Peggy Herring
Administrative Assistant
English, Rhetoric, & Humanistic Studies

P: (540) 464-7240
F: (540) 464-7779

227 Scott Shipp Hall
Lexington, VA  24450 

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Departmental Activities

Recent & Upcoming Speakers and Events, 2015-2016


         Garth Newel Piano Quartet Concert
           March 9, 2016 at 1945 - 2100
           Gillis Theater-Marshall Hall                                                                                      

   GUEST SPEAKERS                                                        

          Carolina Wirters at Home, by COL Rob McDonald 
          Holly Goddard Jones and Zelda Lockhart
          November 30, 2015 at 100-1215
          Turman Room - Preston Library

          Kevin Powers
          February 3, 2015 at 1100-1215
          Turman Room - Preston Library 

          Eric Johnson
          March 10, 2015 at 1945-2100
          Turman Room - Preston Library 

          Gordon Marino
         April 20, 2015 at 1945-2100
         Turman Room - Preston Library                                                


         English major bus trip - American Shakespeare Center        
         November 15, 2015    

Moeckel3On Wednesday, October 21, poet Thorpe Moeckel read his work to an audience of VMI cadets and faculty. Moeckel is the author of four books of poetry, the newest of which is Arcadia Road, and a new book of essays, Watershed Days. He is an associate professor of English at Hollins University and the director of the Jackson Center for Creative Writing. After the reading, he participated in a Q&A session with cadets from the Poetry workshop and signed copies of his new books.