Fordham’s 2017 LitFest: A Celebration of Literary Study and Excellence in Writing

On Monday, October 2nd, the English Department will be hosting Fordham University’s 2017 LitFest, a celebration of the discipline of literary study and excellence in writing. 

Student 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
  • 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
  • A Reception

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