Monthly Archives: May 2013

From English Student to English Teacher

Best wishes to two of our recent graduates who will apply their newly minted baccalaureate to the English classroom. Chris Cimorelli (’13) has been accepted into the Baltimore City Teaching Residency, which is an alternative-route-to-teacher-certification program fronted by The New Teacher Project (TNTP), to teach secondary English in one of their partnering school districts. Lauren […]
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Students Accepted to MFA Creative Writing Programs

A new batch of our Creative Writing concentrators will head off to graduate school to hone their skills in writing. Congratulations to all! Victoria Campbell (‘11) will be going to the University of New Hampshire for fiction. Cara Beth Heath (‘13) will join the MFA program at Western Michigan University for playwriting and fiction. Juliana […]
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Michael T. Owens Heads to Washington

College of Charleston English instructor Michael T. Owens will bring his writing to life when he accompanies veterans on a trip to the WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C. Owens is writing a book focused on a local WWII veteran, who is one of the more than 30 veterans who will fly to Washington on May […]
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Senior Blake Hoffmeyer Reads Poetry with Fellow Veteran Brian Turner

On April 12, CofC Senior English major and Creative Writing concentrator Blake Hoffmeyer read alongside award-winning poet Brian Turner at Charleston Library Society as part of the Poetry Society of South Carolina poetry series. After the reading, both men answered questions about poetry and about their experiences as veterans of the wars in Iraq and […]
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Profs. Kelly & Lewis Acknowledged for Service & Research

It’s no secret to those of us in the English Department that our faculty excel at their work and frequently go above and beyond their basic professorial duties. Recently, Dr. Joseph Kelly and Dr. Simon Lewis were awarded high honors at the Celebration of Faculty ceremony. Prof. Kelly received the Distinguished Service Award, and Prof. […]
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English Profs Featured in The Yard’s “10 People We Think You Should Know”

The latest issue of the student news magazine The Yard features two English professors: Dr. Simon Lewis, who specializes in African and Third World Literature, for his work as the associate director of the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World (CLAW) program, and Dr. Myra Seaman, medievalist and co-editor of the award-winning scholarly journal: postmedieval: a journal […]
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