Over the summer months, Professor Koritha Mitchell has received a number of accolades for her book, Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930.
Two members of the English Department, Professor Emeritus Sara Garnes and Associate Professor Roger Cherry made a big splash in Wuhan, China this summer, and were featured on a Wuhan University website
Ruth Friedman, Coordinator & Advisor of Undergraduate Studies, will serve on the College of Arts and Sciences Staff Advisory Council (SAC) in the upcoming year. 15 regular staff members from across Arts and Sciences serve on the SAC for one- or two-year staggered terms.
On May 24, 2012, the English Department celebrated the accomplishments of its students and faculty at the Annual Awards Ceremony. The ceremony was held at the Longaberger Alumni House, with an attendance of over 150.