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Paintings and poetry join together in harmony

The exhibit will run until Feb. 12 in the Pace Galleries.
January 28, 2020

Nancy Raen-Mendez said she credits Katie Waters for making The McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries what it is.  The McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries is hosting its first exhibit of 2020. The event...

Reading series to conclude semester with contemporary poets

Poets Emily Skaja (left) and and Marcus Wicker (right) will present their work Thursday at 4:30 p.m. in Forum I.
November 12, 2019

Nadia Farmer said she tries to go to the Southern Indiana Reading Series every semester because she is able to learn more about different writing perspectives and creativity. “It's a good experience...

Expanding the view of poetry

Rosalie Moffett, an assistant professor of English, will present her work for the Southern Indiana Reading Series Sept. 26 4:30-5:30 pm. at the Griffin Center.
New english professor to share her work for Southern Indiana Reading Series
September 17, 2019

Rosalie Moffett said she likes poetry because it lets her study whatever she wants. “I’m interested in history and science and technology and being a writer allows me to pursue any interests that...

Professor to present poetry at Griffin Center

Professor to present poetry at Griffin Center
April 2, 2019

The Shield interviewed Professor of English Matthew Graham who will present work from his new poetry collection, “The Geography of Home,” at a poetry reading sponsored by the Southern Indiana Reading...

Inspiration, contentment found within ‘The Dark Between Stars’

Inspiration, contentment found within 'The Dark Between Stars'
January 22, 2019

Life isn’t always full of sunshine or even just rain. It’s a little bit of both. Instagram poet Atticus tackles and illustrates the many ups and downs of life through his poetry, specifically in...

Encouraging students to publish their works

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October 1, 2018

My greatest fear as a writer is presenting my work to someone else, but without sharing what we write then there isn’t really a point in doing it at all. People write because they have a message...

Dynamic duo to bring poetry to life

Chelsea and Mark Wagenaar will be reading their poetry on Thursday 4:30 p.m. in the Griffin Center. Prose writer Michael Martone will be presenting his work at. Oct. 4  at 4:30 p.m. in the Traditions Longue.
September 23, 2018

Casey Pycior said there is something special about hearing poetry read aloud. “I know that sounds kind of over the top but it’s true,” the assistant professor of English said. “You’ll...

Poets to present at Griffin Center

Poets to present at Griffin Center
September 27, 2017

In a world “at least fifty percent terrible,” Maggie Smith encourages her children to have good bones. Smith and poet Matthew Guenette will read selections from their books “Good Bones” and...

Assessing assessment apathy

Assessing assessment apathy
April 11, 2017

After three years at USI as a transfer student, the Assessment Goblin finally got me. It was only then I found out the major field assessments are basically pointless in reflecting one’s educational...

Dropping it like a mixtape

Poetry workshop finds new ways to distribute works
December 10, 2015
The Poetry Workshop students put out their first mix tape on Monday, featuring 18 poems and 9 students.
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