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English Majors, Minors and Friends of William Stafford Reunion

Date: October 4 - October 6

imageEnglish majors, minors and friends of William Stafford are invited to campus to celebrate connections to the English Department. Held in conjunction with the William Stafford Centennial and Alumni Homecoming and Family Weekend.


Friday, October 4

4:30-6pm English Majors, Minors and Friends of William Stafford Reception, with Current Students

5:30pm “A Rich Darkness: Discovering the William Stafford Archives at Lewis & Clark College.” A short informational tour of the expansive and complex workings of the literary archives of William Stafford by college archivists Doug Erickson, Jeremy Skinner and Zach Selley. 

7pm Stafford Poetry Reading. A selection of poems read by current faculty, students and alumni. Curated by Associate Professor of English Mary Szybist.

Saturday, October 5

10:30am “Teaching the Stafford Archives”
Assistant Professor of English Pauls Toutonghi

5pm William Stafford Remembrances Panel and Reception
Dorothy Stafford, wife of Bill Stafford
Jerry Ramsey, poet, friend of Bill Stafford
Chuck Charnquist ‘58, student of Bill Stafford

6pm English Majors, Minors and Friends of William Stafford Reception and Dinner. Keynote by Morgan S. Odell Professor of Humanities John F. Callahan.

Planning to Attend
The following people have indicated they hope to come to the reunion.


Abi Kurfman ‘08

Abigail Kurfman ‘08

Allie Kerr ‘08

Anthony Ruiz ‘13

Becky Dimond ‘73, reunion volunteer

Betty Burke ’82, reunion volunteer

Carla Shafer ‘66

Chris Keady ‘10

Chuck Charnquist ‘58

Cindy Hines ‘99

Dana Furby ‘91

Ginger Moshofsky ‘83

Hillary Dixon ‘99, reunion volunteer

Jack Hart, Professor Emeritus

Jerry Ramsey

Jonathan Burton ‘83

Kathy Haynie ‘94

Lauren Akerman Frederick ‘00

Lauren Furnish ‘10

Linda Foster Roise Amar ‘67

Maxfield Fulton ‘09, reunion volunteer

Mike Thompson

Natalie Garyet ‘10

Pamela Stambaugh ’70

Patricia (Frevert) Allen ‘63

Patrick ‘62 and Nancy Broderick ‘62

Patti Brooke ‘89

Richard ‘76 and Diane Van Orden

Ruth Anne Hansen ‘63

Sandra (Bewley) Goodwin ‘58

Sheila Gallagher ‘85, reunion volunteer

Stephanie Thurin ‘08

Steve Knox, Professor Emeritus 

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