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Fri, 08/27/2021 - 5:12pm
This event celebrates a partnership between the museum and the department of English at UGA, centered on the exhibition “Collective Impressions: Modern Native American Printmakers.” Jeffrey Richmond-Moll, curator of American art, will present an overview of the show, followed by a roundtable conversation about Indigenous poetry and artmaking with LeAnne Howe (Choctaw), Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature, and Christine Lasek-…
Fri, 08/27/2021 - 5:05pm
The Creative Writing program in the Department of English, in collaboration with the Georgia Museum of Art, is proud to participate in the “Collective Impressions: Modern Native American Printmakers” exhibit. Six UGA graduate students, all poets and writers, recorded poems from the landmark Norton anthology, When The Light of the World Was Subdued Our Songs Came Through, 2021, edited by United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, University of…
Tue, 07/13/2021 - 1:31pm
Writer Phillip Carroll Morgan (Choctaw/Chickasaw) will be the featured speaker for the 7th annual American Indian Returnings (AIR) lecture, which will be held a year from now in September 2022. The 2021 AIR lecture has been canceled. Each year on the Autumnal Equinox, the AIR series celebrates the return of Natives to the southeast through the work of artists, writers, and scholars. Southeastern American Indian communities were removed from…
Tue, 04/20/2021 - 9:43am
On Wednesday, April 28, student poets will read their works in honor of National Poetry Month.  The event will take place at 4 p.m. on the Head Terrace behind the Miller Learning Center.  Attendees are encouraged to social distance and wear masks while attending outdoor events. This event is sponsored by Stillpoint Literary Magazine, the UGA Libraries, and the Georgia Review.  Free copies of Stillpoint Issue 51 (published April 2020) will be…
Tue, 04/20/2021 - 9:38am
On Tuesday, April 27, student poets will read their works in honor of National Poetry Month.  The event will take place at 4 p.m. on the Main Library steps.  Attendees are encouraged to social distance and wear masks while they sit on the North Campus quad. This event is sponsored by Stillpoint Literary Magazine, the UGA Libraries, and the Georgia Review.  Free copies of Stillpoint Issue 51 (published April 2020) will be available. More info…
Wed, 03/10/2021 - 1:09pm
You're invited to a brand-new Professional Development Speaker Series, hosted by the Creative Writing Grad Student Committee!! For the Zoom link to this free event, please contact Christine Wood Martinez: christina.woodmartinez@uga.edu For the past few months, the CWP Grad Student Committee has been brainstorming ways of creating more professional development resources and opportunities for English grad students. As a result, we've set up a…
Wed, 02/17/2021 - 2:15pm
The Folger Shakespeare Library, in collaboration with the Embassy of Ireland, will host Irish poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa to share her work and to be in conversation with Edison Chair in American Literature and Indigenous poet LeAnne Howe.  For more information and to purchase tickets, see here. Doireann Ní Ghríofa is a bilingual Irish writer whose writing explores birth, death, desire, and domesticity. She has published six books of poetry, most…
Fri, 02/05/2021 - 2:52pm
The Creative Writing Program is thrilled to present a reading by two current Ph.D. students and two alumni of the program.  Current students Nneoma Ike-Njoku and Sayantika Mandal joined the Ph.D. program in fall 2020 and alumni Claire Cronin and Jake Syersak graduated in 2019.  This event will take place over Zoom on March 25th at 7 p.m.  Click here to access the event. More about the readers: Nneoma Ike-Njoku is a doctoral student in English…
Tue, 01/26/2021 - 4:07pm
Poets Joy Harjo and Eidson Chair in American Literature LeAnne Howe will have a discussion and read from their work in this event presented by the Institute of Native American Studies and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, in partnership with the department of English and the Creative Writing Program. The event is part of UGA's Signature Lectures series, as well as the Willson Center's 2021 Global Georgia Initiative public event series…
Wed, 12/02/2020 - 12:03pm
Eidson Chair of American Literature LeAnne Howe will participate in a talk about her coedited book Famine Pots: The Choctaw–Irish Gift Exchange, 1847–Present.  The event will take place on Zoom on Thursday, Dec. 3rd at 1 p.m. This event is being hosted by the Consulate General of Ireland in Austin and the American Conference for Irish Studies. The talk will be moderated by Naomi O’Leary from The Irish Times and will will explore the legacy of…

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