Friday, June 20, 2014

See who's coming!

This year's reunion celebration features English professor Jane Zwart's keynote presentation, "Making Words Live in a Contemporary World," and the music of Tiffany Engle and Linda Hoisington.

Class of 1956 & Earlier ~ Lunch

9–11 a.m. Franklin Campus bus tour
Meet in the Prince Conference Center lobby

11 a.m. Reception
Prince Conference Center Fireside Room

12 p.m. Luncheon
Prince Conference Center Great Hall


All Classes

2 & 3 p.m. Alumni College breakout sessions

All classes are invited to attend afternoon breakout sessions featuring literature and writing at Calvin. (See titles and descriptions.)

2–4 p.m. Campus trolley tour
Meet in the Prince Conference Center lobby


Class of 1957–1963 ~ Dinner

4 p.m. Reception
Prince Conference Center Fireside Room

5 p.m. Dinner
Prince Conference Center Great Hall


Breakout Sessions

"Making Words Live in a Contemporary World"

The Contemporary Book Scene

Discuss where and how contemporary writers engage with faith.

Director of the Festival of Faith and Writing Shelley LeMahieu-Dunn, professor Debra Rienstra, students and alumni

Internships and Careers: Research, Writing, and Faith in Action

Discover traditional and emerging careers for English majors with a special emphasis on working for non-profits.

Professor Dean Ward, students and alumni working in non-profits

What's New in English Studies

Explore current topics in language (trends in linguistic research), literature (merging old and new), and writing (digital writing, social media and online journalism).

Professors Jim Vanden Bosch and David Urban, students and alumni

Wordsmiths Going Global

Learn more about writing, literature, language and off-campus programs for English majors.

Current and former English majors who have travelled elsewhere to study language, writing and literature

Questions?

Contact alumnievents@calvin.edu or (616) 526-6507 with questions.

Travel/Lodging

See Calvin's visitor resource page for maps to Calvin and of Calvin's campus.

Photos

Planning Committee

Connie Northouse Brummel
Jim Haagsma
Dennis Hoekstra
Jeni Plooy Hoekstra