Emily Hurd and Annemarie Thompson

Two English Students Present Papers at Conference

March 31, 2014 / By: UST English Department

The English Department is proud to announce that English students Emily Hurd and Annemarie Thompson presented papers at the undergraduate Literari Conference held on Saturday, March 29th at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Dr. Brenda Powell and English Writing Emphasis Major Melissa Seymour Honored as Sister Pat Kowalski Women’s Leadership Award Winners

March 14, 2014

This award is presented annually by the University Advocates for Women and Equity (UAWE), which exists to address issues of the climate for women students, faculty, and staff at the University of St. Thomas.

Faculty News

March 5, 2014 / By: UST English Department

The English Department congratulates Dr. Alexis Easley, Dr. Liz Wilkinson, and Dr. Raymond MacKenzie on their recent news.

Emerging Lit: A Writer's Life is Never Stagnant

March 3, 2014

In its Winter 2014 issue, St. Thomas magazine spoke with four emerging, though undoubtedly accomplished writers: Mark Ehling, Lisa Brimmer, David Doody and Dustin Nelson. Collectively, these four young alumni illustrate the diversity and reality of emerging writers today. Ehling, Doody, and Nelson are English with Writing Emphasis Major alumni and Brimmer is an English minor alumna.

Alum Adam Lee

Where Are They Now? More Stories

January 2, 2014 / By: UST Graduate English Program

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the M.A. in English program, three alumni from our first graduating class reflect on their program experience and update us on their life after UST.

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Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers

December 18, 2013 / By: UST Graduate English Program

On April 25, 2014, the University of St. Thomas English and Art History graduate programs will hold an interdisciplinary conference that explores the topic of Visualizing the Past/Imagining the Future. Read the Call for Papers notice here; proposals for individual presentations or for panels of three are due by March 15, 2014.

Ann Ursu with ENGL 326 students

Author Visits English Class

November 13, 2013 / By: UST English Department

Ann Ursu, author of several children's books, recently visited Dr. Heather Bouwman's ENGL 326 creative writing class.

Aimee Nezhukumatathil after reading

Visiting Poet Gives Great Reading!

November 12, 2013 / By: UST English Department

Visiting ACTC poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil, named as one of thirteen "Young Poets to Watch" by former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove, gave a great reading to a huge audience on Monday evening.

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Melissa Seymour: Female Force

October 22, 2013 / By: UST Newsroom (Madeline Szempruch)

Senior English with Writing Emphasis major Melissa Seymour empowers women one comic book at a time.