Members of St. Mary’s College’s faculty and staff participated in the conference, Universities, Slavery, Public Memory, and the Built Landscape, which took place at the University of Virginia, Oct. 18 – 20, 2017. More than 500 people attended the three-day conference, which also included speakers from the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Find out more »
Karen Leona Anderson’s “Receipt: Poems” (Milkwood Editions, 2016) received a positive review from The Collagist. “I’m captivated by Anderson’s skill at hooking me with almost every single poem in this collection. Receipt is her second book of poetry. It is a seasoned work, marinated in music that is rich and fresh. She is fearless. She’s also Find out more »
Jeffrey Coleman, associate professor of English at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, edited a special issue of The Delaware Poetry Review, “‘This Thing Called Life’: Poetry Inspired by the Music and Spirit of Prince.” The issue was released Friday, April 21, one year after the artist’s death. There are 32 contributors including Cacayo (pseudonym of Find out more »
Jennifer Cognard-Black, professor of English at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, will offer a three-day writing workshop titled “Edible Essays: Adventures in Food Writing,” March 10-12, for The Iowa Writers’ House, Iowa City, IA. In her workshop, Cognard-Black will ask participants to consider the recipe as a form of familial storytelling and meaning-making all its Find out more »
On Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m. at Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall, John Callahan, literary executor of Ralph Ellison’s estate and Morgan S. Odell Professor Emeritus of Humanities at Lewis & Clark College will present, “Consciousness, Consciousness, Consciousness. And with consciousness, a more refined conscientiousness: Ralph Ellison in Our Turbulent American Times.” Ralph Ellison was an American Find out more »
Karen Leona Anderson’s “Receipt: Poems” (Milkwood Editions, 2016) received a positive review from Publisher’s Weekly. Anderson is an associate professor of English at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
Jennifer Cognard-Black, professor of English at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, recently published Becoming a Great Essayist through the Great Courses Program. Her release includes essays from students and faculty colleagues who contributed. The Great Courses are a series of educational classes offered to “surround the world’s greatest teachers with a team of experts who Find out more »
Karen Leona Anderson, associate professor of English, will have her collection of poetry, Receipt (Milkweed Editions, 2009), featured on Food52’s “Weekend Reads.” In this collection, Anderson transforms apparently prosaic documents, recipes and receipts, into expressions of human identity.
Jennifer Cognard-Black’s anthology, From Curlers to Chainsaws: Women and Their Machines (Michigan State University Press, 2016), has won Independent Publisher’s 2016 Gold Award in the “Anthologies” category. The Independent Publisher Book Awards contest is in its 20th year and holds contests in 80 national categories.
In her new collection of essays, From Curlers to Chainsaws: Women and Their Machines (Michigan State University Press, 2016), Professor of English Jennifer Cognard-Black and her 23 contributors explore the many roles machines play in women’s lives. What inspired you to create this collection? My co-editor, Joyce Dyer, was a visiting writer for VOICES. Over Find out more »