This week, both The Huffington Post and The Washington Post mentioned UO English Professor Stephanie LeMenager’s graduate seminar, “Cultures of Climate Change,” in stories about the emerging genre of “cli-fi.”
This is not the first time LeMenager’s seminar has attracted national media attention. (more…)
CAScade: Magazine for the UO College of Arts and Sciences recently featured English major Cassie Lahmann (class of 2014) in a story about Philosophy 399: Teaching Children Philosophy. The course is part of a collaboration between the Department of Philosophy and the College of Education to prepare undergraduates to encourage philosophical thinking among children. Read the full story.
CAScade: Magazine for the UO College of Arts and Sciences recently featured Professor Betsy Wheeler’s forthcoming book, HandiLand: Kids with Disabilities in Literature and New Media, which examines contemporary understandings of disability as revealed through contemporary teen and children’s literature, online communities, parents’ oral histories, and politicians’ speeches. (more…)
Time Magazine reporter Lily Rothman interviewed UO English Professor Stephanie LeMenager for the May 19 issue of Time in her review of the summer blockbuster, Godzilla. Rothman links the movie to the emerging genre of “cli-fi.”
The Eugene Weekly recently featured April Anson in its story, “Small on Wheels,” about the environmental and design trend, the Tiny House Movement. (more…)
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. (more…)
Congratulations to the English Majors named to the Winter 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 2013 fall term, 1,465 UO students qualified for this honor.
The dean’s list is compiled for fall, winter and spring terms. To qualify, a student must be an admitted undergraduate and complete at least 15 credits for the term; 12 of the 15 credits must be graded with a GPA of 3.75 or better. (more…)
University of Oregon Professor Stephanie LeMenager and UO graduate students, Shane Hall and Stephen Siperstein are extensively quoted today in the ClimateWire story about cli-fi: “Novels: With hope and horror, climate fiction writers depict the future.”
The New York Times story, “Using the Arts to Teach How to Prepare for Climate Crisis,” features Professor Stephanie LeMenager’s graduate seminar, “The Cultures of Climate Change.” Professor LeMenager is the Barbara and Carlisle Moore Professor of English.