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Fri, 09/16/2022 - 4:16pm
Dr. Amy Mohr, a lecturer in American literary history at LMU Munich, will discuss Kay Boyle's Home (1951) and Kurt Vonnegut's D.P. (1968).
Sun, 08/28/2022 - 6:08pm
Mark your calendars for the 10th Annual Barbara Methvin Lecture, which will be given in Park 265 on October 12th at 4:30 by Professor William Boelhower, Robert Thomas and Rita Wetta Adams Professor of Atlantic and Ethnic Studies Emeritus at Louisiana State University. His topic will be "'Live or Die':  A Reappraisal of the Slave Narrative." Boelhower is the author of Through a Glass Darkly: Ethnic Semiosis in American Literature (1987);…
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…
Wed, 03/02/2022 - 7:57pm
Professor Levine is the general editor of the Norton Anthology of American Literature, and the author of six books, including Race, Transnationalism, and 19th Century American Literature; The Lives of Frederick Douglass; and the forthcoming The Failed Promise: Reconstruction, Frederick Douglass, and the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson. He has edited over 20 volumes, and is the recipient of many honors and awards, including a Guggenheim.
Mon, 10/25/2021 - 9:13am
Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature and Director of the Institute of Native American Studies will moderate a panel on climate change and environmental justice, in the particular context of Indigenous coastal communities in Canada and the United States Southeast. For more information and to register, see here.
Thu, 10/07/2021 - 10:35am
A presentation by UGA professors Ervan Garrison and Jim Wilson to an audience at Seminole State College in Seminole, Oklahoma, and open to our UGA audience as well.  Ervan Garrison’s presentation is titled “Tribal Homelands and Recovering Place through Remote Sensing & Marine Studies,” and Jim Wilson’s presentation is titled “Anompolichi: The Wordmaster and Living Cultural Sites.”  Professor Ervan Garrison is Professor of Anthropology and…
Thu, 10/07/2021 - 10:02am
University of Oklahoma Professor Joshua Nelson and University of Georgia Professor LeAnne Howe present about how Sequoyah’s life of many journeys inspired their film, Searching for Sequoyah, to be released on PBS stations in early November, as well as their ongoing research.   Presidential Professor Joshua Nelson is Associate Professor of English and affiliated faculty with Film & Media Studies, Native American Studies, and Women's &…
Thu, 03/25/2021 - 12:54pm
The University of Georgia Department of English invites you to a free, public digital lecture and Q&A by Dr. Jill Bradbury titled "Shakespeare and the Poetics of American Sign Language". Dr. Bradbury is the chair of English at Gallaudet University and studies American Sign Language theatre companies that bring Shakespeare to Deaf, Deaf +, and hearing audiences. This lecture is sponsored by Georgia Humanities and the Wilson Center for the…
Thu, 03/25/2021 - 12:49pm
Nick Sturm, NEH Postdoctoral Fellow in Poetics at Emory University, will join us for a Zoom workshop on Thursday, April 29th at 4:00 p.m. to discuss his current book project, After the Last Avant-Garde, about Ted Berrigan, Alice Notley, and other 2nd-generation New York School poets.   We will pre-circulate a section of Nick's book project.  Please email Susan Rosenbaum ( or Nell Andrew ( for a copy of the paper,…
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: 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…

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