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ENWL Calendar of Events, Spring 2024

January 25 – AAUW Book Club Discussion of How to Care for a Human Girl with a reading by the author, Prof. Ashley Wurzbacher

Location TBA, 3:30pm-5pm

February 17 – Harbert Writing Center Homecoming Reception

Harbert Writing Center, 9am-9:30am

February 17 – ENWL Alumni and Student Homecoming Reception

Humanities Hall, Room 202, 9:30am-10:30am

February 19 – BACHE Reading with author Katy Simpson Smith

J.A. Brown Room in Carmichael Library, 3:30pm-5pm

February 21—Sappy Love Poetry Contest sponsored by The Tower

Student Publications Office, 6:00 p.m.

February 26—Book Release Event for Lost Literacies: Experiments in the 19th Century US Comic Strip with a reading by the author, Prof. Alex Beringer

Pat Scales Room in Carmichael Library, 3:30pm-5pm

March 1–Publishing Event with Megha Patel at University of Alabama: An opportunity for UM English majors and minors

10:00-11:00 a.m. “Academic Publishing, The Process as Seen from the Inside”

3:00-4:00 p.m. “The Pathway to a Publishing Career for Undergraduate and Graduate Students”

University of Alabama, English Building

For more information, contact Dr. Emma Atwood –

March 12—Poetry@UM, feature Matthew Layne, poet and President of the Alabama Library Association

J.A. Brown Room in Carmichael Library, 3:30pm-5pm

April 11—“Stories Our Own Way: Queer Voices and Alternative Narratives”. There will be a short film screening of “Old Lesbians” and a panel of Montevallo queer folk and historians to reflect on the film and to talk about how rural communities preserve and advocate for their own queer histories. This event is hosted by Alabama Youth Activist Alliance and sponsored by the Montevallo Legacy Project and Spectrum: Gender & Sexuality.

Pat Scales Room in Carmichael Library, 3:00pm-5:00pm

April—The Tower Issue Release Party

Location, time, and date TBA

April 24—Sigma Tau Delta Initiation Ceremony

Humanities Hall, Room 202, 5:00 pm




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