Prospective students, transfer students, community members, artists, families, and friends are all invited to the School of Art’s open house, 4:00–6:00 p.m. Friday, April 8, in the Art and Architecture Building.
UT will celebrate Herman Melville’s life and work with a public lecture, film screening, panel discussion, and readings at the Melville Festival Thursday and Friday, April 7 and 8.
UT celebrates National Poetry Month this April with a look at some faculty writers who are making their mark on the region and the world.
The musical styles and art of Scandinavia will be featured during the spring installment of the Ready for the World Music Series on Sunday, April 3.
Dawnie Steadman, director of UT’s Forensic Anthropology Center, will be featured in National Geographic’s Faces of Death show, which airs 8:00 p.m., Sunday, April 3, on the National Geographic Channel.
Robert Glaze, a graduate student in UT’s Department of History, will discuss research that shows how Confederate veterans of the Western Theater came to terms with defeat in the Civil War during the next “Conversations and Cocktails” talk, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5.
In 1828, Andrew Jackson fought a bitter race with John Quincy Adams for the White House—one that would set the pattern for how modern-day presidential campaigns are waged. The race is a focal point of a new CNN original series that features Daniel Feller, a history professor at UT.
A leading UT expert on spiders who has worked to make science education more accessible to public school students has received a top award from the Southeastern Conference. Susan Riechert was honored with the 2016 SEC Faculty Achievement Award.
Poet Nikky Finney will give a poetry reading for Writers in the Library at 7:00 p.m. Monday, April 4, in the Hodges Library auditorium.
High school students are invited to travel back in time to explore the history and culture of the Middle Ages during the Marco Madness Medieval Faire from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m Saturday, April 2.