Thursday, October 25, 2012

EGSA Meeting Minutes 10/15

EGSA Meeting Minutes 10/15 
o   Book Sale Success- Thanks to all who contributed their time and energy to our recent book sale. We sold four boxes of books in six hours!

o   Mentors: Thanks for participating in the EGSA Mentoring program this semester. The Board would like to kindly remind you to check in with your mentees and invite them to upcoming EGSA events!

o   EGSA is officially reregistered for the new calendar year, but we await word on whether our budget is approved. All active members of the English Graduate Program may apply for programming funds through the EGSA Board. See Kadie Groh for more information

o   The EGSA Symposium 2013 CFP has been posted to our blog and Facebook page. The deadline for panel ideas is October 26. See Molly Lewis with any questions or to submit panel proposals.

o   Thank you to all who turned out for our Plan Your PhD event on October 19, and thank you to the organizers and speakers for making it a successful event! You will be able to find all of the handouts from the event on our blog or email Maia Gil’Adi for more information.

o   Mark your Calendars for the Plan Your M.A. event on November 2, 3:00-5:00pm in Rome 771. See William Quiterio and Maia Gil’Adi for more information.

o   Thank you to all of you who showed up for the October Happy Hour at 51st State – it was great catching up with you all.

o   Mark your calendars for the November Happy Hour on November 29 following Tony Lopez’s Book Launch event. Location is TBA. See Shyama Rajendran for more information.

o   For the first time EGSA will be organizing a Library of Congress Graduate Research Orientation on November 5 from 6:30-8pm at the Library of Congress. To RSVP for this event, email Tawnya Ravy.

o   The next EGSA meeting will be November 28 5-6pm in the student lounge. EGSA Meeting are open to all members of the community.

We value your suggestions, ideas, and concerns. Email us at and Check out our Blog ( and Facebook page to follow EGSA throughout the month! 

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