THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON
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Information for prospective students
NEOMFA Hosting Writer Sloane Crosley
The NEOMFA will be hosting writer Sloane Crosley on Wednesday, October 24 and Thursday, October 25. Ms. Crosley is best known for "I Was Told There'd be Cake," which was a finalist for The Thurber Prize, and "How Did You Get This Number," both New York Times bestsellers.
Her two-day schedule features the following: On Wednesday, October 24 at 7 p.m., Ms. Crosley will present a reading, audience question-and-answer session and book signing in the Jean Hower Taber Student Union Theatre. On Thursday, October 25 from 11 a.m. to noon there will be a Salon Session (open dialogue with students) held in Ayer Hall 113. Finally, on Thursday October 25 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. she will hold a workshop in College of Arts & Sciences Building Room 143. The workshop is open only to NEOMFA students, and registration is required. We invite you to attend these events!
Student Awards Ceremony - 2019
The 2019 Student Awards Ceremony will be held in April 2019. Details to follow.
For more information on our various awards and scholarships, please click here.
English Department Headlines
Synapse Series to host New Yorker columnist Adam Gopnik
The connection between Galileo, Shakespeare and modern life will be pondered by the award-winning writier.
A casket full of life: David Giffels muses on mortality in new book
The English professor's latest work, "Furnishing Eternity," is as much about the bond of a father and a son as it is about the lessons learned while working on a most unusual project.
Akron comes to life in new children’s mysteries podcast produced by English professor
English Professor Dr. Julie Drew is part of the team creating the series of fictional children’s mysteries.