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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English students participate in Undergraduate Research Day 2018

Five English students participated in URECA’s Undergraduate Research Day on Friday, September 28, 2018.    Anne Peyton Brothers, Theatre and Philosophy Major “With Weary Ankles and Dirty Stockings: Self-Discovery in Jane Austen’s Landscape” Mentor: Jessica Richard, English Literature “In this project, I examined the connection between travel and self-knowledge by… Continue Reading: English students participate in Undergraduate Research Day 2018

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Professors Sarah Hogan and Joanna Ruocco will teach “Literature of the Witch” Summer 2019 in London

In summer 2019, professors Sarah Hogan and Joanna Ruocco will co-lead a study abroad course called Literature of the Witch in London. Students will examine wide-ranging works of English literature—mostly by women writers—that portray the lives of rebellious women, particularly those who seek uncommon or magical means for personal empowerment, and… Continue Reading: Professors Sarah Hogan and Joanna Ruocco will teach “Literature of the Witch” Summer 2019 in London

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