr.

MFA alum ('01)

sponsored by Pomegranate Books

Tuesday, October 1

7:30 p.m., Pomegranate Books

4418 Park Avenue

A Reading with Visiting Writer

Jason Mott

Thursday, October 3
7 p.m., McNeill 1005
Thursday, October 17
7 p.m., KE 1111

Monday, November 4 - Friday, November 8
various UNCW venues

Join Ben Steelman of StarNews and WHQR with Rebecca Lee for light refreshments and a discussion of the author's new book Bobcat and Other Stories.

Thursday, November 11

7 p.m., WHQR's MC Erny Gallery

254 N. Front Street, Third Floor

As part of The Big Read Greater Wilmington, Randall Library presents a book discussion on The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien. The discussion will be moderated by Rebecca Lee.

Wednesday, November 20
11 a.m., Randall Library Special Collections

A Discussion with Visiting Editor

Patrick Thomas of Milkweed Editions

Thursday, November 21
7 p.m., KE 1111

BFA Fiction Thesis Reading

(Brenner's CRW 496-001)

Monday, December 2
5 p.m., KE 1111

BFA Poetry Thesis Reading

(Mörling's CRW 496-002)

Wednesday, December 4
7 p.m., KE 1111

 

2012-13 Calendar

Summer 2013 Events
Date, Time, Location

A Reading with Rebecca Lee

(event hosted by Pomegranate Books)

Wednesday, June 12
7 p.m., Pomegranate Books
4418 Park Avenue
Spring 2013 Events
Date, Time, Location

A Reading with Faculty:
Karen Bender & Malena Mörling featuring work from their new books

Thursday, January 31
7 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111

BFA/MFA Student Reading:

NOT ANOTHER POETRY READING

Friday, February 1
8 p.m., The Soapbox Laundro-Lounge
255 N Front St., downtown Wilmington

A Reading with Visiting Writer

Cristina García

Thursday, February 7
7 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111

Thursday, February 21
7:30 p.m., Cameron Art Museum
3201 S. 17th St., Wilmington

Thursday, February 28
7 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111

MFA Thesis Reading
(Benoit, Mortara, Sutton, DiPerna, McInnis)

Thursday, March 14
7:30 p.m., McNeill Hall 1005

MFA Thesis Reading
(Headley, Huber, Tallmadge, Deal)

Thursday, March 21
7 p.m., McNeill Hall 1005

MFA Thesis Reading
(Teiser, Hunsberger, Miller, Tran)

Thursday, April 4
7 p.m., Azalea Coast Room, FUU 2001

Friday, April 5
8 p.m., Jengo's Playhouse
815 Princess St., downtown Wilmington

MFA Thesis Reading
(Fraser, Ray, Andrew, Isaac, Hoffman)

Thursday, April 11
7 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111

Book Launch and Reading
with Lookout author

Ben Miller


Sunday, April 14
7 p.m., Kenan Hall courtyard

Photography exhibition by Robert Campagna in the Kenan lobby

reception to follow

BFA Thesis Reading
(de Gramont's 496-001)

Thursday, April 18
4:30 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111

BFA Thesis Reading
(Lee's 496-002)

Friday, April 19
5:00 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111

BFA Thesis Reading
(Holman's 496-003)

Wednesday, April 24
5:00 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111

BFA Thesis Reading
(Cox's 496-004)

Thursday, April 25
5:00 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111
Thursday, April 25
7:00 p.m., Kenan Hall Courtyard ($12)
Fall 2012 Events
Date, Time, Location
Thirsty Tome featuring
Rebecca Lee and Michael White
and MFA candidates Regina DiPerna,
Dina Greenberg, Kerry Headley,
and Ben Hoffman
Monday, August 27
6 p.m., Randall Library

The 2012-13 Inaugural

MFA 1st-Year Student Reading

Friday, September 7
8 p.m., Five Star Tavern
Downtown Wilmington

A Reading with Visiting Writer
Cynthia Huntington

Thursday, October 4
7 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111

A Reading with Visiting Writer
Bob Reiss

Thursday, October 11
7 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111
Monday, November 5 - Friday, November 9
various UNCW venues

MFA Thesis Reading
(Brown, Fremont, Mustain)

Thursday, November 15
7 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111
Friday, November 30
8 p.m., WHQR Gallery
254 S. Front St., 3rd Floor

BFA Thesis Reading
(Messer's 496-001)

Tuesday, December 4
7 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111

BFA Thesis Reading
(Bass' 496-002)

Wednesday, December 5
7 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111

    

 

2011-12 Calendar

Spring 2012 Events
Date, Time, Location

A Reading with Mary Ruefle

Wednesday, February 15
7 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111

MFA Reading Series #1:

The Anti-Genre Reading

Friday, February 17
8 p.m., Downtown
Wednesday, March 7
7 p.m., Lumina Theater

A Reading with Philip Gerard

Tuesday, March 20
7 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111
MFA Thesis Reading
(Chao, Fulton, La Londe-Pinkston,
Gonzalez-Moreno)
Thursday, March 22
7 p.m., Dobo 103

MFA Reading Series #2:

The MFA Art Show Reading

Friday, March 23
7 p.m., Downtown @ Costello's Piano Bar

A Reading with Rebecca Skloot

co-sponsored with UNCW Presents

Monday, March 26
7 p.m., Kenan Auditorium
MFA Thesis Reading
(Bull, DeLong, Guppy)
Thursday, March 29
7 p.m., Dobo 103
Future of the Book Discussion
with panelists Kathy Pories of Algonquin Books, Josh Hockensmith of Blue Bluer Books,
artist Fritzi Huber, and moderated by
MFA candidate and Pub Lab TA
Lee Cannon
Thursday, April 12
5:15–6:15 p.m.
Azalea Coast Room, Fisher Student Union
MFA Thesis Reading
(Hunt, K. Johnson, Lichtman, Miller, Reid, Thummel)
Thursday, April 12
7 p.m., Dobo 103

MFA Reading Series #3:

The MFA Absurdist Reading

Friday, April 13
8 p.m., Jengo's Playhouse
815 Princess St., Downtown

A Celebration of
Lookout Books
and Ecotone
featuring readings by
Edith Pearlman and John Rybicki

 

part of Chancellor Miller's
Installation Month

Sunday, April 15

7:30 p.m.

Azalea Coast Room, Fisher Union

reception and book signing to follow
in Clock Tower Lounge

MFA Thesis Reading
(Beros, Cannon, N. Johnson, McCoy, Newport, Webb)
Thursday, April 19
7 p.m., Dobo 103

BFA Thesis Reading

(Cox: 496-003)

Tuesday, April 24
7 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111

BFA Thesis Reading

(Siegel: 496-001)

Wednesday, April 25
3:30 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111

BFA Thesis Reading

(Holman: 496-002)

Thursday, April 26
3:30 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111
Fall 2011 Events
Date, Time, Location
Wednesday, September 1
7:00 p.m., Randall Library

A Reading with Visiting Writer
Scott Cairns

Thursday, September 8
7 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111

MFA Student Reading

Friday, September 9
8 p.m., Old Books on Front St.

A Reading with David Gessner

Thursday, September 15
7 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111

A Reading and Booksigning
with Clyde Edgerton

Wednesday, September 28
3 p.m., UNCW Bookstore
(Fisher Student Center)
Thursday, November 10
7 p.m., Kenan Hall 1111

Monday–Friday, November 14–18

various locations
Monday, November 28
&
Wednesday, November 30
7 p.m. Kenan Hall 1111
Thursday, December 1
8 p.m., WHQR Gallery
254 S. Front St., 3rd Floor

 

 


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