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February 2016

Faculty Cultural Enrichment Grant: Phoenix Reading Series: Xhenet Aliu and Susan McCarty

February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point , 27268
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Xhenet Aliu's debut fiction collection, Domesticated Wild Things, won the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction and was released in September 2013. Her fiction and essays have appeared in journals such as Glimmer Train, Hobart, The Barcelona Review, Necessary Fiction, American Short Fiction and elsewhere. She has received multiple scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, a grant from The Elizabeth George Foundation and a fellowship from the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, among other awards. She holds an M.F.A. from…

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March 2016

Faculty Cultural Enrichment Grant: Phoenix Reading Series: Stuart Dischell and Michael Parker

March 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point , 27268
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Author of four collections of poems, Evenings & Avenues, Good Hope Road, Dig Safe and Backwards Days, Stuart Dischell teaches poetry writing as well as modern and contemporary poetry. He has received honors and awards from the National Poetry Series, the National Endowment for the Arts, the North Carolina Arts Council and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, among others. His work appears in a number of journals and anthologies, including Good Poems, Hammer and Blaze and Pushcart Prize. Michael…

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April 2016

Faculty Cultural Enrichment Grant: First Amendment Day with Greg Lukianoff

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The David L. Francis Lecture Hall at Earl N. Phillips School of Business,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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President and CEO of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, Greg Lukianoff will speak about recent disputes at schools such as University of Missouri and Yale University that raise questions about the proper balance between the right to free speech on campus and the need to be politically sensitive to others, particularly minority students. His talk will be the capstone event of HPU's first-ever First Amendment Day, which will explore similar issues with a series of events that include…

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Faculty Cultural Enrichment Grant: Phoenix Reading Series: Dao Strom

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point , 27268
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Author of two previous books of fiction, Grass Roof, Tin Roof (2003) and The Gentle Order of Girls and Boys (2006) Dao Strom is also a writer of songs. About her 2006 fiction collection, The New Yorker said, “Quietly beautiful, Strom’s stories are hip without being ironic.” Her current project received funding from the Regional Arts & Culture Council and the Oregon Arts Commission. She has received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the James Michener Fellowship and…

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