- The September 21 Third Thursday poetry reading will feature Allison Joseph
The September 21 Third Thursday poetry reading will feature Allison Joseph, of Southern Illinois University. She is the author of several poetry collections and is the Editor of Crab Orchard Review. The reading, held at the newly renovated Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University will begin at 6:30 with a brief open mic segment, followed by Joseph's reading. Afterwards, she will be available to sell and sign books.
The museum cafe will open at 5 for tapas and drinks.
The Third Thursday Poetry Series is made possible by grants from Alabama State Council on the Arts, SouthArts, and National Endowment for the Arts.
- The Sucarnochee Review
The University of West Alabama would like to announce the publication of the 25th volume of its literary journal, The Sucarnochee Review. The journal is a national creative writing undergraduate journal that accepts poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. We are currently accepting submissions for our third undergraduate publication and would like to reach as many undergraduates as possible.
Our submission guidelines and other information can be found on our website:http://sucarnocheereview.wix.com/sucarnocheereview
- CCEN 3200: Leadership for a Global Society International Nonviolent Movements with Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr.
SPRING 2018 • MONDAY • 3 P.M. to 6 P.M.
The course is designed to give students an appreciation of the life and contribution of Martin Luther King, Jr. to the United States, as well to the global community. In addition to being a biographical study of King, the course will focus on select nonviolent movements infl uenced by him, especially those of South Africa, Colombia, Nigeria, Germany, and others. Readings will include works by and on King. The course will include lectures by Dr. LaFayette, guest speakers, small and large group discussions, and group projects.
Credits for this course count towards the Minor in Community and Civic Engagement or Minor in Africana Studies, as well as the undergraduate certifi cate in Leadership for the Global Society.
Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr., is a longtime civil rights leader and associate of King, co-founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and national coordinator of the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign. He is the Chair of the National Board of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). Dr. LaFayette is the 2018 Breeden Scholar in Residence at the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, EMAIL MWILSON@AUBURN.EDU OR CALL (334) 844-6198.
Last Updated: August 30, 2017