News & Announcements

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Lawrence Jackson Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

The Department of English is proud to announce Professor Lawrence Jackson has been named along with Professor Matthew Porterfield 2019 Guggenheim Fellows, a prestigious distinction that recognizes achievements and exceptional promise. They are among a group of 168 scholars, artists, and writers selected from nearly 3,000 applicants. Since its founding, the Guggenheim Foundation has granted […]

Graduate Student Joel Childers Receives AGHI Research Fellowship

The Department of English is proud to announce fifth year graduate student Joel Childers has been awarded the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute Graduate Research Fellowship for the Spring 2020 semester. This Fellowship provides a full KSAS stipend, along with tuition costs equal to 20% of KSAS resident-student tuition, for the spring semester and will allow […]

Professor Christopher Cannon Receives IDIES Seed Funding

The Department of English is pleased to announce Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Christopher Cannon’s proposal titled “The History of Meter and the History of English Grammar” in collaboration with Sayeed Choudhury and Mark Patton, is the recipient of the Spring 2019 Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Sciences (IDIES) Seed Funding Initiative Award. The goal of this […]