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Fall 2019 Literary Events: A Summer Reading List

Get to know our fall 2019 visiting writers with this summer reading list! All of these readings and talks are open to the campus community and the public. We will update this page and our events calendar as event details are confirmed and additional speakers are added.     Julie… Continue Reading: Fall 2019 Literary Events: A Summer Reading List

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Professor Susan Harlan featured in Wake Forest Magazine: “The Objects of Her Desires”

Susan Harlan, Associate Professor of English, was featured in The California Issue (Summer 2019) of Wake Forest Magazine. An excerpt follows. Read the full article on Wake Forest Magazine’s website. The Objects of Her Desires For Susan Harlan, author and associate professor of English, every kitschy, cherished, poignant item in… Continue Reading: Professor Susan Harlan featured in Wake Forest Magazine: “The Objects of Her Desires”

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Spring 2019 English Department Newsletter

The Spring 2019 edition of the newsletter is now online! You can view the PDF here or visit the Newsletters section of this website to view it along with past newsletters. This edition summarizes department news and events from the 2018-19 academic year, with a look forward to fall 2019… Continue Reading: Spring 2019 English Department Newsletter

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Meet Alum Lillis Hendrickson ’13

Hometown: Houston, Texas Major/Minor: English and Communications Current Employment: Freelance Content Writer in London, England What role has the English major played in your career path? Before attending Wake Forest, I had never considered English as a viable major, but after my first English course (Introduction to British Literature with… Continue Reading: Meet Alum Lillis Hendrickson ’13

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Department faculty receive tenure and promotions

Five faculty in the English department were approved for promotions by the Wake Forest University Board of Trustees on Friday, April 26, 2019.    Sarah Hogan, who teaches English literature, was awarded tenure and promoted to Associate Professor.    In the Creative Writing program, Joanna Ruocco was awarded tenure and… Continue Reading: Department faculty receive tenure and promotions

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Professor Keri Mathis receives 2019 Summer Course (Re)Design Award

Writing professor Keri Mathis was one of eight recipients of the 2019 Summer Course (Re)Design Award, a joint program from the Teaching and Learning Collaborative (TLC) and the Provost’s Office. The program assists faculty who wish to develop new courses (or redesign already existing courses) that pursue creative and evidence-based… Continue Reading: Professor Keri Mathis receives 2019 Summer Course (Re)Design Award

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Professor Meredith Farmer Receives Smithsonian Fellowship

From April 15 through June 15, literature professor Meredith Farmer will be a Dibner Library Resident Scholar at the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, based in the National Museum of American History.     She will be doing research for two different projects: completing her book project, Melville’s Leaks: Science, Materialism, and the… Continue Reading: Professor Meredith Farmer Receives Smithsonian Fellowship

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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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