MFA graduate Donald Ray Pollock has been awarded the Grand Prix de Littérature Policière 2012 for the best international crime novel published this year, for his novel The Devil All the Time.
Professor Koritha Mitchell has been awarded the Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW) book award, which honors the best book published between November 2008 and November 2011, for Living with Lynching. Professor Mitchell commented about this honor:
EUGO, our English Undergraduate Organization, had a great day for their 5K Race for Education, raising $1800 which benefits the Columbus area non-profit “I Know I Can.” Congratulations, EUGO; it was a fabulous event, in an excellent cause!
RCL Professor Brenda Jo Brueggemann collaborated with current Ph.D. candidate Elizabeth Brewer and now-alumni Nicholas Hetrick and Melanie Yergeau on the Arts and Humanities volume of the SAGE Reference Series on Disability: Key Issues and Future Directions.
My little apartment in the Latin Quarter is on the Street of the Iron Pot (rue Pot de Fer), which I’ve renamed Street of the Iron Poet. ...
Professor Brueggemann’s words at the 2012 President’s Convocation for first-year students took the form of a “handshake” in American Sign Language – “my offering to you: a huge, humble, honest, imaginative, and open WELCOME to Buckeye Nation.”