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St. Thomas English Department
Halle Mason wins the International Virginia Woolf Society's Angelica Garnett undergraduate essay competition!
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UST Alumni Association

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.

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Brittany Stojsavljevic / St. Thomas Newsroom

Theology professor Corrine Carvalho and Michael Best, an English with a Writing Emphasis major, use video games as a tool for better understanding abstract biblical ideas.

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Hanna Bubser, The Current

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

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Minneapolis Star Tribune Newspaper

English Professor Chris Santiago can be found on a list of local Twin Cities teachers who are recommending books for summer reading.

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St. Thomas English Department
We congratulate our graduating English undergraduate and M.A. students and wish them well!
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St. Thomas English Department
We congratulate the winners of both the English majors annual essay contest and the Lon Otto Creative Writing prize!
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Lauren Schaffran / St. Thomas Newsroom

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.

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Jordan Osterman / St. Thomas Newsroom

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.

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Jordan Osterman / St. Thomas Newsroom

Senior English major Joe Molohon spent last summer investigating how there's more to the story of Eve than meets the eye.

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Brittany Stojsavljevic / St. Thomas Newsroom

As part of the Excel! Research Scholars Program, senior Jonathan Santos studied how race is portrayed in memes.

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St. Thomas English Department

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!

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Doug Hennes / St. Thomas Newsroom

Nathan Schultz, an English major alumnus from 2001, is highlighted in this article about St. Thomas connections to the Twin Cities Academy charter school.

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Kelly Engebretson / St. Thomas Newsroom

English professor Heather Bouwman's second novel, a historical fantasy adventure for children called A Crack in the Sea, was published in January.

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St. Thomas Newsroom

Congratulations to Michelle Miller, who was selected by students, faculty, and staff as the 2017 Tommie Award winner!

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St. Thomas Newsroom

For Human Rights Day on December 10th, Dr. Kanishka Chowdhury ranks the Top 10 Texts on Human Rights.

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St. Thomas Newsroom

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.

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St. Thomas Newsroom

Check out this profile of English major alumnus Blake Rondeau '16, who now works for the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Gordon Grice, an instructor of English at St. Thomas, loves all the faces of nature.

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UST Newsroom

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.

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Jordan Osterman / St. Thomas Newsroom

St. Thomas English professor Andrew Scheiber ranks the Top 10 Most Important American Novels.

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Check out this great profile of Nathan Hill published by St. Thomas Newsroom.

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MPR News Staff

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!

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An interview with English Department adjunct faculty member Paula Cisewski about her poetry collection Ghost Fargo, winner of the Nightboat Books Poetry Prize.

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