Alexis Easley, professor of English and graduate English program director, explores her fascination with the women who risked everything to pursue the literary life during the Victorian era.
Robert Lippert, who taught English at St. Thomas from 1955 to 1989 and was an activist in civil rights and peace movements, died June 18. He was 94.
Shannon Scott ’10 M.A, adjunct professor of English, knows a lot about werewolf literature. She will have an essay appear in She-Wolf: A Cultural History of the Female Werewolf.
Mauricio Carranza ’14 looked at how J.R.R. Tolkien's writing changed his life and literature.
Margret Aldrich, '03 M.A. in English, wrote a book about the Little Free Library movement, published by Coffee House Press this month.
This week's notes feature faculty John Buri, Vanessa Cornett-Murtada, Massimo Faggioli, Hans Gustafson, Mike Klein, John Martens, Thomas Redshaw, Deborah Savage, Father Scott Carl, John Wendt and Victoria Young; staff Josh Hengemuhle, Lindsey Loree and Talia Nadir; and students from St. Thomas' Geography, Psychology, and Justice and Peace Studies departments.
Performing May 5 will be Andrew Scheiber and Liz Wilkinson, a folk duo who recently put out their first CD of folk and honky-tonk.
St. Thomas' English Department is holding an event to celebrate Lon Otto, who taught 40 years before retiring last year. The event will take place 6-9 p.m. in Terrence Murphy Hall, Thornton Auditorium (Room 260).
This year’s festival has the theme of “Illumination” and features five events in April.
Sarah Hayes '10 M.A., a doctorate student at the University of Florida, is preparing to defend her dissertation, which examines the relationship between prisons and American Indian boarding schools.
Four tenured faculty members were promoted, and 16 were granted tenure and promoted simultaneously to associate professor.
David Todd Lawrence, associate professor of English, shares his project documenting the stories of Pinhook, Missouri, residents who lost their homes in May 2011 as a result of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' order to operate a floodway.
The 1987 Professor of the Year taught English here for 35 years. He died at home Wednesday.
Jacqueline Lucca '14 explored why our fascination with Dracula and Frankenstein has been so long-lasting.
This week's notes feature faculty Catherine Craft-Fairchild, Massimo Faggioli, Ray MacKenzie, Deborah Savage, William Stevenson, AnnMarie Thomas and Artika Tyner.
Lackey interviewed 16 world-renowned writers, including Joyce Carol Oates and Russell Banks, for his book, Truthful Fictions: Conversations with American Biographical Novelists, published by Bloomsbury earlier this year.
Our experts weigh in on sainthood, Donald Sterling and a botched execution in this week’s headlines.
Our experts weigh in on slow-melting snow, the escalating price of limes and a football walkout in this week’s headlines.
Dawes will draw upon his experiences interviewing war criminals to talk about the nature of evil.
Emily Dickinson 1,789-Poem Marathon Starts Here at 8 a.m. Friday, April 25; Will End Between 9 and 10 p.m. That Night
The marathon will be held in the library’s “leather room” and is free and open to the public.
A writer's life is never stagnant.
UST faculty, staff, students, and any ACTC students and St. Paul community members are invited to submit their prose, poetry and visual art to the literary magazine by Dec. 9.
Senior writer empowers women one comic book at a time.
A Victorian journalism scholar and her former graduate student published their anthology last year. The Halloween eve program is free and open to all.
This year’s festival features five events that will be held in April.