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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.

The UO Poetry Slam, for the first time in Oregon’s history, will send a team to Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA to compete at the 2015 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI), the top competition for college slam poets.

In another Oregon first, the Alpha Tau Phi Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society will send six members to the 2015 Sigma Tau Delta International Convention in Albuquerque, NM. (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. (more…)

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…)

July 29, 2014

UO English on YouTube

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The English Department has a new YouTube presence!

We’re curating videos from English faculty DUKTalks, faculty and student interviews from UO Today, and members of our student Poetry Slam Team. (more…)

July 25, 2014

English Majors named to the Spring 2014 Dean’s List

Congratulations to the English Majors named to the Spring 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.

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July 14, 2014

UO English “Cultures of Climate Change” graduate seminar continues to garner national interest

CLIMATENOVELS-master675This 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…)

July 6, 2014

English major Cassie Lahmann featured in CAScade story about teaching philosophy to fourth graders

4thGradeClassroom-700x394CAScade: 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.

 

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