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Literature PhD student Marguerite Happe wins Katheryne B. Willock Library Research Award

Literature PhD student Marguerite Happe received a $1000 award, the Katheryne B. Willock Library Research Award, from the GPSC Student Showcase. Her presentation was entitled, "MS 112: Descriptive...

Second Annual Mclaughlin-Weber Lecture in British and World Literature

The Second Annual McLaughlin-Weber Lecture in British and World Literature, featuring Anna Kornbluh (UIC) will be presented on January 26.  Professor Kornbluh will hold a conversational seminar on...

Paul Hurh wins Hennig Cohen Prize from the Melville Society

Paul Hurh won this year’s Hennig Cohen Prize from the Melville Society. The prize "honors the memory of Hennig Cohen with an annual award for the best article, book chapter, or essay in a book...

Professor Scott Selisker's new book

Literature Professor Scott Selisker has just published a monograph, Human Programming: Brainwashing, Automatons, and American Unfreedom (Minnesota, 2016). The book examines the roles that...

Mary Bell (PhD 2014) accepts Postdoc

Mary Bell (PhD 2014) has accepted a position as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Office of Digital Initiatives and Stewardship at the UA Libraries. She will be supporting a research study...

Jayda Coons, PhD candidate in Literature, wins Jane Austen Society prize

Jayda Coons, PhD candidate in our Literature program, has won first prize awarded by the Jane Austen Society of North America in the graduate divison for her essay, ‘“The vehicle for gallantry and...

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...

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.

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