Department News

November 20, 2007
Stanley Plumly, Professor of English and Director of the Program in Creative Writing, was named a finalist for the 2007 National Book Awards for his poetry collection, Old Heart (W.W. Norton & Company).
November 15, 2007
Comparative Crossings for Fall 2007 and Spring 2008 will be a public lecture and seminar series on Visual Culture. 
November 15, 2007
If the department seems especially alive with creative energy this summer, it will surely be because Professors Merrill Feitell, Hank Lewis, and Stanley Plumly have been given CAPA awards for summer 2008.
November 15, 2007
Professor Jane Donawerth's award-winning essay, "Women's Reading Practices in Seventeenth-England: Margaret Fell's "Women's Speaking Justified" has won a second award.
November 15, 2007
Nicholas Allocca, a dear friend and colleague to so many in our community, passed away unexpectedly on September 12, 2007.
November 15, 2007
Asst. Professor Vessela Valiavitcharska has been selected as the winner of the 2007 Outstanding Dissertation Award from the American Society for the History of Rhetoric.
November 12, 2007
Professors Vincent Carretta and Robert Levine were recognized at the 24th Annual Faculty and Staff Convocation on Tuesday, October 16, 2007.
November 9, 2007
A new book from Sheila Jelen and new articles from Ingrid Satelmajer.
May 1, 2007
Bob Levine is the new editor of the Norton Anthology of American Literature, 1820-1865, which has just been published.
February 27, 2007
An opera based on Prof. Howard’s book The Museum Guard will have performances in Halifax and London in January 2008.