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 Date: November 29, 2010 Contact:  Paula Cobler, 361-570-4350

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Poet, activist visit canceled at UHV


Due to a death in the family, Washington, D.C.-based poet and activist E. Ethelbert Millerís Friday visit to the University of Houston-Victoria has been canceled.


Miller was scheduled to be the final speaker in the UHV American Book Review Fall Reading Series. It is not known if his talk will be rescheduled.


The author sits on several boards and actively promotes American letters and social justice.



The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region, offers courses leading to more than 65 bachelorís and masterís degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education & Human Development, and Nursing. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus as well as teaching sites in Fort Bend, Harris and Montgomery counties, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. Since its founding in 1973, UHV has provided students with a quality university education from excellent faculty at an affordable price.