Recently in Fall 2012 Category

Nuruddin Farah and Colum McCann

The Department of English presents events with novelist and playwright Nuruddin Farah and novelist Colum McCann. All English events are free and open to the public.

Support When It Counts: Graduate Fellowships

Profiles of three fellowships and the donors who made them possible.

Thanks Giving

We celebrate our our award-winning faculty, students, and alumni--and also the donors who support our students across generations.

Nuruddin Farah: Staging Ground

Somali novelist Nuruddin Farah finishes up three autumns with English as the CLA Winton Chair.

In Remembrance: Kent Bales

Professor Emeritus Kent Bales, scholar of American literature and respected administrator, died October 8, 2012.

In Remembrance: Margery Durham

Professor Emerita Margery Durham, scholar of Victorian literature and co-founder of the Nineteenth Century Subfield in English, died September 23, 2012.

In Remembrance: Norman Fruman

Professor Emeritus Norman Fruman, scholar of Coleridge and Wordsworth, and erstwhile comic book writer, died April 19, 2012.

New Pages

A harvest of books from faculty and alumnae/i published 2011-2012.

Alum Stories: A Bountiful Harvest

Amanda Coplin (MFA 2006), whose debut novel hit the bestseller charts, talks about her grandfather the orchardist, writing about violence, and being "steeped in a task."

Paula Rabinowitz: A Clothes Collaboration

Professor Paula Rabinowitz collaborates with Italian professor Cristina Giorcelli on a four-volume, English-language series about the cultural, social, and political meanings of clothing and accesssories.

Katherine Scheil: Women's Shakespeare

Professor Katherine Scheil overturns traditional views of Shakespeare readers in America with her new book about 19th-century women's Shakespeare clubs.

Julie Schumacher: Tales of an 11th Grade Monster

Professor Julie Schumacher's fifth novel for younger readers imagines a clumsily destructive creature trying to figure out who she is.



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