The Library Lecture Series at Wake Forest University presents a fiction and poetry reading with Assistant Professors Joanna Ruocco and Amy Catanzano on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 5 p.m. in the Library Auditorium. A limited-edition broadside of their work is being made by Craig Fansler on the Z. Smith Reynolds Library Letterpress in commemoration of the event. The reading will be followed by a book signing and reception. This event is free and open to the public.









 The Dean Family Fund and the Department of English present


Dr. Nancy Armstrong


“Property Cannot Be Defended:

The Ground for an American Novel”


Wednesday, November 12

4:30 in Tribble C216

Wake Forest University


Nancy Armstrong is the Gilbert, Louis, and Edward Lehrman Professor of English at Duke University. Armstrong specializes in studies of the novel and 18-20th Anglophone literature. She is also the editor of the journal Novel: A Forum on Fiction since 1996. Armstrong has authored several books, including How Novels Think: The Limits of Individualism and Fiction in the Age of Photography: The Legacy of British Realism. She is currently working on a book co-authored by Leonard Tennenhouse titled The Conversion Effect: Early American Aspects of the Novel.


Reception to follow in Ammons Lounge, Room A107


Free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Department of English at or at 336.758.5383.  If you will need special assistance, please call the call the number above at least two weeks prior to the event so that we can make reasonable accommodations.

Sponsored by the Medieval Studies Program

 How great would it be to study the Middle Ages (literature, history, culture) in a revered and ancient medieval institution? How great would it be to research environmental issues (policy, history, politics) from the vantage point of Oxford University? You may have the opportunity to do one of these! Come hear about the Medieval/Evironmental Studies Summer Program at St. Peter’s College, Oxford.  Talk with Drs. Gale Sigal or Gillian Overing to see whether you’d like to have an Oxford educational experience for a summer! The courses take place at the distinguished Magdalene College, Oxford and are taught by Oxford dons.


Oxford University Summer School Slide Show by

Dr. Kenneth Addison of St. Peter’s College, Oxford

Tribble Hall A202

on Tuesday, Oct. 14th at 5:00


All students welcome!! Refreshments will be served!!!

Sponsored by the Medieval Studies Program



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