EVENTS

BULL-BAITING, BEARS, AND BEHEADINGS: A SHAKESPEARE STORY

: Dr. Meg Pearson, Chair & Professor of English, University of West Georgia, leads the discussion in her entertaining and illuminating way.  Not to be missed! “We’ve learned about Shakespeare’s words, now let’s learn about Shakespeare’s world. Join us for an evening of bear-baiting, bears, and beheadings as we take a tour through the mad […]

Langston Hughes: Shakespeare in Harlem

Dr. Stacy Boyd, Associate Chair & Associate Professor of English, The University of West Georgia,  presents an in depth look at the impact and influence of America’s beloved writer, Langston Hughes. Described as the “Poet Laureate of the Negro Race” and “Harlem’s Shakespeare,” Langston Hughes is one of the most important African-American writers in the twentieth century. […]