The Sewanee Review is proud to announce that Dana Gioia is the recipient of this year’s Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry. Dana Gioia, known for his poetry, criticism and arts advocacy, holds the newly created Judge Widney Chair in Poetry and Public Culture at the University of Southern California.
The University Art Gallery presents "Lain York: Selections from the National Gallery," on view from Oct. 25 to Dec. 15. Silhouettes derived from 18th and 19th-century caricatures populate abstract fields of shiny, colored vinyl, inviting the viewer to imagine unfolding stories.
The University of the South will hold the inaugural Sewanee Arts Festival, Sept. 11-21. (Some exhibits will be open before and after these dates, but most talks and special events are scheduled during the festival period.) Events will include dance performances, photography exhibits, plays and readings, and music. Additional events may be added to the schedule; check back for updates and details.
The University Art Gallery opens the 2013–14 exhibition season with Pradip Malde’s "The Third Heaven, Photographs from Haiti, 2006-2012," on view from Sept. 3 through Oct. 18. Malde will present the exhibition in an artist’s talk in Convocation Hall at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, followed by a light reception.
Celebrating its 24th summer session, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference will run from Tuesday, July 23, through Saturday, Aug. 3, and will feature readings, panels, and lectures by distinguished faculty and nationally-recognized editors, publishers and literary agents.