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2022 Events

Ross GayMulti-Genre Creative Writing Workshop with Ross Gay (Online)
Feb. 22, 2022
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Register to Attend

Poet Ross Gay will host an online multi-genre creative writing workshop.

Reading and Q & A with Ross Gay

Feb. 22, 2023
2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
40,00 Windows Cafe
 in the W.I. Dykes Library
One Main Building, South 5th floor

A reading from Ross Gay with question and answer session. 


Sponsored by
UHD Cultural Enrichment Center
UHD Center for Critical Race Studies
UHD Department of English

writer, Jasminne Mendez Jasminne Mendez - Reading
TDECU Tour Room in the Welcome Center
October 6, 2022
4:00 p.m.

Jasminne Mendez is a Dominican-American award-winning author of several books for children and adults. Her latest work is the YA memoir, Islands Apart: Becoming Dominican American (Arte Público Press) and City Without Altar (Noemi Press, 2022),  her debut poetry collection. Mendez has translated translated Amanda Gorman's best-selling Change Sings into the Spanish edition La canción del cambio. The dramatized version of her play in verse City Without Altar received its world premiere at Milagro theatre in Portland, Oregon. She holds an MFA from Pacific Lutheran University, a BA from University of Houston, and is a Canto Mundo Fellow. 

Sponsored by the Cultural Enrichment Center and the Department of English. 

wavy blue lines outlined in thick black inkCreative Writing Faculty Reading
October 18, 2022
TDECU Tour Room, Welcome Center
4:00 pm.

Featuring Robin Davidson, Cheryl Farris-Clayton, and Mike Hilbig

Sponsors by the Cultural Enrichment Center and the Department of English

film reel and ticket stubs 11th Annual UHD Halloween Film Screening
October 27, 2022
North Deck of One Main Building
7:00 pm.

This year's film is "Phantom of the Opera" directed by Rupert Julian, 1925. 

This event is outdoors.  Please bring a chair, blanket and picnic.