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43 Questions with Dr. Steve Yarbrough!

Posted on July 25, 2022

Dr. Steve Yarbrough specializes in rhetoric and theory courses. He will be retiring from the University next year. We thank […]


Holly Goddard Jones New Book!

Posted on June 22, 2022

Congratulations to Creative Writing Professor Holly Goddard Jones on the publication of her newest book, Antipodes! Purchase your copy here.


High School Senior Evangeline Lothian Project on Fred Chappell

Posted on June 9, 2022

Evangeline Lothian is a high school senior, a published poet, and bilingual in French. She’s also working on her final […]


2022 Essay Contest Winners

Posted on June 6, 2022

Congratulations to Hannah Ward for winning the 2022 English Department Research Essay Contest! Hannah Ward is a third-year English, secondary […]


Alum Spotlight: Holly Mason Badra

Posted on June 1, 2022

Congratulations to Holly Mason Badra (BA ’11) for receiving the Rose Pascarell and Ric Chollar Professional Service Award for serving […]


Literary London Recap

Posted on May 31, 2022

Check back for updates on Drs. Chris and Hope Hodgkins’ “Literary London” study abroad journey.   Enjoying a pub meal […]


PhD student Mohammad Ataullah Nuri wins the 2021-2022 English Department Graduate Essay Award!

Posted on May 4, 2022

Congratulations to PhD student Mohammad Ataullah Nuri for winning the 2021-2022 English Department Graduate Essay Award!   His essay, “A […]


Graduate Accomplishments, 2021-2022

Posted on May 4, 2022

As the academic year comes to a close, please take a look at the attached list of accomplishments, which reflects […]


Dr. Heather Adams, Rhetoric, and Roe v. Wade

Posted on May 4, 2022

Dr. Heather Adams has a piece on WFDD about Rhetoric and Roe v. Wade. https://www.wfdd.org/story/professor-examines-rhetoric-and-reproductive-rights-supreme-court-weighs-roe-v-wade Dr. Adams also has a […]


A Farewell to Dr. Romine, Department Head 2014-2022

Posted on May 2, 2022

A Farewell to Dr. Romine, Department Head 2014-2022 By Elizabeth Robertson (MA ’22) Dr. Scott Romine is a Professor of […]