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Thursday, March 7

Helicon West Open Mic featuring Chadd VanZanten

Arts/Entertainment

Featuring Chadd VanZanten: Helicon West is an open-mic reading/featured readers series for local poets and writers. Anyone is invited to sign up and read up to seven minutes of their original work. Readings are free, open to the public, and uncensored. Free Caffe Ibis coffee will be available. Location: Logan Library, Bridger Room, 255 N. Main, Logan.

3/07 at 7:00 pm | More Info

Lecture: Building the Rails, Part 1 -- Engineering and Construction

Lecture/Readings

Daren Dance will present a lecture as part of the statewide celebration of the 150th Golden Spike Anniversary. The lecture will be held at USU-Brigham City Auditorium and will be streamed live to USU campuses across the state and on AggieCast at aggiecast.usu.edu.

3/07 at 7:00 pm | More Info


Wednesday, March 20

Poet Naomi Shihab Nye, inaugural reader for Swenson Reading Series

Lecture/Readings

Poet Naomi Shihab Nye, is the inaugural speaker for the English Department's Swenson Reading Series. The poetry of Nye, the daughter of a Palestinian refugee, is influenced by her experiences of cultural differences. She has won many Pushcart Prizes and served for 5 years as chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. The event is free and open to the public.

3/20 at 12:30 pm | Merrill-Cazier Library | More Info

Writing workshop sponsored by USU Writing Center and Logan Library

Workshop/Training

"Devising Fierce Females" with the Sigma Tau Delta team is this week's writing workshop. Sponsored by the USU Writing Center and Logan Library. Free individual tutoring from 6-7 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Cache Valley Community Writing Center.

3/20 at 5:00 pm | More Info


Thursday, March 21

T4L Empower Learning Conference: Refresh and Reinforce Learning

Conference/Seminar

The Teaching for Learning Conference, two days of information on effective teaching. Guest speaker is Dr. Gail Rice, author of "Hitting Pause: 65 Lecture Breaks to Refresh and Reinforce Learning." Contributing are several CHaSS faculty: Mark Damon (professor, Classics), Mary Ellen Greenwood (lecturer, English); Ekaterina Arshavskaya (assistant professor, LPCS); Karin DeJonge-Kanna (principal lecturer, LPCS); and Rodney Marchant (lecturer, English). Presented by the Intermountain Consortium for Faculty Development at USU.

From 3/21 at 8:45 am to 3/22 at 4:00 pm | Eccles Conference Center | More Info

Helicon West Poetry Event with Open Mic: Bull Pen Slam

Arts/Entertainment

Helicon West, an open-mic reading/featured readers series for local poets and writers, hosts a poetry slam with Bull Pen, the English Dept's creative writing club. Anyone is invited to sign up and read up to seven minutes of their original work. Readings are free, open to the public, and uncensored. Free Caffe Ibis coffee will be available. Location: Logan Library, Bridger Room, 255 N. Main, Logan.

3/21 at 7:00 pm | More Info


Wednesday, March 27

Writing workshop sponsored by USU Writing Center and Logan Library

Workshop/Training

"Fresh Springtime Prompts" with Cari Phillips is this week's writing workshop. Sponsored by the USU Writing Center and Logan Library. Free individual tutoring from 6-7 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Cache Valley Community Writing Center.

3/27 at 5:00 pm | More Info


Thursday, March 28

Author Rick Bass Performs Public Reading

Lecture/Readings

Author Rick Bass, the former petroleum geologist turned writer, will perform a reading at 11.a.m. at Utah State University’s Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art Thursday, March 28. The event is free and open to the public.

Bass is an adopted son of the Mountain West. A Houston native, he studied wildlife biology and geology at Utah State University. After graduating Bass spent seven years working in the oil reserves of the Southeast before moving back West to live and write. He has published more than 30 books, including For a Little While (2016), Why I came West (2008), the novel All the Land to Hold Us (2013) and most recently, The Traveling Feast: On the Road and at the Table with My Heroes (2018).

3/28 at 11:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info




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