The cool nights of fall demand a chair by the fire, a cat in the lap (perhaps), and a good read. Four English professors publish books this fall, including fiction, poetry, and an analyses of how paperbacks brought modernist literature to the drugstore. Plus a fine bunch from our alumnae/i. Check out our annotated list of new publications.
A third generation public school teacher, Tom Rademacher (BA 2004; CEHD MEd 2007) was named Minnesota Teacher of the Year in May.
Many English faculty have chosen the study of literature to, in Robert Frost's words, "unite/ My avocation and my vocation." But that doesn't mean they don't have other (sometimes surprising) interests. Competitive ice-dancing, anyone?
Mystery, fantasy, comic and historical fiction, and popular science: New books by faculty, students, and alumnae/i are perfect for your beach bag.
What does Professor John Watkins read about besides medieval and early modern diplomacy? Disease, for one.
Pioneering feminist writer Kate Millett (BA '56) received an honorary doctorate of science on April 21 from President Eric Kaler.
Every year, one or two English graduate students receive Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships from the Graduate School, U-wide awards providing a year's support without teaching responsibilities. This year English nominees set a high bar: All four were named 2014-15 Doctoral Dissertation Fellows.
News about publications, lectures, and awards from English faculty.
News about publications, presentations, and awards from PhD candidates and alumnae/i.
The latest news about publications, lectures, and awards from MFA candidates and alumnae/i can be found in the Creative Writing Program's Spring 2014 Newsletter.