Helen S. Lanier Distinguished Professor of English Jed Rasula is pleased to present poet Will Alexander for a reading. This event is possible thanks to a Willson Center Short-Term Visiting Fellowship and support from the Creative Writing Program.
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The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program is pleased to present writer Rodney Morales for a reading at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601). Morales’ latest novel, For A Song, is forthcoming from the University of Hawai'i Press. He is also the author of When the Shark Bites, a novel, and The Speed of Darkness, a short story collection.
Please join us for a Joint Seminar of the Georgia Colloquium in Eighteenth & Nineteenth-Century British Literature and The Interdisciplinary Modernism/s Workshop, with James Chandler, Willson Center Distinguished Lecturer. We will pre-circulate Professor Chandler's paper; those interested in receiving access to the paper, please contact Alex Edwards at email@example.com.
LeAnne Howe, Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature at the University of Georgia, in conjunction with the Creative Writing Program, presents a reading by writer and poet Dean Rader. Rader has published widely in the fields of poetry, American Indian studies, and popular culture. His newest collection of poems, Self-Portrait as Wikipedia Entry, is forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press. For more on Rader, visit: http://www.deanrader.com/poems.html
Coinciding with UGA’s 2016 Spotlight on the Arts celebration, the Creative Writing Program is hosting a reading featuring one current Ph.D. student and one faculty member. Doctoral candidate Gabrielle Fuente’s first novel, The Sleeping World, is forthcoming from Simon & Schuster. Faculty member Magdalena Zurawski’s poetry collection Companion Animal was awarded the 2016 Norma Farber First Book Award by the Poetry Society of America.
Symposium on the Book: Textual Afterlives, Day 2
9:30-11 a.m.: Faculty panel featuring talks by Mario Erasmo (Classics) on Arcadia, Cynthia Turner Camp (English) on teaching in the Archives, and Miriam Jacobson (English) on Renaissance editions of Ovid.
11-11:30 a.m.: Coffee Break
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Rare Books Workshop
All events are free and open to the public.
Sponsored by: English, Department of, Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, Willson Center for Humanities and Arts
Contact: Miriam Jacobson
The Creative Writing Program will host poet Brian Blanchfield for a reading.
This widely-published and award-winning group of writers and scholars will include LeAnne Howe, Reginald McKnight, Ed Pavlić, Jed Rasula, Andrew Zawacki and Magdalena Zurawski.
Faculty members will read from current or past creative projects, representing diverse genres and aesthetics.
Contact: Christine Lasek-White 706-542-2659
The fourth annual Barbara Methvin Lecture will be given by Lloyd Pratt, a professor at Oxford University. Pratt's topic is "A Woman Reading Emerson in the American South." Pratt is an expert on Southern and African-American literature and is the author of "The Strangers Book: The Human of African American Literature" and "Archives of American Time: Literature and Modernity in the Nineteenth Century." Dr.