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LitFest 2017

  • McNally Auditorium, Lincoln Center Campus 150 West 62nd Street New York, NY, 10023 United States (map)

Join us for Fordham University's 2017 LitFest! This celebration of the discipline of literary study and excellence in writing is required for English majors and strongly encouraged for English minors and prospective English majors and minors.

You can look forward to:

  • The premiere of the new English department short film Real Talk: Fordham English Alums starring recent English major graduates: Jacqueline Battaglia, Kathrene Faith Binag, Liz Bowen, Catherine Davis, Lauren Duca, Lois Durant, Kamrun Nesa, and Thomas Snyder
  • A Survey of the Field: Brief presentations by English department Chair, Glenn Hendler and Associate Chairs Daniel Contreras and Vlasta Vranjes. Why did I decide to study literature? What does it mean to study literature now?
  • 5 Burning Questions: Your top five English department questions answered!
  • Meet & Greet Caucuses by literary interest
  • Book Swap: Bring your gently loved books to trade and marvel over
  • Literary Trivia Contest
  • The Mary Higgins Clark Address "Writing Novels - Trust the Process, Work Often, Die Happy" by celebrated author A.S. King
  • A.S. King booksigning
  • Giveaways of works of classic literature and autographed copies of novels by Mary Higgins Clark Chair, A.S. King
  • English Dept Swag prizes
  • Reception


Rose Hill Students: Please write to mtorresbates@fordham.edu and calvino3@fordham.edu if you would like to receive Ram Van tickets for this event.