Professor Cognard-Black’s Books that Cook has been reviewed by the Times Literary Supplement. The anglophiles among us are thrilled! Read More
Introductory meeting will be held Friday, January 30 at 4 pm in the Upper Commons of Montgomery Hall. And on Tuesday, February 3, you can test your literary knowledge at the English Club’s inaugural event, Literary Trivia. Literary Trivia starts at 6 pm in the pub.
Professors Ben Click, Kate Chandler, and Brian O’Sullivan presented a panel, “‘The Wild Strain’: Twain and His Successors Craft a Humorous Tradition of Nature Writing,” at the Joint American Humor Association/Mark Twain Circle of America Quadrennial Conference this past December in New Orleans. The panel emerged from their developing book project, a study of the Find out more »
Professor Karen Anderson presented “Emily Dickinson and the Epistemology of Sound” at the 2015 meeting of the Modern Language Association in Vancouver. The panel, “New Work on Emily Dickinson: Flash Talks” was organized by the Emily Dickinson International Society.
Professor Jeff Hammond’s essay, “Confronting Death: The Early American Elegy,” appears in The Cambridge History of American Poetry (Cambridge University Pess, 2014). His essay from The Cream City Review, “The Hunter-Gatherers of Findlay, Ohio,” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
Thursday, 11 December 8:15 PM, Daugherty-Palmer Commons Robin Bates has been teaching English at St. Mary’s College since 1981 and has twice been a Fulbright professor in Slovenia. The author of numerous film and literature articles as well as of one book, How Beowulf Can Save America: An Epic Hero’s Guide to Defeating the Politics Find out more »
Turn to the back jacket of Jennifer Cognard-Black’s newly published book and there is a quote by Scott Miller, a professor of writing at Sonoma State, that reads: “Food serves as a powerful hook into conversations about class, ethnicity, gender, politics, and aesthetics….” If you ask Cognard-Black, she would say that this quote speaks not Find out more »
Thursday, 20 November 8:15 PM, Daugherty-Palmer Commons April Lindner is the author of three Young Adult novels: Catherine, a modernization of Wuthering Heights; Jane, an update of Jane Eyre; and Love, Lucy, a retelling of E. M. Forster’s A Room With a View, forthcoming in early 2015 from Poppy. Lindner also has published two poetry Find out more »