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Research Spotlight: Stuart Lishan

April 15, 2019
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Each month, the Communications Team reaches out to members of the Department of English faculty and asks them to elaborate on a current research or creative project they are working on or have recently completed. For this month, we asked Professor Stuart Lishan about his book, Miss Emily’s Book of Spells (by Hechizar Spelwomnn).

Research Spotlight: Jared Gardner

April 15, 2019
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Each month, the Communications Team reaches out to members of the Department of English faculty and asks them to elaborate on a current research or creative project they are working on or have recently completed. For this month, we asked Professor Jared Gardner about his two books-in-progress.

Research Spotlight: Elizabeth Weiser

April 15, 2019
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Each month, the Communications Team reaches out to members of the Department of English faculty and asks them to elaborate on a current research or creative project they are working on or have recently completed. For this month, we asked Professor Elizabeth Weiser about her project on heritage museums and national identity formation.

Jessica Wong Wins Fulbright

March 29, 2019
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The breaking point is now.

Ask any graduating senior — these few months, this final semester, is when things are finally beginning to fall into place for post-graduate life. It’s a scary time. There are a lot of decisions to be made, a lot of leaps into the metaphorical void, all of which involve a placing a great deal of trust in yourself, your mind and your abilities. It is, of course, far easier said than done. 

Course Profile: Lauren Squires Schools Students on Bad Words

March 29, 2019
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PROFANITY WARNING

Associate Professor Lauren Squires writes something on the whiteboard, then regards the words for a moment before turning back to the class. “Shit-ninja,” she muses. “I like that one. Sounds like something my son would say.” 

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