UT Libraries News

William Wright at Writers in the Library on Monday

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Current Department of English Writer-in-Residence William Wright will read and discuss his poetry at Writers in the Library at 7:00 p.m. Monday, February 22, in the Hodges Library auditorium.

Smoky Mountains Hiking Club Handbooks Available Online

Smoky Mountains Hiking Club, circa 1930. From Smoky Mountains Hiking Club Records, 1926-1969. MS.0423. University of Tennessee Special Collections

UT and the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club have partnered to create the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club Collection, an online digital collection documenting ninety years of hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains.

Poet Kenneth Pobo at Writers in the Library

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Kenneth Pobo will read his poetry at Writers in the Library at 7:00 p.m. Monday, February 8, in the Hodges Library auditorium. Earlier in the day, Pobo will hold an author chat with students, “How to Make Your Chapbook Count,” at 2:00 p.m. in 1210-1211 McClung Tower.

University Hosting Events to Mark Black History Month

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February is Black History Month, the annual celebration of the achievements of black Americans and their role in US history. UT is celebrating the month with a slate of events across departments. The Clarence Brown Theatre is staging A Lesson Before Dying in conjunction with Knox County Public Library’s The Big Read, and other campus offices are hosting events related to the production.