Department News

March 5, 2019
Maud Casey's nonfiction book The Art of Mystery: The Search for Questions (Graywolf Press) was named one of Spirituality & Practice's Best Spiritual Books of 2018, along with, among others, books by Pope Francis and Nadya Tolokonnikova.
March 5, 2019
Sangeeta Ray will be running a seminar at the ACLA (of which she is Second Vice President) on "Properties of the Global Novel: Comparative and Otherwise," March 7-10th at Georgetown University. This year's keynote speaker is Amitav Ghosh. Anyone can register onsite to attend. For online registration, click here.
March 5, 2019
Sarah Lind presented "Marking the Music: Transformations of the Line in Early Modern England" at the Early Modern Songscapes Symposium at University of Toronto on February 8, 2019. 
March 5, 2019
Stephanie Allen's novel, Tonic and Balm, was published in February of this year.
March 1, 2019
Bob Levine recently published “Reimagining 1820-1865” in Timelines of American Literature (Johns Hopkins UP, 2019) and the “Afterword” to A Question of Time: American Literature from Colonial Encounter to Contemporary Fiction (Cambridge UP, 2019). He has upcoming talks on Melville at Kansas, Indiana State, Catholic U, and UCLA.
March 1, 2019
Chelsea Bock will present "'Maybe': Using Creative Non-Fiction to Illuminate Fertility Rhetoric" at the CCCC in Pittsburgh in March. She also has a review of Infertility: Tracing the History of a Transformative Term, by Robin E. Jensen currently in production with Rhetoric Society Quarterly.
March 1, 2019
Danuta Hinc's controversial essay (trending on Twitter for a week), "Nazis and the layers of shame," was published by Popula. 
March 1, 2019
Howard Norman's new novel, The Ghost Clause, is published in July, and will have Spanish, French, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Hebrew, Urdu and Japanese editions.
March 1, 2019
Jonathan Rick delivered three workshops in recent months:
March 1, 2019
PhD candidate Justin Thompson will serve as one of two "Cruise Directors" at the 2019 Dickens Universe at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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