Matt Garite is an Assistant Teaching Professor of English, specializing in the study of 20th and 21st century American literature, with an emphasis on the literature of the 1960s and 1970s counterculture. Dr. Garite grew up on the south shore of Long Island reading comic books and attending all-ages punk… Continue Reading: Meet Matt Garite, Assistant Teaching Professor of Literature
Hometown: Boulder, Colorado Majors: English & Communication Highlights of your time at Wake: My favorite moments at Wake Forest have been the ones spent building relationships and memories that I’ll always cherish. I’ll never forget drinking coffee with friends in the Tribble courtyard and building muscle by carrying around the… Continue Reading: Meet English Major Victoria Rackley ’21
Former Wake Forest University writer-in-residence John McNally’s newest collection of short stories, The Fear of Everything, is now available from the University of Louisiana Press. In her review of the collection, Caitlin Hicks of the New York Journal of Books writes: In this collection of short stories, John McNally invites… Continue Reading: A new short story collection from John McNally, former writer-in-residence
This fall, the English department is pleased to welcome seven new faculty in the literature and writing programs. Lucy M. Alford, Assistant Professor, Literature Before joining our department, Lucy was Collegiate Assistant Professor in the Humanities Division and Harper-Schmidt Fellow in the Society of Fellows, and affiliated faculty in the… Continue Reading: Welcome, new faculty!
Professors Jennifer Greiman and Claudia Kairoff were awarded Reynolds Research Leaves for academic year 2019-20. Below are excerpts from their reports about their achievements while on leave. Click here to read a letter from Professor Jeff Solomon about his work while on leave this year. Jennifer Greiman Over the course… Continue Reading: Jennifer Greiman and Claudia Kairoff complete 2019-20 Reynolds Research Leaves
The Wake Forest University Department of English endorses the Z. Smith Reynolds Librarians’ Assembly statement on online proctoring services. Like the Library faculty, English Department faculty will not use online proctoring services, which compromise student privacy. A statement from the Librarians’ Assembly, published July 23, 2020, concludes: While we affirm… Continue Reading: English Department supports ZSR Librarians’ Assembly statement on online proctoring services