Professors Bowie, Hogan, and Lancaster receive Wake Forest Faculty Fellowships

English department professors Rian Bowie, Sarah Hogan, and Zak Lancaster received Wake Forest Faculty Fellowships this spring that will begin in the 2019-2020 academic year. These three-year fellowships are designed to honor exemplary teacher-scholars who demonstrate a commitment to mentoring students and who are outstanding citizens of our academic community.… Continue Reading: Professors Bowie, Hogan, and Lancaster receive Wake Forest Faculty Fellowships

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English Department Faculty Receive Spring 2019 Research and Travel Awards

The Wake Forest University English Department is pleased to announce that six English and Creative Writing faculty have been awarded research and travel funds for the spring and summer of 2019. These faculty will conduct primary research, attend scholarly conferences, and give lectures across the United States as well as… Continue Reading: English Department Faculty Receive Spring 2019 Research and Travel Awards

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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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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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Professor Kairoff’s students publish guide to women writers in ZSR’s Special Collections

Literature professor Claudia Kairoff, Special Collections librarian Megan Mulder, and the students of Dr. Kairoff’s fall 2017 English 330 seminar have published a guide to 17th- and 18th-century women writers in Special Collections, titled Writing Women of the Long 18th Century.    You can order a copy of the book… Continue Reading: Professor Kairoff’s students publish guide to women writers in ZSR’s Special Collections

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3 English Department Faculty Receive Fall 2018 Travel and Research Awards

Three English department faculty—Justin Catanoso, Meredith Farmer, and Joanna Ruocco—received university travel and research awards in fall 2018.  Journalism professor Justin Catanoso was awarded funding from the Dingledine International Faculty Development Fund to travel to Katowice, Poland, to cover the UN Climate Change Conference in December. This is Justin’s fifth UN climate… Continue Reading: 3 English Department Faculty Receive Fall 2018 Travel and Research Awards

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