Roxane Gay to visit DePaul, and a cool new course for radio fans

Our next distinguished guest for the Visiting Writers Series is one not to miss! Join us Thursday, March 6 at 6:00 p.m. in the Richardson Library Room 115 to bask in the magnificence that is accomplished writer Roxane Gay.

20140131-_Gay_0026-X3-200x300Roxane’s writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Best American Short Stories 2012, Best Sex Writing 2012, New Stories from the Midwest 2011 and 2012, Salon, Oxford American, NOON, American Short Fiction, Indiana Review, Brevity, The Rumpus, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Prairie Schooner, and West Branch, among many others. She is also the co-editor of PANKthe essays editor for The Rumpus, and a contributor to HTMLGIANT. Roxane is also the brilliant author behind Ayiti, a collection of writing about the Haitian diaspora experience, An Untamed State, which is forthcoming in May 2014 from Grove Press, and BAD FEMINIST: ESSAYSforthcoming from Harper Perennial in August 2014.



And finally, calling all radio enthusiasts! The DePaul History Department is offering a new course Spring DoingDigitalHistory-Poster-page-0Quarter that sounds tailor-made for you. In HST 360-901, Doing Digital History, students will learn how to make a radio documentary and a web-based digital archive. The course will meet Monday nights from 6:00 – 9:15 p.m. on our Lincoln Park Campus.

Not a History major? No problem! Anyone interested in taking this innovative new course is invited to join. For more information on how you can participate, contact Professor Roshanna Sylvester at today.