Robyn Warhol Officially Named Chair

January 11, 2017
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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
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The Department of English is thrilled to (belatedly) welcome its two new hires: Breanne LeJeune, communications specialist, and Theresa Delgadillo, professor of comparative studies

Human Rights in Transit: Undergraduate Summer Program

September 12, 2016
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Professors Wendy S. Hesford, Amy Shuman, and Jennifer Suchland invite International Studies Human Rights Minors and Arts and Humanities students to apply for a summer travel and study program. 

Lina Ferreira Wins Prestigious Rona Jaffe Foundation Award

September 6, 2016
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The English Department is proud to recognize Lina Ferreira on being one of six writers to receive a 2016 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award for her creative nonfiction work. Lina will receive $30,000 for the award, which will be presented to her on September 15th in New York City.

Robyn Warhol Wins NAVSA Best Book of the Year Award

July 14, 2016
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The North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) awarded its 2015 Best Book of the Year prize to Robyn Warhol, Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor of English, co-author with Helena Michie, professor, English, Rice University, of Love Among the Archives: Writing the Lives of Sir George Scharf, Victorian Bachelor. Warhol will be honored with a special session devoted to the book at NAVSA’s annual conference in November.