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English Reading Room Writers Series – A Reading with Student Authors

Published: March 5, 2018

EVENTS English Reading Room Writers Series – A Reading with Student Authors When: Monday, March 12, 2018 5-7pm Where: Grace M. Hunt Memorial English Reading Room, 235 Humanities Building — Make plans to drop by the ERR on Monday, March 12th from 5-7pm for a reading by some of our very talented creative writing students enrolled in English…

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A Secret Sisterhood – The Literary Friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot and Virginia Woolf

Published: March 5, 2018

A Secret Sisterhood – The Literary Friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot and Virginia Woolf When: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 6:00 PM Where: 193 Humanities Building — Come hear about the fascinating, inspirational relationships between some of our best-loved female authors and their little-known literary collaborators and friends. Copies of the book will be available…

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author, Viet Thanh Nguyen, at the English Reading Room

Published: March 5, 2018

Tea and Conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen When: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 6:00pm Where: Grace M. Hunt Memorial English Reading Room, 235 Humanities Building — You are cordially invited to drop by the English Reading Room on Tuesday, January 30th at 6pm for refreshments and a discussion with Pulitzer Prize winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen.

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Michael Chabon In Conversation With Zadie Smith

Published: March 5, 2018

Two of the English language’s most celebrated contemporary novelists, Michael Chabon and Zadie Smith, will be in conversation at Royce Hall on Thursday, November 30th at 7 PM. Tickets for this event, hosted by UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance, can be purchased here.

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Favorite Poem Project

Published: March 5, 2018

UCLA’s Friends of English are helping to host the continuing Favorite Poem Project, began by Robert Pinsky in 1997. The event, organized by Stephen Yenser, will take place at a location on or near campus on Tuesday, May 22. Details about the event will be updated to this website once they’re confirmed. Information about the…

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Marathon Reading

Published: March 5, 2018

Join us for us for the UCLA English Department’s 12th Annual Marathon Reading of Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre and Jean Rhys’ Wide Sargasso Sea on May 8th in the Fowler Museum Courtyard. Marathon Reading Flyer

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Introducing the new website!

Published: June 9, 2015

Welcome to the new UCLA Friends of English website!  We hope that you find this new site to be a useful resource for all things FoE related.  The site will be updated with information regarding new and upcoming events, supported projects, and general Friends information. If you have a suggestion, please email friends@english.ucla.edu.

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