The English Department Biennial Symposium this year is titled "Cultural Representations of African American War Experience," and it will feature thirteen presentations by scholars, in a variety of disciplines, from institutions as nearby as Auburn and as far away as the American College of Greece. Jennifer James, author of A Freedom Bought With Blood: African American War Literature from the Civil War to World War II, will be the keynote speaker. All events will be held in the Bryant Conference Center (Feb. 22-23), and [...]
UA English's Creative Writing Progam is excited to host fiction writer Hugh Sheehy, who will read a selection of his work and answer audience questions. Please join us at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center on Monday, March 25 at 7 p.m. for a wonderful evening, and arrive early (6:30 p.m.) for refreshments and mingling! This event is free and open to the public. HUGH SHEEHY is the author of The Invisibles, winner of the 2014 Flannery O'Connor Award for Short [...]
UA English's Creative Writing Progam welcomes fiction writer Hugh Sheehy, who will offer a free one-hour masterclass on the craft of writing on Tuesday, March 26 at 2 p.m. in the Yellowhammer Room of Gorgas Library. This event is free and open to the public. HUGH SHEEHY is the author of The Invisibles, winner of the 2014 Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction and Design Flaw (Acre Books 2022). He teaches Creative Writing and Literature at Ramapo College in New Jersey.