Department News

September 11, 2012
Congratulations to Professors Amanda Bailey and Jerry Passannante on this momentous achievement.
September 11, 2012
In March, Professional Writing Program lecturer Daniel Pendick became the executive editor of Harvard Men's Health Watch, a monthly consumer health newsletter published by Harvard Medical School and the Belvoir Media Group.
September 10, 2012
Mark Fitzgerald was one of the featured readers at the 18th Anniversary Celebration of the IOTA Poetry Series on September 9. He read from his book, By Way of Dust and Rain (Cinnamon Press, 2010).
September 10, 2012
A busy summer with lots of news in the Professional Writing Program.
September 10, 2012
Rebecca Borden, Peter Mallios, and Jennifer Wellman collectively wrote "American Women Reading Conrad, 1900-1940: An Overview," which will appear in a special issue of Studia Neophilologica on "Transnational Conrad" in November 2012. 
September 8, 2012
Doctoral candidate Michelle Boswell has been awarded a QCB Travel Grant for research at Oxford University's Bodleian Library in early October.
September 8, 2012
Sharon Higby, a PhD candidate, completed a three-month fellowship at the John Carter Brown Library this past summer at Brown University in Providence.  As the Alexander O. Vietor Memorial Fellow, she researched their rare books collections of sixteenth-century English navigational manuals, the heart of her dissertation.  She also published an annotated edition of G. K. Chesterton's Ballad of the White Horse (Seton Press, July 2012). 
September 7, 2012
George Allan Cate passed away on Wednesday, September 5, 2012.
September 7, 2012
Tod Jones, Director of the Francis William Newman Research Center, has recently published The Soul: Its Sorrows and Its Aspirations, Volume 2 of The Works of Francis William Newman on Religion: A Critical Edition, which includes a 40-page Editor's Introduction. It will soon be included within The Works in the holdings of McKeldin Library.
August 31, 2012
The Washington Post Express cites Michael Olmert in their review of the Shakepeare Theatre's production.

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