Duncan Tonatiuh, a children’s book author and artist, will visit Indiana University East as part of Hispanic Heritage Month and the “One Book, Many Voices” project on Tuesday, October 15, from 12:30-2 p.m. in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. Tonatiuh’s visit is made possible by the hard work of Amigos and numerous partnerships throughout the community.
History and Political Science Club to hold book signing
An author book signing and sale featuring Assistant Professor of History Daron Olson and Associate Professor of World Languages and Cultures Julian Simon will be held from 2-3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, in the Community Room. The event is sponsored by the History and Political Science Club.
Indiana University East will present writer and educator Amada Irma Pérez during its Hispanic Heritage Month. Pérez will present “The Bilingual Voice of a Writer and Teacher,” on Monday, October 22, from 4:30-5:30 p.m., in Whitewater Hall Room 132. The event is sponsored by Mindful Explorations, courtesy of the William H. and Jean R. Reller Endowment.
Jean Harper, associate professor of English, was recently awarded a fellowship to the MacDowell Colony located in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Harper will reside at the artists’ colony for six weeks, beginning in August into September.
Scott Russell Sanders will visit IU East on Thursday, April 8, for a reading from his most recent book, A Conservationist Manifesto. The reading starts at 6:30 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium. The reading is free and open to the public.
Indiana University East will host visiting author, poet Denise Duhamel, for a public reading at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18 in Whitewater Hall, room 132.
Duhamel’s work includes Two and Two, Mille et un sentiments and Queen for a Day: Selected and New Poems. She is also the author of The Star-Spangled Banner, a work that was the recipient of the Crab Orchard Award, and Kinky.
Jean Harper, assistant professor of English, has received the Goldfarb Family Fellowship for Non-Fiction Writers from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, located in Mt. San Angelo, Va. The fellowship was established by former board member Ronald Goldfarb, an author and literary agent.
Award winning author Christopher Coake will visit Indiana University East on Wednesday, March 26 for a reading at 7 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall. A reception and book signing will follow the reading. The event is free and open to the public.
Indiana University East assistant professor of English, Jean Harper, has received a springtime residency to Yaddo. The artists’ community is located in Saratoga Springs, New York and offers a sanctuary for creative and professional artists.
Jeannette Walls, author of The Glass Castle, will visit Indiana University East on Wednesday, November 28. The public is welcome to attend a free reading at 7 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall.