Call for Submissions: Collision

Collision Literary Magazine at the University of Pittsburgh is currently open for submissions of undergraduate fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and art, and welcome your students to submit!

By submitting to the annual magazine, students will be considered for Collision‘s writing contest, wherein they could win monetary prizes.
Submissions for the annual magazine close Friday, February 21, but we read on a rolling basis.

You can find more information about the magazine and submission guidelines on the magazine website. If you have any questions, please contact collision.pitt@gmail.com.

See the attached call flyer for additional details.

JAM at the Art Institute of Chicago

Ever wonder what it’s like to work at an art museum?

Area students and emerging job seekers, as well as college and university faculty and staff, are invited to a day of career-focused programming at the Art Institute of Chicago. Several DePaul students will be giving gallery talks.

The program will include:
• A museum careers panel
• Gallery talks led by college and university students
• Breakout sessions with museum staff
• A reception for all guests featuring intern alumni and museum staff
• Information about internships and job opportunities

EVENT DATE AND TIME:
Saturday, February 15, 2020
10:30am to 5pm

EVENT LOCATION:
The Art Institute of Chicago
111 South Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60603

Call for Submissions: The Alchemist Review

The Alchemist Review is the literary journal at the University of Illinois at Springfield is excited to announce their journal is open to submissions from all undergraduate students in Illinois!

The Alchemist Review is a print journal that launches in April. They publish creative writing including but not limited to fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction, art, and photography by new and experienced writers.

They especially encourage submissions from women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ writers, writers with disabilities, and writers with intersectional identities.

Their submission deadline is February 15, 2020. Submission details can be found on their website. All accepted submissions will receive a copy of the journal.

Study Abroad Opportunity: Vienna and Berlin

Don’t miss this opportunity to study in two German-speaking countries: Vienna and Berlin programs are accepting applications until February 1st!

Read more about each of the programs below by clicking on the programs and viewing the Study Abroad office’s brochures.

Germany: Navigating the Refugee Experience in Berlin in Summer 2020

Vienna: Illinois in Vienna Program (IiVP) starting Fall 2020

For more information on all the programs DePaul has to offer, financial aid and scholarships, and student testimonials on SoJournal aka DePaul’s study abroad resource blog, and more, visit the Study Abroad website.

Call for Submissions: HerStry magazine

HerStry, an online literary magazine and writing community for women based in Milwaukee, is open for 2020 submissions!

HerStry accepts both personal essays (not paying) and monthly theme essays (paying). They welcome women identifying writers of all levels and talents to tell their stories. They accept all types of stories as long as they are true and about you. No topic is off limits!
Women of color and LGBTQ writers are especially encouraged to submit.

Submissions guidelines can be found here and themes for the year may be found here.

Visiting Writer Series: An Evening with Hanif Abdurraqib

On Thursday February 13th, join Hanif Abdurraqib in conversations with Dr. Francesca Royster and Nina Wilson in Student Center 314. Abdurraqib is a poet, essayist, and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio and will be signing books. Mark the event on your calendars!

Read more about Abdurraqib on his website and on his Twitter.

EVENT DATE AND TIME:
February 13th
6-7pm Conversation
7-7:30 Book Signing

EVENT LOCATION:
DePaul Student Center, LPC Campus
Rm. 314

Upcoming Events: ‘Responding To A Slow-Motion Emergency: Communicating Climate Change’

TONIGHT –

How do you talk about a problem that’s too big to see? How do you demand action when it’s easier to delay? How does art speak in response to science? Come watch a wide-ranging group of artists and professors discuss these questions and more. From DePaul University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Paola Cabal, Liam Heneghan, Rebecca Johns-Trissler, and Kathryn Schaffer will pool their experience and expertise to help you understand how to grapple with something as daunting—and important—as climate change.

This program is a part of the 2019-2020 One Book, One Chicago season, exploring the theme Season For Change through the book The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert. For more information, visit www.onebookonechicago.org 

 
EVENT DATE & TIME:
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
6:00PM – 7:30PM
 
EVENT LOCATION: 

Rm. 115
DePaul University Richardson Library