We invite students to drop by the department’s newly refurbished conference room at 72 George Street on Monday, November 26th from 3:30-5:15 and learn about volunteering for the upcoming Poetry Out Loud competition in January. Refreshments will be served to…

In case you missed it, Prof. Alison Piepmeier (English & Women’s Studies) published an op-ed piece in the Charleston City Paper, “Confronting Segregation in Charleston: An Invitation” in which she encourages us all to step out of our comfort zones…

It’s official: postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies, edited by the College’s own Professor Myra Seaman, is not only the best new journal in the social sciences and humanities, but it is pretty much the best new journal–period. On…

Cara Beth Heath, who is a Writing Lab consultant, has just received MASTER certification from the international College Read and Learning Association (CRLA).  The CRLA, which sets standards for tutor training, designates the master level as its highest certification, awarded to…

Sure, it’s a canned saying, “the third time’s the charm,” but all of us faculty members in the English Dept. know how difficult the work of writing and publishing can be and how having one’s words–words long labored over–in print…

Professor Scott Peeples took students in his senior seminar–Poe, Place and History–to Poe’s Tavern on Sullivan’s island, close to where the author was stationed on Fort Moultrie in 1827. Poe’s presence haunts the tavern: specialty burgers include the Pit &…

The faculty of the Department of English are delighted to congratulate the following individuals who have excelled in their academic studies as English majors at the College of Charleston. Sigma Tau Delta National English Honor Society Inductees: Hannah Albenesius Rebecca…

Congratulations to the following English majors/Creative Writing concentrators who have been accepted to a graduate program in Creative Writing: Jamie Carr (’12), Portland State University for an M.F.A. in Fiction. Jennifer Julian,  University of Missouri for a Ph.D. in English…

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