The current issue of Publishers Weekly (January 27, 2014) contains starred reviews of two forthcoming books by English department faculty: Maud Casey, The Man Who Walked Away (Bloomsbury), and Mary Helen Washington, The Other Black List: The African American Literary and Cultural Left of the 1950s (Columbia University Press).
Professor Scott Wible has won the 2014 Advancement of Knowledge Award from the Conference on College Composition and Communication for his book Shaping Language Policy in the U.S.: The Role of Composition Studies.
On January 24th, Professor Matt Kirschenbaum delivered the annual lecture to the Bibliographical Society of America at the Grolier Club in New York City. His talk was entitled, "Operating Systems of the Mind: The Bibliographical Description and Analysis of Born-Digital Texts."
Professor Jessica Enoch was recently awarded the 2013-2014 CCCC (Conference on College Composition and Communication) Research Initiative Grant to support a critical anthology entitled “Mestiza Rhetors: An Anthology of Latina Rhetorical Activism in North America, 1880-1920,” that she is coediting with Cristina Ramírez.