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Upcoming Events at Falvey Memorial Library

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 at 7:00 PM in

Please join us on Thursday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m. in Speakers’ Corner of Falvey Memorial Library for a reading and talk given by Daniel Torday, one of the Literary Festival’s featured speakers.

Daniel Torday is the author of the novel The Last Flight of Poxl West, a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice, and an Amazon.com Best Debuts of 2015. His novella, The Sensualist, won the 2012 National Jewish Book Award for debut fiction. Torday’s stories and essays have appeared in Esquire Magazine, n+1, The New York Times, The Paris Review Daily and Tin House. A former editor at Esquire, Torday serves as an editor at The Kenyon Review. He is Director of Creative Writing at Bryn Mawr College. At the event, Torday will read from his most recent novel The Last Flight of Poxl West.

This event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library and the Department of English, is free and open to the public.

 
Friday, February 12th, 2016 at 2:30 PM in

Join the Villanova Electronic Enthusiasts Club (VEEC) from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the first-floor lounge of Falvey Memorial Library for some fun. The VEEC is a social club, focused on recreation and relaxation. Participants gather to play video games in a safe and fun environment. The VEEC is always accepting new members. Open to all. Come join in for games and fun. 

This event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library and the Villanova Electronic Enthusiasts Club, is free and open to the public.

 

The Africana Studies Program in conjunction with Villanova University’s 18th Annual Literary Festival presents the Ida B. Wells Lecture featuring author Asali Solomon, PhD. Please join us on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in Speakers’ Corner of Falvey Memorial Library for a reading and talk given by Dr. Solomon, one of the Literary Festival’s featured speakers.

Dr. Solomon is the author of the novel Disgruntled.  She received a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award for her stories collected in Get Down, her first book; the volume was also a finalist for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. In 2007 she was named one of the National Book Foundation's “5 Under 35.” Dr. Solomon teaches English at Haverford College. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and two sons.

At the event, Dr. Solomon will read selections from her novel Disgruntled.

This event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library and the Department of English, is free and open to the public. 

 
Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 at 12:00 PM in

The Department of English and Falvey Memorial Library’s annual Open Mic event will take place on Wednesday, April 20, from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. in the library’s Speakers’ Corner. Class of 2016 Creative Writing Contestants, other students and members of the University community will share original work and favorite poems, ranging from the humorous to the thought-provoking to the sublime.  Whether you have a poem or a creative-writing excerpt you’d like to share or you just want to listen, the Department of English and Falvey Memorial Library invite you to enjoy this entertaining and memorable celebration of poetry and creative writing.

The event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library and the Department of English, is free and open to the public.

 

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All events in Falvey Memorial Library are organized by the Scholarly Outreach Team. If you have any questions regarding events, please email: libraryevents@villanova.edu.

 

 


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