Department News

December 12, 2007
Professor Marilee Lindemann has won the 2007 Michael Lynch Service Award from the Gay, Lesbian, Queer Caucus of the Modern Language Association.
December 12, 2007
Professor Brian Richardson's book, Unnatural Voices: Extreme Narration in Modern and Contemporary Fiction (Ohio State UP, 2006) has won the 2007 Perkins Prize.
December 9, 2007
Professor Theresa Coletti will be one of the leaders of a workshop on the medieval Second Shepherd's Play at Folger Shakespeare Library, December 13-14.
December 7, 2007
It gives us great pleasure to announce that Ph.D. candidate Tim Crowley has just won the 2007 “Calvin & Rose G. Hoffman Prize for a Distinguished Essay on Christopher Marlowe.”
December 4, 2007
We're very pleased to share news about our students who have completed MA and PhD degrees in summer and fall 2007.
November 29, 2007
We're delighted to share the news that five English Department faculty members have received Semester Graduate Research Board (GRB) Awards.
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.