The Landini Memorial Speakers Series was established in 2007 as a tribute to former Professor of English and President of Indiana State University, Richard Landini. The series was also established to extend the long-standing commitment of the Department of English to periodical programs on literature, language, and culture--a commitment that began with the Always on Friday symposia that began in the late 1960's and continued until 2007. The Landini Memorial Speakers Series presents a monthly forum for English faculty, visiting scholars and writers, and university colleagues to share expertise both formally and informally.
Spring 2014 Landini Memorial Speakers
March 27: Wendy Thompson Taiwo, “Buying Power, Selling Dreams: The Work and Lives of Nigerians in Guangzhou, China,” Landini Center for the Performing Arts.
April 3: Michael Harrold, “From Sherlock to Spock,” Root Hall A264.
April 10: Laura Bates (ISU) and Jack Heller (Huntington University), “Shakespeare in Prison: Literature, Performance, Rehabilitation,” Landini Center for the Performing Arts.
All presentations begin at 3:30 (at the noted locations).