Department News and Events (Spring 2018)

Women's History Month at First Wednesday Art Walk (3/7)

Come join Dr. Jennifer Lieberman's "Women Writers" class for Art Walk! We will be celebrating Women's History Month by painting rocks, making book marks, and sharing information about amazing women throughout history - drop by any time between 5:30 and 7:30pm.

Location: Jacksonville Public Library, Downtown Main Branch 

Time: 5:30 - 7:30pm

Cost: Free

The Color of Fear screening and discussion (3/7)

Dr. Chau Kelly (History) and Dr. Tru Leverette (English) will present a screening of The Color of Fear, a film that discusses the state of race relations in the United States. The film presents a multi-racial/ethnic conversation between eight North American men that raises important questions about race, power, and inclusion in our society. The film will be followed by a moderated discussion.

Location: Student Union Auditorium 

Time: 10am - 12:30pm

Cost: Free

Movies on the House (MOTH) presents It Comes at Night (3/14)

The Movies on the House series presents Trey Edward Shults's It Comes at Night (2017).

Location: Robinson Theater 14A, Room 1312.

Time: 7pm

Cost: Free

Word-By-Word Reading Series presents "Reading the Ides of March" (3/15)

The Word-By-Word Reading Series invites you to this Ides of March celebration of authors from the UNF and Jacksonville community. Join us to hear them read from their new books and award-winning works. Laura Chow (Fiction); Denis Bell (Fiction) w/ Louise Freshman Brown (Visual Artist); Grant Kittrell (Poetry); and Jim Pons (Nonfiction) will read. Reception, book signing, and refreshments to follow. For more information, contact Mark Ari (

Location: UNF Gallery of Art 

Time: 6:30 pm

Cost: Free

Movies on the House (MOTH) presents Get Out screening and panel discussion (3/28)

The Movies on the House series presents Jordan Peele's Get Out (2017). The screening will be preceded by a panel discussion, "Get Black: Representation in Major Motion Pictures," in the Writing Center.

Location: Panel Discussion - Writing Center (4/2501); Screening - Robinson Theater 14A, Room 1312

Time: Panel Discussion - 5:30pm; Screening - 7pm

Cost: Free

Past Events (Spring 2018)

Movies on the House (MOTH) presents Mother! (2/28)

The Movies on the House (MOTH) series presents Darren Aronofsky's Mother! (2017).

Location: Andrew Robinson Theater, room 1312

Time: 7:00 pm

Cost: Free

Movies on the House (MOTH) presents The Tree of Life (2/14)

The Movies on the House (MOTH) series returns this semester with a screening of Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life (2011).  Stay tuned for information about future screenings!


Location: Andrew Robinson Theater, room 1312

Time: 7:00 pm

Cost: Free

Brown Bag Series featuring Dr. Michael Wiley (2/15)


As part of the ongoing "Brown Bag Series" of talks, Dr. Michael Wiley will present "The Road to Monument Road: Facts and Fictions," a discussion of the research, writing, and publishing process behind his latest novel, Monument Road. Sponsored by the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society.


Location: Writing Center (4/2501)

Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Cost: Free