Black Mountain Institute at the
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
supports a series of initiatives that
promote humanistic and cross-
cultural dialogue, including public
readings and panel discussions,
degree programs in creative writing,
residential and faculty fellowships,
and literary publications.
In 2006, Carol Harter and Richard Wiley founded what is now the Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute. Since then, they have helped build BMI into the top-notch literary center this city and university deserve, and have put us on track for even greater things to come. Carol and Richard are retiring this month (in Carol's case, retiring again). Carol will continue to help guide BMI as Chair of the Advisory Board. Richard is returning to his native Tacoma to write and fish. Thank you, Carol and Richard!
The 2015-16 events schedule will be posted over the summer.
"Crossing the Black Atlantic" - learn more
"How Literature Navigates the Past" - learn more
Aimee Bender - learn more
BMI's podcast features interviews with BMI officials and visitors, audio from BMI events and readings, and other sorts of related content. listen and subscribe »
An archived radio show sponsored by BMI and UNLV's College of Urban Affairs and hosted by Dina Titus, Nexus explored the links between campus and community, poetry and policy, fact and fiction, science and society, research and reality. listen »
The Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute is delighted to announce Joshua Wolf Shenk as our next Executive Director. Josh will succeed our retiring Executive Director, Carol Harter.
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Moderation in Politics - learn more