The English Department sponsors a wide range of literary readings, scholarly talks, and symposia.


A.K. Smith Reading Series

Readings of notable works from various novelists and poets.


A.K. Smith Scholars Series

Virtual discussions of scholarly topics from noteworthy colleagues in the field.


Unmuting: Voice in Justice Impacted Art

The Symposium focuses on discovering voice and being heard within a carceral setting and upon return to the community. It explores why justice-impacted art matters, how it effects change, and the difference it makes.