Hey all, thought this might be of interest to some of you!
World Literature Today just opened their 2008 Puterbaugh class!
This is a wonderful opportunity to meet and learn from one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. The spring 2008 class will focus on the poetry of Bei Dao, China's most well-known living poet.
The class will meet on:
Monday, March 10, 5:30-8:00 PM
Monday, March 25, 5:30-8:00 PM
Tuesday, April 1, 5:30-8:00 PM
Monday, April 7, 5:30-8:00 PM
Monday, April 14, 5:30-8:00 PM

The class will meet in room 230 of the Union (Traditions Room). Students are also expected to attend the Puterbaugh Conference on April 3-4 (Thursday and Friday), the WLT Book Club reading on Thursday afternoon, a reception on Thursday evening, and the Puterbaugh banquet on Friday night.

The class counts for 3 hours of upper division level English or Modern Languages credit (basically, elective credit) and is also open to graduate students. To enroll in ENG 4970 or 5970, contact Grettie Bondy (325-2004, [log in to unmask]). To enroll in MLLL 4003 contact Kathy Peters (325-6181, [log in to unmask]).

Puterbaugh Student Fellowship Program

In conjunction with the 2008 Puterbaugh class, World Literature Today will award a number of Puterbaugh Student Fellowships to deserving OU undergraduate and graduate students.

Students Fellows will recieve the following:
1) A scholarship for 3 hours of credit.
2) A book allowance up to $70

Applications are due by January 21st. You can download the application at www.worldliteraturetoday.com. A letter of recommendation from a faculty member is also required.

For more information email [log in to unmask] or call WLT at (405) 325-4531

Hope that this sparks some of you guys' interest!