3 English Department Faculty Receive Fall 2018 Travel and Research Awards

Three English department faculty—Justin Catanoso, Meredith Farmer, and Joanna Ruocco—received university travel and research awards in fall 2018.  Journalism professor Justin Catanoso was awarded funding from the Dingledine International Faculty Development Fund to travel to Katowice, Poland, to cover the UN Climate Change Conference in December. This is Justin’s fifth UN climate… Continue Reading: 3 English Department Faculty Receive Fall 2018 Travel and Research Awards

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A talk with Dean Franco on his upcoming book The Border and the Line: Race, Literature, and Los Angeles on February 12

A talk with Dean Franco on his upcoming book The Border and the Line: Race, Literature, and Los Angeles (Stanford University Press, January 2019).  About The Border and the Line: Los Angeles is a city of borders and lines, from the freeways that transect its neighborhoods to streets like Pico Boulevard… Continue Reading: A talk with Dean Franco on his upcoming book The Border and the Line: Race, Literature, and Los Angeles on February 12

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Professor Erica Still Appointed Associate Dean for Faculty Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion

November 8, 2018  The following announcement is from Dean of the College Michele Gillespie: I am delighted to announce that Erica Still, Associate Professor of English, has been appointed Associate Dean for Faculty Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion, effective January 1, 2019. Please join me in congratulating Erica on her full-time… Continue Reading: Professor Erica Still Appointed Associate Dean for Faculty Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion

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Department Profile: Professor Herman Rapaport, Reynolds Professor of English, Literature

Dr. Rapaport publishes in a number of fields, including psychoanalysis, philosophy, aesthetics, social theory, and literary study. He has been a chair professor of modernism at the University of Southampton in the UK, has held the post of Helen DeRoy Professor of English with specialization in critical theory at Wayne… Continue Reading: Department Profile: Professor Herman Rapaport, Reynolds Professor of English, Literature

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