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March 2018

Nurturing the Compassionate Community: An Evening to Honor the Legacy of Lucille Clifton

March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Daugherty-Palmer Commons (DPC) St. Mary's City, United States
Nurturing the Compassionate Community

Co-sponsored by the Office of the President and the VOICES Reading Series, An Evening to Honor the Legacy of Lucille Clifton features poets Aracelis Girmay and Elizabeth Alexander in addition to Brian Ganz, Michael Glaser, Karen Leona Anderson, and Alexia, Gillian, and Sidney Clifton. Enjoy a powerful and uplifting evening of poetry and music in the spirit of Lucille Clifton's caring for each and every member of the College and her encouragement of others to live lives of engaged, just,…

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VOICES Reading Series – Writers’ Harvest

March 8 @ 8:15 pm - 10:00 pm
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Writers' Harvest Reading, A Benefit for Child Hunger Relief Featuring student writers from Jennifer Cognard-Black's "Just Food:  Food Writing for Social Justice" seminar All humans have a fundamental right to adequate food.  The students of the “Just Food” seminar are considering just that:  how food can bring people together, but it can also separate communities, creating food insecurity and hunger among certain populations, especially children. For the Writers’ Harvest, the “Just Food” students will share selections from Ethical Eating essays about their own…

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June 2018

2018 Chesapeake Writers’ Conference

June 24 @ 4:00 pm - June 30 @ 10:00 am
SMCM campus, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, MD 20686 United States
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Chesapeake Writers' Conference

The 7th Chesapeake Writers’ Conference hosts writers at all levels of experience for a rich week of lectures, craft talks, readings, and panel discussions, as well as daily workshops in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. We offer a multi-genre course in which high schoolers get the chance to try their hand at a range of genres and styles. We also offer a two-credit hour graduate course for teachers whose focus is connecting one’s pedagogy and writing practice. This is an…

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