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Obsidian offers a platform for globalization and diversity article thumbnailObsidian offers a platform for globalization and diversity. This May, the Publications Unit is officially releasing a journal dedicated to African and diasporic African literature, art and scholarship. [Read the rest]
Staged reading of Beebo Brinker Comes to Town April 13 article thumbnailStaged reading of Beebo Brinker Comes to Town April 13. A staged reading of the play Beebo Brinker Comes to Town will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 13, in the Center for the Visual Arts, room 151. Admission is free. [Read the rest]
University of Alabama Press editor to speak at Pub Unit article thumbnailUniversity of Alabama Press editor to speak at Pub Unit. Vanessa Rusch, managing editor at the University of Alabama Press, will present From Trade House to University Press: Managing Editorial and the Ps of Publishing at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, at the Publications Unit in Williams Hall Annex, room 103. [Read the rest]
Sondheim and the American musical theatre focus of College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lectureship March 24 article thumbnailSondheim and the American musical theatre focus of College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lectureship March 24. Professor of English Robert McLaughlin will present "So Many Possibilities: Stephen Sondheim and the American Musical Theater" for the College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lectureship at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, in the Old Main Room of the Bone Student Center. [Read the rest]
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Sondheim and the American musical theatre focus of College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lectureship March 24 article thumbnailSondheim and the American musical theatre focus of College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lectureship March 24. Professor of English Robert McLaughlin will present "So Many Possibilities: Stephen Sondheim and the American Musical Theater" for the College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lectureship at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, in the Old Main Room of the Bone Student Center. [Read the rest]
Digital desserts make history article thumbnailDigital desserts make history. English class publishes The Redbird’s Word: Sweets and Tweets, a review of desserts at local eateries. The book is entirely digital and interactive with Twitter.  [Read the rest]
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Calendar

Department Forum on Accessability in Online Teaching
Location: STV 401
Start Time: 4/21/2015 11:30 AM
End Time: 4/21/2015 1:00 PM
Description:
Department Meeting
Location: Stevenson 401
Start Time: 4/22/2015 12:00 PM
End Time: 4/22/2015 1:00 PM
Description:
Department Meeting focusing on the Graduate Program.
English Studies Showcase
Location: Stevenson 133
Start Time: 4/25/2015 9:00 AM
End Time: 4/25/2015 4:30 PM
Description:
Introducing our English Studies major to junior in high school students of underrepresented populations.
English Studies presentation - Samuel Kamara
Location: Stevenson 409G
Start Time: 4/27/2015 2:00 PM
End Time: 4/27/2015 3:00 PM
Description:
Samuel Kamara will be giving his English Studies presentation, Sierra Leonean Postwar Pictures of suffering: "Photographic Referent" and "Crisis of Witnessing," on April 27th at 2:00PM in Stv. 409 G.  All faculty and students are invited to attend the presentation, and faculty may remain for the questions and answer portion of the presentation.
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