News & Announcements

Second Year Graduate Student Highlighted for Intersession Course

The Department of English is proud to announce second year student Samanda Robinson has been highlighted for her work on her Intersession course, ” Black Science Fiction and Social Justice.” “History archives can be an exclusionary place for people of color,” Robinson says. “Particularly for enslaved black women, whose stories were often told through the […]

Department of English Graduate Students Receive Dean’s Teaching Fellowship Awards

The Department of English is proud to announce seven graduate students have been awarded Dean’s Teaching Fellowships for the 2019-202 academic year. Those who have been named award winners are: Royce Best, a rising sixth year, Joel Childers, a rising sixth year, Connie Scozzaro, a rising sixth year, Toby Huttner, a rising seventh year, Evan Loker, […]

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Lawrence Jackson Named Gilman Scholar

The Department of English is proud to announce Professor Lawrence Jackson has been named a Gilman Scholar. Named for the university’s visionary first president, Daniel Coit Gilman, the designation goes to individuals regarded as leaders within their divisions who have demonstrated a record of distinguished research, teaching, and service. Professor Jackson is one of five […]