Two Friday Events and a Call for Submissions

This month, the DePaul English Department is holding a series of Student Information Sessions with the candidates for the Assistant Professor of Early Modern English Literature, a tenure-track position in The Department of English to begin in September, 2013. A total of three sessions will be held in ALH 210-11, one for each candidate. All DePaul English Graduate Students are encouraged to attend and give their input.

The second Student Information Session will be held this Friday, January 25th, with Megan Heffernan. Heffernan’s background includes:

  • Ph.D., English Language and Literature, University of Chicago, expected March 2013
  • Dissertation, “Each Part Together Sought: Inventing the English Poetry Collection, 1557−1640,” defended on December 5, 2012
  • B.A. (Honors), English Language and Literature, University of Chicago, 2004

The student Q&A with Heffernan will be held from 1:30-2:15 in the Student Resource Center, ALH 210-11. Refreshments will be provided. If you are unable to attend any of these sessions, you are invited to attend the English Department sessions which will be held from 3:30-5:00 on the same days. The English Department looks forward to hearing your feedback.


Michael Raleigh readingThe DePaul Honors Program is pleased to announce an upcoming reading by Michael Raleigh, an instructor in the Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse department and the Honors Program, and author of eight novels.  Raleigh will read from his latest book, The Conjurer’s Boy, followed by discussion and Q & A.

The reading will take place on Friday, January 25th, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. at 990 W. Fullerton, room 1405. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.


Afterimage:The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism, a publication of the Visual Studies Workshop, a non-profit media arts center located in Rochester, New York, is pleased to announce that the Inklight project is currently seeking new submissions. Inklight offers a unique opportunity for photographers to share their most compelling image, which, if chosen, will be posted on the journal’s web site. Writers (who, ideally, were not formerly familiar with the imagery) will then have the chance to respond to the image in prose or poetry.

Visit and submit your response to one image in prose or poetry. No critical responses, please. Size limit for prose: 750 words, for poetry: 25 lines. One of the written works will be selected to be published along with each original photograph on the Afterimage website.

Please send images and creative written responses to

The project’s web page, and examples of previous works can be found at:


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