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Southern literature expert to give 2019 Barbara Methvin Lecture

The university’s 2019 Barbara Methvin Lecture will be delivered Feb. 27 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 265 of Park Hall. A reception will follow in Room 261 of Park Hall.

The lecture, “ ‘Courage to Look’: Authenticity, Class and Pragmatic Discourse in Southern Literature and Culture,” will be given by Taylor Hagood, a professor at Florida Atlantic University.

A Southern literature expert, Hagood is the author of four books and many essays dealing with Faulkner, disability studies, the Harlem Renaissance and the history of Southern literature.

The Barbara Methvin Lecture is sponsored by John Wharton Lowe, the Barbara Methvin Distinguished Professor of English in UGA’s Franklin College of Arts and Sciences.