RCTE Professor Matthew Abraham elected to the Committee of Eleven

RCTE Professor Matthew Abraham has been elected to the university-wide Committee of Eleven, effective July 1st.

Congratulations to the following RCTE PhD students

Sonia Arellano (Julie Christakis DeFazio Award recipient)

Lizzy Bentley (Julie Christakis DeFazio Award recipient)

Rachel Buck (Julie Christakis DeFazio Award recipient)


Literature MA candidate Hunter Knox wins Leon Edel Prize

Hunter Knox is the 2016 recipient of the prestigious Leon Edel Prize awarded by The Henry James Review (Johns Hopkins...

Literature Professor Susan White

Susan White’s essay, “Alfred Hitchcock and Feminist Film Theory (Yet Again)” appeared in The Cambridge Companion to Alfred Hitchcock (2015).  She has been invited to...

Cristina Ramirez awarded the Winifred Bryan Horner Outstanding Book Award

Cristina Ramirez has been awarded...

Literature student Michelle Denham defended her dissertation.

Michelle Denham successfully defended her dissertation,Representations (of Time) in the Twentieth Century Novel,” directed by Lynda Zwinger, last semester.

Literature Professor Johanna Skibsrud's new novel

Johanna Skibsrud’s new novel Quartet for the End of Time was released by Norton in paperback in November.


Literature student Jennifer Wiley successfully defends her dissertation.

Jennifer Wiley successfully defended her dissertation, “Shakespeare's Influence on the English Gothic, 1791-1834: The Conflicts of Ideologies” and completed her PhD last semester...

Literature Professor Tenney Nathanson essay

Tenney Nathanson’s essay “‘The birds swim through the air at top speed’: Kinetic Identification in Keats, Whitman, Stevens, and Dickinson (Notes toward a Poetics)” is in the...

Literature Andy Doolen (Phd 2001)

Andy Doolen (PhD 2001) recently published Territories of Empire: U.S. Writing from the Louisiana Purchase to Mexican Independence (Oxford University Press, 2015). He's ...


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