Articles: Tag: English

MacNeill Miller Essay Published

Assistant Professor of English John MacNeill Miller published an essay, “Composing Decomposition: ‘In Memoriam’ and the Ecocritical Undertaking” in a special issue of Nineteenth-Century Contexts comprising select papers presented at this year’s meeting of the Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies association. The essay uses ‘In Memoriam,’ Alfred Tennyson’s poem about his best friend’s death, to examine how representations of

Continue Reading "MacNeill Miller Essay Published"

Hart Presents Research on Women in the Military

Associate Professor of English and Director of Writing Alexis Hart presented some of her research on women in the military on the panel “Remembering Differently: Re-Figuring Women’s Rhetorical Work” at the Feminisms and Rhetorics conference held in Dayton, Ohio, on October 4-7. Hart and Assistant Professor of Communication Arts and Director of Speaking Jon Wiebel

Continue Reading "Hart Presents Research on Women in the Military"

Two Allegheny Alumni Hold Prestigious Stegner Fellowships

Having one graduate serving as a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University is worth mentioning. But having two from Allegheny College holding those creative writing fellowships at the same time is cause for celebration. Allegheny alumni Graham Barnhart ’07 and William Brewer ’11 both currently hold Stegner Fellowships, named for the late Wallace Stegner, founder of

Continue Reading "Two Allegheny Alumni Hold Prestigious Stegner Fellowships"

Senior Hernstrom-Hill Wins Stony Brook Short Fiction Prize

Allegheny College senior Madeline Hernstrom-Hill has won the Stony Brook Short Fiction Prize for her short story “The Church of the Reformed Eden.” The prize, awarded to an outstanding undergraduate author, includes a $1,000 prize, a full scholarship to the Southampton Writers Conference in July 2018 and consideration for publication in The Southampton Review. Judge Amy

Continue Reading "Senior Hernstrom-Hill Wins Stony Brook Short Fiction Prize"

Hart, Thomas Selected for Writing Workshop

Peer writing consultants Hannah Hart ’19 and Vanessa Thomas ’19 were competitively selected to participate in the Naylor Workshop for Undergraduate Research in Writing Studies held at York College of Pennsylvania on September 15-17. The two consultants presented their research proposals, “Effective Tutoring Methods and the Writing Process of Dyslexic Students” (Hart) and “Social Media

Continue Reading "Hart, Thomas Selected for Writing Workshop"

Miller Publishes Article Exploring Animal Melodrama

Assistant Professor of English John MacNeill Miller published an article in PMLA: Proceedings of the Modern Language Association title “When Drama Went to the Dogs; or, Staging Otherness in the Animal Melodrama.” The article explores the nature and significance of animal melodrama — a wildly popular, but now forgotten form of nineteenth-century theater that included live

Continue Reading "Miller Publishes Article Exploring Animal Melodrama"

Allegheny Single Voice Reading Series Features Poets William Brewer, Jen Julian

William Brewer, who graduated from Allegheny College in 2011, will join Jen Julian, visiting fiction writer-in-residence at Allegheny College, for a reading from their work at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19, in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center. The event, part of the Single Voice Reading Series, is free and open to

Continue Reading "Allegheny Single Voice Reading Series Features Poets William Brewer, Jen Julian"