Unlock Your Voice
A program of dramatic readings of literature by women authors. Every Fall, students in EN 162 Women and Literature plan and produce all aspects of this program. Students choose a wide and interesting variety of works to read by such authors as Maya Angelou, Sylvia Plath, Emily Dickinson, Muriel Rukeyser, Adrienne Rich, Alice Walker, Marge Piercy, and others.
Lift Every Voice
A program of dramatic readings of literature by authors of African descent to Celebrate Black History Month. Every February, the students in EN 170 World Literatures and EN 250 African American Literature plan and produce this program. Students choose a wide and interesting variety of works to read, including works by Langston Hughes, Toni Cade Bambara, Toni Morrison, James Weldon Johnson, James Baldwin, Sojourner Truth, Ralph Ellison, Alice Walker, and others.
Every April, students from EN 303 Poetry Writing, conduct a public reading of their own poetry. Students choose their best poems, then introduce and read them to the audience.
Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival
In September of even years, students in EN 372 Contemporary Poetry take a field trip to Waterloo Village, New Jersey, to see the most renowned American poets read their work. Readings for the class are chosen based on which poets will be appearing.