And the Publishing Credits Keep Rolling In!

Four more students from Dr. Devet’s ENGL 305: Advanced Composition course have been published. Congratulations to Philosophy major Patrick Ferri for his essay “A Loose Guide to Conventions” about attending and surviving at ComiCon, and to English/History major Sam Piergross…

From the Classroom to the Public Sphere: Student Publishes Essay

English major (Secondary Education), Samantha Connors’s travel essay “After Honors at the Colosseum” has been published at Hackwriters.com.  Sam wrote this piece as part of her work in ENGL 305: Advanced Composition with Dr. Devet. Congratulations, Sam!

Recent Faculty Achievements

An overdue congratulations is in order for the recent publishing achievements of our English faculty: Dr. Bonnie Devet‘s essay “Prince Christian Sound: Iceberg Canyon of the North” has been selected as a notable essay by the Best American Essays 2014,…

FILM STUDIES DIRECTOR LISTS TOP FIVE SCARY MOVIES

Scary movies: Love ‘em or hate ‘em, they seem to be everywhere this time of year. To many, Halloween night wouldn’t be the same without nestling up to candy wrappers while watching that creepy, serial killer doll run rampant. We’ve…

Sigma Tau Delta to host Graduate School Forum

Please join the Department of English and Sigma Tau Delta for a Graduate School Forum on Wednesday, October 22, from 6:30-8:00pm in Addlestone 227.  Professors Chris Warnick, Cynthia Lowenthal, Tim Carens, Jonathan Heinen, and Jesslyn Collins-Frohlich will speak about applying…

English Students Take their Pens to the CisternYard

In recent semesters, CisternYard Media–the College’s media conglomerate, rebranded in 2011-12–has taken off, receiving accolades for student-run media. It’s no surprise that many English majors are drawn to the Yard, contributing their writing and editing skills to articles on everything…

Kevin Simmonds Sets Our Ears Ablaze with Verse & Music

Last week, poet and musician, Kevin Simmonds read to a packed house in Towell Library for the first Crazyhorse Reading Series. His poems centered on questions of identity and sexuality and on family dynamics and history. His reading mixed poetry…

What to Do With a B.A. in English?

Recently, I was approached by a former student who was looking for advice: How can I apply my English major to a career? she asked. My immediate but honest answer: You can do anything. Dear English majors, it’s true. By…

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