Prof. John Bruns Makes a Pitch for Movie Sequels

Just in time for the Winter Break as audiences are enticed by Hollywood’s new box office releases, Film Studies Professor John Bruns offers a few insights about the merits of movie sequels such as The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and…

Anthony Varallo’s New Stories Perfect Character

Congratulations to Associate Professor Tony Varallo, whose third short story collection Think of Me and I’ll Know was published this fall by TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press. Varallo’s new stories perfect character by offering snaphots of lives that are both flawed…

English Department Open House (Fall 2013)

The Fall semester’s English Department Open House brought together students and faculty and highlighted upcoming courses and opportunities for students to get involved in English activities and groups. Check out Dr. Eichelberger’s photo booth, which features some of our English…

Gary Jackson Named One of 2013’s “New American Poets”

Three cheers for new poetry professor Gary Jackson on being named a “New American Poet”–one of the Poetry Society of America’s coveted distinctions for emerging poets!  Jackson was selected by poet Jennifer Chang, who praises his first poetry collection Missing…

Alumna Sara Peck Publishes Poetry Chapbook

Congratulations to Sara Peck on the publication of Yr Lad, Bob—a poetry chapbook that experiments with the art of influence. Her poems incorporate and respond to the innovative works of three poets–Robert Creeley, Robert Duncan, and Denise Levertov–who themselves collaborated…

The English Department Welcomes Three New Assistant Professors

The new academic year is off to a good start and the English Department is happy to introduce the three new Assistant Professors who have joined us this Fall. Colleen Glenn (PhD, U. of Kentucky ’12) teaches Film Studies, with…

Prof. Joe Kelly’s New Book Hits Close to Home

This summer, Prof. Joe Kelly published America’s Longest Siege: Charleston, Slavery, and the Slow March Toward Civil War. According to Charleston historian Robert Rosen, Dr. Kelly’s book “vividly and accurately portrays Charleston as ‘ground zero’ in America’s long struggle over…

Bret Lott Publishes Letters & Life

Bret Lott’s newest book, Letters & Life: On Being a Writer, On Being a Christian, offers six engaging and candid essays that reflect on his life and faith, the value of humility, and on the art and practice of writing. The book  delights…

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