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Sigma Tau Delta seniors select books to add to Ammons Lounge

The graduating seniors of Wake Forest University’s Sigma Omega Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honors society, will leave their mark in Tribble Hall in the form of a book. Last spring, the honors organization established a shelf in Ammons Lounge where graduating classes of Sigma Tau Delta… Continue Reading: Sigma Tau Delta seniors select books to add to Ammons Lounge

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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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English majors and minors speak in 2019 Senior Colloquium

English majors Savannah Baber, Briana Carney, and Sophie Hollis, English minor Alec Jessar, and Journalism minor David Ajamy presented orations at the 2019 Senior Colloquium held on Tuesday, February 5, in Benson University Center.  Here are the titles of their talks:  Savannah Baber: “To Fly: The Purpose of Education” Bri… Continue Reading: English majors and minors speak in 2019 Senior Colloquium

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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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Meet English Major Courtney Geiger

Hometown: Lexington, South Carolina Major/Minors: English (major) and Studio Art and Film Studies (minors)  Highlights of your time at Wake During my time at Wake, I’ve mostly been involved in filmmaking. I’ve been co-president of Wake Studios for two years which has allowed me to work on a number of… Continue Reading: Meet English Major Courtney Geiger

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Nine students honored with induction into Sigma Tau Delta

This fall, nine students were inducted into Wake Forest University’s Sigma Omega chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honors society. Students honored with Sigma Tau Delta induction are junior or senior English or Writing majors/minors who are in the top 35 percent of their graduating class. English department… Continue Reading: Nine students honored with induction into Sigma Tau Delta

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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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Meet English Major Gabe Marx ’19

Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland Major: English Major, Sociology Minor   Any highlights of your time here that you want to share? Academically, one of the highlights of my time here has been the amount of diversity of backgrounds and opinions I have been able to experience through my English and sociology… Continue Reading: Meet English Major Gabe Marx ’19

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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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Fiction Collective Two’s editorial operations move to Wake Forest University

The Department of English and the Creative Writing Program are delighted to announce that the editorial operations of Fiction Collective Two (FC2) have moved to Wake Forest University. FC2 is an independent press dedicated to publishing artistically adventurous fiction. Over the past forty years, FC2 has published more than two hundred books… Continue Reading: Fiction Collective Two’s editorial operations move to Wake Forest University

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