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  • Susan Donahue
    Date: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 11:11 AM CORRECTIONS:    the Women Write Resistance event, Shakespeare s Sister , for Wednesday, March 13th, at rm 340
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 10, 2013

    Date: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 11:11 AM

    CORRECTIONS: 

     

    the Women Write Resistance event, "Shakespeare's Sister", for Wednesday, March 13th, at rm 340 Nebraska Student Union - is from 4pm to 5pm ... (details, see below-er)

     

    and, the Book Launch for "Les Femmes Folles - the Women 2012" is MONDAY, March 25th, at the House of Loom, Omaha

     

    HOT NEWS :


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    SP  CE is a writing room on the 2nd floor of the 14th & O building, downtown Lincoln:::: go up the stairs next to Novel Idea Bookstore on N 14th, veer right at the top, look for SP CE on the DOOR:::: 


    every Saturday at 2pm, come up to talk writing -- see the FB page at:


    https://www.facebook.com/spZce 

    How SP CE Writer's Group Works:

    People who are interested in discussing writing come to SP CE every Saturday at 2 p.m.
    People who want their writing discussed bring copies of their writing.
    All forms of writing are welcomed, but new or actively in-progress works are especially encouraged.
    Everyone's writing is discussed for 10-15 minutes.
    Those who want a bit of a challenge are encouraged to write for the prompt.


    The prompt is: hair


    Good times!


    For those who wish to be further involved:


    Prior to Writer's Group, there will be an Open Meeting where anyone can come and join in on a discussion of plans, goals, and ideas for SP CE as a collective entity. The Open Meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. and will be held before every Writer's Group.


    After Writer's Group, anyone who is interested in continuing a dialog in a more casual setting is invited to reconvene at Yia Yia's* to partake in food and drink and further conversation.


    *reconvening location subject to change


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    ConStellation IV - A New Hope

    Lincoln's own national Science Fiction Convention

    is coming April 19-21!!


    ( http://www.constellationne.net/ for more info)

    the Sci-Fi Writers' CONTEST RULES: CLIK HERE

    (Contest deadline MARCH 1st, 2013!!)


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    other book announcements AND 

    PUBLISHING NEWS

    at the bottom of this page !!!

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    The Lincoln Underground Magazine 

    is accepting submissions NOW!:

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    Click HERE 

    for the latest info on Music and Poetry at

    CRESCENT Moon COFFEE

    8th & P sts, LINCOLN!!!!

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    Pictures, Pictures: Go to this address for many, many Readings pictures --

     https://picasaweb.google.com/110313286591675631051

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    check out more info at: 

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    Prairie Moon Reading & Music News: 
    http://moonreading.blogspot.com/ 

    Matt Mason's Poetry Menu: 
    The Nebraska Poetry Menu at www.poetrymenu.com 

    Brett Spencer's Nebraska Center for Writers
    http://mockingbird.creighton.edu/NCW/ 


    PRAIRIE SCHOONER BLOG: CLIK HERE


    YouTube page at Creighton: 
    http://www.youtube.com/user/CreightonCCAS 

    Nebraska Center for the Book: 
    http://centerforthebook.nebraska.gov/index.asp 

    Reynolds Series , UN - Kearney :

    http://www.unk.edu/academics/english/UNK_Reynolds_Series/

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    THE DAILY SCHEDULE: 


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    Monday, March 11th, 7pm,

    at Crescent Moon Coffee, 8th & P sts, Lincoln:

    Poetry at the Moon presents :

    Fiction Writers 

    Allan Masters 

    and Patricia Scott

    open mike follows


    for more info, contact the Owner: Melinda Martinson
    Email: crescentmoon@...


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    UNL 

    Women's Week

    events for


    Monday, March 11

    *Leadership Luncheon: Developing a Professional Persona

    Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Location: Nebraska Union

    *Leadership Luncheons Monday through Friday 11:30 am to 1 pm. Registration is required but lunch is free. Call 472-2597 to register.


    Speakers: Manashi Chatterjee, Ph.D., Lecturer, Chemistry; Mary Anne Holmes, Ph.D., Director of

    ADVANCE-Nebraska and Professor of Practice, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences; Anna Shavers, J.D., Cline Williams Professor of Citizenship Law; Donna Dudney, CBA Honors Academy Director and Associate Professor of Finance.

    Description: How do women and new professionals get respect in the workplace? This panel will discuss

    challenges, strategies and resources to help establish your professional status.

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    Reception with Artist Wanda Ewing

    Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

    Location: Nebraska Union Rotunda Gallery

    Description: Meet Wanda Ewing, Associate Professor in Art and Art History at UNO, and hear about the

    philosophy behind this exhibit.

    Sponsors: Sheldon Museum of Art

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    Mama Juggs by actress Anita Shontel Woodley

    Time: 6:00 p.m.

    Location: Nebraska Union Ballroom

    Description: Through the bold humor of a breast cancer survivor and the quick wit of a 100-year old

    great-grandmother, Mama Juggs invites the audience to experience one family’s breast health issues –

    from bra stuffing to breast feeding to breast cancer.

    Sponsors: OASIS



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    Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 6:00pm

    Elder Gallery, Vance D. Rogers Center for Fine Arts

    the Spring 2013 Visiting Writers Series
    presents ...
     John Walker

    John Walker 
    is a transplanted Okie who calls Nebraska home. Retired from his first vocation of teaching philosophy at Nebraska Wesleyan University, he continues his second vocation of writing folky/bluesy songs and performing throughout the Midwest. He is a member of the Nebraska Arts Council’s Touring Artists Program. He performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts as Nebraska's representative to the Center's Statehood Days Concerts in 2003 and again in 2008 as a part of the Center’s celebration of “Arts Across America.” He writes songs and poems and stories because he can’t help it. He lives in Lincoln with his partner, Dena, and their dogs, Suzi and Sally the Westies and Muddy Waters the black Lab.


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    UNL 

    Women's Week

    events for



    Tuesday, March 12

    *Leadership Luncheon: Slam Poetry as Power

    Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Location: Nebraska Union (room posted)

    *Leadership Luncheons Monday through Friday 11:30 am to 1 pm. Registration is required but lunch is free. Call 472-2597 to register.


    Speakers: Stacey Waite, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, English; Kris Gandara, Lecturer, Ph.D. student,

    English

    Description: Dr. Waite and Ms. Gandara will perform their works and discuss their experiences writing,

    performing, and working as poets.

    Sponsors: UNL English Department

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    Chancellor's Outstanding Contribution to Women Awards Ceremony and Reception

    Time: 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

    Location: Nebraska Union

    Description: Join Chancellor Harvey Perlman and the Chancellor’s Commission on the Status of Women

    as they recognize outstanding efforts to create a climate that encourages women to succeed at UNL. The University Chorale, directed by Dr. Rhonda Fuelberth, will perform at the reception.

    UNL 

    Women's Week

    events for


    Wednesday, March 13

    *Leadership Luncheon: Women in Agriculture

    Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Location: Nebraska East Union

    *Leadership Luncheons Monday through Friday 11:30 am to 1 pm. Registration is required but lunch is free. Call 472-2597 to register.

    Speaker: Kyla Wize, Education Director for Nebraska Pork Producers

    Sponsors:College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

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    Shakespeare’s Sister

    Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. corrected times!!!

    Location: 340 Nebraska Union

    Description: What if Shakespeare had a sister who was just as talented? Come celebrate women’s

    accomplishments in literature by reading excerpts from your favorite female authors or even your own

    works. Featuring readings from “Women Write Resistance,” an anthology of poetry edited by Dr. Laura Madeline Wiseman, lecturer in the UNL Department of English. The collection celebrates the utilization of transformative art in the movement against gender violence in the effort to create a more peaceful world, one woman at a time. Also featuring readings from "Becoming: What makes a woman", an anthology edited by Jill McCabe Johnston with all proceeds from sales going to Women's Center programming.


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    Wednesday, March 13th -- 11:45 am-1 pm, "Wednesday Words," at The KANEKO's KANEKO-UNO Library (1111 Jones St., Omaha) featuring award-winning NE poets and fiction writers as well as the winners of the Individual Artist's Fellowship Awards from the The Nebraska Arts Council, as part of our "Braided River" series. Bring your lunch and enjoy the show. 
    Today features
     Ellen Struve, NAC individual Artist Fellowship Playwright. 


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    Wednesday, March 13th  -- 8pm-12am, Acoustic Open Mic for musicians and poets at Meadowlark Coffee & Espresso (1624 South St, Lincoln). Hosted by Spencer. For more information call 402-477-2007.


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    Wednesday, March 13th -- 7pm, 

    the Smash Teeth Poetry Thingy 

    at the panic (218 N St., Lincoln) 

    with Oracle Jones. 21 and over

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    UNL 

    Women's Week

    events for


    Thursday, March 14

    *Leadership Luncheon: Minority Women in Mental Health Professions

    Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Location: Nebraska Union

    *Leadership Luncheons Monday through Friday 11:30 am to 1 pm. Registration is required but lunch is free. Call 472-2597 to register.


    Speakers: Charlie Foster, M.A., Mental Health Practitioner; Sonya Gray-Belcher, Ph.D., Psychologist; and Belinda Hinojos, M.S., Psychologist Intern

    Description: Panelists will speak on their experiences in mental health professions.

    Sponsors:Ethnic Minority Affairs Committee (EMAC), Planned Parenthood


    Annual Women’s History Month Banquet

    Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

    Location: Wick Alumni Center

    Description: Celebrate the journey with Lincoln’s own comedian, T. Marni Vos.

    For banquet ticket information, contact Jeff Rechs at 402-472-5668. Prices will be $15 for students,

    $25 for non-students - department and organization tables are also available.


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    UNL 

    Women's Week

    events for


    Friday, March 15

    *Leadership Luncheon: Is the Personal Professional? Navigating the ethics of professional and personal relationships in the university.

    Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Location: Nebraska Union

    *Leadership Luncheons Monday through Friday 11:30 am to 1 pm. Registration is required but lunch is free. Call 472-2597 to register.


    Speakers: Dr. Helen A. Moore - Aaron Douglas Professor of Sociology; Clare LaFrance - Philosophy

    Graduate Student; Moderated by Steve Swartzer Ph.D., Assistant Director of the Ethics Center, Lecturer,

    Department of Philosophy

    Description: Campus community members are routinely thrown into multiple personal and professional

    relationships vis-a-vis one another. Join us for a discussion about various ethical dilemmas in multiple

    campus relationships from the perspective of faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates.

    Sponsors: UNL Ethics Center

    *Leadership Luncheons Monday through Friday 11:30 am to 1 pm. Registration is required but lunch is free. Call 472-2597 to register.

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    SP  CE writing group every Saturday at 2pm - 2nd floor of the 14th and O building (NE corner) go up the stairs next to Novel Idea Books - veer right at the top... look for SP CE ...

    - see Facebook page at:

    https://www.facebook.com/spZce


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    Monday, March 18th-- 6:30 pm

    the opening bout of the Louder Than a Bomb: Omaha youth poetry festival at the OM Center (1216 Howard, Omaha). Students from 20 area high schools and junior highs compete in team poetry slams. To see what it's about, watch some of last year's Finals at tinyurl.com/ltabomaha.


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    Monday, March 18th, 7pm,

    at Crescent Moon Coffee, 8th & P sts, Lincoln:

    Poetry at the Moon presents open mike

    Saint Patrick's Day 

    Poetry Contest
    for more info, contact the Owner: Melinda Martinson
    Email: crescentmoon@...


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    Wednesday, March 20th  -- 8pm, Travis Davis invites you to "Poet Show It" at 1122 D St. (Lincoln). Local writers come and read. Local people come and drink. Coffee, Booze, Poetry, Fiction. Discovery. Discovery. Discovery. 


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    Wednesday, March 20th -- 8pm-12am, Acoustic Open Mic for musicians and poets at Meadowlark Coffee & Espresso (1624 South St, Lincoln). Hosted by Spencer. For more information call 402-477-2007.

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    Wednesday, March 20th -- 4:30 and 6:30 pm, 

    Bouts 2 and 3 of the Louder Than a Bomb: Omaha youth poetry festival at Metropolitan Community College South Omaha campus (Conference Center of the ITC (Industrial Training Center), S 27th and Q Sts). Students from 20 area high schools and junior highs compete in team poetry slams. Free parking. For a campus map, go to:

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