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Congratulations to Andy Strycharski!
Congratulations to Professor Andy Strycharski for receiving the Gerald F. Rubio prize for the best article in the Sidney Journal, 2010, for his piece, â€œPedagogical Affect in the Early Sidney-Languet Correspondence,â€� Sidney Journal 28.1 (2010): 25â€“51.
Congratulations Paula Gillespie!
Congratulations is in order for Professor Paula Gillespie (writing with Bradley Hughes and Harvey Kail), who was awarded the International Writing Center Association Scholarship Award for the Outstanding Article 2010. The award is for the article â€œWhat They Take with Them: Findings from the Peer Writing Tutor Alumni Research Projectâ€� and it was published in The Writing Center Journal, Volume 30, Number 2, Fall 2010.
MFA alumna, Patricia Engel, continues to receive many honors for her debut novel, Vida. Most recently, she was one of five finalists for the NY Public Library's 2011 Young Lions Fiction Award. Congratulations Patricia! Click for more information.
Thank you to our Alumni for continuing to support the English Department! See our thank you video on our Facebook page (and join us there)!
Congratulations are in order to Professor Lynne Barrett, whose third collection of short stories, entitled Magpies, has been published by Carnegie Mellon University Press. See below for CMU's press release. Professor Barrett will be launching her book on October 1 at Books and Books in Coral Gables, FL.
In this course, you will discuss and write about what civic role you can play in local, national, and global communities, as well as how you can use writing to advance professional goalsand the goals of various communities that matter to you.The course is being offered on Tues/Thurs from 12:30-1:45.Read more on the attached flyer.
Please review the attached flyer for an exciting new class being offered Spring 2012. The course is called Writing About the Exile Experience and is being offered by Prof. Tania Lopez.
The Importance of the Liberal Arts Degree
Any students thinking about a degree in the liberal arts and wondering what sort of career they can plan for?
The English Department's chair, Dr. James Sutton was interviewed by CBS 4 in Miami about the new William Shakespeare movie Anonymous. View Dr. Sutton's interview here