Prof. Susan Harlan publishes Decorating a Room of One’s Own: Conversations on Interior Design with Miss Havisham, Jane Eyre, Victor Frankenstein, Elizabeth Bennet, Ishmael, and Other Literary Notables

Professor Susan Harlan’s award-winning humor column “Great House Therapy” has been newly collected in a book titled Decorating a Room of One’s Own: Conversations on Interior Design with Miss Havisham, Jane Eyre, Victor Frankenstein, Elizabeth Bennet, Ishmael, and Other Literary Notables (Abrams, October 2018). The book features illustrations by Becca Stadtlander… Continue Reading: Prof. Susan Harlan publishes Decorating a Room of One’s Own: Conversations on Interior Design with Miss Havisham, Jane Eyre, Victor Frankenstein, Elizabeth Bennet, Ishmael, and Other Literary Notables

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English students participate in Undergraduate Research Day 2018

Five English students participated in URECA’s Undergraduate Research Day on Friday, September 28, 2018.    Anne Peyton Brothers, Theatre and Philosophy Major “With Weary Ankles and Dirty Stockings: Self-Discovery in Jane Austen’s Landscape” Mentor: Jessica Richard, English Literature “In this project, I examined the connection between travel and self-knowledge by… Continue Reading: English students participate in Undergraduate Research Day 2018

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Professors Sarah Hogan and Joanna Ruocco will teach “Literature of the Witch” Summer 2019 in London

In summer 2019, professors Sarah Hogan and Joanna Ruocco will co-lead a study abroad course called Literature of the Witch in London. Students will examine wide-ranging works of English literature—mostly by women writers—that portray the lives of rebellious women, particularly those who seek uncommon or magical means for personal empowerment, and… Continue Reading: Professors Sarah Hogan and Joanna Ruocco will teach “Literature of the Witch” Summer 2019 in London

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Ricky Barash, Sarah Lewiecki, and Suzanne Mullins awarded D.A. Brown Award for Excellence in Writing for 2017-2018

Ricky Barash was awarded the D.A. Brown Award for excellence in Writing in the Division II Core Literature Category for his paper entitled “Mental Anchors: An Analysis of Cognition and Catastrophe in Moby-Dick.” Sarah Lewiecki was awarded the D.A. Brown Award for excellence in Writing in the Division II Core… Continue Reading: Ricky Barash, Sarah Lewiecki, and Suzanne Mullins awarded D.A. Brown Award for Excellence in Writing for 2017-2018

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