Month Flat Week Day

Wed. Oct 21, 2020

Founders' Day

All day

Industrial Institute & College (II&C), the predecessor to The W, opened its doors to students for the first time on this date in 1885.

Thu. Oct 22, 2020

Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium: Keynote

Thu. Oct 22, 2020 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Natasha Trethewey has served as Poet Laureate of the United States and of the State of Mississippi. She will read from her new memoir Memorial Drive.

All symposium sessions will be live-streamed to Facebook at the Welty Symposium group.

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Fri. Oct 23, 2020

Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium: Friday AM

Fri. Oct 23, 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Authors include:

  • S. A. Cosby, Blacktop Wasteland,—  10am
  • Randall Horton {#289-128}: Poems — 10:40am
  • Michael Farris Smith, Blackwood — 11:20am

All symposium sessions will be live-streamed to Facebook at the Welty Symposium group.

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Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium: Friday PM

Fri. Oct 23, 2020 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Authors include:

  • Ephemera Prize Reading — 1:30
  • Juyanne James, Table Scraps and Other Essays —2:10
  • Sandra Meek, Still: Poems — 2:50

 All symposium sessions will be live-streamed to Facebook at the Welty Symposium group.

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Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium: Friday Night

Fri. Oct 23, 2020 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Authors include:

  • M.O. Walsh The Big Door Prize — 7pm
  • Catherine Pierce, Danger Days —7:40pm
  • Eden Wales Freedman, Reading Testimony, Witnessing Trauma — 8:20pm

 All symposium sessions will be live-streamed to Facebook at the Welty Symposium group.

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Sat. Oct 24, 2020

Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium: Saturday AM

Sat. Oct 24, 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Authors include:

  • Claude Wilkinson, World Without End — 10am
  • Katy Simpson Smith, The Everlasting —10:40am
  • Beth Kander, Original Syn — 11:20am

 All symposium sessions will be live-streamed to Facebook at the Welty Symposium group.

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Thu. Oct 29, 2020

MUW Theatre Presents a Live-Streaming Theatrical Event!

Thu. Oct 29, 2020 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Fri. Oct 30, 2020

MUW Theatre Presents a Live-Streaming Theatrical Event!

Fri. Oct 30, 2020 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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