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Thu, 03/24/2022 - 1:04pm
Dr. Amrita Ghosh, a research fellow at the South Asia Center at Lund University in Sweden, will speak as part of the English Department Lecture Series.  Her talk, titled "Tagore and Yeats, Once More: On Critical Intimacies and the Nobel Prize," will take place over Zoom on Monday, April 4th at 2 p.m. Dr. Ghosh is a research fellow at South Asia Center, Lund University, Sweden, working on “fault lines” of South Asia in which she studies cultural…
Tue, 02/08/2022 - 2:36pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading with current student Maxime Berclaz and alumnus Johnny Damm on Thursday, March 24th at 7 p.m.  This event will take place over Zoom.  Register in advance here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kdVR96vaRWCdHss6_tI_Gg. Maxime Berclaz is a PhD Student in Creative Writing at the University of Georgia, where he writes poetry and thinks about horror. He has published poems in Burning…
Fri, 04/03/2020 - 4:15pm
University of Georgia English Department Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature LeAnne Howe, with the Creative Writing Program, presents writer Jennifer Elise Foerster (Mvskoke (Creek) Nation) for her annual American Indian Returnings (AIR) Talk.  This year's AIR Talk will take place on the Autumnal Equinox, Thursday, September 24th, at 4:30 p.m. on Zoom.  Foerster received her PhD in English and Literary Arts at the University of…
Mon, 10/21/2019 - 3:05pm
The Creative Writing Program, The Georgia Review, and Stillpoint Literary Magazine are pleased to present Literary Arts at UGA: A 2019 Showcase. This event will take place during UGA’S Spotlight on the Arts.  The showcase will feature readings by The Georgia Review editors, University of Georgia faculty, Creative Writing Program graduate students, and English Department undergraduate students affiliated with Stillpoint Literary Magazine. This…
Thu, 07/18/2019 - 4:32pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading by poet Nikki Wallschlaeger on Tuesday, October 15, 7 p.m. at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601).  This event is free and open to the public. Wallschlaeger's work recently has been featured in jubilat, Georgia Review, Boston Review, Denver Quarterly, Witness, PoetryNow podcast through the Poetry Foundation and others. She is the author of the full-length collections Houses (…
Thu, 07/18/2019 - 4:18pm
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to present a reading by our incoming class of Ph.D. students on Wednesday, August 28th, 6:30 p.m. at Ciné (234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601).  The reading will be followed by a catered reception and is free and open to the public. This year’s incoming class of accomplished writers include: Zack Anderson, Chelsea Cobb, Holly Hawoth, Taylor Koekkoek, Christina Wood Martinez,  Laura Theobald, and Hannah…
Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:03pm
Dr. Andrew Zawacki and Verse Magazine, with help from the University of Georgia Creative Writing Program, are pleased to host writer M. NourbeSe Philip for a performance on Thursday, March 21st at 7 p.m.  This event, titled Zong! — Talking Code, Stalking Silence, will take place in the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium at the Georgia Museum of Art (90 Carlton St, Athens, GA 30602) and is free and open to the public. Philip is an unembedded poet,…
Thu, 11/08/2018 - 3:49pm
Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature LeAnne Howe presents lawyer, scholar, and author Sarah Deer (Muscogee (Creek) Nation) for her annual American Indian Returnings (AIR) Talk.  This year's AIR Talk will take place on the Autumnal Equinox, Thursday, September 19th, at 4:15 p.m. in the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium at the Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton St, Athens, GA 30602.  This event is free and open to the public. Deer has…
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 1:02pm
Three new plays written by English Department graduate students and performed by UGA actors from the theater department were staged at Hendershots Coffee, 237 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601 on Friday, November 30, 4-7 p.m.  The new plays were written by Genevieve Arlie, Johanna Bailie, and Aviva Kasowski. Actors reading from the new scripts were graduate students David Cowan, Jake Hunsbusher, Brooke McCarthy and T Lynn Mikeska. More about the…
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 12:58pm
Four new plays written by English Department graduate students and performed by UGA actors from the theater department were staged at Hendershots Coffee, 237 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601 on Friday, November 16th from 4-7 p.m.  The new plays were written by Nathan Dixon, Kara Krewer, Emma Catherine Perry, and Samantha Regal. Actors reading from the new scripts were graduate students David Cowan, Jake Hunsbusher, and Brooke McCarthy.  The free…

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