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    Maurice Ruffin, 2020-2021 John and Renee Grisham Visiting Writer in Residence and author of We Cast a Shadow (One World Random House).
    Maurice Ruffin
    Learn about becoming an English major at the University of Mississippi.
    McKee & class
    Kathryn McKee, McMullan Associate Professor of Southern Studies and English, holds her honors English class in the Grove.
    Professors Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelley
    photo by Andy Anderson
    Professor Derrick Harriell discusses his book, Ropes, at a Brown Bag lecture.
    photo by Robert Jordan
    Aimee Nezhukumatathil
    Professor Aimee Nezhukumatathil, author of Oceanic (2018), her fourth collection of poetry.
    The Reivers
    Bondurant porch study
    night Bondurant
    English students
    Bondurant hall
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    BethSpencer Grove class
    karen raber
    Professor Karen Raber, who specializes in Renaissance literature with an emphasis on ecostudies, animal studies, and posthumanist theory, is executive director of the Shakespeare Association of America.
    Ethel Scurlock
    Professor Ethel Young-Scurlock is Senior Fellow of the Lucky Day Residential College.
    Jay Watson teaching class
    Jay Watson, Howry Professor of Faulkner Studies and Professor of English, teaching in Bondurant Hall auditorium.
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