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Upcoming Events at Wildwood

 
From Open Mic Nights to noted lecturers, club activities and more, there is always something happening at STLCC-Wildwood. Take a look at some of our upcoming events, and make plans to join us on campus! For additional event information, view the Events Calendar

Resistance and Survival: The Nazi Genocide in the USSR
Monday, April 11 from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Amnesty International will host Anika Walke, PhD, assistant professor of history at Washington University, for a lecture on the Nazi genocide in the USSR. During this presentation, Walke will discuss her book, "Pinoeers and Partisans: An Oral History of Nazi Genocide in Belorussia."

Poetry Reading and Signing with Ben Moeller-Gaa
Tuesday, April 12
12:15 - 1:45 p.m.

Ben Moeller-Gaa is a Pushcart nominated haiku poet whose poems, reviews and essays have appeared in more than 30 journals worldwide, including: Acorn, Modern Haiku, Simply Haiku, A Hundred Gourds, The Heron's Nest, Frogpond, Shamrock and World Haiku Review. He has also been featured in the Red Moon Press's yearly "best of" anthologies and The Haiku Foundation's mobile haiku app, Haiku 21.

He is the author of two haiku chapbooks, Wasp Shadows from Folded Word Press (2014) and Blowing on a Hot Soup Spoon from Poor Metaphor Design (2014). He received a degree in Creative Writing from Knox College, is a contributing editor to River Styx literary magazine, and has led writing workshops for Studio STL, the St. Louis Poetry Center, and at Missouri Baptist University.

Poetry Workshop with Lisa Haag Kang
Wednesday, April 13
12:30-1:45 p.m.

Lisa Haag Kang is a poet, essayist, freelance writer and craft designer who also teaches writing and a variety of civilization courses at the college level. Her poetry has appeared in numerous publications, including: Passages North, Hayden's Ferry, Spoon River Poetry Review, Spillway, The Lyric, The Lindenwood Review, and The Examined Life, among others. Her poetry chapbook, Recombinant Loves, was a runner-up in the 2012 Main Street Rag poetry chapbook contest, and her chapbook, A Benign Sort of Cannibalism, won the 2013 Clockwise poetry chapbook competition. Her essay, On Sea Cucumbers and Flying Solo was nominated for a Pushcart prize. Her work has also been featured in Calliope, Dig, Hopscotch, Blaze, Dig Into History and Highlights Magazine.

Poetry Reading with Melody S. Gee
Wednesday, April 20
2-3:30 p.m.

Melody S. Gee's first poetry collection, Each Crumbling House (2010), won the Perugia Press Book Prize. Her second collection, The Dead in Daylight (2016), is now available from Cooper Dillon Books.

Her poems and essays have appeared in numerous publications, including: The Los Angeles Review, Meridian, Barnstorm Literary Journal, Spillway, The Book of Scented Things Anthology and Boxcar Poetry Review. Her awards include two Pushcart nominations, a Best New Poets nomination, the Robert Watson Literary Prize, and a Kundiman Asian American Poetry Retreat fellowship.

Peter/Wendy
April 29 and April 30
Doors open at 7 p.m.

You're invited to join us for STLCC-Wildwood's production of Peter/Wendy, a lyrical atmospheric interpretation of Peter Pan. The play is written by Jeremy Bloom and directed by Taylor Gruenloh.

The play runs two nights: Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30. The play is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.