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February 25, 2015

2015 Kingsley Weatherhead Lecture

The UO English Department sponsored the 2015 Kingsley Weatherhead Lecture in Shakespeare Studies, “Know Your Foods: Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus and the Question of the Local,” by Frances Dolan, Distinguished Professor of English at the University of California at Davis, on February 19, 2015. (more…)

February 17, 2015

UO English Participates in 2015 Governor’s State Employees Food Drive

fdseal_webThe Annual Governor’s State Employees Food Drive has begun and will run through February 27.  This drive is the Oregon Food Bank’s largest food and fund drive of the year.  Our goal this year is to raise 200,000 pounds. Food barrels will be available in the main English office (118 PLC)

Oregon continues to have one of the highest hunger rates in the country.  As a result of growing levels of long-term unemployment, more than one in three Lane County residents (39%) is eligible for emergency food assistance. For the third year in a row, Oregon has the nation’s highest rate (29% ) for child hunger.  In Lane County, 53% of the children quality for free/reduced school meals.

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February 6, 2015

2014 Fall Dean’s List

Congratulations to the English Majors named to the fall 2014 term dean’s list!

Each term, the University of Oregon names its top students to the dean’s list in recognition of their academic achievements.

During the 2014 fall term, 1,420 UO students qualified for this honor. (more…)

February 5, 2015

CAScade features UO English Comics Studies Minor featured in CAScade

Comics-superhero-1018x556CAScade: Magazine of UO Arts and Sciences’ feature story, “Holy Scholarship: Revealing the secret identity of comics as a super field of study,” showcases the Comics and Cartoon Studies minor at the University of Oregon, the first such program in the nation. (more…)

January 28, 2015

English Honor Roll

honor Roll.logoCongratulations to our English Honor Roll members for Fall 2014!

Juniors and seniors with a cumulative grade point average in English courses over the last three terms of 3.70 or better who have taken at least 18 ENG hours at the University of Oregon earn a place on the English Department Honor Roll. Seniors on the Honor Roll will be recognized at the English Department Commencement.

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January 15, 2015

EUO groups to represent UO English nationally

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The English Undergraduate Organization (EUO), will be sending two of its affiliated groups to national events in March. (more…)

London Program Department Scholarship Deadline Extended

LondonStudyThe deadline for departmental scholarships for the UO English Spring in London Program has been extended to January 24, 2015. (more…)

October 30, 2014

Gordon Sayre Receives Faculty Excellence Award

picture-68Professor Gordon Sayre is one of thirteen outstanding UO faculty members selected to receive the 2014-2015 Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards. (more…)

October 14, 2014

UO English major, Jason Irrgang, featured in CAScade

JasonIrrgang-300x200CAScade: Magazine of UO Arts and Sciences feature story, “Big Daddies, Little Sisters,” highlights UO English major, Jason Irrgang’s research on gender and the video game Bioshock for his UO English honors thesis.

Jason was also featured in “25 Ducks“, a video series by Emerald Media, which highlights his experience at the University of Oregon.

 

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September 21, 2014

English Undergraduate Organization partners with Unbound Magazine to publish anthology issue

Unbound AnthologyWorking with the English Undergraduate Organization (EUO) and the UO Art Department, Unbound: UO’s Official Literary-Arts Magazine has published an anthology of art, fiction, poetry, and award-winning critical essays by UO English undergraduates. The issue will be released during Week of Welcome at the EUO’s information table at the EMU Fishbowl from 10:00am-3:00pm. (more…)

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