2020 Women’s Empowerment Keynote Address featuring Alysia Harris

Tuesday, March 31

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Ole Miss Student Union Ballroom

The Keynote is free and open to the public. Tickets for the event will be available beginning on Monday, March 2 at the UM Box Office.


Writing Workshop with Alysia Harris

Tuesday, March 31

2:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Ole Miss Student Union 321

The workshop is free, and open to all UM undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Space to attend is limited, so make sure to register soon! All accepted registrants will receive an email confirmation.

Click to register for the Writing Workshop with Alysia Harris

Bio for Alysia Harris:  Alysia Nicole Harris is a poet, performer, linguist, and teaching-artist. She received her Ph.D in linguistics from Yale University and her MFA in poetry from NYU. Her work has appeared in Best New Poets, The Offing, Callaloo, Solstice Literary Magazine, Indiana Review, and Break Beat’s Poetry Anthology, among others. In 2015 she served as the Duncanson Society’s Artist-in-Residence at the Taft Museum in Cincinnati. Her debut chapbook How Much We Must Have Looked Like Stars to Stars won the 2015 New Women’s Voices Series Prize.

With over 4 million views of her work on You-Tube, Alysia has spent over a decade performing nationally and internationally including at such institutions as the UN, the US Embassies in Jordan and Ukraine, The National Theatre, and the world-famous Nuyo Rican Poetry Cafe. She now lives in Atlanta where she serves as Arts & Soul editor for Scalawag Magazine and consults for arts, education, and religious nonprofits. Currently Alysia is working on her first full length project, a collection of essays and poems dealing with theology and Black holes.