University of Evansville Announces Coffee Hour Lecture Series for 2017-18 


University of Evansville Announces Coffee Hour Lecture Series for 2017-18 

The University of Evansville’s 2017-18 annual Coffee Hour Lecture series begins Thursday, October 5, with the Wahnita DeLong Reading. All lectures in the series are free and open to the public.

Elizabeth A.A. Wilson will be the speaker for the October 5 lecture, which will begin at 4:00 p.m. in the Melvin Peterson Gallery. An ordained New Thought minister who is completing her PhD in divinity, Wilson is a speaker and author of several books, including a comic fantasy novel, Ascension Denied, and, co-written with bestselling author Scott Ciencin, a mystery novel, The Humbug Murders. She wrote the narrative development for the acclaimed Nintendo fantasy game Mystic Searches and starred in The New 8 Bit Heroes, an award-winning documentary about making Mystic Searches.

Other lectures in the series include:

Thursday, October 26 

4:00 p.m.

Vectren Lecture Hall, Room 100, Koch Center for Engineering and Science

Robert Griffith, chair of the creative writing program at UE, will be the speaker. His most recent book is The Devil in the Milk. Griffith’s book, The Moon from Every Window, was nominated for the 2013 Poets’ Prize, and his book A Matinee in Plato’s Cave won the 2009 Best Book of Indiana Award. His work has appeared in PN Review, Poetry, The North American Review, Poems & Plays, The Oxford American, and other publications. He is editor of the journal Measure and director of the University of Evansville Press.

Senior Reading

4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 11

Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center

Graduating creative writing majors read their poetry and prose.

For more information, call 812-488-2963.