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UA’s Slash Pine Poetry Festival to Feature Readings

More than two dozen writers will read from their work during the Slash Pine Poetry Festival Friday, April 11, and Saturday, April 12, in venues at The University of Alabama and in downtown Tuscaloosa.

UA Announces 2014 Premier Awards for Scholarship, Leadership

Recipients of the 2014 Premier Awards – the top individual honors for scholarship, leadership and service at The University of Alabama – were announced at a recent presentation dinner. The 2014 UA Premier Award recipients will also be recognized at UA during Honors Week.

UA Names Outstanding Graduate Student Awards for 2014

The University of Alabama Graduate School has announced the recipients of the 2014 Outstanding Graduate Student awards. The awards will be presented during UA Honors Week, scheduled for Monday, March 31, to Friday, April 4.

UA Group Offers Final Installment of Short Fiction Readings in Downtown Tuscaloosa

Ala. – The University of Alabama’s student-led organization and nonprofit literary journal NANO Fiction invites the public to the second and final installment of its two-part reading series, Five at 5, at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at 5 Bar in downtown Tuscaloosa.

UA Group Offers Short Fiction Readings in Downtown Tuscaloosa

The University of Alabama’s student-led organization and nonprofit literary journal NANO Fiction invites the public to its two-part reading series, Five at 5, at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22 and Sunday, Oct. 20, at 5 Bar in downtown Tuscaloosa. The event, organized by Nano Fiction founder and UA graduate student Kirby Johnson, is designed to introduce emerging short fiction writers to the Tuscaloosa community. Admission is free.

UA’s Creative Writing Camp Lets Teens Express Themselves

The University of Alabama invites local high school students — rising freshmen through graduating seniors — to participate in the summer 2013 Creative Writing Camp.

UA English Department to Host Symposium

A symposium on elemental ecocriticism, which is a critical field that examines literary representations of the world and their effects on the world, will be hosted by the department of English at The University of Alabama April 25-27.

UA English Professor Named Winner of Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award

Joel Brouwer, a poet and University of Alabama professor of English, will receive UA’s 2012 Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award.

Literary Darwinism Topic of ALLELE Lecture at UA

Dr. Joseph Carroll, a leading scholar on the connection between social science and literary study, will visit The University of Alabama to give the lecture “The Historical Position of Literary Darwinism” April 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Biology Building auditorium.

UA’s ALLELE Lecturers to Discuss How Human Coercion Has Shaped Evolution

Two leading scholars on the human origins problem will visit The University of Alabama to give a lecture Feb. 28. at 7:30 p.m. in the Biology Building auditorium on the UA campus.