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January 13, 2016

Climate change meets the humanities in new text by UO team

teachingclimatechangecover-300x526 English graduate students Stephen Siperstein and Shane Hall collaborate with Prof. Stephanie LeMenager on a new textbook: Teaching Climate Change in the Humanities.

Check out the “Around the O” article!

December 9, 2015

UO English Doctoral Candidate Named Eadington Fellow

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UO English Doctoral Candidate and UNLV Special Collections and the Center for Gaming Research Eadington Fellow, Danielle Seid, to give a Colloquium talk at UNLV’s Lied Library at 3:00pm on Monday, December 21, 2015. (more…)

December 8, 2015

Sweetly Writ: Oregon Shakespeare Festival Celebrates Shakespeare’s First Folio

1272015_11622_14_010916_Folio_LCIn celebration of the Eugene visit of Shakespeare’s original First Folio, the Hult Center for the Performing Arts will host a performance by actors from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival will perform Shakespeare’s changing versions of excerpts from King Lear on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 7:00pm. Tickets ordered in person at the Ticket Office are free. Ticket is required for admission. (more…)

December 2, 2015

Requirement-satisfying Winter term ENG courses with open spots

10349944_425902167556903_3610227624159589777_nThere are still a few requirement-satisfying Winter term ENG courses with open spots! (more…)

November 8, 2015

UO English Participates in Launch of UO Disability Studies Minor

11692668_859691084099397_2137422512582921091_nStarting in fall 2016, University of Oregon students can for the first time pursue a Minor or a Graduate Specialization in disability studies as part of their degree programs. The UO Disability Studies Initiative is excited to announce this new interdisciplinary program, which includes courses from across the university in fields like architecture, literature, law, education, gender studies, anthropology, geography, international studies, and arts administration. (more…)

November 3, 2015

In Memoriam: Lawrence Levine

oregana1967_p82_larrylevine.crop_-298x300A remembrance for a victim of the Oct. 1 shooting at Umpqua Community College, who earned two English degrees from the UO.

Lawrence Peter Levine, 67, was an assistant professor of English at UCC, which allowed him to share his passion for writing with others. He was a writer first and foremost, according to an obituary in The Oregonian, and he completed numerous novels—including a mystery set in the Northwest called “Timber Town”—but none was published. (more…)

October 6, 2015

UO English Offers Postdoctoral Fellowship in Ethnic American Literatures and Cultural Productions

10349944_425902167556903_3610227624159589777_nThe University of Oregon’s English Department, in collaboration with the Ethnic Studies Department, invites applications for a 2016-18 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Ethnic American Literatures and Cultural Productions. Position Announcement: (more…)

September 28, 2015

UO English adds spots to in-demand ENG courses

New app_smallerUO English is pleased to announce that due to high demand, the department has added spots to a number of ENG 100-, 200-, and 300-level courses. Check DuckWeb now for courses with open seats.

September 16, 2015

In Memoriam: Olivia Smith

3308851Olivia Kathryn Smith died unexpectedly in Seattle, Washington on September 3, 2015 at the age of 22 years.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 1:00 PM at West Side Presbyterian Church, 3601 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116. Pastor Bill Carr to officiate the service. (more…)

September 14, 2015

Spring 2015 Commencement

New app_smallerOn June 15, 2015, UO English graduated 164 majors, twenty-three MA candidates, and thirteen PhD candidates. Congratulations, graduates! Professor David Vázquez delivered the commencement address (more…)

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