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Living Writers Series to include eco-poet, authors, storytellers, more

August 13, 2018

Award-winning poet Rebecca Dunham -- author of "Cold Pastoral: Poems," a collection that elegizes manmade disasters from the Deepwater Horizon oil platform to the Flint, Michigan, water crisis -- will join this fall's SUNY Oswego Living Writers Series, a roster that includes a playwright, nonfiction writer, novelist, short story writer and other published authors.

Campus

Mini-grants to support 5 Grand Challenge projects

July 23, 2018

A SUNY Oswego panel has recommended college mini-grant funding for five project proposals -- ranging from a multicultural effort to provide water purifiers to Puerto Rico to helping support a talk by an eco-poet known for her poetry about the disasters such as those at Flint, Michigan, and the Deepwater Horizon -- developed for Grand Challenges: Fresh Water for All.

International

Literature, Norway, Iceland offer students ‘incredible experience’

July 10, 2018

Notable literature and a study-abroad course took 20 students in Creative Writing 395 -- “Norwegian Literature From Trolls to Thor, Ibsen and Noir” -- through remarkable reads and stunning sights in Norway and Iceland.

Awards + honors

Provost's award honors poet, teacher Laura Donnelly

May 3, 2018

Poet Laura Donnelly of SUNY Oswego's English and creative writing department has earned the 2018 Provost's Award for Scholarly and Creative Activity.

Campus

Creative writing, chemistry, cinema studies students collaborate on safety films

April 30, 2018

A spirit of collaboration led to SUNY Oswego’s creative writing, chemistry and cinema and screen studies programs working together to create a series of short films on laboratory safety.

Research

Faculty-student team to document refugee cousins' Safe Haven memories

April 30, 2018

A SUNY Oswego faculty-student team of Juliet Aires Giglio and Mic-Anthony Hay will produce a documentary to preserve the memories of cousins who were 7 years old when they had to leave Eastern Europe for Fort Ontario's Safe Haven to escape the Holocaust.

Community

Theatre, film classes team up for 7th annual children’s weekend

April 26, 2018

Students and faculty from SUNY Oswego’s "Children’s Literature and Film" and "Storytelling" classes will use their respective arts in a free presentation of children’s stories at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Oswego Public Library.

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Series to feature writers of fantasy, comedy, poetry, plays

August 18, 2017

The author of the international bestselling "Eragon" and other books in a fantasy series; a columnist noted for her "Shrill" book on body image; a young comic book writer and illustrator; and a nationally known comedian, actor and writer with strong local ties are among the speakers in SUNY Oswego's Living Writers Series this fall.

Arts + culture

English faculty member's sci-fi novel becomes Amazon bestseller

June 9, 2017

Benjamin Allocco of SUNY Oswego's English and creative writing faculty has earned bestseller status in a very modern format -- the Amazon Kindle charts -- with his futuristic novel, "Deathform."

Oswego students display 'passionate' storytelling on Digital OZ

November 2, 2016

Top SUNY Oswego students nominated by faculty and staff across campus share stories—some of them deeply personal—through multiple media and the written word in an online showcase launched recently called Digital OZ.