Ohio State University Press recently published Dr. Lavender’s Afrofuturism Rising: The Literary Prehistory of a Movement. Growing out of the music scene, afrofuturism has emerged as an important aesthetic through films such as Black Panther and Get Out.
Dr. Barbara McCaskill received the 2019 Lorraine A. Williams Leadership Award from the Association of Black Women Historians (ABWH).
First year Ph.D. student Laura Theobald has published a book of poetry with Disorder Press. Kokomo is now available for purchase.
Ensemble Studio Theatre, 549 W 52nd St.
Eidson Professor LeAnne Howe reads from her new fiction at the Oklahoma Book Festival on Saturday, September 21, 2019 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. at the Ida Sutton Williams Headliner Tent, Boat House District in Oklahoma City.
University of Georgia English Ph.D.
Professor LeAnne Howe will have two events at the Decatur Book Festival on Sunday, Sept. 1st.
Sidonia Serafini, doctoral student of UGA’s Department of English, curated for the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries an exhibit titled The New South and New Slavery: Convict Labor in Georgia. The exhibit opens July 26 and will be on display through December.
Dr. Sujata Iyengar visited the University of Minnesota in April 2019 to brainstorm with an international team of scholars who are developing a digital project, "Citizen Shakespeare," that will connect members of the public with Shakespearean outreach projects.
Dr. Andrew Zawacki published a guest blog post, titled, "A Whole Other System: ‘Paris photo graff’ Continued," for Poetry Foundation.