College of Arts & Sciences
COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Mississippi University for Women will soon offer a new low-residency master’s of fine arts program in creative writing. On Nov. 20, 2014, The Board of Trustees of the state Institutions of Higher Learning of Mississippi approved the university’s proposal to offer the new program, which is set to launch in August 2015, pending approval of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Louisiana native Tim Parrish will present the keynote reading for the 26th annual Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium, Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m., reading from his memoir “Fear and What Follows: The violent education of a Christian racist” and his new novel “The Jumper,” which transport readers to the gritty streets of working class Baton Rouge.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Michael Farris Smith, associate professor of English at Mississippi University for Women, has been awarded the 2014 Mississippi Author Award for fiction by the Mississippi Library Association.
Columbus, Miss. – Michael Farris Smith’s novella “The Hands of Strangers” is now available on Kindle, Nook and iTunes.
COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Widely praised by readers and critics, Michael Farris Smith’s debut novel, “Rivers,” will continue its story of a hurricane-ravaged Mississippi with a prequel, also to be published by Simon & Schuster.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – In fall 2014, Mississippi University for Women will offer its master of arts in women’s leadership, which will give students the opportunity to use knowledge of women’s issues as a force for change in today’s world.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Online, bookstores, and now airports are the latest location where Michael Farris Smith’s debut novel “Rivers” can be purchased.
COLUMBUS, Miss. -- The Bard may be nearly 450 years old, but he still matters today, according to an assistant professor of English at Mississippi University for Women who has been named the university’s Humanities Teacher of the Year.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Winners of The W’s Common Reading Initiative essay contest will be officially recognized tonight at the opening of the annual Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium.
COLUMBUS, MS -- Esteemed Southern writer Ellen Gilchrist will give the keynote reading for the 25th annual Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium, held October 24-26, 2013 on the campus of Mississippi University for Women.
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Department of Languages, Literature, & PhilosophyDr. Bridget PieschelChair
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