Caribbean Culture Class to Present Folktale Carnaval on Dec. 4

Monday, December 01, 2014

A Fairmont State University class studying Caribbean culture will present a Folktale Carnaval on Thursday, Dec. 4, in the Multi-media Room A of the Ruth Ann Musick Library. The event will include two folktale performances from “Creole Folktales” by Patrick Chamoiseau, as well as music, images and refreshments.

The event will consist of two separate readings on Dec. 4, with “A Pumpkin Seed” beginning at 12:30 p.m., and “Madame Kéléman” and “The Rainmaker” beginning at 7 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

Kestrel Issue 30 Launch Celebrates Writing

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art, the Fairmont State University Department of Language and Literature and the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center will host a two-day Celebration of Issue 30 in October.

Eight contributors to Kestrel, including six whose work appears in Issue 30, will be on campus to participate in a panel discussion and offer individual consultations for writers, as well as give readings from their own work.

Donate Items to "Fill the Nest" Campaign This Week

Monday, September 23, 2013

Fairmont State University will recognize West Virginia Day to Serve through Saturday, Sept. 28, by asking faculty, staff and the greater community to “Fill the Nest!”

The Nest is the official food bank to benefit students of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College. Check out this link for information on items needed: http://library.fairmontstate.edu/about/nest-campus-food-bank

There are two donation drop-off points planned:

Read "Paradise Lost" During the Milton Marathon

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

“Paradise Lost," an epic poem written by John Milton will be read at 9 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, at the Milton Marathon event located in the Ruth Ann Musick Library on the third floor outside of the Skylab.

“It is one of the most beautiful works in English Literature and one that grapples with questions of free will and religious faith,” said Donna J. Long, Professor of English.

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