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…

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…

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