In This Section News Events Events Upcoming events with the Department of English February 06, 2023 Burial Rituals of the Habitual Tomorrow The Voice, Art, and Community Series presents poets Heid E. Erdrich, Sun Yung Shin, and Douglas Kearney. February 09, 2023 Stephanie Burt Reading The poet and Harvard University literary critic gives the Edelstein-Keller Lecture. February 21, 2023 Walter Nathan Literary Initiatives Presents: Celebrating Great River Review Hear from Walter Nathan Essayist Rachel M. Hanson and Pink Poetry Prize winner Hannah Dierdorff. March 02, 2023 First Books Reading Hear from authors Erica Berry, Nen G. Ramirez, Emily Strasser, and Chaun Webster! March 17, 2023 Erica Hannickel: Orchid Muse: A History of Obsession in Fifteen Flowers The environmental historian reads from and discusses her new book. April 18, 2023 An Evening with N. K. Jemisin The Esther Freier Lecture Series presents the Hugo Award-winning author of speculative fiction.