Department of English Center for Literary & Comparative Studies Give to English
5.20.16 Spring Commencement
2016.05.05 Much Ado About Nothing
6.2.16 Translation and Transmission

Thu May 5

7:30 PM
Ulrich Recital Hall / Stamp Student Union

Fri May 6

2:00 PM
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture, Art-Soc Building
7:30 PM
Ulrich Recital Hall / Stamp Student Union

Sat May 7

7:30 PM
Ulrich Recital Hall / Stamp Student Union

Sun May 8

7:30 PM
Ulrich Recital Hall / Stamp Student Union

Tue May 10

9:00 AM
7:30 PM
Lutheran Church of the Reformation 212 East Capitol Street NE

Wed May 11

4:30 PM

May 5, 2016
Matthew Kirschenbaum has published two new books, Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing (Harvard UP/Belknap) and Zones of Control: Perspectives on Wargaming, co-edited with Pat Harrigan (MITP). He will be discussing Track Changes at Kramerbooks on June 6.
May 4, 2016
Amanda Bailey and Ted Leinwand presented at Cambridge University's Centre for Research in the Arts two-day colloquium on "Change and Exchange" (April 29-April 30), which explored the relation between economic thinking and practices on the one hand, and the calculus of emotional and imaginative lives on the other in the early modern period. Keep reading to learn more.
May 4, 2016
David Wyatt's "More Time: Reading Hemingway's Across the River and into the Trees appears in the Spring 2016 issue of The Hemingway Review.
April 28, 2016
Congratulations to Ruth Osorio, recipient of one of sixteen Graduate School All-S.T.A.R. Fellowships. Ruth is a representative of the College of Arts and Humanities and the award honors graduate students who are both outstanding scholars and outstanding GAs.
April 27, 2016
John Macintosh is the recipient of the 2016-2017 Mary Savage Snouffer Dissertation Fellowship for his thesis tentatively titled, "The Trouble with Precarity: Representations of Labor in Post-1980 U.S. Fiction." Congratulations!
April 8, 2016
Read the full article here.
April 6, 2016
Professor Emerita Carla Peterson has been awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship for 2016, one of only two fellowships in American Literature.
April 6, 2016
Kent Cartwright has been appointed by the Modern Language Association Executive Committee to serve a four-year term on  MLA’s Committee on the New Variorum of Shakespeare.  In January, he gave a lecture on The Comedy of Errors at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte.  His Arden, Series Three, edition of Errors will be published in 2016.  Kent was also a nominee this spring for president of the Shakespeare Association of America.
April 6, 2016
Ralph Bauer is the recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Director of Studies Award.  He was nominated by the Graduate English Organization, led by Susie Compton. 
April 6, 2016
The Association of Writers & Writing Programs held their annual conference, AWP, this past week in Los Angeles. The creative writing undergraduate and graduate programs were well represented at the event. Keep reading to learn more. 

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