Award-winning author named keynote speaker at King’s-Wilkes Women’s & Gender Studies Conference

Award-winning author Susan Muaddi Darraj has been named the keynote speaker for the annual King’s-Wilkes Women’s and Gender Studies Conference. Muaddi Darraj will discuss feminism and representations of Arab women during the free, public lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, April 10, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. 

King’s to host inaugural Maffei Family High School Shakespeare Competition in April

King’s College Theatre Department will host the inaugural George P. and Giovita Maffei Family High School Shakespeare Competition on Saturday, April 22, in the George P. Maffei II Theatre. High school students will participate in acting and writing competitions for cash prizes by presenting material from Shakespearean literature in various artistic forms.

King’s College and Villanova University Complete Law Degree Affiliation Agreement

Officials of King’s College and Villanova University recently completed an affiliation agreement that will allow either King’s juniors or seniors guaranteed admission and an annual scholarship to Villanova University’s Charles Widger School of Law given they meet grade-point-average and Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) requirements.

Prize-winning poet Gregory Orr to give free public reading at King’s College

Prize-winning poet and Guggenheim Fellowship recipient Gregory Orr will read excerpts from his creative works at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The event is free and open to the public. Orr is the 2016-17 Visiting Writer, a program sponsored by the College’s English Department. He will also work with English students on their creative writing as part of a two-day campus residency.

Islam scholar Dr. Gabriel Said Reynolds to discuss Muslim and Catholic scripture during lecture at King’s

Religion scholar and historian Dr. Gabriel Said Reynolds, professor of Islamic studies and theology at the University of Notre Dame, will deliver the annual Donald Grimes Lecture at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 27, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The free public lecture, titled “The Bible and the Qur’an,” is co-sponsored by the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility and Honors Program at King’s. 

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