Prof. Judith Madera to speak at “The Second Book Project” symposium in March 2019

Associate Professor of Literature Judith Madera will give a talk titled “Black Counter-Cartographies: Bodies, Texts, and Networks in the Age of Abolition” for the Trowbridge Initiative in American Culture (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)’s “Second Book Project” on Friday, March 1, 2019.  The Second Book Project is a symposium bringing together… Continue Reading: Prof. Judith Madera to speak at “The Second Book Project” symposium in March 2019

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English faculty draft letter in support of students seeking to address institutional racism at Wake Forest

  View a PDF of the letter here.    February 27, 2019 We the undersigned faculty in the Department of English wish to express our full and complete support for students, faculty, and staff who promote racial equality and who seek to end institutional racism through restorative and reparative transformation.… Continue Reading: English faculty draft letter in support of students seeking to address institutional racism at Wake Forest

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English Majors Give Senior Orations at 2019 Founders’ Day Convocation

              English Majors Sophie Hollis (’19) and Bri Carney (’19) both gave senior orations at Founders’ Day Convocation on February 21, 2019. Since 2010, three seniors have presented their senior orations reflecting on their four years at Wake Forest. Every year, faculty members nominate outstanding seniors… Continue Reading: English Majors Give Senior Orations at 2019 Founders’ Day Convocation

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Professor Melissa Jenkins receives 2019 Schoonmaker Award

Associate Professor of English Literature Melissa Jenkins received the Donald O. Schoonmaker Faculty Award for Community Service at the 2019 Founders’ Day Convocation in Wait Chapel. The Schoonmaker award is given each year to a faculty member who demonstrates extraordinary community service.  Professor Jenkins’s commitment to community service is reflected… Continue Reading: Professor Melissa Jenkins receives 2019 Schoonmaker Award

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