UConn’s Department of English is sailing full speed ahead, buoyed by 2014-15 faculty and student accomplishments. Navigate our newsletter, The English Channel, to see what’s filling our sails.
At 4pm on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Austin 217 (Stern common Room), Professor Sharon Harris will deliver a talk titled, “Race, Gender, and the 19th-Century Medical Imaginary.” This talk is co-sponsored by the Department of English and the Asian and Asian American Studies Institute. Please direct all inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
Kim Armstrong (PhD ’15) has accepted a position as a full-time instructor at Metropolitan Community College in her hometown of Omaha, Nebraska, where she will be building and running their Technical Writing program.
Congratulations to fourteen graduating English majors who were recognized at the Honors medals ceremony.
Erica (Cam) Atzl. “Nature and Nurture: Parenting in Zombie Narratives.”
Margaret (Maggie) Court. “Minstrelsy and Moral Philosophy: A Defense of Zora Neale Hurston’s Truth and Fiction.”
Josh Couvares. “The Ache in His Jaw” (fiction).
Jingyuan (Helen) Fu. “A Bridge and Not an End: Gene Luen Yang and the Wait for Superman.”
Catherine (Katie) Hires. “Eavesdropping: Memoir as a Feminist Document” (memoir).
Reilly Lynch. “Terra Nova: A Call for an Increased Use of Young Adult Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels in the High School Classroom.”
Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah. “Sankofa: A Dialectic on (Post)coloniality and the Reconstruction of Black Masculinity.”
Tara Pealer (Avery Point). “The Girl on Fire Burns on: An Examination of Sex, Gender, and Romance in The Hunger Games, Divergent, and Twilight.”
Alan Polozov. “Drifters: A Novella” (fiction).
Brian Quigley. “The Hand of God: Writing and Law in the Old and New Testaments.”
Elizabeth Rider. “Institutionalized Female Madness in American Literature from 1950 to 1999.”
Lauren Silverio. “‘So vexed me the þouȝtful maladie’: Public Presentation of the Private Self in Hoccleve’s My Compleinte and the Conpleynte Paramont.”
Sydney Souder. “The Evolution of the Dickensian Solicitor.”
Kaila Toce. “E. M. Forster and Women.”