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September 1, 2017
Buckeye Leaf Red with Buckeyes

The newly updated classrooms on the second floor aren’t the only things worth getting excited about for autumn 2017, although you should definitely get excited about those! There are also many new faces in Denney Hall and two brand new graduate programs: the graduate minor in English and the MA in medical humanities and social sciences.<--break->

Human Rights in Transit

September 1, 2017
Human Rights in Transit Group sitting on a staircase in New York City

Eight undergraduate students with diverse academic backgrounds attended this year’s Human Rights in Transit Summer Travel Program. Facilitated by Professors Wendy Hesford (English), Amy Shuman (English) and Jennifer Suchland (Slavic/Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies), the five-day trip centered around the 2017 Human Rights Watch Film Festival in New York City.

Robyn Warhol Officially Named Chair

January 11, 2017
Robyn Warhol

Robyn Warhol, who was appointed Interim Chair after Debra Moddelmog left this past summer, has officially been named chair of the English department for a term running from January 1, 2017 to May 31, 2020.

Department Welcomes New Hires

December 9, 2016
welcome life ring

The Department of English is thrilled to (belatedly) welcome its two new hires: Breanne LeJeune, communications specialist, and Theresa Delgadillo, professor of comparative studies.

Robyn Warhol Wins 2nd Place in Perkins Prize Competition

November 15, 2016
Picture of Robyn Warhol

The International Society for the Study of Narrative has awarded Honorable Mention (second place) in the Perkins Prize competition for Best Book in Narrative to Robyn Warhol’s  Narrative Theory Unbound: Queer and Feminist Interventions (co-edited by Susan S. Lanser). 

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