PODCAST: Special episode of Centre Point features Milton Reigelman talking with Wendell Berry

Special episode of Centre Point features Milton Reigelman talking with Wendell Berry Subscribe to Centre Point on iTunes and SoundCloud. In this special episode of the Centre Point podcast, Milton Reigelman, director of the Center for Global Citizenship and longtime member of the Centre College English department, talks with legendary writer Wendell Berry, who gave

Renowned writer Wendell Berry to speak at Centre as Humana Scholar, Nov. 14

Renowned and beloved writer and activist Wendell Berry comes to Centre College in November as a Humana/Grace Doherty Library scholar. Berry will give a convocation address and read from his work on Monday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Newlin Hall in the Norton Center for the Arts. The convocation is free and open to

By |2018-07-26T18:28:21+00:00October 31st, 2016|Convocation, Creative Writing, English, News|

Author Emily St. John Mandel to discuss first-year book at Centre

Every year, the incoming class of new Centre College students reads a common book over the summer, which they then discuss with their faculty advisers and peers during the annual first-year orientation. This year, Centre students will also have the opportunity to discuss the first-year book—“Station Eleven”—with its author, Emily St. John Mandel. Mandel will

By |2018-07-27T18:47:52+00:00September 19th, 2016|Convocation, Creative Writing, News|

"Nature poet" Lia Purpura to speak, April 21

With Green Week in full swing and Earth Day forthcoming, it is an especially good time to hear acclaimed creative non-fiction writer and poet Lia Purpura read from her works on Thursday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Centre College's Vahlkamp Theatre. Purpura is the author of three books of poems, three books of essays

By |2018-08-16T18:30:08+00:00April 20th, 2016|Creative Writing, News, Sustainable Centre|

Centre College named Communicator of the Year by National Speech and Debate Association

The Kentucky District of the National Speech and Debate Association (KYNSDA) has named Centre College its 2016 Communicator of the Year. “It is a great honor for Centre to receive this distinction, as it recognizes the College as a place where important conversations take place,” says Assistant Dean for Advising Mary Gulley, who accepted the award on Centre’s

By |2016-04-12T16:27:57+00:00April 12th, 2016|Academics, Creative Writing, English, News, Politics|

Centre College to host reading with Affrilachian Writer Crystal Wilkinson

Centre College’s Creative Writing program will host contemporary fiction writer Crystal Wilkinson for a reading on Tuesday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Vahlkamp Theatre. The Kentucky author is acclaimed for her fictional works, in addition to her passion for promoting the creative work of African-Americans in Appalachia through her organization Affrilachian Poets, which she co-founded with Kentucky Poet Laureate Frank X

By |2018-08-17T14:46:35+00:00March 8th, 2016|Creative Writing, News|

Centre College English Program hosts Winter Poetry Festival 2016

Centre College’s Winter Poetry Festival, currently in its fourth year, will take place Feb. 20 at 4 p.m. in Vahlkamp Theatre. The event, presented by the College's English program, is free and open to the public. Just prior to the festival at 3:30 p.m., Creative Writing minors will have the opportunity to read their own poems. Additionally,

By |2018-08-17T17:38:33+00:00February 15th, 2016|Creative Writing, News|

Poetry reading by Affrilachian poet Bianca Spriggs Jan. 7

Poet and CentreTerm Visiting Professor Bianca Spriggs will be reading from her work this Thursday, Jan. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Vahlkamp Theater at Centre College. An Affrilachian Poet and Cave Canem Fellow, Spriggs is a multidisciplinary artist who lives and works in Lexington, Ky. Named as one of the Top-30 Performance Poets in the country by The Root, she is

By |2018-08-29T19:52:37+00:00January 7th, 2016|Creative Writing, News|

Author Jane Smiley to visit Centre College as Humana/Library Lecture Series speaker

Award-winning novelist Jane Smiley will soon take the Newlin Hall stage in Centre College's Norton Center for the Arts as the 2015-16 Humana/Grace Doherty Library Lecture Series speaker. The author will read from her celebrated collection of works during an open convocation on Monday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m., followed by a reception and book signing

By |2015-11-05T15:41:48+00:00November 5th, 2015|Convocation, Creative Writing, News|

John C. Young Scholar Victoria DiMartile '15 explores issues of racial identity through the arts

Through self-designed initiatives and projects that speak to their passions, Centre College students are encouraged to find their own unique voices while on campus. Victoria DiMartile ’15 saw an opportunity to do so during her senior year while studying a topic close to her heart—racial identity. DiMartile conducted independent research titled “Rupture Poétique: An Anthropological Analysis

Load More Posts