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Professor Kenneth W. Warren to Speak

Kenneth W. Warren to Speak

On Thursday, March 26, at 3:30pm in McClung Tower 1210, Kenneth Warren will deliver a public lecture as part of this year’s Literature, Criticism, and Textual Studies Speaker Series.  His title is “A Common Disaster and One Long Memory: William […]

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Now Accepting Applications for Undergraduate Scholarships

Now Accepting Applications for Undergraduate Scholarships

Each year the Undergraduate Committee in the Department of English chooses at least twelve of its undergraduate majors to receive undergraduate scholarships, including the Mangam Merit Scholarships. Awards are given based on the information provided in the application, including but […]

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2014 Alumni Promise Award Given to Johnny Dantonio

Johnny Dantonio Wins Alumni Promise Award

A 2007 graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences, Johnny Dantonio credits his experience as an English major with a concentration in creative writing for jumpstarting his career in the advertising industry. As creative director at Anomaly an agency […]

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Professor Nancy Henry Awarded NEH Research Fellowship

Nancy Henry

Professor Nancy Henry has been awarded a National Endowment for Humanities Research Fellowship for 2014-2015. These highly competitive Fellowships (only about 7% of applicants receive funding) provide “support” for “individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, […]

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Professor Katy Chiles’s Transformable Race: Surprising Metamorphoses in the Literature of Early America Published

Katy Chiles's Transformable Race Published by Oxford University Press

  Professor Katy L. Chiles’s Transformable Race: Surprising Metamorphoses in the Literature of Early America was published by Oxford University Press in January 2014. As surprising as it might seem now, during the late eighteenth century many early Americans asked themselves, “How […]

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“In Our Own Words”: Claire Dodson Discusses Her Summer Internship in NYC

In Our Own Words: Claire Dodson

“So are you going to teach with that, or what?” I probably don’t have to say the statement that provokes this question, as it is one that every English major I know has been asked. Teaching is what’s expected of most […]


Dr. Mary M. Juzwik to Give Talk on “Writing, Religious Faith, and Rooted Cosmopolitan Dialogue”

Dr. Mary M. Juzwik to Speak

PROFESSOR MARY M. JUZWIK TO SPEAK: On Thursday, 3/5, the Rhetoric, Writing, and Linguistics Speakers Series presents a talk by Dr. Mary M. Juzwik. Dr. Juzwik is an associate professor of language and literacy at Michigan State University and the […]


First Annual African-American Read-In to Be Held on Friday, February 27th

FIRST ANNUAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN READ-IN TO BE HELD ON UTK CAMPUS: The Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature, a joint partnership between the College of Education and the College of Communication and Information, is happy to join the Commission for […]


UT Alums Heather Dobbins and Christian Anton Gerard to Read Poetry

Dobbins & Gerard Poetry Reading

UT alums to read their poetry at  “Writers in the Library” February 2 Heather Dobbins and Christian Anton Gerard will return to UT to read from their debut collections at the University of Tennessee’s Writers in the Library on Monday, February […]


Novelist Jonathan Miles To Read at Writers in the Library

Fiction Writer Jonathan Miles to Read

Novelist and New York Times Columnist Jonathan Miles at UT’s “Writers in the Library” January 26 Novelist Jonathan Miles will read from his recent work at the University of Tennessee’s Writers in the Library on Monday, January 26, at 7 p.m. in […]


Professor Jocelyn Wogan-Browne To Deliver Lecture on “Multilingualism and Medieval England: Re-thinking Language-Acquisition and Literary History.”

Professor Wogan-Browne to Speak

On Thursday, 1/22, at 3:30pm, in 1210 McClung Tower, Professor Jocelyn Wogan-Browne will deliver a lecture on “Multilingualism and Medieval England: Re-thinking Language-Acquisition and Literary History.” Professor Wogan-Browne, of Fordham University, is an internationally known scholar of medieval English and […]