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Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, February 24at 4pm, a celebration of Dr. Lauren Zentz’s new book, Narrating Stance, Morality, and Political Identity: Building a Movement on Facebook (Routledge, 2021) will be held virtually. In her new book, Dr. Zentz offers unique insights into the use of Facebook after the 2016 US presidential election, interrogating how users in private groups draw on individual experiences in movement building and identity construction. 

  • Friday, December 3, at 7pm, Glass Mountain, the literary journal of our undergraduate creative writing students will host the launch of their Fall 2021 Issue. The Volume 27 launch party will feature readings from Glenn Shaheen (CWP Alum), Laurie Cedilnik (CWP Alum), and Weijia Pan (MFA, Poetry). This event will be held in Midtown at Red Dwarf, located at 1011 McGowen St., 77002.    

  • Monday November 29th at 9:30pm a virtual panel will celebrate renewed interest in poet Shreela Ray's body of work in association with the UH supported Unsung Masters Series and the publication of the book Shreela Ray: On the Life & Work of an American Master. Panelists include Kazim Ali, Vandana Khanna, Tishani Doshi and Rohan Chetri.

  • Thursday, November 4, from  6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. the Department of English will host a ceremony and reception to honor the inductees of Sigma Delta Tau. The event will be held in the atrium of the A.D. Bruce Religion Center.                                                                                                                             
  • Friday, September 3rd at 7pm Central, a virtual discussion about the poet Marianne Moore between Dr. Elizabeth Gregory and poet Jennifer Chang will be hosted by Brazos Bookstore in honor of Dr. Gregory's new book on Moore’s later career, Apparition of Splendor: Marianne Moore Performing Democracy through Celebrity, 1952-1970 (U Delaware Press). 

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