McNeese State University English Professor Amy Fleury has won the 2016 inaugural Hefner Heitz Kansas Book Award in Poetry for her 2013 volume of poetry titled “Sympathetic Magic.”
Canadian folk band, Vishten, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 16, in F.G. Bulber Auditorium at McNeese State University as part of the 2016 Banners at McNeese season.
The annual Spring Fling for students at McNeese State University is set for April 10-14 with several events planned throughout the week.
April 12 - 6:00pm
A free screening of the 2014 documentary film, “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me,” will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, at the Cinemark Movie Theatre in Lake Charles
A beef symposium will be held 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 9, in the Cowboy Club Room at McNeese State University’s Cowboy Stadium.
April 8 - 5:30pm
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and McNeese State University alumnus Adam Johnson will give a free reading of his fiction at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 8.
April 8 - 7:00pm
The McNeese Performing Arts Department will host an evening of musical theater titled “The Beauty Is…,” which will feature soprano Hailey Ford Coburn, at 7 p.m. Friday, April 8.
A free lecture on “The Cultural South” will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, April 8, in Stokes Auditorium of Hardtner Hall as part of the 2016 Banners at McNeese season.
April 7 - 7:00pm
Historian David Wrobel will present a lecture on “John Steinbeck’s America: A Cultural History of the Great Depression” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 7 at McNeese State University.