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.
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.
The English Department congratulates Dr. Alexis Easley, Dr. Liz Wilkinson, and Dr. Raymond MacKenzie on their recent news.
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.
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.
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, author of several children's books, recently visited Dr. Heather Bouwman's ENGL 326 creative writing class.
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.
Senior English with Writing Emphasis major Melissa Seymour empowers women one comic book at a time.