A poem written and read by Dr. Sarah Chavez

This Friday, March 2, is the deadline for submissions to the MU Student Short Film Festival! See below for details:

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English Department at Marshall University
English Department at Marshall University


Our film studies minor is holding a student short film festival on April 11, at 7 p.m. in Smith 154.

If you'd like to submit, head to You may also submit at

Your work must be no longer than 15 minutes. Any Marshall student, any major, grad or undergrad, may submit their work, whether or not that work was created for a class.

Your work may be in any film or video genre or format, including but not limited to: narrative film, documentary, animation, abstract / avant garde, commercials, television or web show episodes and video essays.

Submissions are due by March 2. If your work has been selected for screening during the festival, we'll let you know by March 16.

Contact Dr. Walter Squire at for more information!

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Join us April 26 at 7 p.m. in the Shawkey Dining Room, Memorial Student Center, for the annual Et Cetera launch party!

While there, you can pick up your free copy of this year’s issue.

Et Cetera’s launch party is an evening of celebration, with student contributors showcasing their fiction, poetry, nonfiction and visual art, or anything in-between. Light refreshments will be served.


Read a little more about Et Cetera and its mission in this Parthenon interview with Editor-in-Chief Bethany Woods:…/et-cetera-to-publish-its-a…/.

We hope to see you there!

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