Literature
Join the W. E. B. Du Bois Center for a weekly light breakfast and discussion of a text by or about Du Bois. All are welcome.

September 2—May 25, 2020, Mondays 9:30 am-11:00 am
This event does NOT occur on:
December 23—December 30, January 20, May 25

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, W. E. B. Du Bois Center, Floor 22, Room 2220

Join Paperbark Literary Magazine as we celebrate the fall release of Issue 2: Resilience with selected readings from the magazine's contributors, followed by a Q&A.

September 22, 2019
1:00 pm

Old Chapel

Patricia Spears Jones - Reading by NYC-based award-winning poet.Jason Kao Hwang/Critical Response - performance by electric violinist and his trio features Anders Nilsson (electric guitar) and Michael T. A. Thompson (drums).

September 26, 2019
7:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

Celebrating its fifty-sixth year, the nationally renowned Visiting Writers Series at UMass Amherst presents emerging and established writers of poetry, fiction and non-fiction. 

September 26, 2019
8:00 pm

Old Chapel

Kamila Shamsie is the author of seven novels, which have been translated into over 20 languages.

October 17, 2019
8:00 pm

Old Chapel

Ocean Vuong is the author of the debut novel, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous (2019) forthcoming in 15 other languages worldwide. 

November 14, 2019
8:00 pm

Old Chapel

Mary Ruefle is the author of many books, including Dunce (Wave Books, forthcoming 2019), My Private Property (Wave Books, 2016), Trances of the Blast (Wave Books, 2013), Madness, Rack, and Honey: Collected Lectures (Wave Books, 2012), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism, and Selected Poems (Wave Books, 2010), winner of the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America.

December 5, 2019
8:00 pm

Old Chapel