Luminary’s Fellowship Applications Are Live!

The Luminarts Cultural Foundation is committed to the region’s most talented emerging artists during the pivotal time between their education and career. 

2021 applications are NOW OPEN to all eligible artists in the Chicago community working in Classical Music, Visual Arts, Jazz, and Creative Writing.

The application is free and winners can win up to $15,000 in unrestricted grant money. 

Find out more here

RSVP to the 11th Annual Spring English Conference this Friday

Just TWO days until the 2020 Spring English Conference. Don’t miss out on thoughtful discussions on a variety of topics!

To attend a specific panel, please RSVP at englishconference.dpu@gmail.com to access the Zoom link and password.

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SESSION 1 (1:00-1:45pm)

  • Climate Writing: Maxwell Rowe-Sutton, Karen Rosen, Abby Vakulskas
  • Exploring Place: Corinne Witt, Amelia Modes, Dan Carroll, Elizabeth Wayne

SESSION 2 (2:00-2:45pm)

  • Writing About Fear and Illness: Angie Raney, Cedar Sutter, Isabel Cartwright, Caley Koch
  • Identity and Relationships: Caitlin Costello, Miakoda Frost, Tess Melvin, Juan Manuel Sandoval

SESSION 3 (3:00-3:45pm)

  • Beyond the Familiar: Caitlin Howland, Miriam Cortinovis, Averi Paulsen, Lucy Miller
  • Redefining Myth and Traditions: Susana Cardenas-Soto, Eric Canan, Mikaela Lawson

SESSION 4 (4:00-4:45pm)

  • Political Lineages: Susana Cardenas-Soto, Eva Lopez, Himashi Jayasundera, Ruth Young
  • Writing About Gender: Sarah Bramer, Emma Mares, Hana Anwar, Isabel Cartwright

Call for Papers: Creating Knowledge

Please find attached the 2020 Call for Papers from the English department for publication in the DePaul LAS journal, Creating Knowledge.

If you would like to have your essay considered for publication, please email a copy of your paper as a Word document to Professor Jennifer Conary at jennifer.conary@depaul.edu by noon on Monday, April 20th. Details on submission requirements are included in the attachment.

Call for Submissions: The Foundationalist

University of Iowa’s literary journal, The Foundationalist, is looking for submissions. Anything from literary essays, poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. The deadline to submit is March 22nd.

More information can be found on www.thefoundationalist.com and submissions and other queries can be sent to thefoundationalist@gmail.com.