Student and Faculty News

Student and Faculty News Archive

MeredithFarmer1-1024x680Assistant Teaching Professor Meredith Farmer on her work in the Smithsonian’s museums and research centers. I’m originally from Galveston, TX, a place I frequently describe as home of a less-than-stellar beach and lots of hurricanes. However, growing up on the water made an impression on me, as I now spend quite a bit of time reading and writing about sea narratives and storms. READ MORE >>
You’re majoring in WHAT?: Who Gets to Study the Liberal Arts. Essays by students enrolled in WRI 212: The Art of the Essay at Wake Forest University. READ MORE >>
dean.francoA new book written by Associate Professor of English Dean J. Franco, “Race, Rights, and Recognition,” looks at modern Jewish-American literature since 1969. To better understand how Jewish Americans experienced their identity, Franco read great works by Jewish writers in order to “think along” with them. READ MORE >>
jessica.richardEnglish professor Jessica Richard’s students turn a paper in and get a grade the same day. Right after they read it to her in her office. “I was nervous the first time I submitted a paper,” says senior English major Ashley Gedraitis. “Grammar errors and typos jump right out when you hear yourself say them aloud.” After just one “paper conference,” however, Gedraitis become a fan, enrolling in two more of Richard’s classes during her four years at Wake Forest. READ MORE >>
 Interview with WFU’s Writer’s Hall of Fame Inductee Maria Henson, who is also WFU’s only Pulitzer Prize Winner, an alumnae, journalism lecturer, and editor-at-large of the Wake Forest Magazine.


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