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…)
Digital 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…)
Marvel: 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.
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.”
Professor Emeritus George Wickes featured in the “The Vietnam War” documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
UO 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.
English Department invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Nineteenth-Century African American Literature to begin fall 2018.
The 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…)
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…)