Celebrate National Poetry Month as the Emily Dickinson Marathon returns to the O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library Wednesday, April 26. Read one poem, or stay for more. Or just listen and snack on some of the Dickinson-era treats that will be provided.
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!
Nathan Hill's debut novel, The Nix, due out on August 30th, is highlighted.
The English Department heartily congratulates Chris on the announcement that his poetry collection Tula has won the fifth annual Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry from Milkweed Editions. The prize awards $10,000 and a publishing contract.