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Workshop, Gala, Lecture Celebrate Lifetime Accomplishments of Children’s Author Jennifer Bryant ’99M
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:03:38

By CHRISTOPHER SARACHILLI ’14 The Castle Mirror Room did not seem like a typical pre-lecture scene at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 21. Rather than hushed murmurs in the seats, […]

April 2: Writers Return to Campus Series Presents Documentary Film ‘Mona Lisa is Missing’
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:56:53

Arcadia University’s Writers Return to Campus Series presents the independent film Mona Lisa Is Missing, written and directed by Joe Medeiros and produced by alumna Justine Mestichelli Medeiros. The film […]

Award-winning Author Jennifer Bryant ’99M Presents on Why She Writes, March 21
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 19:23:19

Award-winning author Jennifer Bryant will speak at Arcadia University on Friday, March 21, for two events—one aimed at aspiring authors at 2:30 p.m., and one titled “Why I Write” at 7:30 p.m. The events, free and […]

Actor, Playwright Figueras ’16 Brings Words to Life
Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:54:50

Damien Figueras ’16 writes about his development as an actor and playwright in his first two posts for Because Arcadia. The English and Theater Arts major recently performed in Arcadia University’s […]

Feb. 21: Arcadia University Hosts Free Forum on ‘The Practical Realities of Writing’
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 17:05:32

Arcadia University’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, in collaboration with the Philadelphia Writers Conference Free Forum Series, hosts “The Practical Realities of Writing,” on Friday, Feb. 21, from […]

Isard Features on ‘Book Fight’ Podcast
Tue, 07 Jan 2014 21:20:54

Joshua Isard, assistant professor of English and director of the M.F.A. in Creative Writing, is the first guest of 2014 for “Book Fight,” an episodic podcast in which writers critique […]

Students Captivate at Public Reading on Dec. 5
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 19:01:28

By JASMINE L. HENDERSON ’15 Steven Haasis ’14 once told a teacher, “Math is the universal language.” In fact, the biology major never had interest in written language, much less taking […]

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