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.

Robyn Warhol Wins 2nd Place in Perkins Prize Competition

November 15, 2016
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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 (Ohio State University, 2015, co-edited by Susan S.

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. 

Brian McHale Wins Distinguished Scholar Award

February 25, 2016
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The Department of English would like to congratulate Brian McHale for winning the university-wide Distinguished Scholar Award. Established in 1978, the Award recognizes exceptional scholarly accomplishments by senior professors who have compiled a substantial body of research.

Anonymous Donors Give $50,000 to Department

January 6, 2015
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This summer the English Department received a $50,000 gift from two generous donors (a couple) who are dedicated to improving the college experience for English undergraduates and those students who take our classes. The donors targeted two projects, providing each with $25,000: