Series and Events

The Department of English hosts visiting scholars and visiting writers throughout the year. Events are open to faculty, students and the public.


The Visiting Writers Series

The UWF Department of English Visiting Writers Series hosts a wide range of nationally and internationally acclaimed authors.  Writers in this series present new works of fiction, poetry and nonfiction in a comfortable, intimate setting that fosters dialogue and good conversation.  All events in the series are free and open to the public.


The Visiting Scholars Series

The UWF Department of English and First Year Composition hosts the Visiting Scholar Series. The series brings notable scholars to campus to share their current work with students, faculty, staff, and members of the broader Pensacola community.  Speakers present engaging new ideas on topics of literary, historical, and cultural significance.  All events in the series are free of charge and open to the public.