Department News

June 4, 2020
Shannon Zellars-Strohl will be delivering an invited talk for the University of Western Washington entitled "Jane Eyre and Zombies: Reimagining the Victorian Colonial Space in Jane Eyre, I Walked with a Zombie, and Wide Sargasso Sea" in June 2020. 
June 4, 2020
Virginia Butler won the 2019 Bruce Harkness Young Scholar Award, presented by the Joseph Conrad Society of America, for her article, "Race, Gender, and Closure in *Lord Jim*." 
June 3, 2020
Gerard Holmes published “‘Invisible, as Music –’: What the Earliest Musical Settings of Emily Dickinson’s Poems, Including Two Previously Unknown, Tell Us about Dickinson’s Musicality,” in the fall / winter 2019 issue of The Emily Dickinson Journal, Volume 28, no. 2.
June 3, 2020
Joseph will present at the Institute for Humane Studies Graduate Conference (July 24-25, 2020).  His presentation is titled "The University Ethos and Economic Development," which is based on a chapter of his forthcoming dissertation.
June 3, 2020
Professor Emeritus Kent Cartwright’s book-in-progress, “Shakespeare and the Comedy of Enchantment,” has been put under contract by Oxford University Press.  He expects to submit the manuscript in July. 
June 3, 2020
This Spring, Michael Olmert was selected to serve as an affiliate with the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies, lectured on J.L. Carr.'s novel, A Month in the Country, and peer reviewed an article for Speculum.
June 3, 2020
Stephen Rojcewicz, a 2017 Ph.D. graduate in Comparative Literature, has recently published the following articles:
June 1, 2020
A message from Amanda Bailey, Professor and Chair of the University of Maryland's Department of English.
June 1, 2020
Senior Lecturer Ross Angelella's short story "Light Like Gunshots" recently published in the UK literary crime journal Close to the Bone and his flash fiction "A Good Hour" published in Failbetter.
June 1, 2020
PhD Candidate Tung-An Wei (Miranda) was awarded an ARHU travel award. She presented parts of her dissertation at the Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900 in February and at the annual conference of the International Society for the Study of Narrative in March.  

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