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The English department is one of UT’s most prestigious and dynamic departments. Educating and training our undergraduate students is vital to our mission. Smaller class sizes and one-on-one attention to writing and thinking allows students and instructors to develop close working relationships that can last a lifetime.

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Creative Writing Series: Screenwriting Reading by Lorien McKenna and Sean Presant

Lorien McKenna is an Emmy-nominated and NAACP Image Award-winning writer and producer. Most recently, she was the showrunner for the award-winning preschool...

3/4 7pm
Disabling Slavery & Reshaping Freedom: Why Harriet Tubman's Disability Matters

Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens offers a new interpretation of Harriet Tubman’s life and activism that centers her disability as inextricable to her work as a...

3/6 3:30pm
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About the Talk: Visiting scholar Erin McGlothlin (Washington University in St. Louis) will give a public talk titled "Imagining Operation Reinhard in...

3/18 3:30pm
UTHC Distinguished Lecture Series: “A Counterhistory of Data Visualization” with Lauren Klein

About the Talk: Visiting scholar Lauren Klein (Emory University) will give a public talk titled "A Counterhistory of Data Visualization" as part of the UT...

4/5 3:30pm
Creative Writing Series: Fiction Reading by Kevin Wilson

Kevin Wilson is the author of two collections, Tunneling to the Center of the Earth (Ecco/Harper Perennial, 2009), which received an Alex Award from the...

4/8 7pm

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