The Department of English is pleased to announce that Professor Amy Catanzano will be an Artist-in-Residence for one week at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University in the spring of 2018. In preparation for the visit, she has been invited to the Center for an additional week in… Continue Reading: Professor Amy Catanzano invited to be artist-in-residence at Stony Brook University in spring 2018
Students and faculty in the English Department and Creative Writing Minor, please join us! Reavey will discuss the craft of writing poetry, literary nonfiction, and memoir. This event will take place on Thursday, September 21st at 2:30pm in Ammons Lounge (A107 Tribble Hall). Amanda Ngoho Reavey is a poet and… Continue Reading: Writer’s chat with award-winning author Amanda Ngoho Reavey offered on Thurs., Sept. 21
Adriana Kiczkowski, Associate Lecturer from UNED, Spain, will present a gender reading of TV’s Humans and the film Robot & Frank titled Women, Ageing and Care in a Robotic Era. Date: Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 4:30 p.m. Location: DeTamble Auditorium, Tribble Hall A110 This lecture is sponsored by the… Continue Reading: Adriana Kiczkowski presents a gender reading of Humans and Robot & Frank on Sept. 20
Jeff Solomon will give a lecture in DeTamble Auditorium at 4:30 p.m. on October 23 about his new book, So Famous and So Gay: The Fabulous Potency of Truman Capote and Gertrude Stein, which was released by the University of Minnesota Press in 2017. Professor Solomon is a newly appointed assistant professor… Continue Reading: Professor Jeff Solomon gives book lecture on Oct. 23
Dean Franco, Professor of English and Director of the Wake Forest University Humanities Institute, recently spoke about the value of the humanities in the 21st century on “The Public Morality” on WSNC (90.5 FM). “The Public Morality,” hosted by Byron Williams, is a weekly broadcast that focuses on contemporary issues… Continue Reading: Professor Dean Franco discusses value of humanities on WSNC (90.5 FM)
English Department alum Sarah Pirovitz was recently featured in the University’s Deacon Spotlight. Pirovitz graduated with a BA in English in 2010 and currently works as an editor for Oxford University Press. Click here to see the interview.