Three writers will be appearing at the University of North Texas for the spring 2017 Visiting Writers Series sponsored by UNT’s Creative Writing Program.
University of North Texas student Matt Morton has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship program.
Kenneth Waltzer, professor emeritus of history at Michigan State University, will also discuss recent antisemitic events at U.S. colleges and universities.
A lecture and reception for the University of North Texas Libraries Special Collections latest exhibit, “The Lost Generation: World War I Poetry from the Donald Thomas War Poetry Collection,” will be held Feb. 23 (Thursday).
David Roediger of the University of Kansas will discuss how many slaves essentially went on strike during the Civil War, which emboldened other marginalized groups.
Dr. Mae Jemison, the first woman of color in space, will speak at The University of North Texas Feb. 22 (Wednesday) as part of the university’s Distinguished Lecture Series.
Jemison’s lecture begins at 8 p.m. in room 314 of UNT’s University Union located at 1155 Union Circle.
The Debate Team members participating in the tournament accumulated more points than students from any of the other 15 colleges and universities, to win the award for best overall performance by a team.
The University of North Texas and ACES (Comprehensive Educational Services Inc.) will present prominent autism activist Temple Grandin April 13 (Thursday) in Dallas.
“+Autism: A Lecture and Discussion with Temple Grandin” will begin at 9 a.m. at Temple Emanu-El, 8500 Hillcrest Ave. The lecture is open to anyone with an interest in Autism Spectrum Disorder, including educators, parents and health practitioners.
University of North Texas alumna and multi-faceted performer Shara Nova, known as My Brightest Diamond, will return to campus Feb. 15 (Wednesday) for the Fine Arts Series.
Elizabeth Smart, child abduction survivor and advocate, will speak at the University of North Texas Feb. 9 (Thursday) as part of the university’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Smart’s grueling nine months of captivity led her to becoming one of the strongest, most prominent child abduction advocates of her generation.