Marcellus Leonard and Jacqueline Jackson will be the featured speakers at the Illinois Philological Association's 11th annual conference, to be held Friday and Saturday, April 13 and 14, at UIS. The two-day event will feature some 80 presentations of creative or scholarly works and panel discussions by students, faculty, independent scholars, and writers from throughout the state.
Leonard, who has published three books of poetry, will speak at 7 p.m. on Friday. He is an associate professor in UIS' English program. Jackson will speak at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday. An English professor emerita at UIS, she is the author of 13 books. Read more>>