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September 12, 2013

Peppis to lead UO’s Oregon Humanities Center

Paul Peppis, an associate professor and associate head of the UO Department of English, will serve as interim director of the Oregon Humanities Center for the 2013-14 academic year, the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation announced. (more…)

April 12, 2013

Swig Prize Awarded for Winter 2013

English Major, Martin Larson-Xu, was awarded the Swig Essay Prize for the best undergraduate essay submitted to an English class during the winter term. Martin’s winning essay, “Means Something, Language of Flow: Music, Noise, and Conceptual Art in the ‘Sirens’ Episode of Ulysses,”was written for Peul Peppis’s ENG 479: James Joyce course. In 2007, Mary and Steven Swig (BA, 1963) of San Francisco created an endowment to fund the annual prize. The award carries a cash prize of $500.

Congratulations to Martin and the other nominees: Kerani Arpaia, Joseph Bitney, Chad Crabtree, Sarah Murphy, Andrew Naugle, Colleen Nguyen, Dylan Thompson, Robyn Vance, and Joshua Zirl. (more…)

May 29, 2012

Paul Peppis Honored with Major Teaching Award

May 24, 2012, was a special day for the English Department.  University President Robert Berdahl, Provost Lorraine Davis, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences Scott Coltrane, and a large group of faculty colleagues, graduate students, and English Department staff descended on PLC 248, where Professor Paul Peppis was in the middle of teaching a class on literary pedagogy.  (more…)

April 23, 2012

Literature, Politics, and the English Avant-Garde

Author:  Paul Peppis

In his book Literature, Politics, and the English Avant-Garde, Paul Peppis argues that Vorticism, England’s foremost avant-garde movement used nationalism to advance literature and avant-garde literature to advance empire.