Previous Speakers Events
Saving Face: A discussion with Academy Award winner Director Daniel Junge, Wednesday, November 14, Film showing, 2 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.; Reception, 3:30 p.m.; Co-sponsored by The Institute for Women's Studies and Services. "Saving Face," the 2011 Academy Award winner for Best Short documentary, follows survivors of acid attacks in Pakistan, their fight for justice, and the work of a British Pakistani plastic surgeon helping them restore their lives. Director Daniel Junge spoke about the film following the showing.
Metro State Salon: Epiphanies/Connections, October 17, 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Five faculty members - three from English and two from African/African American Studies - discuss their academic pursuits surrounding the theme "Epiphanies/Connections" as it applies to African/African American research. This event is presented by the Department of English Speakers Committee in collaboration with the African/African American Studies Department.
Fall 2011 - Spring 2012
Consuming Passions II, November 9, 2 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Four English and three Chicano Studies professors discuss their academic passions in seven-minute mini- talks. This event is presented by the Department of English Speakers Committee in collaboration with the Chicano Studies Department.
Auraria Writers Week, April 2 - April 4. Events include readings by award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi, mystery writer Laura DiSilverio, and a full-day of readings by faculty from Metro State, UCD, and CCD. This event is presented by the Department of English Speakers Committee, the University of Colorado Denver, the Community College of Denver, The Sustainable English Program, and One World One Water.