IU East News and Notes

IU East News and Notes

Visiting Writer Bianca SpriggsRichmond, Ind. – Affrilachian Poet and Cave Canem Fellow Bianca Lynne Spriggs is an award-winning poet and multidisciplinary artist from Lexington, Ky. Spriggs will read from her work from 7-8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, in the Whitewater Hall art gallery. The event is free and open to the public.

During her visit to campus, Spriggs will lead a workshop with students from 2-3 p.m. in Whitewater Hall room 202.

She is the author of  Kaffir Lily, How Swallowtails Become Dragons and the forthcoming titles Call Her By Her Name (Northwestern University Press, 2016) and The Galaxy is a Dance Floor (Argos Books, 2016).

Spriggs is the co-editor of Circe’s Lament: An Anthology of Wild Women, managing editor for pluck! The Journal of Affrilachian Art & Culture, poetry editor for Apex Magazine and she serves as the Literary Arts Liaison for the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning.

Student Research Day is April 3
Indiana University East invites the community to Student Research Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 3, in Whitewater Hall.

Student Research Day recognizes the research, scholarly and creative work of IU East student scholars. The day includes poster and oral presentations, a three-minute thesis competition and an awards ceremony.

IU East students may still submit proposals to participate in Student Research Day. The deadline is Friday, March 27. Students are encouraged to submit their research and creative projects online at iue.edu/researchday.

For more information, contact Ange Cooksey at mcooksey@iue.edu.

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