Upcoming Events

 The Communication Division invites you to join us for our Spring 2020 Events:


 English Club

Eat snacks, hang out, & engage in discussions of short stories & short novels

ernest hemingway author photo

This month's Reading: Ernest Hemingway's "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place."

Where: City Park Building 1, Room 200W

When: Wednesday, February 5 at 11:00 a.m.


Future Meeting Dates, Readings, & Times TBA

 


 Reading Series

Enjoy literary readings by students, faculty, & local authors.

EVENT  DATE  TIME  LOCATION
Poetry Reading by Ralph Adamo Feb 11 2:00 p.m. City Park Building 1, Room 201E
Louisiana Poet Laureate John Warner Smith March 25 12:00 p.m. City Park Student Life Center, Lac Maurepas Room
Images Party & Open Mic March 31 12:30 p.m.

City Park Patio Stage behind Building 1
(Rain out plan: Building 1, Room 201E)

Westbank Open Mic April 2 12:30 p.m. Westbank, TBA
Fiction & Nonfiction Reading by Annell Lopez & Elizabeth Brina April 7 5:30 p.m. City Park Building 1, Room 201E

  Thursday Film Series 

Eat popcorn & view a film favorite of 2019

February's film: Alita: Battle Angel 

February 13
Alita: Battle Angel

Alita, a cybergirl with an obscure and violent past, comes to discover her true power, taking on the criminals that threaten her family. (Robert Rodriguez, 2019)

Free admission for DCC students! Free Popcorn!  

Followed by faculty-led discussions.

All screenings held in City Park Building 1, Room 208E at 6:00 p.m.

 

alita battle angel film poster

March 19

jojo rabbit film poster

Jojo, a 10-year-old nationalist in Nazi Germany, is forced to rethink his beliefs when he discovers a Jewish girl hiding in his bedroom wall. (Taika Waititi)

September 17

waves film poster

The Williams family, pushed to the edge of dissolution by tragedy and heartbreak, must learn to heal their wounds from within. (Trey Edward Shults)

October 22

little women film poster

The March sisters learn lessons of ambition, trust, love, and generosity in the classic tale set against the 1860's male's America. (Greta Gerwig)


Writing Center Workshops

Get tips & tricks, ask questions, & get to know our writing center coaches during one-hour writing workshops

 workshop days & Times location

Improving Reading

Chris Albers

Tuesday, February 11, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 12, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 13, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

City Park Writing Center
Building 1, Room 216W

Everything You Always wanted to Know about MS Word but Didn't Know Where to Ask

Rachel Cranna

Tuesday, February 18, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 19, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Thursday, February 20, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

City Park Library
Room 160

Help! I Don't Know Where to Start! Pre-Writing Basics

Nora Seilheimer

Tuesday, March 3, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 4, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 5, 4:00-5:00

City Park Writing Center
Building 1, Room 216W

What Makes a Good Topic? Narrowing the Focus

Brian Alexander

Tuesday, March 17, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 18, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 19, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

City Park Writing Center
Building 1, Room 216W

What Am I Trying to Say? Honing in on a Killer Thesis

Isabelle Whitman

Tuesday, March 24, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 25, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 26, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

City Park Writing Center
Building 1, Room 216W

Writers as Researchers I

Donna Johnson

Tuesday, March 31, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 25, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 26, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

City Park Writing Center
Building 1, Room 216W

Writers as Researchers II

Donna Johnson

Monday, April 6, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 7, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

City Park Writing Center
Building 1, Room 216W

In-Text Citation Made Easy

Rachel Cranna

Monday, April 12, 10:00-11:00

Tuesday, April 14, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 16, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

City Park Writing Center
Building 1, Room 216 W