Congratulations to Chancellor’s Award Winners

Chancellor Award Winners Announced

CONGRATULATIONS TO CHANCELLOR’S AWARD WINNERS: We would like to congratulate the members of the Department of English who received awards at the Chancellor’s Honors Banquet held on April 8th: Katy Chiles, Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award and Research and Creative Achievement-Professional […]


2015 Creative Writing Awards Announced

Creative Writing Awards Announced

The English Department is pleased to announce the 2015 winners of our Creative Writing Awards.  The English Department recently awarded prizes for graduate writing in fiction and in poetry and in four undergraduate writing categories. JOHN C. HODGES GRADUATE WRITING […]


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 […]

Radical Orientalism: Rights, Reform, and Romanticism by Gerard Cohen-Vrignaud

Cohen-Vrignaud Radical Orientalism

Radical Orientalism: Rights, Reform, and Romanticism by Gerard Cohen-Vrignaud was published by Cambridge University Press in July 2015 and is part of their Cambridge Studies in Romanticism series. This fascinating study reveals the extent to which the Orientalism of Byron and the […]

Professor Dana Lynn Driscoll to Give Keynote Talk For 2015 Teaching Workshops

Driscoll talk

Professor Dana Lynn Driscoll will be the keynote speaker for the Department of English’s 2015 Teaching Workshops.  On Thursday, August 13th, from 1:00-2:00pm, Driscoll will give a talk entitled”Writing Transfer and METACOGNITION as Frameworks for Success in College Writing and Beyond,” in 1210 McClung Tower. […]

Amy Billone’s The Light Changes

Amy Billone's The Light Changes

In this collection of mostly free-verse poetry Amy Billone explores issues ranging from father-daughter relationships and giving birth to suicide and the death of a colleague. There is a lot of life contained in this short volume. Among these emotionally charged, […]