As part of the English Department’s Visiting Scholar Series, we are pleased to welcome Dr. Philip Nel, who will be giving a talk entitled “Was the Cat in the Hat Black? Seuss and Race is the 1950s.” Dr. Nel is…

Because you might have been cozying up with your beloved on Feb. 14, 2013, you might have missed the Tongues Aflame Poetry Series featuring CofC students, so here it is!

Congratulations to English major Cara Beth Heath, who won a regional fellowship from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. As part of her fellowship, Cara Beth will receive membership in LMDA (Literary Managers & Dramaturgs of the Americas), an…

The Tongues Aflame Reading Series kicks off in February; it will bring together voices from emerging and established poets from our campus and beyond. The video below, recently featured in the Post and Courier,  previews some of the poets who…

Sunday, January 13: Poetry Out Loud Competition Featuring regional high school students, Chris Cimorelli, and Marjory Wentworth. Emcee: Sarah Goad 1:30 PM in the Stern Center Ballroom (CofC). Friday, February 1 – Southern American Studies Association 2013 Conference Pulitzer Prize…

This question, or some variation of it (“what good is a philosophy major?,” for instance), is probably asked of current or prospective humanities students  more frequently in dire economic times than at other times, which is to say that you…

Congratulations to English majors Phoebe Doty and Hannah Starke on the publication of their travel essays!  And three cheers to Dr. Devet as well, whose ENGL 305: Advanced Composition assignment prompted students to apply their writing skills to venues outside…

On December 4th, CofC poetry students participated in the Bean Night Open Mic at Kudu Coffeehouse, thanks to organizer and English alumnus, Charles Carmody.  Twenty students, from Prof. Rosko’s ENGL 377: Poetry II course, took to the stage to read…

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