Please join us for the unveiling of the State Historical Marker dedicated to the life and work of Mississippi author Hubert Creekmore (1907 … [Read More...]
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Kiese Laymon, John and Renee Grisham Visiting Writer in Residence and author of *Long Division.* … [more]
Matt Bondurant, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, Fiction, and author of *The Night Swimmer* (Scribner 2012).
Professors Lindy Brady, Erin Drew, and Caroline Wigginton talk to students at this year's Majors Fair.
On behalf of the MFA program, Professor Beth Ann Fennelly is proud to accept the award from Dean John Kiss at this year's commencement.
Derrick Harriell, Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies, and author of *Cotton* (Aquarius Press, 2010).
Eudora Welty Graduate Seminar Field Trip to the Mississippi Department of Archives and History in Jackson, where many of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's letters, photos and archival materials are housed.
Postcolonial studies with an emphasis on African, African-American and Caribbean literature and culture, literary theory, and autobiographical genre in comparative black studies are teaching and research interests of Dr. Alabi.
Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger winner Franklin with UM 2011 Humanities Teacher of the Year Fennelly
A prolific writer of novels, memoirs, and short stories, Offutt’s screenplays include HBO's True Blood and Showtime's Weeds.
Professor Ethel Young-Scurlock teaching class.
Dr. Raber writes and teaches early modern British literature. Her research interests include cultural and gender studies, animal studies, and ecocriticism.
The 39th Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha Conference: Fifty Years After Faulkner is July 7-11, 2012. A commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Nobel Prize winning author's death will be held July 6.