Author: Graham, Emily (Student Administrative Trainee)

Department Reading Initiative Welcomes Tochi Onyebuchi for Talk

In a recent article, The Daily Campus wrote about the Equity and Social Justice Reading Group and their last sponsored speaker of the school year, Tochi Onyebuchi. During the talk, Onyebuchi spoke of his book Riot Baby and what it is like to write as a person of color. Created by English Professor Jason Courtmanche and English […]

Robert D. Kaplan ’73 (CLAS) Publishes New Book

We’d like to congratulate Robert D. Kaplan ’73, who has recently published his latest book, Adriatic: A Concert of Civilizations at the End of the Modern Age, with Penguin Random House. Furthermore, we are honored that Kaplan graciously dedicated his work to two of his UConn professors: David Leeming and the late Charles Boer. You […]

Grad Landings: Daniel Pfeiffer ’22 (Ph.D) to Choice Magazine

We’d like to congratulate Daniel Pfeiffer ’22 (Ph.D), as he has just accepted a position as Social Sciences Editor for Choice Magazine, the publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, which is a division of the American Library Association. We’d also like to extend congratulations to Dan’s dissertation committee: major advisor Associate Professor […]

Associate Prof. Ellen Litman on Russian-Ukrainian Conflict

Associate English Professor Ellen Litman was recently featured in UConn Today to provide a Russian-American perspective on the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Compelled to write about what she is witnessing since the beginning of the invasion, she has been keeping a public diary to share smaller news-stories and her own insights.

Danielle Pieratti ’24 (Ph.D) Poems Featured Abroad

We’d like to congratulate Danielle Pieratti ’24 (Ph.D), an English graduate student. Danielle’s selected, translated poems have become quite the sensation abroad in Europe. Taken from her first published collection, Fugitives, Pieratti’s poems are being featured in Albania’s cutting-edge online literary magazines Defekt – Teknik for the next few weeks, and Athenian magazine Τεφλόν (Teflon) has […]

Juliana Iacovelli ’22 (CLAS), ’23 (Neag) Accepted to English Journal

We’d like to send out a huge congratulations to Juliana Iacovelli ’22 (CLAS), ’23 (Neag), as their paper “The Importance of Queer Joy in the Classroom” has been accepted for publication in the National Council of Teachers of English’s journal, English Journal. Pursuing a dual degree in English and Secondary Education, Juliana wrote this paper […]

Grad Landings: Brian Sneeden ’19 (Ph.D) to Manchester Met University

We’d like to congratulate Brian Sneeden ’19 (Ph.D), as he has accepted an offer to join the faculty at Manchester Metropolitan University in Manchester, England. As a permanent Lecturer of English, he will be teaching in the MA programs for Publishing and Creative Writing. We’d also like to congratulate Penelope Pelizzon, major advisor, and Mary […]