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Spring 2020 English Department Student Awards

Student awards for 2019-2020 were announced in the Spring 2020 newsletter this year. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, we were not able to hold our annual awards reception to celebrate their achievements, but the department offers our heartfelt congratulations to these exceptional students.    ENGLISH DEPARTMENT AWARD RECIPIENTS 2019-2020   Bashir… Continue Reading: Spring 2020 English Department Student Awards

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A message about COVID-19

Dear students and friends of the Wake Forest English Department: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, campus remains closed and all courses are being offered online this summer. Plans for a safe return to classes in the fall term are currently under discussion. Please read WFU’s coronavirus website and FAQ, and contact… Continue Reading: A message about COVID-19

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Meet English Alum Alejandra Ortega, MA ’15

Hometown: Holt, Michigan Degree: Master of the Arts in English Current Employment: PhD student at Purdue University and Editorial Assistant for MFS: Modern Fiction Studies What role has the English major played in your career path? The English major has had an integral role in my career path. I have… Continue Reading: Meet English Alum Alejandra Ortega, MA ’15

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Meet English Major Stephen Stasko ’20

Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Major/Minors: English and History Highlights of your time at Wake: Studying abroad in London. Study abroad opportunities were one of the prime reasons I chose Wake, and my trip staying at the Worrell House did not disappoint. Making friends among the people with whom I lived, traveling… Continue Reading: Meet English Major Stephen Stasko ’20

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Special Collections Exhibit on Books, Authors, and Readers in 18th-Century England Curated by English 335 Students

“Books, Authors, and Readers in Eighteenth-Century England” is a student-curated collection that will be on exhibit in ZSR Special Collections & Archives (ZSR 625) from January 20 through April 1, 2020.  The exhibit was designed by students in Dr. Jessica Richard’s fall 2019 Eighteenth-Century British Fiction course and shows some… Continue Reading: Special Collections Exhibit on Books, Authors, and Readers in 18th-Century England Curated by English 335 Students

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English and Writing students present at Undergraduate Research Day 2019

Several English majors and Writing minors were among the students who gave oral presentations and presented posters at Undergraduate Research Day on November 1, 2019, in Z. Smith Reynolds Library.  Undergraduate Research Day is an annual event held by the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Center, also known as URECA.… Continue Reading: English and Writing students present at Undergraduate Research Day 2019

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Meet English Major Chris Verrill

Hometown: Stallings, NC Majors/Minors: English and political science double major Highlights of your time at Wake: I remember a couple years ago gushing to a friend at a different school about one of the early English classes I was taking. It felt like I had found a new and revolutionary… Continue Reading: Meet English Major Chris Verrill

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25 students honored with induction into Sigma Tau Delta

This fall, 24 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: 25 students honored with induction into Sigma Tau Delta

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Meet English Major Lillian Johnson ’20

Hometown: Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey   Major/Minors: English major with Journalism and Schools, Education, and Society (SES) minors   Highlights of your time at Wake: Some of my fondest memories have taken place on late Wednesday nights working at the Old Gold & Black, our school’s student-run, independent newspaper. I currently… Continue Reading: Meet English Major Lillian Johnson ’20

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Kelsey Harrelson and Bri Carney awarded 2018-19 D.A. Brown Award for Excellence in Writing

Each semester, English faculty submit the best essays from their core (100-level) and upper-division (300-level) literature courses, and a faculty panel awards the writers of the top essay in each category the D.A. Brown Award for Excellence in Writing. The 2018-2019 recipients of the D.A. Brown Award for Excellence in… Continue Reading: Kelsey Harrelson and Bri Carney awarded 2018-19 D.A. Brown Award for Excellence in Writing

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