Tag: poetry

Winners announced in S&T’s 150th Anniversary Poetry and Writing Contest

Posted by on October 28, 2021

Ten winners have been announced in Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 150th Anniversary Poetry and Writing Contest. Missouri S&T partnered with Arts Rolla, Southwinds, the Missouri S&T Writing Center and the Center for Arts and Innovation to host the competition for original written works.

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Poets and writers invited to participate in S&T contest

Posted by on April 26, 2021

Missouri S&T, in partnership with Arts Rolla, is accepting entries now through Sept. 1, 2021, for its 150th Anniversary Poetry and Writing Contest, which will culminate with the winning entries being included in the university’s time capsule this fall.

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Area poets invited to submit works for PoetSpeak reading

Posted by on March 12, 2018

The annual PoetSpeak poetry reading will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Christ Episcopal Church, 1000 N. Main St. in Rolla. This event features regional poets and is sponsored by Arts Rolla and the Missouri S&T department of arts, languages and philosophy. 

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Research offers insight into poetry’s aesthetic appeal

Posted by on December 1, 2017

New psychology research points to the factors that explain why we find particular poems aesthetically pleasing—results that enhance our understanding of “why we like what we like.”

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Attend a poetry reading by Charlotte Matthews

Posted by on April 13, 2017

Poet Charlotte Matthews will offer a free reading of selections from her new book Whistle What Can’t Be Said this April on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus.

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’50 Years of Bogantics’ opens at Leach Theatre

Posted by on February 1, 2016

The Campus Art Committee at Missouri University of Science and Technology will host a reception on Feb. 9 for Leach Theatre’s spring art show. The show features pieces by Dr. James J. Bogan Jr., Curators’ Teaching Professor emeritus of art history and film at Missouri S&T, and includes selections from Bogan’s books, poster-art, photography and artifacts from the classroom.

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Free poetry reading at S&T to feature acclaimed poets

Posted by on April 9, 2014

Acclaimed poets Katy Didden and Terry Kennedy will read from their works at a poetry reading to be held on the Missouri S&T campus this month. Welcoming remarks will be given by Maxwell C. Weiner Professor, Charlotte Matthews.

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Poetry reading by new Weiner Professor at S&T

Posted by on January 24, 2014

Poet Charlotte Matthews has joined the Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty this spring as the 2014 Maxwell C. Weiner Distinguished Professor of Humanities. She will present a poetry reading at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, in the Southwestern Bell Culture Center, 1207 N. Elm. St., in Rolla. The event is open to the […]

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For art’s sake

Posted by on January 31, 2007

In an ocean of engineers and technological minds, Southwinds, UMR’s literary magazine, is a ship of artistic endeavors, containing stories, poetry, photography and artwork. At the helm is Max Tohline. As editor-in-chief of Southwinds, Tohline is not only passionate about art, creating, and writing; he is passionate about the process, and about encouraging others to […]

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Poet contest winners announced

Posted by on May 14, 2004

The winners of UMR’s annual poetry contest were chosen recently from approximately 50 entries. The poets read their works and received awards during the annual UMR English department picnic, held April 29.

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