Hamilton's Book Appears on Notable List

Feb. 21, 2019 —
A Northern Michigan University professor explores literary representations of walking in a book that was included on KCET's “L.A. History to Poetry: 23 Notable Books of 2018” list. Amy Hamilton's latest scholarly work, Peregrinations: Walking in American Literature, adopts a cross-cultural perspective on walking and demonstrates how the topic allows writers to engage with a wide array of histories, stories and traditions.

Edgar Allan Poe Production at NMU

Feb. 21, 2019 —
The Northern Michigan University Student Performing Arts Association presents Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14-Saturday, March 16 at the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre. Admission is free. Written by playwright Eric Coble, Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe is a collection of four tales originally written by Poe: “The Raven,” “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Pit and the Pendulum” and “The Tell-Tale Heart.”

NMU Presents 'Evening with Selma'

Feb. 15, 2019 —
Northern Michigan University's Multicultural Education and Resource Center will present “An Evening with Selma” from 7- 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in 1322 Jamrich Hall. The event includes a screening of the movie Selma, which chronicles Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala. A discussion led by civil rights activist Sheyann Webb-Christburg will follow. The public is invited free of charge.