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Support When It Counts: Graduate Fellowships

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

Nuruddin Farah: Staging Ground

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

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.

Alum Stories: Reconstructing a Library of One's Own

Sarah Wadsworth (PhD 2000), Associate Professor at Marquette University, helps recover the story of a 8000-volume exhibit of women's writing at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.

Alum Stories: English & Integrative Design

BA alumnus and urban designer Bob Close finds the English skill set--reading, comprehension, synthesis, invention, and written presentation--essential for the challenges of the 21st century.

Nabil Matar Wants to Change History

Professor of English Nabil Matar's research in Anglo-Islamic relations offers a different perspective on the early modern world--and hope for the present day.

Whimsy & the Void

Professor of English Maria Damon examines the weave of experimental play and trauma in art-making.

Adventures in Fiction: Peter Geye

BA graduates Peter Geye (BA 2000), Sheila O'Connor (BA 1982), and Susan Niz (BA 1997), novelists at different stages in their careers, reflect on the people and places that led them to their stories.

Adventures in Fiction: Sheila O'Connor

Adventures in Fiction: Susan Niz

Book of Hours

PhD candidate Elissa Hansen ponders medieval time.

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