Comet Calendar, The Official Event Calendar for UT Dallas en-us This week's events for Women's Center at UT Dallas Eating by Choice Support group for Staff/Faculty Friday, Feb 12
(12 p.m. - 1 p.m.) Location: Galerstein Women's Center, SSB 4.300.

Eating by Choice Support group for Faculty/Staff

Space is limited, you must pre-register by Friday, January 15th, 2016

To register, please contact:  Deborah Hamlin, Faculty/Staff Wellness Manager


Tea Tuesdays with the Galerstein Women's Center Tuesday, Feb 16
(10 a.m. - 4 p.m.) Location: Galerstein Women's Center, SSB 4.300.

Join the Galerstein Women's Center on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. for refreshing tea.

Black History Month Celebration with Sanderia Faye, Author of Mourner's Bench Wednesday, Feb 17
(5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.) Location: SSB 4.300- Galerstein Women's Center .

Register by February 12 at

Join the Galerstein Women's Center and UT Dallas Eugene McDermott Library as we celebrate Black History Month with author Sanderia Faye.

About the Book: With characters as vibrant and evocative as their setting, Mourner’s Bench is the story of a young girl coming to terms with religion, racism, and feminism while also navigating the terrain of early adolescence and trying to settle into her place in her family and community.

About the Author: Sanderia Faye was born and raised in Gould, Arkansas. She is the author of Mourner’s Bench (University of Arkansas Press, September 2015). Her work has appeared in various literary journals and in Arsnick: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Arkansas, edited by historians Dr. Jennifer Wallach and Dr. John Kirk.

Faye is co-founder and fellow at Kimbilio Center for Fiction. She moderated a 2015 AWP panel and the grassroots panel for the Arkansas Civil Rights Symposium during the Freedom Riders 50th Anniversary. She is a recipient of awards, residencies, and fellowships from Hurston/Wright Writers Conference, Eckerd College’s Writers in Paradise Conference, Callaloo Writers Workshop, Vermont, Writers Studio, The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow, and Martha’s Vineyard Writers Residency.

Faye is also a PhD candidate in the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Texas at Dallas. She received an MFA in Creative Writing from Arizona State University, and a BS in Accounting from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. She was an instructor for The United States Navy-Navy College Program for Afloat College Education (NCPACE).