News about publications, lectures, and awards from English faculty.
September 2013 Archives
News about publications and awards from MFA candidates and alumnae/i.
After a long and successful career as an advertising creative, Richard F. Noland gifted the Department of English with a new graduate fellowship fund. Why? As his wife Jane describes, "Without knowledge of the themes and allusions of literature, Dick felt we would lose our commonality."
Feeling nostalgic for fall required reading? Dig into this list of new publications from English faculty, alumni, and even students--including a novel about a mermaid, a short story about a Civil War submarine, a memoir of a premature birth, and a study of alliterative romances of the mid-fourteenth century.
From Munro to cooking magazines: Regents Professor Hampl describes her recent reading adventures.
New Assistant Professor Elaine Auyoung submits to our 5 X Friday series of questions, revealing her fascination with 19th-century novels (aka "loose baggy monsters") and eucalyptus trees.
A doctoral candidate who put her studies aside in the 1980s to become a lauded Minnesota theater performer and activist died last winter at age 60--but not before completing the short story collection that would earn her, at long last, her PhD.
Over the summer, CLA's LinkedIn group reached 5,000 members. To celebrate CLA alumni professionals who have joined this popular online community, we would like to introduce some of them to you.
The University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts and College of Design are participating in the 2013 Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP)--a one-of-a-kind survey that explores the lives of arts & design alumni nationwide.
Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor of Political Science Raymond "Bud" Duvall is serving as interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts as we search for a permanent dean.
Festivities for Homecoming 2013 run September 22 - 28. Come to campus for the Homecoming Parade and Ski-U-Mania! The College of Liberal Arts is marching in the Homecoming Parade again this year, and we'll be having a pre-parade gathering.
What is the relationship among leisure interests and personality, values, motivations, and vocational interests?
U of MN Department of Psychology professor (and CLA alumna) Jo-Ida invites you to participate in a research project she is conducting to explore that question. You will complete a series of online assessments at your convenience. To thank you for participating, you will receive a profile of your leisure interest scale scores.