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December 5, 2017

Spots available in ENG 479 Major Author: Johnathan Franzen course

Photo: Greg Martin

Photo: Greg Martin

This single author study course on Jonathan Franzen, arguably the most important contemporary American novelist, one of the few who has made the cover of Time Magazine. Franzen will visit the class in person towards the end of the term, and give a public reading as the Collins Distinguished Speaker (2018). Satisfies 1789+ requirement for Major I & II. (CRN: 26851) (more…)

November 27, 2017

Digital Humanities Minor feature in the Daily Emerald

DHLogo600x600PX72-300x300Digital Humanities is a new minor offered by UO English, focusing on literary study through digital culture. Read more in the Daily Emerald story, “New Digital Humanities minor could combine literary culture with modern technology.” (more…)

November 19, 2017

UO Comics Studies involved with Marvel’s Immersive Exhibit

bens-27j4nev-272x300Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes, an immersive exhibit of over 300 comics-related items will open on April 21, 2018 at Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture. The event will be a sponsored by Marvel, the Museum of Pop Culture and SC Exhibitions to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. UO Comics Studies Director, Ben Saunders is one of the event’s curators.

November 15, 2017

ENG Digital Humanities Minor Features in Around the O

Around the O features the English Department’s new minor in Digital Humanities.DHLogo600x600PX72-300x300

October 22, 2017

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Toiletry Drive

10349944_425902167556903_3610227624159589777_nOctober is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and UO English is once again supporting the cause by making a donation site available. Look for the purple bin in 118 PLC, which will be available until November 16, 2017. (more…)

September 28, 2017

English major Sarah Hovet featured in Around the O

English major Sarah Hovet is featured in Around the O and in a national University of Oregon commercial, which includes an original poem. Around the O shares her story: “The Architect of Her Own Experience.”

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Cascade Magazine Showcases Professor Kaufman’s Class on the Lyon Archive

Professor Heidi Kaufman’s Digital Humanities (DH) class project appears in the Fall issue of Cascade Magazine (2017)
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September 15, 2017

Professor Emeritus George Wickes featured in the “The Vietnam War” documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

picture-87UO English Professor Emeritus George Wickes will appear in episode one of The Vietnam War, the highly anticipated documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Around the O profiles his careers as spy and literary scholar.
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September 12, 2017

English Department invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Nineteenth-Century African American Literature to begin fall 2018.

10349944_425902167556903_3610227624159589777_nThe University of Oregon’s English Department invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Nineteenth-Century African American Literature to begin fall 2018. Position Announcement: (more…)

May 25, 2017

Summer 2017 university & major requirement-satisfying ENG courses with open seats!

10349944_425902167556903_3610227624159589777_nThis summer, ENG is offering classic and new summer courses. There is still room in five university and major requirement-satisfying courses.

ENG 105: Intro to Literature: Drama (CRN: 42388), William Fogarty. Gen Ed (A&L); Major II: Lower-Division Elective

Drama is a literary art. In this course, we will focus on the literary aspects of seven plays (more…)

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