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Event Series Event Series: Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium

Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium

October 19, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium is held each October in honor of The W’s most famous alumna. A diverse group of Southern writers and scholars are invited to present their work. A highlight of the symposium is the announcement of the Eudora Welty Prize for an unpublished book of scholarship.

All Symposium events will be held October 19-21, 2023 on the MUW campus and are free and open to the public. The Symposium will also be live-streamed on Facebook at our Welty Symposium Group.

The Welty Series is made possible through the generous support of the Robert M. Hearin Support Foundation.


October 19, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Located in historic Columbus, Mississippi, The W was founded in 1884 as the first state-supported college for women in the United States. Today, the university is home to 2,227 students in more than 70 majors and concentrations and has educated men for 40 years. The university is nationally recognized for low student debt, diversity and social mobility which empowers students to BE BOLD.

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