October 22, 2012 - 11:00am
The voice behind more than 20 books, Mexican author Alberto Ruy-Sanchez will speak on Arabian influences in Mexican culture this Wednesday, October 24th, at the University of Louisville at 4:30pm.
I have been sitting here slowly simmering a raw “culture is a melting pot” metaphor for a good 20 minutes. My foot is jiggling against the chair; hot ginger tea makes my tongue tingle. I am aware of these things very acutely at the moment as my brain pumps tactile...
October 2, 2012 - 11:20am
U of L professor and author Michael Williams will be offering a Q & A session in addition to reading and signing his latest book "Vine: An Urban Legend", which is described as greek tragedy meets urban legend. Although paper tragedie masks are provided to the first 75 to arrive, people are encouraged to bring their own toga.
Michael Williams is a Humanities professor at the University of Louisville who will be reading and signing his book Vine: An Urban Legend in the Chao Auditorium located in the lower level of the Ekstrom Library on Tuesday, October 2 at 6 p.m. The book is described as "greek tragedy...
September 24, 2012 - 11:00am
The poet returns to her alma mater this upcoming Thursday, September 27th, as part of the University of Louisville’s Axton Reading Series. Join Maureen Morehead at 7:30pm for a free reading of well-lauded poetics.
I went back to school this semester. It’s been a minute. Or two. The traditional College Experience is something I never fully realized – even in my years as a full-time student, and the return to campus was rather akin to culture shock. The world of the sub-...
July 29, 2012 - 8:04pm
The best of the Bluegrass’s literary ladies will convene this weekend, Saturday, May 16th, for the 6th annual Kentucky Woman’s Book Festival held at UofL’s Ekstrom Library.
Many moons have passed since the fairer sex was granted admittance into intelligentsia circles. Once relegated solely to the realms of household drudgery, craft and the timeless art of arm candy, women today have shown themselves to be a force of words and wit within the literary world....
July 29, 2012 - 8:04pm
Step aside Super Man. The University of Louisville’s Ekstrom Library is hosting an exhibition about the Edgar Rice Burroughs character believed to be the world’s first superhero – John Carter. Visit the free exhibit anytime from 9am to 5pm through March 23rd.
Long before Batman’s gravelly voice waxed poetic about the dichotomy of good and evil (get a lozenge, Mr.