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Upcoming Writing Contests

Sarah Richman '16

You’re a talented, hard-working writer. Why not get some extra recognition-- and even some money-- for your work? The English Department is delighted to offer several opportunities for you to enter your writing in competitions...READ MORE
Winter Reading Spotlight: Fun Home

Molly Sowash  '16

When I boarded the plane home this December, weary from finals and ready to sink into family life, I carried one book in my bag. Eager to give my eyes a rest from academic writing, I opened up Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel and fell into Fun Home...READ MORE
Introducing Ed Bok Lee

Josh Weiner '16

The English Department is further bolstering its ranks of superb visiting faculty this semester. Professor Ed Bok Lee brings an impressive resume of publications, accolades, and interests to the Department, where he is teaching an evening poetry-focused Crafts course...READ MORE
Upcoming Event: English Department Appetizers and Alums

Aparna Mazumdar '16

Save the date! On February 24th, the English Honor Society invites students to join them for the annual English Department Appetizers and Alums event. All English majors and minors are invited...READ MORE

Molly Sowash '16

This month, we look at a poem by Svitlana Iukhymovych '16 called Naval (Yann Tiersen). When Svitlana is not studying Psychology and Literature, she is writing creatively in her free time...READ MORE
Ping Travels to Venezuela

Kevin Xiong '16

Last November Professor Ping took a week off classes to travel to Venezuela as the International Poet of Honor for the Poesia Festival. She constructed kinship of river flags, received an award from the University of Carabobo, and visited Saint Augustin...READ MORE
English Department Events
English Department searching for new Professor

Faculty, staff, and student members of an English Department search committee have been hard at work hiring a new tenure-track professor. The position, an Assistant Professorship of 20th and 21st Century British Literature, garnered almost 300 applications. The committee is in the process of learning more about the four candidates. All students and faculty are invited to candidate talks, breakfasts, and doughnut meet and greets! See Jan for dates and details. 
Newsletter Staff
Senior Editor
   Molly Sowash '16
Associate Editors
   Aparna Mazumdar '16
   Josh Weiner '16
   Kevin Kiong '16
   Sarah Richman '16
Radio Show Supervisor 
   Amanda Zimmerman '16
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