Erin Elizabeth Smith, poet, professor, and creative director for Sundress Academy for the Arts at Firefly Farms, will serve as the Jack E. Reese Writer-in-Residence at UT for the 2016-17 academic year.
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A promotional video created by the UT Libraries has won two national awards.
In the wake of a tragedy, many people are moved to send objects expressing their grief and offering comfort.
UT librarians Anne Bridges and Ken Wise are among the top 100 most influential people in the history of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, according to the Great Smoky Mountains Association.
Digital media and design expert Tom Scheinfeldt, who was managing director of the groundbreaking September 11 Digital Archive project, will speak at the Illuminations Digital Humanities Series at 3:00 p.m. Friday, April 22.
Student winners of the John C. Hodges Graduate Writing Awards will read their winning works at 7:00 p.m. today in the Hodges Library auditorium.
Check out the Libraries’ online research guide to the 2016 presidential election. Track the issues and the horse race. Follow breaking news. Revisit a timeline of the campaign through an interactive story map.
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.
Digital humanities librarian Ashley Maynor has been named a “mover and shaker” in the library world. In its March 15 issue, Library Journal profiled fifty-four up-and-coming information professionals who are shaping the future of libraries. Maynor was recognized as a tech leader for developing new ways for university scholars to share their research in innovative digital forms, as well as helping grieving communities to confront gun violence through transmedia storytelling.
As part of the Writers in the Library series, poet Marilyn Hacker will read from her work at 7:00 p.m. Monday, March 28, in the Hodges Library auditorium.