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English Graduate Organization, Center for Writers to host Conference March 3-4; Reception to be held for Mississippi Poet Laureate Beth Ann Fennelly

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A reception will be held for Mississippi Poet Laureate Beth Ann Fennelly at Oddfellows Gallery in downtown Hattiesburg March 4 during the USM English Graduate Organization (EGO) and the Center for Writers (C4W) conference “Bodies of Work: The Human Body in Various Forms,” showcasing creative and scholarly work.

In partnership with the Mississippi Humanities Council, The University of Southern Mississippi’s English Graduate Organization (EGO) and Center for Writers (C4W) are hosting “Bodies of Work: The Human Body in Various Forms,” a conference to showcase creative and scholarly work, March 3-4 in the R.C. Cook University Union on the Hattiesburg campus.

On Saturday, March 4, a reception will be held featuring Mississippi Poet Laureate Beth Ann Fennelly from 7-9 p.m. at Oddfellows Gallery in downtown Hattiesburg. This reception is free and open to the public.

This project was made possible by a grant from the Mississippi Humanities Council, through support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this event do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the Mississippi Humanities Council. More information about the conference can be found at http://egousm.wixsite.com/conference.