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New Books by English Faculty
Philip Lorenz explores power as dramatic metaphor in his new book.

Writers and travelers are mesmerized alike by knowing of their destinations.Eudora Welty


Current English News


April 16th Mukoma Wa Ngugi's Library of Congress Reading posted on YouTube
Professor Ngugi read from his work and discussed the state of contemporary African literature, highlighting African languages and culture.
April 10th PhD student wins national award
Adin Lears receives a 2014 Woodrow Wilson fellowship for her dissertation.
February 17th A fascinating memoir of Anita Reynolds edited by George Hutchinson
A memoir of a woman untethered by race, who was a contemporary of Nella Larsen, has recently been published and was edited by George Hutchinson.
January 30th Jenny Mann's Utopia course subject of blog
In her class "Utopia: From Thomas More to Science Fiction" Jenny Mann attempts to render uncomfortable the distinction between the real and the not-real.
January 24th Cynthia Hogue Welcomed as Visiting Professor
Award-winning poet & translator Hogue joins the faculty for spring term as Distinguished Visiting Professor, sponsored by the Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series Fund.