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Sacrifice and Spirit: A Literary Salon

Emmanuel Gallery is currently hosting a powerful exhibition by the artist, activist, and poet Tenzing Rigdol, titled "My World Is in Your Blind Spot." To connect thematically to Rigdol's art, our literary salon is titled "Sacrifice and Spirit: A Literary Salon," and will involve brief readings (poetry, brief prose--fiction or non-fiction--or drama) of approximately five minutes on the theme of sacrifice and/or spirit. For more information, please email Dr. Craig Svonkin. To be a reader, please email Dr. Svonkin by Wed., May 1.

Free Admission

Tues., May 7, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Emmanuel Gallery

Event sponsored by MSU Denver Department of English, Emmanuel Gallery, and Sigma Tau Delta Alpha Psi student affiliate chapter


A Conversation with Tommy Orange

Tommy Orange

Tommy Orange, Photo by Elena Seibert

Free Admission

Tues., April 2, 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. St. Cajetan's

Tommy Orange is the author of the New York Times bestseller There Therea multi-generational story about the ives of urban Native Americans.  Orange is an enrolled member of the Cherokee and Arapahoe tribes of Oklahoma. 

Event sponsored by: MSU Denver Department of English, First Year Writing, MSU Denver Department of Political Science, and MSU Denver NCTE Student Affiliate club


Slumdog Millionaire 10th Anniversary Celebration 

Free Admission

Tues., Feb. 5, 7 p.m. Sie Film Center

Discussion After with Dr. Vincent Piturro

Sponsored by the Chenai Committee of Denver Sister Cities International & MSU Denver Office of Diversity and Inclusion


Associate Professor Renee Ruderman reads her poetry during a Sigma Tau Delta literary salon.

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