California State University, Fullerton

English Languages & Literatures Alumni Chapter

Upcoming Events

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As You Like Shakespeare Society Tea
Saturday, May 3, 2014
2 - 4:30 p.m.

Spring Garden Tea Room
501 N. Harbor Blvd., Fullerton 92832

Celebrate William Shakespeare's 450th birthday celebration with a luncheon and tea along with a very special presentation.

Our guest speaker will be Corinna Evett '98, '00. Corinna is an Associate Professor and Academic President at Santiago Canyon College. Corinna’s original presentation on Shakespeare is in the context of AMC’s Mad Men. It will be an amazing experience. Come and enjoy Corinna's presentation along with an excellent luncheon and tea.

RSVP by 5 p.m on April 30

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Chapter News

3rd Annual New Year’s Eve EVE Dinner
On Monday, December 30 English Alumni came together for their 3rd Annual New Year’s Eve EVE dinner at Mimi’s Cafe. This annual fundraiser brought in over $130 to go toward chapter programming. This year’s included a new feature with attendees also participating in a book exchange swapping previously read books of all varieties with one another.

Shakespeare Event

Shakespeare EventEnglish Alumni enjoyed a great evening watching All’s Well That Ends Well on Saturday, July 20. It was chilly for a July event, but it was so pretty sitting amongst other fans, eating dessert, and watching a production of Shakespeare in the Park.

Tea with Dr. Norton

teaThe English, Languages and Literatures Alumni Chapter enjoyed an afternoon tea as special guest, Dr. Brian Michael Norton presented an informal discussion about his newly published book, Fiction and the Philosophy of Happiness on May 11. During and after his presentation, he encouraged questions and a lively discussion pursued. Everyone was animated about their interest in the way Dr. Norton approached the subject of happiness. Guests enjoyed a casual lunch and were excited to welcome the Daily Titan as they covered the story.

Alumni Reunion

Alumni ReunionOn Saturday, April 13th, the Department of English, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics and the English Languages and Literatures Alumni Chapter hosted the second annual Alumni Reunion at the Golleher Alumni House to benefit the Writer-in-Residence program. Alumni enjoyed delicious appetizers, wine, and desserts while mingling with one another, catching up with faculty, and meeting current students. Some of the highlights from the event included the poetry readings by Lincoln McElwee and Skyler Schulze, who are both graduate students in our M.A. program and have worked with the 2013 Writer-in-Residence, David Hernandez. David followed with readings of his selected poetry. Laughter filled the room when his touches of humor shined through his readings.

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Chapter Officers

Cathie Allman

Cathie Allman ’05 & MA ’09
President
allmancathie@hotmail.com

Donna Middleton

Donna T. Middleton
'03 & MA '10

Secretary
dmiddleton@fullerton.edu

Bridget Lish

Bridget Lish '13
Vice President, Public Relations
bridgetlish@gmail.com

 

Peggy Ochoa '90
Treasurer
pochoa@fullerton.edu


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