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Monday, October 25, 2010

Irish Film Night

The Irish Studies Program's screening of "Three Irish Short Films" will take place this Friday, October 29 at 6:00 PM in the Connelly Center Cinema.

Three Oscar-nominated short films from Irish writers and directors will be shown:
- "Everything in This Country Must" (Directed by Gary McKendry, written by Colum McCann)
- "The Secret of Kells" (Directed by Tomm Moore; produced by Cartoon Saloon)
- "Six Shooter" (Martin MacDonagh)

There will be brief introductions by three English Department Professors, Dr. John Buckley, Dr. Joseph Lennon, and Dr. Hugh Ormsby-Lennon. We hope to see you there!

Thursday, October 14, 2010

RSVP Reminder

For those students who are interested in attending our November 1st seminar, please RSVP to Ashley Bentivoglio (ashley.bentivoglio@villanova.edu) by October 25th. Pizza will be provided, so we need an accurate head count. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you there!

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Pursuing the Ph.D. Seminar

At 7pm on Monday, November 1st, the Graduate English Program will be hosting a Ph.D. seminar in SAC 300. There will be a question and answer period mediated by Dr. Lutes, Dr. Lennon, Dr. Quigley, and returning alumnus Don James McLaughlin, aimed towards helping graduate students decide whether or not to pursue a Ph.D. All are welcome to attend, please RSVP to either Dr. Jean Lutes (jean.lutes@villanova.edu) or Ashley Bentivoglio (ashley.bentivoglio@villanova.edu) by October 25th. We hope to see you there!