Author: Marceon Smith-Price

Julianna Iacovelli ’22 (CLAS), ’23 (Neag) Published in English Journal

As recognized in an earlier post, Julianna Iacovelli’s essay, “The Importance of Queer Joy in the Classroom” was successfully selected by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) for their award-winning English Journal. Iacovelli originally wrote the essay for Prof. Jason Courtmanche’s Spring 2021 Advanced Composition for Prospective Teachers class. It has since been […]

Grad Landing: Anna Ziering to Oglethorpe University

Anna Ziering ’22 (English Ph.D.) will join Oglethorpe University in Atlanta this fall as Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies, formally affiliated with African American Studies. Her committee chair is Chris Vials and her associate advisors are Greg Pierrot and Micki McElya (History). Congratulations, Anna! We wish you all the best in your future […]

Prof. Briona Jones, Finalist in the 2022 Lambda Literary Awards

WGSS Professor Briona Jones was nominated for a 2022 Lambda Literary Award for her work, Mouths of Rain: An Anthology of Black Lesbian Thought. Mouths of Rain is a finalist in the LGBTQ Anthology category for the 34th Annual Lambda Literary Awards. The finalists were selected by a panel of over 60 literary professionals from […]

Undergraduate Featured in Comedy Writing Website

John Guillemette Jr, ’22 (CLAS)—a student in Professor Gina Barreca’s creative writing class—has been featured today (Mar. 22) in LITTLE OLD LADY COMEDY, a well-respected humor site! John originally wrote the selected piece, Neanderthal Orientation Day, for Barreca’s class two weeks ago. In Barreca’s own words, “excellent writing and hitting “send” can lead to terrific […]