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Inquiry into Horror: UT English Class is Ghastly … and Students Love it

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s a horror-ably good time to talk about being frightened. UT Graduate Teaching Associate Jeremy Locke gets to do that four times a week, as part of his job. Locke teaches Inquiry Into Horror, a section of English 102, a general education course that focuses on intensive research and writing. As a PhD student, Locke is intrigued by the links between horror novels and historically great literature.

Award-Winning Author Gary Paulsen to Speak at UT on March 2

Award-winning, adventure-loving author Gary Paulsen will visit UT Knoxville on March 2 to discuss his life and his newest book, “Wood’s Runner.” Sponsored by UT’s Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature and the Knox County Public Library with support from Friends of the Knox County Public Library, the event begins at 7 p.m. in the University Center Auditorium and is free and open to the public.