The St. Thomas Alumni Association has selected Heather Bouwman's young adult novel, A Crack in the Sea, as its September book club pick. The St. Thomas Alumni Book of the Month Club engages alums passionate about fun, enlightening and fulfilling reading. We'll feature a book written by a St. Thomas alum or faculty member, and at the end of the month, we'll feature an interview with that author, bringing you closer to the book and giving a deeper insight to the words and ideas on the page.
Local musician (and St. Thomas English Department professor) Andy Scheiber plays guitar as a form of music therapy for horses. Photo Credit: T Thomas Photography
It’s a hectic world we live in. Whether we’re students, faculty, staff or community members, we all have busy lives: classes, homework, jobs and countless other responsibilities to juggle.
That’s part of why the Emily Dickinson Marathon held in the Leather Room of the O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library all day April 26 was special; whether for hours or just for a few minutes, participants of all ages and occupations paused to enjoy poetry together.
Jim Rogers, instructor of English and director of the Center for Irish Studies, offers this list of top Irish books for St. Patrick's Day.
As part of the Excel! Research Scholars Program, senior Jonathan Santos studied how race is portrayed in memes.
We congratulate Mollie Laidly, who has been invited to present her paper "Just Another Pretty Face? Wilhelm List’s Young Woman in Undergarments (c. 1910–11) and Its Unnamed Woman" at the 5th annual student art history symposium at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Way to go Mollie!
English professor Heather Bouwman's second novel, a historical fantasy adventure for children called A Crack in the Sea, was published in January.
Congratulations to Michelle Miller, who was selected by students, faculty, and staff as the 2017 Tommie Award winner!
Here's a great story about Dr. Chris Santiago's poetry award for his collection Tula, which includes recordings of Santiago reading two of the poems in that collection.
In J-Term 2017, ENGL 325 Writing Grants and Proposals with Dr. Fernando Sanchez will be offered. Dr. Todd Lawrence will offer ENGL 325 Ethnographic Writing in Spring 2017.
Nathan Hill, Associate Professor of English and author of the hot new novel The Nix, joins Minnesota Public Radio's Euan Kerr to talk about his new book. Listen to the entire interview online!