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Today is National Day on Writing

You are a writer. In a dozen different ways you indulge in and suffer though the work of constructing symbolic language. Articles, essays, exams, applications, love notes, shopping lists, theorems, riddles, poems, manifestos. You are a writer.

Don't you think that that should be celebrated? We do.

On Wednesday, 10/20, join the Center for Writing, First-Year Writing, the Weisman Art Museum, and the Department of Writing Studies -- not to mention fellow writers across the country -- in stimulating and entertaining events and activities to celebrate the second annual National Day on Writing. Here is the line up of events on our campus

* Submit your writing to Write@U: The U of Minnesota Gallery of Writing (all day, every day)
* Stalled Writing: A Day on Writing Participatory Public Art Project (all day; ground and 1st floor bathrooms; Nicholson Hall)
* InTentsive Writing: The Big Tent of Writing (11:00 am - 2:30 pm; ground floor lobby; Nicholson Hall)
* Artful Writing: Writing With, Through and About Art with the Weisman Art Museum (9:30 - 11:30 am; 135 Nicholson Hall, advance registration appreciated)
* Rethinking Writing: Digital Storytelling in the College Classroom (11:45 am - 1:15 pm; Nicholson Hall; advance registration required)
* Professors Write: A Roundtable on Faculty Writing and Faculty Writing Support (2:00 - 3:30 pm; 123 Burton Hall; advance registration appreciated)
* Pick up a free pencil at Student Writing Support in 15 Nicholson (9:00 am - 4:30 pm) and 9 Appleby (10:30 am - 4:00 pm)