School of Creative and Professional Writing Spring 2019 Open House
Sunday, May 26, 2019
The registration period has closed for this event.


Registration open through May 21.


Prospective students of the School of Creative and Professional Writing at Spalding University are invited to an open house from 1:00–6:15 p.m. Sunday, May 26. Visitors will experience a half day of the spring residency and learn about our low-residency programs, faculty, application requirements, and available financial aid.


The Open House begins in the Egan Leadership Center at 901 S. Fourth Street, where guests sit in on a seminar on the sentence led by Kathleen Driskell, chair of the School of Creative and Professional Writing. During this presentation, Kathleen briefly reviews grammatical and rhetorical constructs for the sentence to ready for a more extensive discussion that includes ideas from Frances Christianson's ground-breaking essay “A Generative Rhetoric of the Sentence,” published in 1963, which set out principles of composition, base clauses, right- and left-branching, modification, and suspensive syntax.


Next, guests observe a faculty-led workshop discussion of MFA students' creative writing. The event continues with an informational session and Q&A with directors and staff of of Writing. The event wraps up with a reading by prize-winning MFA faculty members.


The open house is free, but reservations are required. For complete information and to reserve your spot, complete the form by Tuesday, May 21.

School of Writing - Mansion West

851 S. Fourth St.
Louisville, KY 40203

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