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Department of English
University of Mississippi

2022 McCool Lecture in Faulkner Studies Featuring Speaker Sarah Stephens Loomis

We are please to announce the 2022 McCool Lecture in Faulkner Studies featuring speaker Sarah Stephens Loomis. Loomis will deliver her lecture, “Bland Treacherous Water: Thinking and Feeling Catastrophic Floods in Faulkner’s ‘Old Man'” on Monday, April 4th at 6:30 pm in Bondurant Auditorium on the University of Mississippi campus.

Sarah Stephens Loomis, a PHD candidate in the Department of English, is the 2021-2022 Francis Bell McCool Dissertation Fellow in Faulkner Studies. Her dissertation is entitled, “Diluvial Epistemologies in Flood Narratives of the US South Since 1927.” She also holds a MFA in Creative Writing from Georgia College and State University.

For more information or if you require assistance relating to a disability, please contact the University of Mississippi Department of English at or 662.915.7439.


McCool Lecture Flyer Sara Stephens Loomis (1)