Department News

March 11, 2009
Marshall Grossman has received a Folger NEH Long Term Fellowship, and Sheila Jelen has received a fellowship from the Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies.
March 10, 2009
The inaugural edition of Interpolations: A Journal of First Year Writing is now available on the English Department website.
March 9, 2009
Submissions for the 2009 Joseph W. Houppert Memorial Competition must be turned in by Wednesday, April 1, 2009.
March 3, 2009
The Graduate English Organization's 2nd annual graduate conference drew participants from several area universities.
March 3, 2009
Kenneth Gross, an expert on Shakespeare and Spenser (and puppetry), will give a lecture on Thursday, March 5, and lead a seminar on Friday, March 6.
February 24, 2009
Gazette Newspapers profiled College magazine, founded by Amanda Nachman '07, in a February 12 article.
February 22, 2009
Two alumni moving to University of North Texas and Ohio State University.
February 18, 2009
University of Virginia Rotunda Press has released Emily Dickinson’s Correspondences, edited by Martha Nell Smith and Lara Vetter, with consulting editor Ellen Louise Hart.
February 18, 2009
Professor of English Marshall Grossman was quoted in the February 17 New York Times on the problem of grade inflation in higher education.
February 13, 2009
Professor Jonathan Auerbach recounts the history of the first cinematic kiss for Fox News.