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UA Offers Creative Writing Camp for Students in High School

The University of Alabama invites local high-school students — incoming freshman through graduating seniors — to sign up for the Summer 2015 Creative Writing Camp.

Harris Named University Distinguished Research Professor at UA

Dr. Trudier Harris, professor of English at The University of Alabama, has been named a University Distinguished Research Professor by the UA Board of Trustees.

UA Departments Collaborate With New Orleans Producers on Student Film

Several academic units at The University of Alabama have entered into collaboration with Court 13, a New Orleans-based film cooperative that produced the Academy Award-nominated “Beasts of the Southern Wild.” The collaboration is titled Court13@UA and started in the fall 2014 semester on the UA campus. The pilot year of the partnership has produced a short film, which premieres at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center.

Harvard Professor Presents ‘Literature from the Tablet to the iPad’ at UA

Martin Puchner, a professor at Harvard University and an expert on world literature, drama, modernism, and philosophy, will present “Literature from the Tablet to the iPad” Wednesday, April 8 at 4:30 p.m. in room 125 of ten Hoor Hall on The University of Alabama campus.

UA Hosts Black Scholar, Poet Dr. Mary Weems

The University of Alabama’s department of communication studies, along with several other on-campus entities, will host events with independent scholar and activist Dr. Mary Weems as part of UA’s African-American Heritage Month programming.

UA Offers Creative Writing Club for High-School Students in 2015

The University of Alabama invites local high-school students to sign up for the Spring 2015 Creative Writing Club.

Noted Cuban Poet Omar Perez to Visit UA

Omar Pérez, a highly accomplished Cuban poet, musician, artist and translator, visits The University of Alabama campus Oct. 20-24. The featured event is a poetry reading and musical exploration Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the Jemison Mansion in downtown Tuscaloosa.

UA Faculty to Discuss Alabama Greece Initiative Projects

University of Alabama faculty members who traveled to Thessaloniki, Greece, in May will participate in an Oct. 22 symposium in which they will discuss their ongoing collaborative projects with faculty at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

UA’s Hudson Strode Program to Host Film Series at Bama Theatre

The Hudson Strode program in Renaissance Studies in the English department of The University of Alabama will kick off a monthly Shakespeare on Film series at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15 at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa. The series, which will continue through April, features a range of films with Shakespearian themes. It will include the popular, contemporary film “Ten Things I Hate about You” as well as such classics as”West Side Story” and lesser-known but equally relevant works including ” The Bad Sleep Well.”

UA’s Creative Writing Club to Offer Readings

The University of Alabama’s Spring 2014 Creative Writing Club for high school students will offer its annual reading from 5 to 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, in Morgan Hall, room 301.