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Dr. Allan Hepburn of McGill University will present a lecture entitled “Facing the Future: Children in Postwar Britain.” October 23, 4:00 p.m. Bondurant Auditorium.

On Thursday, October 23rd, at 4pm, in the Bondurant Auditorium, Dr. Allan Hepburn of McGill University will present a lecture entitled … [Read More...]

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Professor Christopher Ricks of Boston University to give a paper entitled “T. S. Eliot and the South.” October 13, 6:00 p.m. Bondurant Auditorium.

Christopher Ricks is the William M. and Sara B. Warren Professor of the Humanities at Boston University, having formerly been professor of … [Read More...]

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Kiese Laymon, 2015-2016 Grisham Writer in Residence, received prestigious Stanford University writing award.

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Majors Fair

Professors Lindy Brady, Erin Drew, and Caroline Wigginton talk to students at this year's Majors Fair.

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Graduate School’s Diversity Award

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.

Graduate School’s Diversity Award Graduate School's Diversity Award

2013 M.A. and Ph.D. Brochure

Click here to see our 2013 M.A./Ph.D Brochure.

2013 M.A. and Ph.D. Brochure 2013 M.A. and Ph.D. Brochure

Derrick Harriell, Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies

Derrick Harriell, Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies, and author of *Cotton* (Aquarius Press, 2010).

Derrick Harriell, Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies Derrick Harriell, Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies

Chiyuma Elliott, Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies

Chiyuma Elliott, Professor of English and African American Studies, and Winner of the 2012 Outstanding Dissertation Award from the University of Texas. Photo by Rachel Eliza Griffiths

Chiyuma Elliott, Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies Chiyuma Elliott, Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies

Graduate Students

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.

Graduate Students Graduate Students

Adetayo Alabi, Associate Professor of English

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.

Adetayo Alabi, Associate Professor of English Adetayo Alabi, Associate Professor of English

Cristin Ellis, Assistant Professor of English

Elllis' current research focuses on American authors writing in the Romantic tradition. She teaches courses in 19th century American literature, ecocriticism, and film.

Cristin Ellis, Assistant Professor of English Cristin Ellis, Assistant Professor of English

Tom Franklin, Assistant Professor of Fiction Writing & Beth Ann Fennelly, Associate Professor

Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger winner Franklin with UM 2011 Humanities Teacher of the Year Fennelly

Tom Franklin, Assistant Professor of Fiction Writing & Beth Ann Fennelly, Associate Professor Tom Franklin, Assistant Professor of Fiction Writing & Beth Ann Fennelly, Associate Professor

Chris Offutt, Assistant Professor of English

A prolific writer of novels, memoirs, and short stories, Offutt’s screenplays include HBO's True Blood and Showtime's Weeds.

Chris Offutt, Assistant Professor of English Chris Offutt, Assistant Professor of English

Ford, Offutt, Ginsburg, and Chancellor Jones

Richard Ford, Chris Offutt, Melissa Ginsburg and UM Chancellor Dan Jones

Ford, Offutt, Ginsburg, and Chancellor Jones Ford, Offutt, Ginsburg, and Chancellor Jones

Ethel Young-Minor, Associate Professor of English & Senior Fellow at the Lucky Day Residential College

Professor Ethel Young-Minor teaching class.

Ethel Young-Minor, Associate Professor of English & Senior Fellow at the Lucky Day Residential College Ethel Young-Minor, Associate Professor of English & Senior Fellow at the Lucky Day Residential College

Karen L. Raber, Professor of English

Dr. Raber writes and teaches early modern British literature. Her research interests include cultural and gender studies, animal studies, and ecocriticism.

Karen L. Raber, Professor of English Karen L. Raber, Professor of English

William Faulkner Photographed at Rowan Oak in 1947 by Henri Cartier-Bresson

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.

William Faulkner Photographed at Rowan Oak in 1947 by Henri Cartier-Bresson William Faulkner Photographed at Rowan Oak in 1947 by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Jay Watson, Howry Chair of Faulkner Studies and Professor of English

Professor Watson specializes in 20th century southern literature. He is director of the Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference.

Jay Watson, Howry Chair of Faulkner Studies and Professor of English Jay Watson, Howry Chair of Faulkner Studies and Professor of English

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