UL-Lafayette English professor to teach class on ‘Books and Films’

The Friends of the Humanities will host a “Books and Films” class exploring the Southern Gothic through the writing of William Faulkner and Flannery O’Connor.

Taught by Mary Ann Wilson, professor of English at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, the class will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, Jan. 22-Feb. 19, in Room 201 of Griffin Hall at UL-Lafayette.

The class will read O’Connor’s short stories from “The Life You Save May Be Your Own,” short stories by Faulkner and the novel “As I Lay Dying.”

The readings will be accompanied by film clips, YouTube and other materials. Cost is $75 for Friends of the Humanities and $100 for others.

Call Wilson at (337) 298-0406 or email maw0383@louisiana.edu.