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Poet Elizabeth Acevedo to perform on campus20th October 2016

Elizabeth Acevedo was born and raised in New York City, N.Y. She holds a B.A. in Performing Arts from The George Washington University and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Maryland. With over twelve years of performance experience, Acevedo has been featured on BET and Mun2, and has delivered several TED Talks. …

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Writing faculty Michael Jackman to read at Louisville writer’s forum13th June 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Michael Jackman, senior lecturer in writing and academic affairs diversity coordinator at IU Southeast, will read poems and prose as part of the Spalding at 21c: Voice and Vision literary series. The event takes place on Thurs., June 16 at 21c Museum Hotel in Louisville, Ky. Jackman will share the …

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Langston Hughes Project and IU Southeast students celebrate poetry, jazz, social justice15th February 2016

By Steven Krolak It’s an epic song of social justice, born in struggle and swaddled in jazz. Langston Hughes, poet laureate of the Harlem Renaissance, was also on the board of directors of the Newport Jazz Festival when he wrote “Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz.” The year was 1960, in the heat of …

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What’s New: Minor in Creative Writing15th January 2016

What’s New at IU Southeast? The minor in creative writing at IU Southeast gives students the chance to spread their creative wings while learning about the many applications of writing in careers ranging from finance to fine arts. When is it offered? Every semester. What does it look like? The minor requires 18 hours of coursework …

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