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April

Tuesday, April 1st
5:30pm

Waste Land (2010)

  • Location: MMTH Auditorium
  • Time: 5:30pm

This social documentary based around the lives of garbage pickers at the largest landfill in the world, at the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. Here the Brazilian artist Vik Muniz, rooted in New York, decides to make a difference and travels there with the intention to help the pickers improve their lives using the garbage they collect to express themselves artistically.

All Day

Fall Book Order Due

  • Location: N/A
  • Time: All Day
Wednesday, April 2nd
7:30pm

Mark Berry, Faculty Recital

  • Location: Van Meter
  • Time: 7:30pm

Free

For additional information 745.3751

Thursday, April 3rd
7:00pm

Essential Cinema Series: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

  • Location: MMTH Auditorium
  • Time: 7:00pm

Essential Cinema Series Presents:

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

7:00 p.m.

Mass Media Technology Hall Auditorium

All students and faculty are welcome to join.

Friday, April 4th
11:30am

Student Recital

  • Location: FAC Rectial Hall
  • Time: 11:30am

Free

3:00pm

Spring Colloquium

  • Location: Dale Rigby's Residence
  • Time: 3:00pm

Spring Colloquium: Terry Elliot and Chris Ervin will be sharing their research. Refreshments will be served.

Saturday, April 5th
7:00pm

"Music of the Night"

  • Location: MH - CRH RM 111
  • Time: 7:00pm

Delta Omicron

For additional information please call 745.3751

Sunday, April 6th
3:00pm

Alvarez Faculty Recital

  • Location: FAC Recital Hall
  • Time: 3:00pm

FREE

Additional information, please contact:  745-3751

Monday, April 7th
7:00pm

Memoirist and poet Jane Olmsted reading in Cherry Hall

  • Location: Cherry Hall 125
  • Time: 7:00pm


Tuesday, April 8th
7:30pm

John Cipolla, saxophone chamber music

  • Location: FAC Recital Hall
  • Time: 7:30pm

Free

For additional information, please call 745.3751

Wednesday, April 9th
5:00pm

Jun Iwasaki, Masterclass, by concertmaster of the Nashville Symphony

  • Location: FAC Recital Hall
  • Time: 5:00pm

Pre-College and College students

FREE

7:30pm

Connor McDonald , Senior Recital

  • Location: FAC Recital Hall
  • Time: 7:30pm

Free

Thursday, April 10th
7:30pm

Faculty Guitar Recital with Justin Osborne

  • Location: FAC, Recital Hall
  • Time: 7:30pm

Free Concert

Friday, April 11th
11:30am

Student Recital

  • Location: FAC Recital Hall
  • Time: 11:30am

FREE

6:30pm

WKU Libraries Presents: The First Grader

  • Location: Faculty House
  • Time: 6:30pm

WKU Libraries Presents:

Faraway Flix

The First Grader (Kenya)

6:30 p.m. Faculty House

All students and faculty are welcome to join.

Monday, April 14th
10:45am - 12:00pm

Writing Talk: Identity/E-dentity

  • Location: Cherry Hall 28 Sigma Tau Delta Room
  • Time: 10:45am - 12:00pm

Dr. Jane Fife and Dr. Christopher Ervin worked together to plan the next Writing Talk around next year’s English 100/200 conference theme: Identity/E-dentity. They would like to use the Writing Talk to brainstorm specific approaches to using the theme in English 100 and 200, including specific writing assignments one might use.


If you have existing assignments that might be used in English 100 or 200 for this theme, please bring a couple of copies to share if you wish. And if you have any regular readings you’d like to encourage others to try, bring a list to share.

Tuesday, April 15th
11:15am - 12:15pm

Executive Committee Meeting

  • Time: 11:15am - 12:15pm
1:15pm - 2:30pm

Writing Talk: Identity/E-dentity

  • Location: Cherry Hall 28 Sigma Tau Delta Room
  • Time: 1:15pm - 2:30pm

Dr. Jane Fife and Dr. Christopher Ervin worked together to plan the next Writing Talk around next year’s English 100/200 conference theme: Identity/E-dentity. They would like to use the Writing Talk to brainstorm specific approaches to using the theme in English 100 and 200, including specific writing assignments one might use.


If you have existing assignments that might be used in English 100 or 200 for this theme, please bring a couple of copies to share if you wish. And if you have any regular readings you’d like to encourage others to try, bring a list to share.

4:30pm

Henry Fiction Award Submission Due Date

  • Location: English office (Cherry Hall 135)
  • Time: 4:30pm

The Henry Fiction Award is a $500 award specifically for

Creative Writing majors and minors. Applicants must:

1. Be full-time undergraduate students at WKU

2. Be Creative Writing majors or minors

3. Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above

4. Submit a writing sample of his/her fiction (only short stories, not novel excerpts) no longer than 20 pages

The story is due to the English office in CH 135 by Tuesday, April 15, by 4:30 p.m.

7:30pm

WKU Percussion Studio Ensemble Concert

  • Location: FAC Recital Hall
  • Time: 7:30pm

Admission $4

For additional information please call 745.3751

Wednesday, April 16th
2:00pm - 2:30pm

The Writing Center presents: Stop Procrastinating and Write! Developing Effective Writing Habits

  • Location: Cherry Hall 125
  • Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Led by Dr. Jane Fife, Writing Center Director

This presentation explains typical attitudes and behaviors that prevent writers from getting started (and getting finished) as well as attitudes and practices that promote productivity.

For those who are interested but unable to attend, the presentation will be recorded (courtesy of DELO) and a video will be added to the Writing Center website.

7:30pm

WKU GUITAR ENSEMBLE

  • Location: FAC, Recital Hall
  • Time: 7:30pm

FREE

Please contact 745.3751 for additional information

Thursday, April 17th
7:00pm

Essential Cinema Series: Tokyo Story

  • Location: MMTH Auditorium
  • Time: 7:00pm

Essential Cinema Series Presents:

Tokyo Story

7:00 p.m.

Mass Media Technology Hall Auditorium

All students and faculty are welcome to join.

7:00pm

Open Mic Reading: Sponsored by English Club

  • Location: Half Price Books Outlet: 1785 Campbell Lane
  • Time: 7:00pm

Please join the WKU English Club for an

Open Mic Reading

Thursday, April 17th, 7:00 p.m. at Half Price Books Outlet

Bring original or published poems or short works*

* Please keep in mind Half Price Books is a family-oriented business and will be open during this event. Children may be present, so Please keep your reading PG-Rated.

Friday, April 18th
11:30am

Student Recital

  • Location: FAC Recital Hall
  • Time: 11:30am

FREE

3:00pm

English Department Meeting

  • Location: Cherry Hall 103
  • Time: 3:00pm
4:30pm

Submission Deadline: English 100/200 Conference

  • Location: English office (Cherry Hall 135)
  • Time: 4:30pm
4:30pm

Submission due date: The Alan Miller Memorial Award for Writing on the Environment

  • Location: English Office (Cherry Hall 135)
  • Time: 4:30pm

Submissions may include, but are not limited to, a scholarly and/or creative work that:

•    Emphasizes environmental issues

•    Supports agrarianism—promoting rural societies, the support of agricultural groups, and the
significance of the farmer

•    Addresses the current state of the environment and how it can be improved, be it locally, nationally, or globally.

•    Discusses the debate between conservation and spirituality of the human/non-human world

•    Offers a criticism of pro-industrial development versus destruction of nature

•    Discusses strategies in maintaining environmental sustainability

•    Exposes the presence of human beings and their role/impact in nature

 Previous Winner: Meghan Kennedy, “Their Land, My Land, and The Grapes of Wrath

 The winner of this award will receive $200.

DEADLINE: April 18, 2014.

Leave submissions in Cherry Hall 135 by closing time at 4:30 p.m.

Please contact Dr. Ted Hovet with questions.

6:00pm

Erin helgeson Torres, Guest Artist Flute Masterclass

  • Location: FAC
  • Time: 6:00pm

FREE

745.3751

Saturday, April 19th
2:00pm

Master of Music: Conducting Recital, Josh Bloecher

  • Location: Music Hall - CRH - RM 111
  • Time: 2:00pm

For additional information 745.3751

Tuesday, April 22nd
4:00pm - 5:00pm

So You Think You Want to Go to Graduate School in English?

  • Location: Cherry Hall 120
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

So You Think You Want to Go to Graduate School in English?


Are you thinking about applying to graduate school in English next year? Do you think you
might be interested in grad school sometime in the future?


Join Professors Wes Berry (English Graduate Advisor), Jane Fife (rhetoric and
composition), Tom Hunley (creative writing), Alison Langdon (literature), Alex Poole
(linguistics), and Jeff Rice (professional writing) for a roundtable discussion and Q and A
session. Topics will include why you should go to grad school (and why you shouldn’t),
what to consider when choosing a program, the different types of degree programs, and
what you can do now to have a strong application.

Tuesday, April 22
4-5 pm
Cherry 120

7:30pm

Matthew Carmichael, Saxophone Recital

  • Location: FAC Recital Hall
  • Time: 7:30pm

Accompanist, Donald Speer

FREE

For additional information, please contact 745.3751

Wednesday, April 23rd
8:00am - 4:00pm

English Department Bookmark and Button Sale

  • Location: Cherry Hall 135 English Department Office
  • Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm

The English department office staff will be selling handmade bookmarks and buttons. 

Thursday, April 24th
8:00am - 4:00pm

English Department Bookmark and Button Sale

  • Location: Cherry Hall 135 English Department Office
  • Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm

The English department office staff will be selling handmade bookmarks and buttons. 

8:00pm - 10:00pm

An Evening of Dance

  • Location: Russell H. Miller Theatre, FAC
  • Time: 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us for an exhilarating evening of dance. The WKU Dance Company performs an array of dance styles and topnotch artistry, featuring choreography by WKU dance faculty and guest artists.

All Tickets $12

Friday, April 25th
9:00am - 3:30pm

Kentucky Writer's Conference

  • Location: Knicely Conference Center
  • Time: 9:00am - 3:30pm

This is an all-day conference of free creative writing workshops with published authors.

Free and open to the public

http://www.sokybookfest.org/KYWritersConf

11:30am

Student Recital

  • Location: FAC Recital Hall
  • Time: 11:30am

FREE

7:30pm

With Voice and Song The Symphony and Choirs

  • Location: Van Meter
  • Time: 7:30pm

To purchase tickets, please do so in advance at www.wku.showare.com or by calling 745-3121.

$25 at door, $22 in Advance, Students 18 and over $10, under 18 $5

8:00pm - 10:00pm

An Evening of Dance

  • Location: Russell H. Miller Theatre, FAC
  • Time: 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us for an exhilarating evening of dance. The WKU Dance Company performs an array of dance styles and topnotch artistry, featuring choreography by WKU dance faculty and guest artists.

All Tickets $12

Saturday, April 26th
7:30am - 9:00am

6th Annual Breakfast with an Author

  • Location: Carroll Knicely Conference Center
  • Time: 7:30am - 9:00am

Please join us for breakfast with Angela Spady, author and former Kentcuky teacher. She developed the Channing O'Banning series to help students connect to art and other subjects.

The $35 fee includes breakfast and the presentation. Pre-registration is required. Register online at www.wku.edu/wp.

9:00am - 3:30pm

SOKY Book Fest

  • Location: Knicely Conference Center
  • Time: 9:00am - 3:30pm

This is an all-day book festival featuring panels and talks by dozens of published writers and a book fair with hundreds of writers selling and autographing their books; this year's headliner is Charlaine Harris, author of the Sookie Stackhouse True Blood series.

Free and open to the public

http://www.sokybookfest.org/

7:30pm

WKU Jazz Band ~ All-District High School Band

  • Location: Van Meter Hall
  • Time: 7:30pm

FREE

For additional information, please call 745.3751

8:00pm - 10:00pm

An Evening of Dance

  • Location: Russell H. Miller Theatre, FAC
  • Time: 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us for an exhilarating evening of dance. The WKU Dance Company performs an array of dance styles and topnotch artistry, featuring choreography by WKU dance faculty and guest artists.

All Tickets $12

Sunday, April 27th
3:00pm

Cellobration

  • Location: Unitarian Universalist Church
  • Time: 3:00pm

Pre-College and College Students

For additional information, please contact sarah.berry@wku.edu

3:00pm

The WKU RedShirts & The WKU TrebleMakers

  • Location: Van Meter Hall
  • Time: 3:00pm

Admission $5

3:00pm - 5:00pm

An Evening of Dance

  • Location: Russell H. Miller Theatre, FAC
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for an exhilarating evening of dance. The WKU Dance Company performs an array of dance styles and topnotch artistry, featuring choreography by WKU dance faculty and guest artists.

All Tickets $12

5:00pm

C Ken Stein Organ Recital

  • Location: Christ Episcopal Church, D'town, Bowling Green
  • Time: 5:00pm

FREE

For information, please call 745.3751

Monday, April 28th
5:15pm

Beth Pope Studio Recital

  • Location: FAC Recital Hall
  • Time: 5:15pm

For additional information 745.3751

7:30pm

Trombone Studio Recital

  • Location: FAC Recital Hall
  • Time: 7:30pm

FREE

For information please call 745.3751

8:00pm - 10:00pm

An Evening of Dance

  • Location: Russell H. Miller Theatre, FAC
  • Time: 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us for an exhilarating evening of dance. The WKU Dance Company performs an array of dance styles and topnotch artistry, featuring choreography by WKU dance faculty and guest artists.

All Tickets $12

Tuesday, April 29th
11:15am - 12:15pm

Executive Committee Meeting

  • Time: 11:15am - 12:15pm
7:30pm

WKU Steelband Concert

  • Location: FAC Recital Hall
  • Time: 7:30pm

Admission $4

For additional information, call 745.3751


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