Dr. Emily James, associate professor of English at St. Thomas, has been appointed to serve as Director of the Luann Dummer Center for Women (LDCW), to begin July 1, 2019.
MPR News host Angela Davis honored King's legacy by talking with the next generation of black leaders. She spoke with two African-American high school students about what they're dealing with today when it comes to racial tensions, conflicts, and stereotypes. Joining them was Dr. Todd Lawrence, who is challenging his students to learn from America's past when it comes to racial inequalities.
Every year, without fail, there’s a misplaced apostrophe on some family’s holiday card. Someone writes “Love, the Smith’s” when it really should say “Love, the Smiths.” What to do! Dr. Juan Li explains what the rules are for using an apostrophe mark.
Learn how English students are collaborating with the Metropolitan Council to bring data to life!
These days, English majors are an increasingly rare breed on college campuses. This article features English major Tove Conway and faculty member Todd Lawrence.
We heartily congratulate Heather Bouwman on her nomination for a Minnesota Book Award for her middle grade book A Crack in the Sea!
The English Department is adding its new master’s degree with the goal of fulfilling creative writers’ need to be trained in publishing. The program also will look to leverage the Twin Cities’ robust publishing infrastructure, which Publishing Trendsetter called “the publishing capital of the Midwest.”
"Superman, with more politics:" St. Thomas football player and English with Writing Emphasis major publishes own book
When he couldn't find a book that kept him interested, he decided to self-publish his own science fiction novel!
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