Articles: Tags: English

Lo Published in Journal

Professor of English Aline Lo published an article titled “Fanciful Flights: Reimagining Refugee Narratives of Escape in Kao Kalia Yang’s The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir” in the journal a/b: Auto/Biography Studies.

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Students Perform Prince’s ‘Waterbearer’

Associate Professor of Black Studies and English Valerie Prince’s choreodrama “Waterbearer,” which uses lyrical prose to explore the labor of African-American women, was presented as a dramatic reading in Pittsburgh on August 24th at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Performed by Itzel Ayala ’18, Luka Crozier ’19, Robyn Katona ’19, and Nia Shuler ’18 and directed

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Caballero’s Poems to be Published

Associate Professor of English M. Soledad Caballero has two poems forthcoming, “Stories for Strangers” in the magazine Voices from the Attic, and “This Body” in the literary journal The Iron Horse Literary Review. In addition, she has been selected to be a CantoMundo Poetry Fellow at Columbia University this summer. CantoMundo is a national organization

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Reed Wins Mid-Atlantic Writing Centers Association Scholarship

English major Jessica Reed ’18 was awarded a scholarship from the Mid-Atlantic Writing Centers Association (MAWCA) to present her work at the 2017 MAWCA conference held at Penn State Berks on April 1. Reed and Director of Writing and Associate Professor of English Alexis Hart presented as part of a roundtable titled ““Playing with Topics and

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Bakken Awarded Residency at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts

Professor of English Christopher Bakken recently was awarded a week-long residency at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. He has an essay forthcoming in “The Iowa Review” and his new poems have appeared in The Academy of American Poets’ Poem-A-Day series, “Michigan Quarterly Review,” and “Parnassus: Poetry in Review.”

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Miller Presents Paper Examining Changing Attitudes About Decomposition

Assistant Professor of English John MacNeill Miller presented his paper “Composing Decomposition: In Memoriam and the Ecocritical Undertaking” at the Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS) conference in Philadelphia on March 18. The essay uses a close reading of Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s elegy In Memoriam to examine how attitudes towards bodily decay have changed over time, arguing

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