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Faculty News

News about publications, lectures, and awards from English faculty.

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News about publications and awards from MFA candidates and alumnae/i.

Noland Fellowship Grants "Invaluable Time" to Discover

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."

New Pages

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.

Elaine Auyoung: Worlds Beyond the Page

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.

Sophie Liu (PhD '13): A Story Like No Other

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.



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