Grisham Writer in Residence to Permanently Join English Faculty

Aimee Nezhukumatathil is a visiting professor who will be permanently joining the University of Mississippi's MFA program as professor of English after teaching at SUNY-Fredonia for 15 years. She received both her Bachelors and Masters from Ohio State University.  The reason why she thinks poetry is important is nothing short of poetic itself:  "[it]can make you feel like you’ve traveled, can give you a rush of understanding, a … Continue reading Grisham Writer in Residence to Permanently Join English Faculty

Student of the Month

Senior English major Heather Williams recently presented a paper titled “Heavenly Words” at the Sigma Tau Delta conference, an international Honors Society for English majors and minors.  Williams said of the conference, "There are panels, discussions; authors are there. It is a gathering place for English majors. It is a wonderful place to meet people and network." Heather, who is … Continue reading Student of the Month

“The Radical South” Presented by Dr. Mab Segrest

Dr. Mab Segrest, social justice activist, will be here at the University of Mississippi to speak on the series "The Radical South." She will be discussing one particular topic titled "States Of Emergency: Legacies From The Global South For Feminist Resurgence In The Age Of Trump." The series has been put together by The Sarah Isom Center and The Center For … Continue reading “The Radical South” Presented by Dr. Mab Segrest