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Mar 04, 2020

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Feb 25, 2020

Vanessa Farfan awarded Fall 2019 Kirby Award for best graduate seminar paper

The English department is pleased to announce the winner and runners-up for the quarterly Kirby Award for the best essay in a graduate seminar for Fall 2019.

The winner of the Fall 2019 Kirby Award is:

Vanessa Farfan, "Rhetorical Virtues and Vulnerability: Toward a Pedagogy of Listening in the Composition Classroom," written for Jim Crosswhite's seminar ENG 691 Composition Theory: Rhetoric--Past and Futures.

Feb 24, 2020

Feb 21, 2020

Course Highlight: Living Writers

This Spring, students have the unique opportunity to participate in a special studies course that explores contemporary creative writing and the concepts of ownership and authorship of texts. In Miriam Gershow’s upcoming Living Writers class, students will read and discuss a memoir, a short story collection, a creative nonfiction book, and a graphic novel before bringing their observations an