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2022 McCool Lecture in Faulkner Studies Featuring Speaker Sarah Stephen Loomis

McCool Lecture Flyer Sara Stephens Loomis (1)   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 […]


Second Annual Howry Lecture in Faulkner Studies

Please join us for the 2nd Annual Howry Lecture in Faulkner Studies featuring Dr. Sharon P. Holland. Monday, March 21, 2022 Bondurant 204c Auditorium on the Oxford Campus. Dr. Holland is the author of Raising the Dead: Readings of Death and (Black) Subjectivity (2000), The Erotic Life of Racism (2012), and (with historian Tiya Miles) Crossing Waters/ Crossing Worlds: The […]


India King Robins Career Workshop


Nancy Bercaw Career Workshop


Broken English

Featuring: Poetry by Noel Quiñones Fiction by Chris Morris PhD reading by Sarah Huddleston Moderated by Joshua Nguyen   Social hour at the Blind Pig after    


Carolyn Forche Reading

A reading with Carolyn Forche with book signing to follow. In-person event to be held Thursday, February 10, 2022 at 7pm at the Khayat Center on the University of Mississippi Oxford Campus.   Carolyn Forche’s first volume, Gathering the Tribes, winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poet’s Prize, was followed by The Country Between […]


Inaugural Howry Lecture in Faulkner Studies

The Inaugural Howry Lecture in Faulkner Studies is now a virtual event. For more information, please scan the QR code. The inaugural Howry Lecturer is Professor Barbara Ladd of Emory University.  Professor Ladd is an internationally recognized expert on the literature and culture of the American South, and Faulkner’s work has figured prominently in the […]


Broken English Reading Series

Broken English Reading Series October 29, 2021 Upper-Level of Trustmark Building on the Square. Free parking in the parking garage and parking lot. Enter through the door on the left of main entrance, go up the stairs to the venue. EVENT POSTER Featuring: Poetry by Marina Greenfeld, fiction by Di Bei, and moderated by Maggie […]


Broken English Reading Series

Broken English Reading Series September 24, 2021 Upper-Level of Trustmark Building on the Square. Free parking in the parking garage and parking lot. Enter through the door on the left of main entrance, go up the stairs to the venue. EVENT POSTER Featuring Poetry by Lenna Mendoza, Fiction by Alida Reyes, and moderated by Joshua […]


Broken English Reading Series

Broken English Reading Series September 10, 2021 Upper-Level of Trustmark Building on the Square. Free parking in the parking garage and parking lot. Enter through the door on the left of main entrance, go up the stairs to the venue. Event Poster Featuring Poetry by Jacob Montalvo-Santiago, Fiction by Vinh Hoang, and Moderated by Michael […]